Tag Archives: crosswind

Deer Trail Road Race Pt 2 – Advanced Breakaway Strategy

Our newly formed break was driving down the eastbound leg of the course.  We were working well together to establish our advantage.  Our first task was to stay clear of the riders feeling left out in the peloton.  Potentially, if … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Deer Trail Road Race Pt 1 – Advanced Crosswind Strategy

I’ll use the outcome of this race to detail some crosswind strategy beyond “crosswind = attack”.  I’ll use the outcome of this race to demonstrate that on an exposed road race course with constant but varying crosswinds, small changes in … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Candela’s Circuit Race

I’m always excited to see a race I haven’t done on the calendar, and even more excited when it is a brand new race.  It is fun to ‘break in’ a course and see how the race will play out … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hugo Road Race

Road races are expensive.  To ensure a hundred miles of road are safe for racers, especially multiple fields of amateur categories, is logistically difficult and costly.  For this reason long road races are dying out, or courses are laps of … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mead Roubaix

I will spare you a few details of why, but the start line for the Mead Roubaix looked a bit different than usual.  The Boulder Roubaix (this year held in Mead), is usually one of the bigger races of the … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dead Dog Road Race

My first Pro/1/2 road race.  Ouch.  Also my longest road race ever. As I neared the start in Albany Wyoming (If you haven’t heard of it, don’t worry, the population is only 15!) I thought there might be some wind, … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments