Tag: road race

  • Camp Sumatanga there and back again

    Camp Sumatanga there and back again

    The left picture is my 8 month old daughter Analise at the second 2005 Sumatanga training race. It has been framed on the window sill behind our kitchen sink for close to 15 years. This picture captures perfectly for me what cycling has always been about. The right picture is a similar one of my […]

  • Alabama Road Race State Championship

    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brian Toone (@kartoone76) Pro/1/2 podium – Left to right – Said Assali (Shama Cycles), Me (Friends of the Great Smokies), and David Potter (Infinity Racing/Tom Williams BMW-Mini). I’m super happy to take the win today in the Alabama state road race in Elkmont up near the […]

  • Wisconsin Racing and Riding

    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brian Toone (@kartoone76) Pre-race pic, happy with 65th given this was only my second road event of the year. Beautiful cool weather this year unlike last year’s scorcher, so hydration was easy. Sad that this will be the last year for Madison hosting the race, but […]

  • Hell of the South 2014

    2014 Hell of the South Pro-1-2 podium. Left to right – Brian Toone (Friends of the Great Smokies), David Novak (Kelly Benefits), Tanner Hurst (Cumberland University Cycling Team) As if this race could not get any more epic, throw in three hours of light to moderate rain with temps in the mid 40s degF, lots […]

  • Rouge Roubaix 2014

    2014 Rouge Roubaix Pro/1/2 podium – Stefan Rothe (Elbowz), Heath Blackgrove (Boneshaker), Logan Hutchings (Boneshaker), left to right. Wow! Strong podium! One of these years I’m going to make it onto that podium, but even though it wasn’t this year I’m certainly happy to have raced well against such a strong field. Boneshaker brought a […]

  • Racing season kick-off 2014

    Last year, I opened up my season with back-to-back wins at Southern Cross and the Camp Sumatanga training race the next day. This year, I’ve started off the season with a 3rd place time trial podium, 6th place at Southern Cross, and 1st place again this year at the Sumatanga Category A race. The win […]

  • River Gorge Road Race

    Gotten a bit behind on the blogs … this one I started last Saturday after the River Gorge race – and I think I’ll go ahead and try to finish it up before this afternoon’s race in Anderson, SC. River Gorge Road Race Wow, another epic race today at the River Gorge road race up […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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, […]