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Elena Roch won first place in the women's division of the Race Around Niederösterreich (RAN) in 2020 with a time of 22h 36m. Elena had not planned to ride RAN as her first ultra race ever, but after watching the Race Around Austria (RAA), she fell in love with the atmosphere and decided to spontaneously try to simply finish RAN. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

In this episode, we talk with an amazing athlete from the beautiful country of New Zealand, Craig Harper, who is an all-around sportsman both as an ultra cyclist and previously as a rower who represented his country at the World Championships in different categories. Craig is also a 4th place RAAM finisher and New Zealand N-S world record holder. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

In this episode, we chat with Shreya Adhav, an award-winning nutritionist and founder of the SpirEat Sports Nutrition Clinic in India. With more than 5 years of experience advising athletes across the globe, Shreya has worked with runners, triathletes, swimmers, ultra-endurance cyclists, and many others. Shreya's recipe for success: Creating Healthy Habits & Not Restrictions. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

We talk with a legendary rider of the Race Across America (RAAM) and the sport of ultra cycling, the great Valerio Zamboni from Italy who has won the World Ultra-Cycling Association World Cup 6 times, which is just incredible considering he is over 60 years old! This is on top of his 7 RAAM finishes and Race Across Italy, 8 Race Around Ireland, and much more! Let's roll! 🚲💨

When you get an award named after you, it's a sign you're doing something right. Inspire India's Ultra Award "The Kabir Rachure Ultra Award" was first won by and then named after Indian ultra-cyclist and 2019 RAAM finisher, Kabir Rachure, who has also podiumed in the Ultra Spice Race, the Great Himalayan Ultra Race, and the Deccan Cliffhanger. Let's roll! 🚲💨

Adam Bickett competed in the Race Across America and Race Across the West. He also won the legendary “Furnace Creek 508” (now called the Silver State 508). After getting into cycling and riding many centuries and double centuries, Adam entered road racing and made it to the Cat 2 USA Cycling division and also participated in the Collegiate National Road Championships. Let's roll! 🚲💨

An Olympic hopeful turned competitive ultra-cyclist, it's Ryan Collins. We'll be seeing a lot more of this 26 year old in the years to come. In just a few short years of ultra cycling, Ryan became the 2019 WUCA 12hr National Champion, World Record Holder (100 km, 200 km, & 6 hrs), and Maryland Cross State Record Holder (N to S). Let's roll! 🚲💨

5-time RAAM participant Franz Preihs is not only known for his ultra cycling achievements and his extraordinary lifestyle with vegan nutrition and tattoos all over his body, he is also a personal trainer and adventurer. Don't miss these insightful stories and humorous discussions with new co-host Christoph Strasser, the 6-time RAAM solo champion. Let's roll! 🚲💨

Louise Gibson is no ordinary single mother. After repeated running injuries, Lou switched over to cycling and has since ridden the full route of Le Tour de France as team manager and one of the riders of the InternationElles - they're 10 female cyclists & several crew from across the globe, united in the fight for equality and to boost women’s cycling. Let's roll! 🚲💨

What extent will you go? For Justin Too, this meant using one of his talents and passions to bike 3,000 miles across America to raise funds and awareness to combat human trafficking in 2014 and RAAM 2015. Since then, Justin has been inducted into the California Triple Crown Hall of Fame, started this show, and joined the board of WUCA. Let's roll! 🚲💨

The only 6-time Race Across America (RAAM) solo overall champion, Christoph Strasser, joins us for a fun and informative episode to discuss RAAM in full detail, one section at a time through each condition and every state of mind. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

World class performances don't happen without world class coaching and world records aren't set without expert supervision coupled with a science-based training and nutrition program. In this episode, we chat with Slovenian ultra coach, Aleš Suhadolnik, a kinesiologist, assistant professor, and Ironman triathlete. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Ultra cyclist, Ironman triathlete, scientist, coach, sports nutritionist, entrepreneur and athlete ambassador, it's Chaitanya Velhal - Team Chai, more commonly known by the name "Chai." Professionally, Chai provides a holistic approach to coaching his athletes with credentials in strength training and nutrition, as well as a Master's Degree in Biotechnology and Biomechanics. Let's roll! 🚲💨

