Well-written insight into one of the most insane sporting events on the planet. If you want to know what goes on in the mind of an ultra extreme athlete, this is a good window into... Read morePublished 2 months ago by ...2!3!4!
Really liked this book. It taught me a ton about endurance cycling. I think that this book made me want to ride my bike across America, but not in the race. Read morePublished 3 months ago by F. K. Stucki
Amy Snyder captures the motivations of ultra endurance athletes in this page-turning account of the 2009 Race Across America. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Book Junkie
Great in-depth look at the effect of RAAM on the competitors. I feel like I personally know some of the riders.Published 11 months ago by Keith Evans
Looking for your next ultra challenge? How about 3000+ miles, coast to coast across the US, in 8-12 days of non-stop cycling: sleep deprivation, hallucinations, muscle failure, and... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ilya Grigorik
This is an enthralling book. Starting slowly like the race, I couldn't put it down by the end. Like the race it got under my skin as I could literally feel what the racers were... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Cicero's Cure
it came across like a 6th grade book. Lots of clichés and overly flowery descriptions. The storyline jumped around a lot and also there was a lot of repetition of facts. Read morePublished 13 months ago by David L. Parmelee Jr.
Might just be enough to motivate you to take on some scarily big events that might take over your life.Published 13 months ago by Phil
Some of the information in the preview is outdated. However, the book is interesting reading .Cyclists should enjoy this book.Published 17 months ago by Amazon Customer