Category Archives: Race Reports

USGP New Belgium Cup – Day 2

It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. I’m sure you’ve heard the outcome, but I’ll continue the report as usual… I had a lot of rest last week so I expected the first race to open up the … Continue reading

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USGP New Belgium Cup – Day 1

The weather was forecast to be bad for this race.  I was expecting it to be muddy, but was surprised to see it was worse than last year.  One the drive up, I could hardly see anything, nor stay on the … Continue reading

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Frisco CX – Day 2

This race report will be pretty short, since the course and weather was nearly identical to the previous day.  The main difference was the field sizes, as the overall race attendance was down about 50% from the day before.  The … Continue reading

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Frisco CX – Day 1

I came into today’s race a bit tired and wasn’t feeling much snap during warmup.  The course was similar to what I’ve seen before with a lot of different terrain.  A long paved climb, a fast sinuous descent on a soft … Continue reading

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Race Video

Here is a good video from the race last weekend.  It has my first on-camera interview at the end.  I had trouble talking after inhaling all the dust on the course, but all things considered I think I did pretty … Continue reading

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Boulder Cyclocross Series #2 – Xilinx

Many local cyclocross venues come and go over the years.  It can be hard to maintain positive relations when hundreds of shaved legged cyclists invade a public space and ride all over the landscaping, I suppose.  The Xilinx race has … Continue reading

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I was very excited for the first race at the new bike park!  It is literally right across the street from my house.  It was fantastic to be able to simply ride across the street to register for the race.  …

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Soon I found myself positioned in 75th place in the starting grid on the 8th row.  On paper, it seemed much better than starting in 110th place, but in practice I still was very far away from the front.  In …

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Alright, I am going to pull the ultimate pro move and type this post with my thumbs at the airport. Apologies for any bad writing to follow… My wife and I decided to make this a mini vacation. Even though …

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Lookout Cross

The first cross race of the year is always interesting.  I’ve heard many mention the acute pain it causes them.  I assume these folks are the ones that don’t race as much all summer.  Today’s race hurt, but not much … Continue reading

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