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12 Hours of Sebring
Submitted by Maria Parker on Tue, 17/02/2015 - 18:23
  Sebring has become a favorite race of ours.  It’s fairly local (by ultra-racing standards), usually there’s decent weather, knowing Sebring is coming keeps us on our bikes and training through the winter and most importantly, we get to see so many friends. Even more excit
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Some Exciting Things Coming.
Submitted by Maria Parker on Sun, 01/02/2015 - 22:38
Jim has turned our kitchen into a mechanic’s shop, I’ve been riding my V with styrofoam velcroed to its headrest and in the past six months we have logged hours and hours of conference call time. It’s been an exciting, rewarding and incredibly busy time. And now we want to sha
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Changes at Cruzbike
Submitted by Maria Parker on Wed, 28/01/2015 - 12:08
Nine years ago Jim discovered John Tolhurst’s brilliant bicycle conversion kit after months of searching for a better way to bicycle. He was thrilled to have a comfortable recumbent bike that he could ride without musculoskeletal issues. It wasn’t long before I had my own converted bike
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Guest Post by Larry Oslund - First 12 hour race
Submitted by Maria Parker on Mon, 25/08/2014 - 20:18
Above: Larry and Maria in "Cruzbike Alley"   I arrived promptly at 5:30am at the Washington High School after at least 5 hours of un-restful sleep! It was still dark, and for some strange reason, all of the parking lot lights went out 5 minutes before I ar
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On the Road Again!
Submitted by Maria Parker on Wed, 20/08/2014 - 16:02
It's been two months since my sister Jenny died. I am so grateful to the Cruzbike community for your support, friendship and words of condolence.  It has meant so much to me during a difficult time. I'm spending a lot more time in Lumberton these days and I'm enjoying time on the
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