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Race report: Tour de Donut Austin 2017

A couple of weeks ago on Nov 12, 2017, for the 2nd year in a row I won the Tour de Donut of Austin bicycle race, a 24.8 mile ride w/3 donut stops where competitors eat donuts for time credits. 

In this race, each donut eaten gives you 3 minutes credit at the first stop, 6 min at the 2nd stop, and 7 min at the 3rd stop. I ate 37, for a 'donut adjusted time' of -1 hour and 45 minutes. Both new course records. 

Here's a video of the my race from last year. 

Donut Day 2017: Watch me eat 39 donuts & win a bike race

On July 9, 2016, I won the Tour de Donut of Staunton bicycle race for the 2nd time, a 34 mile ride with 2 donut stops where competitors eat donuts for time credits. 

In this race, each donut eaten gives you 3 min credit. I ate 39. I hold the race record with 50 donuts (2015) with a finish time of -1hr36min

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Donut Day 2017: See my world record at Tour de Donut Austin

On Nov 13, 2016, I won and set a new world record at the Tour de Donut of Austin bicycle race, a 24.8 mile ride w/3 donut stops where competitors eat donuts for time credits. 

In this race, each donut eaten gives you 3min credit at the first stop, 4 min at the 2nd stop, and 7 min at the 3rd stop. I ate 31, for a 'donut adjusted time' of -1 hour and 19  minutes. Both new course records. 

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Race report: Tour de Donut Staunton 2016

On July 9, 2016, I won the Tour de Donut of Staunton bicycle race for the 2nd time, a 34 mile ride with 2 donut stops where competitors eat donuts for time credits. 

In this race, each donut eaten gives you 3 min credit. I ate 39. I hold the race record with 50 donuts (2015) with a finish time of -1hr36min

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Race report: Tour de Donut Austin 2016

On Nov 13, 2016, I won the Tour de Donut of Austin bicycle race, a 24.8 mile ride w/3 donut stops where competitors eat donuts for time credits. 

In this race, each donut eaten gives you 3min credit at the first stop, 4 min at the 2nd stop, and 7 min at the 3rd stop. I ate 31, for a 'donut adjusted time' of -1 hour and 19  minutes. Both new course records. 

My gear in this video:

  • GoPro: http://amzn.to/2npRE5M
  • GoPro headstrap: http://amzn.to/2n6ZYd8
  • OtterBox for my iPhone: http://amzn.to/2mpv6Rw
  • Sugoi lumberjack cycling jersey: http://amzn.to/2mKEEJH
  • Pearl Izumi bib shorts: http://amzn.to/2nq115j
  • Tifosi slip wrap sunglasses: http://amzn.to/2nl6Rbk
  • Kask Protone helmet: http://amzn.to/2mX8R8Y
  • Shimano TR60 triathlon cycling shoes: http://amzn.to/2mpxbgx
  • PowerTap P1 Meter pedals: http://amzn.to/2nqcCBC
  • Garmin Forerunner 920XT watch: http://amzn.to/2mGMimu

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I just broke my own record & defended my championship at the Donut Derby bike race

I defended my Donut Derby bike race championship by eating 55 donuts, and broke the record I set last year (54 donuts). Each donut eaten at this race give riders a 3 min time credit and I had a final time of negative 11 minutes. So full! 

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I just defended my championship title at the 28th annual Tour De Donut

Yesterday I defended my championship title at the 28th annual Tour de Donut. There were some new guys that put up 19-20 doughnuts and rode at a decent pace. The women's champion, Katherine, is pregnant and downed half a dozen doughnuts!

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Full results are here: https://www.racesonline.com/events/tour-de-donut/results/2016/awards

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Happy #DoughnutDay ! I once ate 54 doughnuts during a 36 mile bike race

On September 7, 2015 I won the Lehigh Wheelman Association's Donut Derby bicycle race, a 36 mile ride w/2 donut stops at mile 12 and 24 where competitors eat donuts. Each donut eaten=3min time credit. I ate 54, for a 'donut adjusted time' of -35 minutes (my unadjusted time was 2hr 7min). Both new course records. The previous champ held the title for the last 6 consecutive years. This is my GoPro POV video, raw and unedited. 

Jump to Donut stop #1: 36:50
Jump to Donut stop #2: 1:20:00

 

My gear in this video:

  • GoPro: http://amzn.to/2npRE5M
  • GoPro headstrap: http://amzn.to/2n6ZYd8
  • OtterBox for my iPhone: http://amzn.to/2mpv6Rw
  • Tifosi slip wrap sunglasses: http://amzn.to/2nl6Rbk
  • Kask Protone helmet: http://amzn.to/2mX8R8Y
  • Shimano TR60 triathlon cycling shoes: http://amzn.to/2mpxbgx
  • PowerTap P1 Meter pedals: http://amzn.to/2nqcCBC
  • Garmin Forerunner 920XT watch: http://amzn.to/2mGMimu

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I just won the 'Donut King' title at the San Luis Obispo Tour de Donut and it was epic!

Jake Pickett on right (Overall Champ) and me (Donut King)

Jake Pickett on right (Overall Champ) and me (Donut King)

The San Luis Obispo Tour de Donut is an amazing race. Definitely the most difficult of all the Tour de Donuts. This 2 stage race is really unique. In Stage 1, the whole pack of cyclists ride 15 miles together, making 3 stops to eat donuts for time credits. The time credit given per donut eaten is only 15 seconds (vs 3 or 5 min for other Tour de Donuts). Then Stage 2 is a time trial up Perfumo Canyon Road. It's a very steep (6% avg grade) 3 mile climb.

I won the "Donut King" title for most donuts consumed (22) and Jake Pickett won the Overall title by making it to the top of the road first. He's a beast! This race will test you to the limits and the folks who put it on are really into it.  Check out slotourdedonut.com for more info!

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