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I've had a couple people have to bail from my crew for RAAM for either work reasons or health problems. The race is only a month away so this is short notice but I really need to find a couple more people. If you're available or know of someone who might be, please let me know. Go to www.ultrarob.com or my blog to find more info. Thanks!

Basically the set up will be 2 crews of 3 and if I manage to get more than 6 people we'll be able to have a couple people run errands or have a chance to take turns getting extra rest. The problem right now is I'm basically down to 5 with one more pretty sure that he's not going to be allowed to take off work. My goal will to be riding about 20 hours a day so the crew needs to be getting more sleep than me so they can function as my brain and also not run over me when directly following.

During a shift there's 3 main responsiblities, the driver, the navigator, and the food, supplement, and medication person. There will be other tasks such as changing music, getting jackets, spraying water to cool me off, fixing mechanical issues, etc.

I have a couple people driving a van to the start from Colorado and the rest I'm flying. I'm having the crew arrive in Oceanside on June 9th. I'm flying pretty much everyone home on June 24th. During the race I'm paying for food and lodging so the crew really shouldn't have to pay for much of anything.
 

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I saw a TV special about RAAM a couple of years ago. They made it seem like crewing was just as tough as riding. One crew was so overworked that they abandoned their rider, forcing him to quit the race. Maybe they were just severely understaffed. I hope you can afford more or better workers.
 
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