Unfinished business. Dex Tooke, who made it 99% of the way in the Race Across America in 2010 but had to make the difficult decision of DNF'ing just shy of the glorious finish line in Annapolis, Maryland. And so in 2011, Dex came back strong with a successful RAAM crossing and has since crewed for countless other solo racers. Let's roll! 🚲💨

Jen has recently set 8 World Ultra-Cycling Association (WUCA) world records in her 24-hr record attempt in Borrego Springs, California, grabbing the distance records of 100-, 200-, 300-, and 500-km, as well as the 100-, 200-, and 300-mile records, and also the 6 hour timed record. Next up: RAAM 2021. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Jean-Philippe Soulé has led a marvelously colorful life. In this episode, we hear from Jean-Phi from the perspective of award-winning author, travel-adventurer, athlete, humanitarian, photographer, motivational speaker, bicycle tour guide, and organizer of The Ultra Bike Pursuit in France. Let's roll! 🚲💨

On today's episode, we'll hear from Remek Siudziński who is not just an accomplished ultra cyclist himself but also the organizer of a brand new ultra cycling event launching in 2021, the Race Around Poland (RAP) - traversing 2,200 miles (3554 km) and climbing 33,000 m or 100,000 ft. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

What were you doing just before you turned 18 years old? For Om Hitendra Mahajan, he was celebrating his birthday early by breaking a Guinness World Record, cycling the entire country of India from Kashmir in the North to Kanyakumari in the South––a total of 3,600 km (roughly 2,200 miles)––in a record time of 8 days 7 hours 38 minutes. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

173+ double centuries and there's no slowing him down! At 68 years old, Steve Meichtry has also competed in ultra events like the HooDoo 500 and Race Across America (RAAM). Just to think 26 years ago, Steve was battling an acoustic neuroma that threatened not just his cycling career and ambitions, but also his life. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

John and Nancy Guth are no ordinary couple. At 67 years old and 70 years old, respectively, John and Nancy are often known by their Race Across America team name, Team Beau & Babe. Since 2010, they've raced on many RAAM teams, setting records and making history along the way

The man, the myth, the legend, Christoph Strasser, joins us in to discuss his ultra cycling journey and the road that led him to become the famous 6-time Race Across America champion and record setting ultra athlete that he is today. Amongst his many achievements, he is also a frequent keynote speaker and the author of the popular book, "Strasser's Road." Let's roll! 🚲💨

16 years old and excited to carry on the legacy of an ultra legend - it's Nal Jure Robič, and his name says it all. Nal's father, the late Jure Robič, was the 5-time Race Across America champion and 24-hr world record holder. We'll be joined by ultra legend and coach, Marko Baloh. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Originally from Bangalore, India, Srinivas Gokulnath currently serves in the Indian Army as an Aerospace Physician in South Sudan and holds the proud title of first Indian solo racer to complete the 3,000 mile Race Across America (RAAM) and the 2,200 km Race Around Austria (RAA). Srini holds the Indian national record for cycling from the northern tip to southern tip of India. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

It was in 2015 that 17 year old Adam Ashwill was introduced to the famous Race Across America when he and his family setup Time Station #30 in Fort Scott, Kansas out of their home. Adam met Christoph Strasser and immediately fell into the RAAM addiction. Let's roll! 🚲💨

The Race Around Niederösterreich provides ultra cyclists with a world class race experience starting in the historic town of Weitra providing fierce competition with elite racers like Christoph Strasser. On today's episode, we'll get an inside glimpse into the event with its organizers, Sports Journalist, Georg Franschitz, and sports marketer, Christian Troll. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

On today's episode, we chat with Jeffrey Ritter, a Director and the Corporate Secretary of the World UltraCycling Association (WUCA) and an ultra-cyclist himself with the recumbent bicycle being his ride of choice, and there's a hair-raising story to go along with that... Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Divya Tate is the founder and director of Inspire India, the premiere organizer of ultra cycling events in India, hosting the annual Deccan Cliffhanger, Ultra Spice Race, The Great Himalayan, and soon the Dunes 6-12-24 Hour Time Trial. Let's roll! 🚲💨

