Race Across America bicyclists began filtering through Iola on their trek from Califorina to Maryland Monday. Holger Roethig (387) of Germany pedals down Madison Avenue around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. Riders in the RAAM communicate with support vehicles through radio headsets. RAAM is a non-stop race covering 3,000 miles. The 2012 edition is the 31st year for the race.