Month: June 2009

  • GCGP Cycle for Parkinsons Race Reports

    Another HOT weekend of racing … temps in the mid 90s, racing midday both days, and small fields meant two races of survival this weekend. I got 3rd in the road race on Saturday and finished 4th today in the criterium. See details and heartrate data below. Saturday Road Race – Dacula, GA Small field […]

  • Anatomy of a bike crash

    Since it has been a little over 14 months since my last crash, I thought I would go out and wreck my bike today. Well, OK, that’s not exactly why I fell off my bike going 25mph, but the end result is the same! Here’s how it all played out: I left my house for […]

  • Anatomy of a bike crash

    Since it has been a little over 14 months since my last crash, I thought I would go out and wreck my bike today. Well, OK, that’s not exactly why I fell off my bike going 25mph, but the end result is the same! Here’s how it all played out: I left my house for […]

  • The 2009 Tour de Winghaven

    Crazy hot and humid 95 degrees air temp, 90%humidity, light breeze. I’ve never done a hotter race, although, ironically, the 2nd hottest was this race last year. Even with the brutal conditions this is one of my favorite races. Kristine and the kids love St Louis and when we arrived on Saturday, we met my […]

  • The 2009 Tour de Winghaven

    Crazy hot and humid 95 degrees air temp, 90%humidity, light breeze. I’ve never done a hotter race, although, ironically, the 2nd hottest was this race last year. Even with the brutal conditions this is one of my favorite races. Kristine and the kids love St Louis and when we arrived on Saturday, we met my […]

  • GCGP Low Country Challenge Race Report

    Another great weekend by the folks at Swagger and the Georgia Cycling Gran Prix … this time in beautiful Beaufort, SC and Port Royal, SC. This was a long 7 hour drive (8 hours with stops for the kids), but it was fun to have a mini-beach vacation and visit my grandmother in Florence not […]

  • GCGP Low Country Challenge Race Report

    Another great weekend by the folks at Swagger and the Georgia Cycling Gran Prix … this time in beautiful Beaufort, SC and Port Royal, SC. This was a long 7 hour drive (8 hours with stops for the kids), but it was fun to have a mini-beach vacation and visit my grandmother in Florence not […]

  • Wet and Dirty but Worth It!

    The weekend in Beaufort ended well for me with a 2nd place finish in the rainy road race. Kristine snagged this picture with her iPhone after the race. We’re on our way home right now, but I’ll check in later with a full weekend report.

  • Georgia Cycling Gran Prix Finish Line Pictures

    May 31, 2009 – Brian Toone winning the 2009 Dahlonega Omnium Road RacePhoto credit: Chase Lanier. A big thanks goes out to Chase Lanier for snagging this picture of me winning the Dahlonega Omnium road race! Eric Murphy and Adam Ray who finished 2nd and 3rd were still below the crest of the hill from […]

  • Georgia Cycling Gran Prix – Dahlonega Omnium Race Report

    I am very happy to report that I won my first road race of the season yesterday! Here’s how the whole weekend of racing played out: Time Trial (15.4 miles) – Saturday AM I rode the course late Friday afternoon and thought the course was going to be a good one for me with so […]