Tag Archives: Deer Trail

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

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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

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What a difference a year makes

As described above in the links about myself and the blog, I have not always been a fast Cat 3 racer. In fact, I only got back into the swing of things last season.  Prior to that I had not … Continue reading

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Deer Trail Road Race – 2 Upgrade Points

I earned an additional 2 Upgrade Points with my 8th place finish against a capacity field of 80 riders. While the course map may look dull (an L shaped out and back), the profile gives a better impression.  The race … Continue reading

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Wednesday Weekly Update

This week I am taking it a bit easier.  I put in a good ride day before yesterday (70 miles, 3.5 hours, a few hard efforts, TSS=206), but will only ride a little bit for the rest of this week. … Continue reading

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