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6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial Championships 2016

Photo by Vic Armejo Race Across The third event in the "Trifecta" this year was an amazing event.   The 6-12-24 hour world time trial championships is put on by the Race Across America (RAAM) organization and is one of the qualifiers for RAAM. The organizers could not have said it better about the location of the race: " "Borrego Springs offers the perfect setting. The stark beauty of the Anza-Borrego Desert set against the majesty of the coast range is amazing. Giant metal structures by Ricardo Breceda add to the beauty and add mystique.  Sunrises and sunsets are spectacular. November weather is perfect with warm days and cool nights." Still, it is in the desert, so anything is possible at any moment as far as wind, cold and heat are concerned. The temperatures at night can be down right cold at times and it is all very unpredictable . The event encompasses an 18 mile long loop course and a small 4 mile short c