23,000 miles of double centuries and much more, all with asthma and a bad hip. On today's episode, we'll learn how Kirsten Walker has managed to overcome the obstacles in her life to pursue her passion of riding ultras for so many years. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Have you ever ridden your bicycle to the starting line of an ultra event? Our guest on today's episode, 28-year old Pierre Charles of France did exactly that riding to and from the Race Across France and the Ultra Bike Pursuit with over 28,000 miles (45,000 km) already logged this year. Get ready to be inspired... or perhaps just shocked in disbelief. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Luca Masini's Giro d'Italia Nonstop (GINS) provides ultra racers with a grand tour through Italy with over 2,400 miles (almost 4,000 km) traveled and 166,000 ft (over 50,000 m) of climbing through historic cities like Venice, Milan, Rome, Naples, and over the snowcapped Alps. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

On today's episode, we celebrate Stanko Verstovšek's glorious achievement in breaking and setting 11 world records in the outdoor road category, including the gold standard of 24 hours, a record previously set by the one and only 6-time RAAM champion, Christoph Strasser. Stanko rode 914.02 km (567.946 miles) with an average speed of 38.08 kph (23.66 mph). Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Georgi Stoychev, a Bulgarian ultra cyclist, set a new WUCA Cross State Record traversing from South to North across the US state of Maryland, In an official time of 7h 25m, averaging 18.7 mph after battling strong winds up to 25 mph from the very start of his ride. In this episode, we learn all about his record setting. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

10 years ago we lost one of the greatest ultra cyclists the world has ever seen, Slovenian ultra racer and fan favorite, Jure Robic. On today's episode, we have the privilege of commemorating Jure's life with his former crew chief and longtime friend, Matjaz Planinsek. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Imagine racing Christoph Strasser in his home country of Austria. Today's guest Philipp Kaider did exactly that and came in just behind Christoph in 2nd place, in the Race Around Niederösterreich (RAN), or translated to English, the Race Around Lower Austria. Philipp, a local Austrian himself, was a smoker for over 10 years, but has already achieved a lot. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Being invincible is a choice, and in today's episode, we'll hear from Chris "Hoppo" Hopkinson who has made that choice for over 20 years. Known for more than just his colorful mohawks, Chris has 5 solo RAAM finishes to his name, 26 world records, (86) 24 and 12 hr races, 12 WUCA World Titles, and the 2015 Ultra Cyclist of Distinction. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

34 ironmans in 34 days, including almost 4,000 miles of bicycling. On today's episode, we speak with Shangrila Rendon, a Filipina ultra female, Guiness World Record holder, competitor in the Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme race through Russia, and much more! Let's dive into Shangrila's feisty story, including her upcoming record attempt in Long Beach, California! Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Everesting 29,000 ft up Alpe D'huez is one of the highlights of today's fun episode with Lori Hoechlin, a female ultra racer from Orange County who just took the number one spot on the female podium in this year's HooDoo 500 stage race. We'll also be chatting about the RAAM, RAO, Silver State 508, and 200-mile races. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

There's ultra athletes, and then there's Chris Calimano. On today's episode, we'll hear all about Chris' virtual HooDoo 500 race. As a bonus round afterwards, we'll also get a glimpse into the 500+ races that Chris Calimano has accomplished in just 10 years from ultra running in the deserts to ironman triathlons and Paris-Brest-Paris, this episode is one packed with adventure. Let's roll! 🚲💨

On today's episode, we'll be chatting with the solo supported division winner of this year's HooDoo 500, Giovanni Prosperi, an Italian ultra cyclist who now resides in the US. It's hard to believe that just a few years ago he was a smoker! You don't want to miss this episode... and Giovanni's beautiful Italian accent. Let's roll! 🚲💨

Talented Indian ultra racers like Mayank Tripathi compete in some of the world's most challenging ultra events from the Ultra Spice 1000 km to the Race Across America. In today's episode, we'll be hearing from Mayank's recent victory in the the Indian 24-hr Virtual Time Trial Championship hosted by the Irregulars through Zwift. Let's roll! 🚲💨

