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About Mike

In 2011 I attempted RAAM and lost.  After almost 2300 miles in 8 days, 15 hours and 35 minutes, medical complications forced me to quit the race.  Although many people said that alone was a major accomplishment it was for me, unfinished business.  Now, three years later I am making another attempt. Yes, I learned a lot after my try.  I learned there will be aches, pains and issues you can’t even begin to imagine....   Read More

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Looking for posts from previous years? Take a look at the News Archive.

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 2:16pm
To EVERYONE who has supported me with their prayers, positive thoughts, words of encouragement and physical labor I thank you from the bottom of my heart!! I am both overwhelmed and humbled by such an outpouring of love and encouragement. I'm on the way home now and this is literally the first time in the last 13 days I have had an opportunity to respond. I am a blessed man and words will...
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:32am
A highlight story of the RAAM: The Infinity Seat By Robyn McClintock Mike has struggled with one of the many ailments that can afflict RAAM riders due to the sheer number of hours they are on their bicycle - saddle sores.  For Mike, this has been an ongoing issue and one that we have worked through using many different creams and powders.  During the 2011 RAAM Mike had such severe...
Wed, 06/18/2014 - 4:05pm
Perseverance, motivation, endurance …   RAAM is as much a race of perseverance, motivation, endurance, and will-power as it is about riding a bicycle. Having ridden over 2000+ miles already, Michael successfully made it through the tough climbs of Wolf Creek pass, La Veta pass and Cucharas pass, the long flats of eastern Colorado and Kansas, and on through Missouri and Illinois....
Wed, 06/18/2014 - 8:55am
  WOOSTER'S MIKE MCCLINTOCK RACES IN 3,000-MILE RACE ACROSS AMERICA McClintock again takes on 3,000-mile Race Across America By LYDIA GEHRING Living Editor Published:  June 15, 2014 4:00AM WOOSTER -- He said he had unfinished business to take care of. That reason alone was enough for Wooster's Mike McClintock to decide that riding nearly 3,000 miles across the United...
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 9:12am
RAAM 2014 Mike left Oceanside, California on Tuesday, June 10th at 1:17 pm, embarking on his second attempt at RAAM. As of Thursday, he had peddled approximately 740 miles. Although that sounds like A LOT of miles it is just the beginning – he has approximately 2,200 to go! All but Robyn (crew chief) are new members to Team McClintock’s crew. Yet after 48 hours under their belt the...
Mon, 06/09/2014 - 12:56pm
Adam McClintock and Derek Steiner departed Wooster Monday, June 2nd driving the Honda Pilot that will serve as the follow behind vehicle.  Behind them they were pulling a Uhaul carrying the bikes and equipment required for the race.  They had a safe trip, even stopping in Nevada to visit Derek's sister for two days.   Early afternoon on Friday, June 6th Mike and Robyn were...
Thu, 02/06/2014 - 1:52pm
Mike training in the snow!
Tue, 02/04/2014 - 11:54am
Mike with Trainer Tom Wiseman.
Mon, 02/03/2014 - 12:01pm
On September 27, 2013 in Dublin, Ohio Mike participated in the Ohio RAAM challenge.  This was a 400 mile qualifying race for the Race Across America.  Mike finished in 25 hours 7 minutes!
Sat, 02/01/2014 - 5:58pm