Tag: time trial

  • Heart of the South 500

    Quick summary – 1st place in a time of 31 hours and 48 minutes. I was hoping to break the record, but ended up about an hour and a half short of the record times of Chris MacDonald and Tinker Juarez who both had nearly identical times a year apart (2005 and 2006). Sleep issues […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2013 Alabama State Time Trial

    2013 Alabama State Time Trial Pro/1/2 podium – Payne Griffin (Marx and Bensdorf), Mike Olheiser (Cashcall), and Brian Toone (Friends of the Great Smokies) Quick summary 3rd place behind Mike Olheiser (Cashcall Mortgage) and Payne Griffin (Marx and Bensdorf). I read recently that you weren’t supposed to start your posts with podium pictures, but I’m […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mississippi Gran Prix 2013

    Quick summary Friday night crit – 6th in a race that ended in a field sprint Saturday morning road race – 7th in a race that ended in a field sprint Saturday afternoon time trial – 32nd in a time trial that ended with a sprint Sunday morning circuit race – 6th in a race […]

  • Pensacola Cycling Classic Day 1 – Time Trial

    Another tough race this evening – I was pleased with my heartrate data, but I don’t think my time was fast enough to hold onto 4th place after Jan Kolar put in a strong time to beat me. Still, it was fun – especially since the race went a couple miles into the part of […]

  • Labor Day Omnium Day 1 – Lake Hartwell Dam Time Trial

    I had a bit of an epiphany today during the 5 hour drive from Birmingham to the start of the Labor Day Omnium — a time trial held across the Lake Hartwell dam on the South Carolina – Georgia border. I realized that I was more interested in the race venue than I was in […]

  • River Gorge 2012

    If you are looking for positive happy go lucky race reports, then skip over this one. Quick summary of results Time Trial – 46th, 10 seconds slower than last year, disappointing. Criterium – Big crash with no more free laps. Instead of immediately telling us there were no more free laps so that we could […]

  • Huntsville Omnium Day 1

    Heading towards the space and rocket center not too long after sunrise Huntsville Omnium Day 1 Quick summary Two roads races and one time trial makes for a long day of racing. It was a lot of fun, though, and I ended up getting 3rd in the Pro/1/2 road race, 3rd in the Masters 35+ […]

  • Alabama State Time Trial (do-over)

    My attempt at the Alabama State Time Trial last week shortly after having some pretty bad food poisoning went really poorly. I had been looking forward to comparing my time with what I had done two years ago, so today I put my clip-on bars back onto the bike and swapped out to my Reynolds […]