longshot

Indian Pacific Wheel Race (IPWR)

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Unfinished business....

Sarah Hammond has announced she is turning her tracker back on and recommencing from where she left off when the event was stopped...

 

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Well Christie made it in on Friday (six weeks or thereabouts), short video by Rupert on facebook.

 

 

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1 hour ago, longshot said:

Well Christie made it in on Friday (six weeks or thereabouts), short video by Rupert on facebook.

 

 

Is 6 plus weeks within the 13hr IM cutoff?

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I watched the Doco last night on SBS demand. It was good but also hard to watch knowing Mike's fate. I shed a tear at the end. Rest in peace buddy..:(

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45 minutes ago, dazmuzza said:

Shit 

thats not good

so RAAM (race across America) is on also at the moment , what is the difference between these races ??

I think Raam has a support vehicle with the rider the whole time no they have lots of tight rules and regs in regards to fatigue 

the trans am is totally in supported I believe , just like the Indian pacific wheel race

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I think from memory RAAM, has teams as well as individuals, different bikes (recumbents etc) support vehicles (campervans etc) 

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Just now, roxii said:

I think from memory RAAM, has teams as well as individuals, different bikes (recumbents etc) support vehicles (campervans etc) 

Yes I tight rules say the support vehicle has/should be behind the rider as much as possible 

good idea I believe 

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I watched a doco last night about the team called RAAM Roses. Seems like they have a follow vehicle for the rider with mechanic and the camper and a with the others riders and support doing the 'frog leaps'.

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