Tuesday, March 3, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
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A different kind of March Madness: pedal power
madness1W Davis Bike Club members participating in the annual March Madness mileage challenge head north from Davis on Monday morning promptly at 9 a.m. They are led by Don Dockrandt. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Spring fever is rustling in the bones of cyclists pushing to go the extra mile, or extra 100.

Riding from dawn till dusk at times, Davis Bicycle Club members will test their limits this month as part of the March Bicycle Madness competition to see who can pedal the greatest number of miles in one month. The event kicked off Sunday with morning bike rides to the West Plainfield Fire Station for a pancake breakfast fundraiser — a Davis Bike Club tradition.

Riders of all ages set a monthly goal for themselves, ranging from elementary schoolers riding to school every day to make it to the 10-mile benchmark to what event chair Dan Shadoan calls "mega-riders" who pedal 2,000 miles and beyond during March.

The madness began 17 years ago when Davis Bike Club veteran Larry Burdick challenged several friends to see who could rack up the most miles in March.

"At the end of the month, the winner would have to buy breakfast for everyone," Shadoan explained.


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