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Up Close and Personal with 2014 American RAAM Winner, Dennis Johnson (on a Bent!)

Up Close and Personal with 2014 American RAAM Winner, Dennis Johnson (on a Bent!)

 

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From a 60-pound overweight, non-cyclist smoker, Dennis Johnson purchased a Bacchetta Recumbent Bicycle in 2005 and nine years later, used his fierce competetive nature to become the fastest American to finish the world’s toughest bike race, the 2014 Race Across America. All this as he and his wife adopted a Chinese girl who is now seven. Learn more, in the podcast above, about what makes this man burn  and the extremely smart race his 11-person crew, led by Kellie Moylan, helped him to win. Oh, and by the way, Dennis also won the over 60-year-old division too. Dennis is only 61 years old!!

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left to right: Brian Meakin, Steve Jackson, Bill Drake, Leroy Richard, Tim Woudenberg, Dennis, Allan Duhm, Keith Kohan, Jeff Clark, Kellie Moylan, Tim Oujezdsky, Alan Johnson