Author Archives: Debbie Betteridge

Dave’s Story – BBC Radio Sussex

7th July 2014 Our man in the South East, David Shephard, will be live on air at 2:40pm with Mark Carter on BBC Radio Sussex this afternoon giving his story of the Race Across America. To listen live click here

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BBC Radio Wiltshire

3rd July 2014 John Hall and Jeff Thomas are live with Simeon Courtie in the BBC Wiltshire Studio – now! Click here to listen live To listen again (until 10th July)

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By Invitation Only …

30th June 2014 The London Pride Spinhalers Gala Evening was captured by Bath Life, for their “Invitation Only” society pages. See it here or visit Bath Life to read the edition on-line. (We’re on page 16) Click here for the full range of… Read More »

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The Silent 18th Crew Member

26th June 2014 This blog is about our 18th crew member, who remained silent, but extremely helpful throughout our journey across the states, apart from the odd “hiss” now and then. This member, came in a bottle, – not a can and no,… Read More »

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Bath Rugby legend and his Corsham cycle team complete Race Across America challenge

25th June 2014 Four cyclists from Corsham are returning to the UK after completing the Race Across America challenge. Former Bath Rugby flanker John Hall captained his team of cyclists over 3,000 miles from California to Maryland in seven days, nine hours and… Read More »

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Final RAAM Report 2014

25th June 2014 The media crews for RAAM sign off for another year, this report is a round up from the official RAAM media crews. See our one and only Dave Shephard 8 minutes and 11 seconds into this video! Click here to… Read More »

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The Absolute End

24th June 2014 Below are two photos taken from the balcony of my room at The Inn at Perry Cabin, St Michaels, Maryland. Following the crazy Race Across America on bicycles known as RAAM, all 17 London Pride Spinhalers were treated to the… Read More »

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We Did It !!!

22nd June 2014 17 individual journeys and one brilliant team. The London Pride Spinhalers successfully completed the 3020 mile Race Across America, breaking the tape earlier this morning at 01.06am. Along the way we witnessed teams having full scale roadside arguments. Cyclists not… Read More »

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Shusanah Pillinger

Later 21st June In this photo Shusanah Pillinger is looking in some pain and with good reason. Shu was widely tipped to become the first Female British Solo rider to complete RAAM in it’s 33 year history. Unfortunately, early yesterday morning whilst in… Read More »

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Nearly the last day of racing…

21st June 2014 Sorry this blog is late, internet connection has been an issue in the Appalachian Mountains. I have pieced together the activity over the last 24 hours. This photo was taken moments before the arrival of ‘Green (or Posh) Pod.’ John… Read More »

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