Get an extra helping of cycling fitness at the upcoming Texas Cycling Challenge scheduled for March 8. You can choose one of four distances: 60 -, 120 -, 200 - or 400 -miles. According to Pam LeBlanc’s article in the Statesman, “those who complete in the 400-miler qualify to ride in the real RAAM,” (Race Across America) which goes from California to Maryland. It starts on June 10. You can learn more about the Texas Cycling Challenge and sign up for it on the Race Across America Texas web site. Here is a link to the Statesman article about it (for subscribers), “Organizers of Race Across America to stage Texas Cycling Challenge in Marble Falls,” by Pam LeBlanc.