for August, 2013
19 Hours of RapeljeAug 07 2013 ·11
They say you can do anything for a minute. Or five minutes. I’ve even heard it being modified to fifteen minutes. But one thing I never can recall this expression being extended to, “You can do anything for 19 hours.” Somehow, that phrase doesn’t seem quite as encouraging.
19 hours is all the time that Mother Nature granted us in mid-June to race the 24 hours of Rapelje mountain bike race.Team Rockford had a great showing with two 5-person teams – one all male and one mixed team. All riders from both teams finished the race as better, more experienced riders with a few war stories to swap when all other topics have been exhausted on our many training rides together…