UK’s Greatest Endurance Cyclists Take On The World's Toughest Road Race

'The Road to RAAM' and 'RAAM - The Reckoning' make up a two part series that tracks record breaking cyclists, Mark Beaumont and Jonathan Shubert, as they prepare to take on the world’s toughest endurance road race: the Race Across America.

The Road to RAAM - Race Across America

RAAM - The Reckoning

From California to the Maryland Coast, Race Across America spans almost 5,000 km and includes over 17,000 metres of climbing. Seen as the pinnacle of ultra-racing accomplishments, this documentary follow’s Mark and Jon’s gruelling six month training plan in the lead up to the event.

With two riders that come from very different cycling backgrounds, will the wheels fall off? Will they even make it to the start line in California?

‘RAAM: The Reckoning’ is the second documentary in a two part series that follows record breaking bike racers, Mark Beaumont Jonathan Shubert, as they attempt to win the two-person category in the world’s toughest endurance cycling race: the Race Across America. They have a World Record in their sight!
From Callifornia to the Maryland Coast, Race Across America spans almost 5,000 km and includes over 17,000 metres of climbing. The film follows Mark and Jon as they endeavour to break the current pairs world record of 6 days and 10 hours . With just six months of training behind them, are they physically and mentally ready? Will the pressure prove to be too much for the riders and support crew?  

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