This new record bests the old one, set in 2005, by replica watch gift over 2 days. By accomplishing the record, the crew earned the Jules Verne Trophy,which goes to the fastest team to circumnavigate the planet. To learn the ropes, check out Chartered Territory from our March 2007 issue.--Stayton BonnerCourse markings, mileages, media coverage, and communications were all a bit below par.SMITH: Heaps of things, but nothing too bad. Stage five was a little wrongfivehours, 30 minutes in the rain instead of three hours, and a mechanical with my rear wheel. But then again, we finished, so that was somewhat right!How was camp life?RUSCH:
Great because of the international flavor of the event and the really magical camp spots we were in. Most of the camps were in resort areas with replica Technomarine watch thermal hot springs, pools, spas. We were camping, but still had access to some of these great amenities.SMITH: It had some great times. So neat to socialize, be . Some of the venues where fantastic. Camp life in the rain was less than ideal, though. That water crossing looked fun. Was it hard to manage your bike? How cold was the water?RUSCH: Freezing cold, but the crossing was easy. Im not sure why, but many people were struggling and getting super stressed about it.
I thought it was fun and wished we had more of them!SMITH: It was easy. Rebecca knew what to do: Hook your bike to the seat rails and holdthe bike replica Tissot watch behind the seat, push it through the water. Theres our secret. The water felt good. It was very hot that day.How long were the stages?RUSCH: They ranged from over 100 kilometers to 45, depending on the day. Average stage time for us was around five hours a day. I think I saw a bottle of wine in one poststage photo. Is that the Argentinian way?RUSCH: Absolutely.