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Julie Lyons & Jerry Schemmel, Colorado West-East September 6 – 7, 2018

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  Riders Summary X-Colorado West to East  - September 6 - 7, 2018 Jerry Schemmel, Julie Lyons This record attempt was the fourth in a series of four cross - colorado attempts. This final one being the West to East Crossing ridden by Jerry Schemmel and Julie Lyons . The starting point was at the Colorado/Utah state line on Hwy 50 west of Fruita, Colorado. It is impossible to miss the line thanks to a brightly hand painted piece of wood nailed to a post stating UTAH! Stuck right in the middle of nowhere. We started on September 6, 2018 [...]

Julie Lyons & Jerry Schemmel, Colorado West-East September 6 – 7, 20182020-03-03T04:47:54-08:00

Julie Lyons and Jerry Schemmel – Colorado: N-S – August 20, 2018

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Rider’s Narrative Summary - Cross Colorado North to South This was a record attempt crossing Colorado from North (Cheyenne, WY) to South (Raton, New Mexico) by Julie Lyons and Jerry Schemmel on August 20, 2018 starting at 5:43 am from the zero mile marker on Hwy 85 on the Wyoming/Colorado state line. Conditions were brisk but clear. We were surprised at the amount of traffic along Hwy 85 early on Monday morning but apparently, many folks live outside of and commute to Greeley. Who knew? We literally had traffic on most of this route until after Pueblo so you must [...]

Julie Lyons and Jerry Schemmel – Colorado: N-S – August 20, 20182020-03-03T04:48:15-08:00

Looby-Wolcott Illinois W-E 2 person team record July 21, 2018

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Rider’s Narrative Summary by Keith Wolcott Record attempt: Illinois W-E 2 person team Name of rider(s): Keith Wolcott (this report), John Looby Start date and exact start time to the nearest minute:  Saturday July 21, 2018;  4:58 a.m. CST Start location: Illinois/ Missouri state line sign on the Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River. The weather was excellent.  The high was only about 78 and we had a pretty nice tailwind. Our crew consisted of Ellen Wolcott (my 2014 RAAM and 2016 NCOM crew chief), Marcus Ricci (RAAM crew and NCOM crew and has now crewed with us five times!), [...]

Looby-Wolcott Illinois W-E 2 person team record July 21, 20182020-03-03T04:53:18-08:00

David Meridith – Ohio West to East – July 14, 2018

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Congratulations to David Meridith for setting the Ohio West to East record in the Grand Master (60-69) Standard category. He finished in 13 hrs 35 minutes for 232.6 miles at an average speed of 16.90 mph. Here is his story: Ohio West to East  July 14, 2018   The idea for attempting the Ohio West to East record was hatched shortly after I broke the Ohio North to South record two years ago.  It wasn’t my idea, though!  Michael Johnston, who was my crew chief for that attempt thought it would be a fun thing to do.  He enjoyed the [...]

David Meridith – Ohio West to East – July 14, 20182020-03-03T04:53:30-08:00

Wisconsin E-W – Peter Brendan – June 17, 2018

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The record attempt I, Peter Brendan, went for was Wisconsin from E - W. I started at 4:50 AM on June 16th 2018 at the bridge on the WI/MI state line on US 41 over the Menominee River at Marinette, WI. It was slightly damp and was twilight. Marinette was very sleepy as I started my attempt, except for a few sprinklers not much was happening. It was extremely quiet and within 15 minutes I was already seeing Wisconsin farms. I was riding a 2016 Trek Emonda S5. I put on aero bars for this attempt and was using 25s [...]

Wisconsin E-W – Peter Brendan – June 17, 20182020-03-03T04:53:38-08:00
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