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Sebring 24, picture by Lisa Avila
Submitted by Maria Parker on Fri, 22/02/2013 - 22:03
We kept watching the Sebring weather forecast and it just didn’t get any better. It promised to be cold and windy at night and hot and windy during the day, so   Jim and I packed up and headed down to Florida with lots of different clothing options. Jim planned on doing the 12 hour a
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Being seen and Zombies
Submitted by Maria Parker on Fri, 28/12/2012 - 16:01
I spoke with a customer this morning who asked me about things he had seen on the forum.  He made me realize how lax I had been about reading the forum. I just spent about an hour perusing the forum and immediately felt that warm feeling you get when you realize you are a part of a community. T
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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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