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Race Report: Heart of the South 200
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sun, 01/04/2012 - 20:44
I had planned to make the eight hour drive to Birmingham, Alabama to be the sole support "crew" for Maria and Cruzbike rider Ted Barnett. Then at the last minute, our friend Rob Redfearn offered to drive down with us so I could ride, too. We didn't get in to Birmingham until about
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Results from Bike Sebring
Submitted by Jim Parker on Mon, 20/02/2012 - 15:50
{This is my blog so I'm going to first talk about my race. I'll get to Maria later } The race started in the dark in thick fog. I started near the back of the 175 rider mass start and began to pick my way through the crowd on the twisty 3.77 mile Sebring racetrack. We were supposed to d
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Preparing for Bike Sebring
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sat, 04/02/2012 - 7:34
The excitement is building here in the Parker house, with two weeks to go before the start of Bike Sebring.  This will be Maria’s second trip to Sebring. Last year she rode her old Silvio in the 12-hour drafting event, and ended up with a second place finish to Jacquie Hafner and a clos
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Video of Maria's record ride on Vendetta
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sat, 12/11/2011 - 14:23
Maria's new UMCA records are now official and I finally got around to posting a short video of her ride.
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New UMCA 12-hour and 200 mile records are official
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sun, 09/10/2011 - 13:44
When: October 8, 2011 Where: 20-mile public road loop course near White Oak, NC What: Maria Parker road 12-hours solo on her Cruzbike Vendetta, offical distance 250.365 miles, certified by the UMCA.  Many thanks to the crew, UMCA judges, and supporters cheering for Maria.  Maria passe
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