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Cross-country race brings ultracyclists through capital

Cross-country race brings ultracyclists through capital

June 24th, 2011 in News

Many from the Race Across American Bicycle Race came through Jefferson City on Wednesday and Thursday. This rider is part of a two-man team from Canada, Racer Sportif.

Photo by Stephen Brooks

They pay upwards of $20,000 to go without sleep for about nine to 12 days.

They are ultracyclists competing in the 3,000-mile Race Across America, and they're coming through Jefferson City.

Solo riders and relay teams left Oceanside, Calif., June 14, 15 and 18 to ride across 12 states to Annapolis, Md.