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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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Records fall at Texas Time Trials
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sun, 25/09/2011 - 17:25
If you've followed any of the debate about Cruzbike and how well our bikes climb, then you'll want to take note of the results of the 2011 Texas Time Trials, one of the biggest ultracycling events in the country.  Even though Maria and I live and train in the flatlands of eastern NC, we
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Going to the Texas Tejas Time Trials
Submitted by Jim Parker on Wed, 07/09/2011 - 13:38
I've got a partner covering for me at the hospital and we have a sitter for the house and dogs. So now all we've got to do is pack up and make the 1200 mile journey to Glen Rose, TX for the 2011 TTTT. We've been looking for a good venue to demonstrate that the Cruzbike Vendetta just
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Will Parker to set WRRA Junior 100 mile World Record
Submitted by Jim Parker on Tue, 07/06/2011 - 21:03
My sixteen year-old son,  Will Parker, plans to ride the new Cruzbike Vendetta 100 miles on Saturday, June 11th on the certified course in White Oak, NC. The WRRA World record for adult women was set by his mother, Maria Parker in 2010, riding a prototype of the Vendetta. The Junior record h
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