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Join host Dave Towle as he looks at the start of this year’s Race Across America and the ‘one-percents’ that can make the difference between winning and the dreaded ‘DNF’. Not to mention, the 30,000-plus miles that make up the average RAAM Solo rider’s annual training load. For more up-to-the-minute info, be sure to check […]
Words and photos by Vic Armijo June 11, 2013. Oceanside, California — The Race Across America begins today at noon, boasting the most competitive field of solo riders in its 32-year history. On the start line will be 2012 winner Reto Schoch (Switzerland), 2011 winner Christoph Strasser (Austria), and 2009 and 2006 winner Daniel Wyss […]
Dave Towle hosts the first RAAM Report of the 2013 Race Across America as this year’s solo riders prepare to embark on their three-thousand-mile journey across the continental United States—an outing normally given a month and a station wagon by most who attempt it rather than Just over 8 days and their own leg power. […]
With the start of the nature Valley Grand Prix, one of the premier events on the domestic calendar, coming up on June 12, this video seemed like a good way to set the tone for the five-day stage race. The best way to approach such a race? “You put your head down and you give […]
With the Race Across America start just days away, check out the third installment of Riding the Line, where host Micky Dymond checks in with severe 2013 competitors. Episode Three Ride along with motocross star Micky Dymond as he gets to know some of the athletes of RAAM—all while he prepares to tackle the 2014 […]
Sure, by now you’ve probably realized that this isn’t your standard Ferrous Friday post, but the launch of Speedvagen’s 2013 lookbook is reason enough to break from the mold. A house brand of the famed Vanilla Workshop, Speedvagen is the brainchild of frame builder Sacha White. Offering the custom steel experience in stock size runs […]
You may have had a chance to read about Grant Petersen in the 5 Reasons column, several weeks ago. But, now you also have a chance to visit him in San Francisco from June 1st until June 9th, where Rivedell Bike Works has set up a pop-up shop.
As if Interbike needed another setting to encourage opportunities for bikes and booze to collide in the bliss of not-so-holy matrimony, the spectator-friendly finals for the USA Crits series have been moved to Las Vegas for 2013. Specifically set to coincide with the trade show, the course will be on the grounds of the Mandalay […]
Not everyone can afford using up all their sick days to stay home and watch every stage of this year’s Amgen Tour of California from start to finish, so with that in mind, we’re compiling a sort of slacker’s cheat sheet to this year’s race. Be sure to bookmark or check back regularly as we’ll […]