“He’s riding pretty good when he’s on the bike,” reported his uncle Danny. “But he’s having a lot of off the bike time. He took a four hour total stop last night,” Chew said, “That along with a long afternoon nape has him up to 11 hours off the bike so far.” He’s off the pace that they’d hoped for, “The desert heat was getting him,” Chew added.
Cooler temperatures await him as he heads east into the Colorado Rockies where perhaps he’ll rebound. He’s a sentimental favorite with the RAAM pundits. And if genetics mean anything….