RAAM 2014 Blog

The balancing act

June 19, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

So many things had gone well for Shu and the crew this race; the nutrition…

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We are not in Kansas anymore

June 16, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

The strong winds mean no one will be sad to leave Kansas. It has been…

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On our way to El Dorado

June 16, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Shu is back on the road after a small sleep. She is working on very…

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Halfway

June 16, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Shu is halfway through RAAM, 1510 miles down. The halfway point although marked on the…

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Kansas!

June 16, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Our first crash of the ride was just before time station 23. Rail road tracks…

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Wildlife

June 15, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Not only is the landscape amazing, but Shu and her crew have seen some pretty…

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Super human endurance

June 15, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

This race certainly deserves its title as the ‘World’s Toughest Bike Race’. Perhaps the progress,…

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1085 miles down

June 14, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

She’s made it 1085 miles to time station 19. The scenery is again incredible. This…

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Finally some gentle descending

June 14, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

She’s made it! She battled amazingly over this tough section, even riding the last 300m…

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Epic Night of Climbing Ahead

June 14, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

We are on the road heading up to the continental divide. Shu will be tackling…

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Durango 12 hours before cut off time

June 13, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

She’s made it to Durango in fine style, 12 hours before the cut off. This…

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Racing through the Navajo Indian Reservation

June 13, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Shu is looking strong and in good spirits as she races through the Navajo Reserve….

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Start of day 2

June 12, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

After a strong ride through the night including some steep and long ascents and a…

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Into the mountains

June 12, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Shu set off strongly from Congress after her sleep and smashed the first climb. She…

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There really was a paddling pool

June 11, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Still climbing out of the desert we’ve been watching the sand twisters across the valley…

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Climbing out of the desert

June 11, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Tough time now for Shu. It’s really hot, as in 45 degrees at the peak…

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24 hours into the race

June 11, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Shu is through time station 5 and half way through the stage to time section…

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Arizona

June 11, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Arizona goes on for a long way, nearly 8 time stations and 458 miles. We…

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Sunrise in the desert

June 11, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

Glorious morning here with beautiful views in all directions, but it is already starting to…

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Monument Valley

June 11, 2014 RAAM 2014 0 Comments

We are in the Colorado River valley and driving past Monument Valley (in the dark)….

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