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2012: A look back
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sun, 20/01/2013 - 8:58
There are many exciting things planned for 2013, including the release of a revised Vendetta frame, and Maria competing in solo RAAM. Before we get too far into 2013, it's worth a look back at 2012, which was a banner year for Cruzbike and the Parkers. Cruzbike, Inc., had its best year yet. S
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National 24-Hour Challenge in Michigan
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sat, 23/06/2012 - 15:28
Where: Middleville, Michigan When: 16-17 June 2012 What: The 30th Annual National 24-Hour Challenge  This is my ride report from my FIRST ever 24-hour event. The race began at 8:00 am with over 300 cyclists at the start, making this considerably larger than Bike Sebring or any other rac
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Cruzbike Ad by Super Bowl Ad Director released
Submitted by Jim Parker on Wed, 02/05/2012 - 13:35
In an effort to raise awareness of the Cruzbike outside of the established "recumbent world" we enlisted the help of Director Kevin T. Wilson, whose most recent accomplishment is winning $1 million for his Super Bowl Doritos ad called "Sling Baby". Here is the link to our ad
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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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