Monthly Archives: June 2020

John Harthoorn – Iowa W-E Record – June 20, 2020


Congratulation to John Harthoorn -who set the Iowa W-E record for Male (60-69 ) recumbent class on June 20, 2020. He covered the 276 miles in 14 hr and 36 minutes for an average speed of 18.9 mph . His personal account is below: My name is John Harthoorn, age 69, from Watkins, IA. Saturday, June 20th, 2020 I was able to complete the Iowa West-East cross state. This was a repeat of my very first cross-state done 13 years earlier. That time I just tried to survive. This time I tried for a good time, frequently doing hand offs [...]

John Harthoorn – Iowa W-E Record – June 20, 20202020-06-29T14:57:00-07:00

Joseph Lawhorn – Ohio W-E Record – 2020-06-06


Congratulations to Joseph Lawhorn who broke the all time Ohio W-E record on June 6, 2020 e road the 233 miles in a record time of 11 hours 26 min for an average speed of 20.38 mph Here is his rider's summary: Record attempt: Ohio W-E Name of Rider: Joseph Lawhorn Start date & start time: June 6, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. Exact start location: SR 114 at OH/IN state line (west of McGill) What were conditions like? No wind, 80-degree temperatures, clear & sunny. Why did you want to do a record? Due to COVID-19 & the decline in [...]

Joseph Lawhorn – Ohio W-E Record – 2020-06-062020-06-16T07:50:09-07:00

A mid-season update from our President


Dear members, When I wrote in January, the season ahead looked full of wonderful racing opportunities.  Also on the horizon were several initiatives aimed at attracting a more diverse membership and making WUCA more valuable to its members. Then, less than a month later, the cancellations began.  Suddenly, just being able to do an outdoor ride was a privilege, one that we were cautioned (or legislated) to avoid.  Almost all of us have spent far more time on the indoor trainer than expected.  Some of us have taken to virtual racing.  And quite a few have gotten creative about pursuing record [...]

A mid-season update from our President2020-06-10T08:17:26-07:00
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