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Locals second in 'World's Toughest Bicycle Race'

Race Across America's 'Team Oceanside' has strong Fallbrook connection


Last updated 8/24/2019 at 3:26pm

Rick Monroe

Maybe you've noticed a group of bicyclists riding the hills of Fallbrook – or sometimes they would shift to the coast for flat-ground training. Mostly in their 50s, they wear "Team Oceanside" jerseys, but half of the 8-man team have a major Fallbrook connection.

Their training paid off. Team Oceanside placed second to a team from Great Britain in the 8-person division of Race Across America, a grueling "tag team" ride from the Oceanside Pier to Annapolis, Maryland. They finished ahead of seven other teams in their category.

It took the team 6 days, 6 hours and 2 minutes to...

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