Tag Archives: Pro/1/2

Federal Center Circuit Race

After a couple disappointing outings in my first two races of the year, my wife and I had a long chat about strategy.  I sometimes joke she is my ‘coach’, especially when she tells me what to do and I … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

This blog frequently features tips for racers and cyclists that are inspired by my racing and training.  I am a cerebral person and tend to focus on facts, figures, and race reports.  I’m also an optimist and I think that … Continue reading

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I was very excited for this incredible road race.  I’ve raced parts of the course, with a hilltop finish at the Rist Canyon Hill Climb, but the full loop race is spectacular.  I hope they can pull this race off …

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International Politics – Local Impacts

I am going to try my best to explain how the international governing bodies of cycling have conspired to impact my racing.  First you’ll need some background on the governance of the sport. IOC: The International Olympic Committee is an … Continue reading

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DU Criterium – City Park

This is a longer race report but I had a great result and have some tactical points to discuss.  I hope you find it interesting, and again, thanks for reading! City Park Criterium is a classic race with a lot … Continue reading

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At the beginning of this year I was coming off a successful season, upgrading to Cat 3 on the road, and Cat 2 for Cyclocross.  I had a long way to go, with an antiquated 19.5 lb bike, no road …

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Raisin Hope Foundation Classic

This race was pretty low key for two reasons: First, it is a very fun, very safe course with three sweeping corners and a wide chicane.  The road is purpose built and does not have any potholes, sewer grates, etc.  … Continue reading

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