Bicyclists competing in the Race Across America started arriving at Time Station 32, in Camdenton, overnight. at the Signal store on Highway 54 in Camdenton, at around 3 A-M. Eric Johnston, who is manning the station at the Signal store on Highway 54, says, “If you would’ve been here at 3:00 this morning, you wouldn’t have believed the sight. We were slammed. It was really quite a wild scene here at the time station,” as solo riders and their crews began arriving. The transcontinental bike race started in Oceanside, California. By the time the athletes and their crews reach the Lake Area they are over 1,800 miles into the race and still have nearly 1,200 miles to go. More racers will be peddaling thru the Lake area over the next 24 hours, according to Johnston, who says if everything goes according to plan and the weather stays nice, the last race should come thru Camdenton at about 3:30 Thuirsday afternoon.