Photos, Racing

Inflatables and Crazy Corners: Day Two USAC Crit Champs

1 Comment 24 June 2010

Yesterday’s Northwest Crossing crit in Bend was BANANAS – technical, fast and buzzing with energy from a seriously fired up crowd. There was a street fair with food vendors, face painters and even a ginormous inflatable “IronMan” bouncy room. The Boys 10-12 group absolutely ripped out of the start gate with hometown hero Grant McElroy [...]

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Photos, Racing

USA Cycling Road Nationals: Day One Photo Gallery

11 Comments 23 June 2010

If you’ve never seen a 10-year-old girl in pigtails climb out of the saddle like she is about to win the Tour de France, then your life is not yet complete. Yesterday kicked off USA Cycling Elite, U23 and Junior Road Championships and the Paralympics National Road Championships in Bend, Oregon and, though these early [...]

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Cycling, Racing

Rapha Gentleman’s Race: the Ladies’ Take on Things

5 Comments 15 September 2009

This is a guest post by Veloforma teammate (and general ass-kicker) Stephanie Chase. Thanks, Stephanie – this is brilliant. Thanks also for the photo by Jose Sandoval. (There are many more sweet photographs of the day if you follow that link.) PS: Veloforma team website and blog is getting a big, fat facelift in the [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross, Racing, Running

It’s time to run.

3 Comments 10 September 2009

Yep, that’s right. It’s cross season and all the little cycling boys and girls are getting ready to make mud pies and sprint up little hills while bicycle-toting. Besides the fact that I L-O-V-E the rain (you can throw punches at me next time you see me for saying that, but it’s true), I also [...]

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Cycling, Mountain Biking, Racing

XTerra! Portland’s first off road triathlon

Comments Off 13 August 2009

File this under “more cool stuff I’m going to miss”. I am in San Jose at Anti-Training Camp, gorging on carbs and fat, not a bicycle in site. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, XTerra Portland is set for August 15th out at Hagg Lake. Hagg Lake holds a lukewarm spot in the heart of every [...]

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Cycling, Photos, Racing

Cascade Cycling Classic Stage 2 Photo Preview

2 Comments 22 July 2009

Holy smokes. It’s hot in Bend. I’m at the Cascade Cycling Classic doing some race coverage and this shindig is going off. The mens field is stacked. (STACKED) The women’s field is stacked. And the pace so far has been pretty off the charts. (The men rode today’s race 30 minutes faster than last year) [...]

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