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SPOT helps track the AOPA Road to Runway Rally

54121-www.aopaCheck out the AOPA's Road to Runway Rally Sweepstakes recap via a SPOT Adventures trip widget here: http://www.aopa.org/sweeps/rallyspotmap.html. This exciting rally featured two duos piloting a Smart Car and a Remos GX aircraft on the way to the Sun and Fun Airshow in Lakeland, Florida.
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SPOT Messenger Rescues Cyclist

Rescue Profile: Bill and Andreas
Case #: 12629


Bill Peschka, a Tour Divide Veteran, was cycling in Wyoming as part of an ultra-distance mountain bike race following the Continental Divide from Banff Canada to the Mexican border at Antelope Wells, NM. BillsAdventure_sm.jpg One June afternoon, Peschka was cycling in Sweetwater County where he stumbled upon Andreas Fassbender, a German cyclist heading north to Canada.

Fassbender had been catapulted off his bike after hitting a patch of deep sand with the front wheel. Fassbender had been lying on the ground waiting for 2 hours as he was unable to connect to local authorities due to lack of cellular coverage.
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