The Trans North Georgia Bike Race is a 355-mile mountain bike race with over 55,000 feet of vertical cutting through northern Georgia from South Carolina over to Alabama.
I spoke with six of my co-competitors about their morning rituals, their love of coffee, and what motivates them to ride thousands and thousands of self-supported miles
Uberman, a SoCal ultra-triathlon with a 21-mile swim, a 400-mile bike ride, and a 135-mile run, might be the most demanding challenge of its kind. But in the eyes of its founder, the physical goal is secondary to the mental one.
Blame Danny is from filmmaker Aaron Peterson that features The Marji Gesick 100 which is a cross country mountain bike and trail running race held annually in Marquette, Michigan.
We switched up our dogsledding training plan and rode our way to dead last on a husky-powered bus. I loved every minute.
Nature writer and Explorers Club fellow Barry Lopez once wrote that Antarctica’s landscape “retained Earth’s primitive link, however tenuous, with space, with the void that stretched out to Jupiter and Uranus.” It is a place so alien and removed from civilization that, as Lopez put it, “the light itself is aloof.”
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