Month: April 2012

  • Athens Twilight 2012

    Race summary If last weekend’s Sunny King criterium was dominated by Kenda, then this weekend’s Athens Twilight Pro Race was quite a show of strength by Team Mountain Khakis. They had riders in just about every move. And then they were still able to set things up in the end for their sprinter Luke Keough, […]

  • Sunny King Criterium and Foothills Road Race reports

    Josiah ready to race the kids race and me ready to warm-up for the pro race Sunny King Criterium This is a tough criterium for smaller guys like me – the hill on the course isn’t steep enough to take advantage of power to weight ratio. Similarly, the downhill is shallow enough that you have […]

  • Mississippi Gran Prix Day 3 – Wrap-up

    Beware of alligators – ’nuff said. Lake Lincoln boat ramp – no alligators here 🙁 – the circuit race basically circled the lake. The windiest parts of the course were exposed to the lake or surrounding fields on the far side of the lake. Starting at the very back of the circuit race – at […]

  • Mississippi Gran Prix – Day 2 – Road Race and Time Trial

    Quick Summary My teammate Pat Allison and I took 6th and 7th in the road race in a strategic 80+ mile road race. My other teammate Justin got into a great two-man move for over half of a 27 mile lap. This forced other teams to chase and gave Pat and I a much needed […]

  • Mississippi Gran Prix Day 1

    Quick Summary My teammate Pat Allison (check out his video from the Friday night crit) took 2nd with a super long sprint only getting caught at the line by Mat Davis (Team L’asport) who took the win. I came in a few spots behind for 6th, and my other teammate in the race (Justin Bynum) […]

  • Climbing analysis

    Today was a really hard ride … no racing this weekend (sadly) since the Barbers race was cancelled this year. So I did a bit of race simulation by picking out the longest climb in the Birmingham area (Pumphouse – Vestavia Dr) and trying to take back the KOM on it. I also picked out […]

  • Dothan Cityfest 2012

    Race summary 17th place after missing the winning break of 8. Kenda, Mountain Khakis, UHC-Georgia, Team Coco’s, and Rosetti brought their top crit riders. Frank Travieso (Team Coco’s) won the race from the breakaway by attacking on the last lap and holding on until the end. Emile Abraham (Rosetti) took the sprint from the rest […]