Iron Pigeon - Road to Race Across America 2023

Hi! My name is João Pombinho, 'Iron Pigeon ', and I'm ultracyclist and triathlete from Portugal.

After some years road racing (5 Monuments, Eroica, L'Etape) and triathlon events (Ironman and IM Extreme - Norseman Black-Tshirt), I've recently decided to embrace ultra cycling as main sport.
In 2021 I've completed Portugal Divide, NorthCape4000 and Race Across Germany, where I qualified for Race Across America .

In June 2023 I'll be the first Portuguese ever going solo at RAAM, the world's toughest ultracycling race - dream and challenge of a lifetime.

Besides the entry fee, having a crew of 8 with 2 vehicles make up most of the expenses: flights, vehicle rentals, fuel, meals and bike components are the main points where your support is crucial to make this come through.

Fuel the journey - you can join this adventure in different ways as an individual enthusiast or a corporate sponsor. There will be a call for donations for a charity during the race itself, where each kilometer counts! Learn all about it!

Let's fly our colors through the US -> a 20€ donation will get your name on the official support flag, coast-to-coast!

Be sure to follow Iron Pigeon for news, preparation, training and races.

Join this incredible adventure over the next months and support Iron Pigeon on the Road to RAAM!


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