Monthly Archives: June 2019


John Looby-Kim Looby – Illinois W-E Record – 2019-06-08

Congratulations to John and Kim Looby - for setting a 2-Person Mixed team for Illinois W-E crossing. The crossed the 153.8 miles in 10 hr 49 mins Here is John's narrative of their journey: Rider’s Narrative Summary Record attempt: Illinois W-E 2 person mixed team Name of rider(s): John Looby 64 (this report), Kimberly Looby 31 Start date and exact start time to the nearest minute: Saturday June 8, 2019; 5:02 a.m. CST Start location: Illinois/Missouri state line sign on the Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River near Alton Illinois. What were conditions like? The temperatures for the start were in the upper 60s Fahrenheit, with a strong breeze from the East. We had head winds for most all of the ride with wind speeds of around 10 mph with gusts of around 20 mph. The winds shifted a little and were primarily from the East. The skies were overcast for most of the ride. Visibility was 10 miles. The temperature climbed into the upper 70 degrees Fahrenheit then dropped again as it began to lightly rain during the middle and the end portions of the ride. Why did you want to do a record? During the Christmas Holiday, my [...]

John Looby-Kim Looby – Illinois W-E Record – 2019-06-082019-06-23T18:17:05-07:00

Paolo Della Sala – Road Records – 2019-06-15

WUCA has certified 4 new road records in the 60-69 Male Standard Bicycle classification for Paolo Della Sala. Congratulations. Those records are: Distance Event Kilometers Time Avg Sp (Km) Avg Sp (Miles) 100 Kilometer Road Course 2:54:24.17 34.43 21.4 200 Kilometer Road Course 6:07:05.47 32.65 20.29 Distance Event Miles Time Avg Sp (Miles) Avg Sp (Km) 100 Mile Road Course 4:47:36.03 20.88 33.60 Timed Event Miles Kilometers Avg Sp (Miles) Avg Sp (Km) 6 Hour Road Course 122.327 196.866 20.39 32.81 Here are some pictures of his record attempts: Here is his personal account of his adventure: Rider's Narrative Summary Rider's name: Paolo Della Sala, age 61, male Record attempt performed: 100Km, 200Km, 100Miles, 6H Date of the attempt: 15 June 2019 Start time: 05 53' a.m. Location: Start and finish point in Via Provinciale 18, Fontanelle (municipality of Roccabianca, province of Parma, Italy). The approved Road Survey 'circuit' is 25.526 Km long (25Km and 526 meters = 15.861 Miles). Condition: Excellent visibility, sunny, temperature from 16/18° till 32/33° (Celsius); wind: weak at the beginning from SSWISW reinforcing after three hours and half from W. The wind at the beginning was not disturbing the attempt and the parts where it [...]

Paolo Della Sala – Road Records – 2019-06-152019-06-25T02:57:13-07:00

José Manuel Díaz Palomares – Indoor Track Records 2019-06-01

Congratulations to José Manuel Díaz Palomares for setting the following records on 2019-06-01: Distance Event Kilometers Time Avg Sp (Km) Avg Sp (Miles)   100 Kilometer indoor track 03:03:10.36 32.76 20.35   200 Kilometer indoor track 06:15:28.53 31.96 19.86   300 Kilometer indoor track 09:39:44.01 31.05 19.29   500 Kilometer indoort rack 16:43:21.25 29.90 18.58   1000 Kilometer indoor track 1:14:23:16.08 26.05 16.19             Distance Event Miles Time Avg Sp (Miles) Avg Sp (Km)   100 Mile indoor track 05:00:26.60 19.97 32.14   200 Mile indoor track 10:27:55.34 19.11 30.76   300 Mile indoor track 16:08:32.63 18.58 29.91   500 Mile indoor track 1:05:13:27.53 17.11 27.53             Timed Event Miles Kilometers Avg Sp (Miles) Avg Sp (Km) 6 Hour indoor track 119.296 191.988 19.88 32.00   Here is his Spanish report: He necesitado unos días para ir asimilando lo que ocurrió en el Velódromo de las Illes Balears, posiblemente sea poco, y lo primero es acordarse del trabajo previo para tener todo listo antes de empezar a rodar, aquí empieza el esfuerzo de un equipo de trabajo que se ha volcado para que yo pueda contar esta historia. Cosa rara [...]

José Manuel Díaz Palomares – Indoor Track Records 2019-06-012019-06-23T13:41:14-07:00