Tag: criterium

  • 2013 Alabama State Criterium plus LP Field Finale

    Alabama State Criterium You can summarize pretty much the entire race in these two videos. In the first one, Mike Olheiser (Cashcall Mortgage) breaks away on the second lap after I let a tiny gap open coming out of the slippery turn 2. Mike takes one look back, sees the gap, and is gone. I […]

  • 2013 Elite National Road Race and Criterium

    National Road Race – Blue Mound Whew. Tough race at the road race. Hot. A cat 3 climb at the end of each lap plus six times up a steep hill in the middle of the course plus a final finishing climb only a couple hundred feet short of a cat 2 climb. This should […]

  • 2013 Tour of America’s Dairyland

    Results Wednesday – Fond du Lac road race – 70th out of 150 starters, 124 finishers Thursday – Road America road race – 94th out of 150 starters, 102 finishers Friday – Fond du Lac criterium – 59th out of 105 starters, 61 finishers Saturday – Downer Classic criterium – 62nd out of 150 starters, […]

  • Cycling and Don Quixote

    Windmills and the setting sun Two years ago, I raced all of the Tour of America’s Dairyland including the Fond du Lac criterium. I raced well and crossed the line in first at the start of the last lap trying to maintain good position. Unfortunately, I managed to get passed by 20 people during the […]

  • Winston-Salem Cycling Classic

    Summary Epic. Awesome. Classic. Wow. Whatever your favorite exclamation word is — this weekend was it! The criterium Saturday night had the feel of Athens Twilight with a fast course, lots of people lining the course, and a huge field. I ended up in OK position (top 20) for the start of the last lap, […]

  • Johnson City Race Report

    Quick summary 12th in the road race, soft pedaled the time trial for 50th, and 26th in a crit in the middle of heavy downpour – 17th overall omnium. Road race Wow, what a great race … epic location in the smoky mountains ending with an HC climb. A break of 7 riders formed on […]

  • Rockabilly Omnium 2013

    Pro/1/2 omnium – me, Nathan Brown, and Johnny Brown Quick summary The road race was cancelled for tornado warnings halfway through the race. My teammate John Hart and I had both made it into the break of the day – the only team with two riders in the break. For the time trial, I was […]

  • SRS Kickoff Weekend – Albany

    Memorial Day today Kinda puts bike racing in perspective – so many people have given their lives so that we can enjoy the freedoms we have here in America. Thank you all present, past, and future soldiers! Quick summary Yesterday, I ended up 9th in the road race after having finished 15th in the criterium […]

  • Sandy Springs – USA Crits Speedweek Finale

    Quick summary – chasing after avoiding early crash, riding in a cold hurricane, slideout crash with five second slide, another near-crash, 20th place! The details – I drove over from Birmingham past all the craziness that is talladega – partly cloudy and I’m thinking that it’s not going to rain. By the time I make […]

  • Athens Twilight 2013

    Quick summary Awesome weekend hanging out with friends in Athens. Perhaps the highlight of my weekend was being there to see Mark Fisher win the amateur finals race in a crazy solo move. I was also very happy with how I was able to stay near the front in the pro race and even attack […]