Maria Parker’s 200 mile and 12HR road record attempt previously reported here at UltraRaceNews has now been formally certified by the UltraMarathon Cycling Association (UMCA). The new 12HR record came just 8 weeks after Sandy Earl broke the mark that had prevailed for almost 20 years.
They say moss doesn’t grow on rolling stones and that’s certainly true with the women’s 12 hour record. After sitting idle for years, the record has been broken twice in the last two months. Both records were set by two of the strongest female recumbent riders in the
Nancy Raposo’s Ultra Marathon Cycling Assoc. (UMCA) Women’s 24hr record has held up for almost twenty years. It was in September 1992, two years after winning the 1990 Race Across America that the then 35 years old Raposo nailed down her record with a 439.65 mile ride on a 17 mile road course in New […]
Sandy Earl to Attempt 24-Hour Unfaired Recumbent Bicycle Record August 13-14 How far can she go? We’ll find out sometime in the wee hours of August 14, when Sandy Earl finishes her 24 hour attempt in La Conner, Washington. Using the same course that Chris Ragsdale used last year to set the UCI 1000-km record, Sandy […]
Cristina Mihaescu lives in Portland, Oregon and got into cycling a couple of years ago simply by chance. She started racing last spring, joined the Hammer Velo Cycling Team and quickly became hooked on the sport. Whether it’s road, track, cross or mountain, she loves it all. As it so often happens, she started doing […]