r5-PARA Racing
2017

My R5-PARA Racing teammate, Stephen Pedone, and I descended Mt Lemmon yesterday and made it possible that a visually-impaired bike racer live life in such a way that I never could on a standard bicycle. I can't describe it using words the experience of descending tandem bicycle at speeds of over 50mph. Without a fully -sighted teammate, I could never achieve such a thing. To descend a tandem bicycle like that it requires a lot of between-rider coordination. it also requires a great deal of trust between both riders because any sudden or unexpected move from either can cause a crash.
I have trained and raced with several very skilled tandem Drivers and Stephen is definitely among them.