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jberryhill

(62,444 posts)
Fri Mar 31, 2017, 06:35 PM Mar 2017

Endurance cyclist Mike Hall killed in collision


Mike Hall was an amazing cyclist in the extreme endurance category.

If you haven't seen the movie Inspired to Ride, it follows the riders on the cross country cycling race along the 4,233 Trans America Trail.

He has done so many epic rides:

http://deadspin.com/endurance-cycling-legend-mike-hall-killed-by-car-driver-1793898930

"Hall also holds a number of other world records, including the fastest unsupported ride across the continental United States (just over 17 days) and the fastest ride all the way around the world (91 days not counting transfers, good for an average of over 200 miles a day). He organized the Transcontinental Race, which spans the entirety of Europe and encourages riders to take different routes every year."

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Endurance cyclist Mike Hall killed in collision (Original Post) jberryhill Mar 2017 OP
Very sorry to hear this. GentryDixon Mar 2017 #1
"This is just for the crazies" jberryhill Mar 2017 #3
sounds like bike racing alleviated his ADHD Skittles Mar 2017 #2
So sorry to hear this- we have our own double tragedy recently TexasProgresive Mar 2017 #4
OMG! hermetic Apr 2017 #6
Sad News The River Mar 2017 #5
I don't understand why rear racks are passe' Kolesar Apr 2017 #7
He just uses a bivy jberryhill Apr 2017 #8

Skittles

(154,464 posts)
2. sounds like bike racing alleviated his ADHD
Fri Mar 31, 2017, 06:45 PM
Mar 2017

interesting

my condolences to Mr. Hall's loved ones and fans

TexasProgresive

(12,195 posts)
4. So sorry to hear this- we have our own double tragedy recently
Fri Mar 31, 2017, 07:47 PM
Mar 2017

Last edited Fri Mar 31, 2017, 09:36 PM - Edit history (1)

Man is alledged to have run over cyclists on a supported group ride to the south of me and near where Towelie lives. The driver is being held on charges of murder and other charges.

http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Driver-accused-of-plowing-down-bicyclists-11029448.php

Kolesar

(31,182 posts)
7. I don't understand why rear racks are passe'
Sun Apr 2, 2017, 08:14 PM
Apr 2017

My rack weighs 330g. It has got to be more solid than that floppy burrito on the saddle.
BTW, where is his tent and sleeping bag?

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