Unfinished Business: The inspirational story of true grit and determination as Dex Tooke and his crew attempt to conquer the Race Across America

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AuthorHouse, Mar 23, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 236 pages
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“Where am I? What is going on? Who are all those people outside?”.........Joni replied, “You are in a bicycle race. The race is called RAAM........Baby, you just need to get on your bike and ride.” "Em screamed, "Oh my God! Oh my God! He's been hit!" "There is a dark side to RAAM, a side only those who have been there know exists." “My RAAM is over. I have let everyone down..... I don’t deserve to finish RAAM” "What I saw, I still get chill bumps thinking about it, because the man took off. I mean, whoosh, he stood up on those pedals and took off." Ultra Race News Book Review http://www.ultraracenews.com/2012/05/23/unfinished-business-an-inspirational-story-of-true-grit-and-determination/
 

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Very well written book with many surprises and you feel like you are really riding the bike with bisyclist Dex Tooke who is over 60 years old. Yep, you will cry and laugh and what more can you ask for in a book. You will also learn from the inside about RAAM.

Contents

The Demons of 2010
1
Oceanside
13
No Pressure at All
23
Get Me Through the Desert People
28
Yarnell Mingus and Oak Creek
42
Wheres Bessie?
56
Wolf Creek La Veta and Cuchara
68
My Hallucinatory Friends
86
The Magic Number 10
136
Beware the Appalachians
148
Putting Flintstone to Rest
156
Trying to Find It
164
The RAAM Roll Call
172
Epilogue
181
Afterword From Dex
183
Afterword from Joni
187

Oooh Missouri
100
No Sleep for Old Men
113
Appendices
189
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