Posts in the "Race Across America" Category

  • Toughest Bike Race

    RAAM is a 2921.7 mile, coast-to-coast ultra marathon cycling race. First run in 1982, 2010 is the 29th year of the race. For a week+, contending solo cyclists pedal an average of 350 miles per day, while sleeping as little as 1 hour per night. Burning 8,000 to 10,000 or more calories per day, racers […]

  • What would it take?

    THE IDEAL CROSS COUNTRY HUMAN POWERED VEHICLE Here is a list of what I think the ideal cross country, potentially speed record setting human powered vehicle should be: 1. 40 pounds maximum weight. There are plenty of hills and mountains and the lighter the better. Ideally, I would love for this vehicle to weigh no […]