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Getting ready for Race Across America
Submitted by Maria Parker on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 9:31
I recently made the decision to attempt Race Across America (RAAM)  in June of 2013 on my Cruzbike Vendetta.  No one enters into RAAM lightly.  It is the ultimate challenge for the ultracyclist. It is 3000 miles across the country starting in Oceanside California and finishing in Anna
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Sebring Ride Report
Submitted by Maria Parker on Wed, 29/02/2012 - 20:53
What follows is a ride report from my recent race in Sebring Florida.  I'm so grateful to my cruzbike family for all the support you have shown me.  Thank you for all the encouragement. Several years ago my friend and mentor, Tom Florian, began encouraging me to try to qualify for R
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David and Julie Byrne Finish World Tour on Their Cruzbikes
Submitted by Maria Parker on Sun, 17/07/2011 - 17:38
I was so inspired by the following press release sent to us by David Byrne's family, I wanted to share it with you.   Finishing World Tour Saturday at Noon! Ordinary people can do extraordinary things. After cycling around the world for the 2nd time, Amery Wisconsin native David Byrne i
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1200 mile bike trip
Submitted by Maria Parker on Tue, 05/07/2011 - 21:31
It’s been a little over a week since I crossed the Memorial Bridge into Washington DC and pulled my yellow Silvio up the Lincoln Memorial capping an 8 day  1200 mile bicycle ride that started in St. Augustine Florida.  I’ve spent the days since doing laundry, sleeping in, getti
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Watching William fall
Submitted by Maria Parker on Sun, 12/06/2011 - 14:56
Yesterday I was with Jim in the follow car watching our 16 year old son William cycle 100 miles to attempt to set a recumbent record. As typical parents, Jim and I are extremely proud of Will. We are also typical in that we worry about him and keeping him and our other children safe and healthy into
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