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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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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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Wednesday Weekly Update

After a successful weekend of racing, I’m now focusing on preparing for my cyclocross season.  I was going to head out for a good endurance ride on Tuesday, but it didn’t quite go to plan. I drove the baby up … Continue reading

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By far the biggest race of the year in Colorado.  Over 700 entrants, 2,000 spectators, National Champions in attendance fighting it out for UCI Points, a $10,000 purse, and of course Halloween day antics.  I wasn’t sure I could, but …

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Thoughts about On Course Warmup and Racing Categories

A recent incident highlighted something that has been on my mind so far this season: On course warmup / course inspection.  If you haven’t heard, a well known cyclocross blogger, Greg Keller of MudandCowbells.com, was injured in a crash with … Continue reading

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This is a classic criterium which I have raced quite a few times. Incidentally it was the first race I took my wife (then girlfriend) to watch.  She told me she was pretty worried after seeing all of the hay …

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So imagine my surprise when I arrived at work for my last shift before my trip for Le Tour, only to find someone else getting ready for work… OOPS!  I suppose I took an extra day off to have time …

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After being dropped yesterday I was curious how the State Championship Criterium would go for me.  I usually do better on the second day of racing, and I had heard that on the flatter, wider, but still technical course it …

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