10 completions of the famous Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP), the Transcontinental Race in Europe, and supporting breast cancer are some of the big goals of today's guest, Georgi Stoychev, a Bulgarian ultra cyclist who has also participated in 12- and 24-hour time trials, 1200km brevets, and Race Across the West (RAW). Let's roll! 🚲💨

Life is so much better when you have someone to share it with! On today's episode, we'll be hearing from a couple who has bicycled together in some of the world's most challenging events from the Silver State 508, 24-hr World Time Trials, the Race Across America, and Paris-Brest-Paris. They've also toured all over the world on their tandem. Let's roll! 🚲💨

On today's episode, we'll be hearing from the overall winner of the HooDoo 500 race in Utah, American racer Dave Haase, who rode self-supported in the Voyager category, setting two course records and clinching the number one spot on the podium overall, out competing both the self-supported and supported racers. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Reaching further is the theme for today's episode with one of Ireland's finest ex-pro turned ultra cyclists. We'll be discussing everything from world records to racing ultras in Ireland, RAAM, 6-12-24 hour time trials, and living a performance lifestyle. Over a million people have tuned in to the recent adventures of this rider so you don't want to miss this! Let’s roll! 🚲💨

How fast can you ride 100km (around 62 miles)? On today's episode we'll be chatting with the president of the World Ultra Cycling Association who just set a new world record in the 60+ age category by riding just about 25 miles per hour on an outdoor track at the Bristol Motor Speedway. This is one for the record books so buckle up and let’s roll! 🚲💨

Imagine riding 100 double centuries! It's nothing short of incredible, and to achieve it as a female ultra cyclist, now that's inspiring! On today's episodes, we'll be chatting with the fiercest, yet friendliest, cyclist I've ever known about riding an ultra amount of double centuries and also the HooDoo 500, 24-hr World TT, RAAM, and more. Let's roll! 🚲💨

WUCA maintains global rankings of ultra racers and sanctions events and world record attempts from 100km in distance and up. On today's episode, we'll be chatting with WUCA's current president, Marc Poland, to learn more about WUCA and to also discuss his upcoming 100 km world record attempt. Let's roll! 🚲💨

On today's episode, we'll hear from Dustin Dinh, a dentist turned ultra cyclist who rode in the 2015 edition of RAAM. We'll be covering what to do and what not to do out on the roads of RAAM, and we'll also be getting a glimpse into what it's like to crew for a RAAM racer from one of his crew members. Let's roll! 🚲💨

12 new world records all in under 29 hours! This exclusive interview dives into all the details of a world-class ultra cyclist's record setting solo ride in Slovenia, including preparation, strategy, nutrition, gear, coaching, and all the usual awesome ultra talk. Let's roll! 🚲💨

Completing a 200 mile bicycle ride is hard enough, let alone racing them. On today’s episode, we’ll be covering double century bicycle races from the perspective of an accomplished and highly competitive ultra-cyclist. Everything from events to training to strategy to nutrition and all the usual awesome ultra talk. Let's roll! 🚲💨

Imagine climbing over 46,000 feet across 600 miles on a recumbent bicycle that weighs 10 pounds more than the average road bicycle to take the victory in a 3-stage race. In part 3 of 3, we’ll learn about Jason's race in the White Mountain Double Century. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Imagine climbing over 46,000 feet across 600 miles on a recumbent bicycle that weighs 10 pounds more than the average road bicycle to take the victory in a 3-stage race. In part 2 of 3, we’ll learn about Jason's race in the Central Coast Double Century. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

Imagine climbing over 46,000 feet across 600 miles on a recumbent bicycle that weighs 10 pounds more than the average road bicycle to take the victory in a 3-stage race. In part 1 of 3, we’ll learn Jason's race in the Devil Mountain Double Century. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

The Race Across America, Paris-Brest-Paris, the Carmel Valley Double Century, racing virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting anti-human traffic causes. This episode covers everything from 200 mile bicycle rides to multi-day ultra events, brevets, training, nutrition, and all the usual awesome ultra talk. Let's roll! 🚲💨

Welcome to the brand new ultra cycling show! The vision of this show is to bring together the ultra cycling family through fun and friendly interviews, news, and ultra-minded content. I'm your host, Justin Too. Let's roll! 🚲💨

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