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Oceanside Hosts The World’s Most Extreme Bicycle Race

Above: Mike Wilson prepares for Race Across America

Aired 6/5/12 on KPBS Midday Edition.

GUESTS:

Amy Snyder, author of HELL ON TWO WHEELS

Mike Wilson, contestant in the Race Across America

Transcript

One of the most extreme and little-known sporting events in the world actually gets its start each year here in San Diego. We'll hear about the 3,000-mile bicycle "Race Across America" which begins next week in Oceanside and ends in Annapolis, Maryland. The story of these extreme competitors is told in the book Hell On Two Wheels.

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