Friday, June 24, 2011
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Most of the pack would roll into Indiana tonight after crossing the mighty mississippi and part of Illinois.
A lot of tail wind today propelled racers nicely, but the heat was certainly felt throughout.
pushing into Ohio tomorrow for leaders of the middle pack....
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Monday, June 20, 2011
Racers were blown side to side and hailed on to the point of pain to the hands and back. Everyone endured and continued the long, flat road toward East Coast.
Many took naps today and simply rested longer than usual in the middle of the pack.
Italy's Alessandro Cole' said it best when he looked at me and said no stress, no stress.......
Sunday, June 19, 2011
We shot and interviewed a few teams in Laveta, Colorado while they ate, rested and prepared for the next mountain pass through picturesque towns en route to the next time station in Trinidad, Co.
Kansas was the next state to play host for these intrepid bikers as many made it in, and the half-way point of the course coming tomorrow.
Hard to believe we are moving so fast!
Media team #2 is staying in Ulysses, Kansas downloading and editing today's work.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
A swift downhill was the reward as they made some made it to the next time station 20 miles away. However, many will be climbing to the summit after the sun sets, and I can only imagine the temperature drop by then..
Friday, June 17, 2011
The Navajo sandstone formations were a great backdrop to the riders as they paced through the Navajo Nation. a full night of riding ahead for some, and a well needed rest for others, as the race across America marches on....
-And our videographer Allison shot some great footage along the way today.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
A pool was set up at the Congress AZ time station, where many riders dipped into for some brief sanctuary from the sun. Brett Walker was one who spent some nice downtime underwater