To Durango! (Night 3)

There’s no denying it, yesterday was brutal. The excessive heat and monster climbs coupled with sleep deprivation took a little bite out of Tandem RAAM. For anyone that’s ridden a tandem before, you know that climbing does not come easily on a tandem (and if you haven’t, now you know). It takes a little more … More To Durango! (Night 3)

400 down (Day 1.5)

As Tandem RAAM approaches Congress AZ and Time Station 6, they’ve successfully ridden four hundred hot and hilly miles over the past 28-ish hours. While there is plenty of pavement left to this journey, let’s take a moment just put 400 miles into perspective… It typically takes about 8 hrs (if you’re not a maniac) … More 400 down (Day 1.5)

Night Moves (Day 1)

With their first night and about 400km (260~miles) behind them Ann and John are holding steady and strong. The first few hundred miles of the trip includes a lot of climbing as the riders make their way across California and western Arizona. To add to that, the heat in Arizona is pretty intense this time … More Night Moves (Day 1)

And they’re off

After months of preparation, John and Anne rolled through the Race Across America starting line today at 12:51pm PDT. Their trusty crew will be following close behind for the next 3,089 miles. Those at home can follow John and Anne’s Spot tracker live at trackleaders.com. We’ll be providing other updates here and on our Facebook page.    

Sebring 12/24 hour Record Weekend Adventure!

Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face. -Mike Tyson During our travels to and from Florida, to attend the “12/24 Hours of Sebring” bicycle race, we were pummeled by adverse events. The cycling was the easiest aspect of our long weekend adventure! Despite many obstacles, we achieved our racing goals this … More Sebring 12/24 hour Record Weekend Adventure!