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- done by one person alone; unaccompanied.
- for or by one person alone.
Again, not solo.
Now, being the only DOR is a legit accomplishment, but if you have a guy sitting next to you reading a gps to you and changing your flats, YOU AREN'T SOLO.
But he isn't solo. And he hasn't Ironmanned it.
As for his spine, tell it to the guys in Class 11 or 1600 or 5 or 9 or any class with limited travel.