Episode 26: From RAAM Back to Real Life With Sarah Cooper and Crew

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For two weeks in June Sarah Cooper, the top female finisher in the 2017 Race Across America (RAAM), rode her bike across the country with the help of dedicated crew members — good friends and fellow bicyclists — trailing her … Continued

Episode 23: Science Fiction and Bicycles

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Bicycles arguably belong in science fiction every bit as much as spaceships, phasers and Wookies. Just ask Jeremy Withers, an assistant professor at Iowa State University in Ames who teaches sci-fi, British literature and the history of the English language. … Continued

Episode 11: Prepping for RAAM with Sarah Cooper

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Sarah Cooper, a relentless cyclist from Urbandale, Iowa, doesn’t know where her drive comes from. “I need to do this,” she says, “and I will think about why later.” Cooper, 45, is one of the best ultra-distance cyclists in the … Continued