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6-12-24 Hour World Time Trian Championships 2022

  The  6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial Championships  put on by the Race Across America  (RAAM)  organization is one of the best-run events in the world. Great people, great venue location, and perfect course for a long-time trial. Borrego Springs  California is the location. Borrego is an amazing place to visit any time but it’s especially nice in October/November when the event is held.   This would be my 4th time doing the 24-hour race. My first time was a solo tandem bike, the second time was solo 60-69 division, and in 2019 I did the 24 in the 2-mixed standard bike division with my friend Teresa, who was my tandem partner in 2016. We were able to ride 406 miles together in the 2 person division. We had a lot of fun.  The course is an 18-mile circuit with a pit area for support. The pit area is at the start/finish where the tracking device/lap counter is.  For the 24-hour race, the idea is to get as many laps in as you can in 24 hours. At about 1.5 hours from the 5 pm finish, they pu