Friday, May 30, 2014

Trans Am Race 2014

RACE STARTS June 7th 5:00am Astoria, Oregon. 

Bent rider Johnny Williams aka Rocketman is riding his Gold Rush long wheel base recumbent bike in the inaugural Trans Am Bike Race. Unlike the RAAM (Race Across America) this is an non-supported race, every racer is on their own!


Links
- Track Johnny live here at Track Leaders via Spot.
- Johnny "Rocketman" Williams blog here.
- Trans Am Bike Race 2014 website  here.
- Trans Am Bike Race Facebook here.
- Follow the filming of the Trans Am Race    "Inspired to Ride" on their Facebook page here
- Bent Rider forum Trans Am thread here.

UPDATES 

6/17/14
Johnny was forced to drop out for medical reasons. Check Bent Rider here for details.
Well done Johnny!!
You.re still the Rocketman!!

6/14/14
Johnny checked in at his blog and updated his here.

6/13/14
Good update by CarbonBob at Bent Rider here.

6/12/14
Some serious climbing ahead. Checkout the "Elevation Plot" on the live tracker here.

6/8/14
Johnny is at Mile 397 as of 8:30 this morning. He is in the middle of the pack while the two leaders (half Johnny's age) are approaching the 700 mile mark. It looks like he is currently 17th place out of 43 riders. Checkout the live tracker here.

6/7/14
Trans Am Bike started this morning and Johnny is out with a strong start. His official start time is 05:00:33am (PDT) Now just a few thousand miles more to go!
Track Johnny here via Spot

6/6/14
Johnny "Rocketman" final preparation from Johnny's  blog post June 5th.





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