It seems our sport enjoys enhanced media exposure every four years.
New York Times Article
From the article:
“People either fall in love with it or think it’s nuts,” said Jud Hand, a lawyer and the organizer of the Princeton 200 and a shorter 120-kilometer ride held the same day.
“It doesn’t impress people when you tell them that you ride 10 miles per hour,” said Katie Raschdorf, 42, who was training for a 1,200-kilometer ride in Alaska in August. “But if you tell them that you ride 10 miles per hour for 80 hours, it does.”