(Courtesy of Jim Bergantzel)
The Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme is the longest cycling race on earth, and only one man from the United States who plans to compete this year. Matt Carnal is a cycling coach and a graduate student at Colorado State University, and has biked across the United States twice. Carnal sees this race across Russia as his greatest test yet.
(Courtesy Red Bull)
The grueling 5,700-mile contest starts in Moscow on July 18 and will take 24 days to complete. Carnal spoke about the race with Colorado Matters host Andrea Dukakis.