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December 30, 2005

Holiday season thanks

It’s been raining in Northern California for what seems like an eternity. Christmas day was no exception with torrential rains causing flash flood warnings in various counties. My training plan called for three and a… Read more »

December 18, 2005

The big show

Thursday: Fly to Boston on the early flight. Josh, Simon and I are at the airport eating bagels when Melodie calls an hour before our flight. She slept through her alarm and is just leaving… Read more »

December 1, 2005

Queen Ann: Spotlight on Ann Fitzsimmons

The newest addition to the Velo Bella Elite cyclocross team is Ann Fitzsimmons. She currently resides in Morgan Hill, California with her husband Mark. Best known for her downhill exploits, she’s making a name for… Read more »

November 23, 2005

Spills and the chills

There is so much to write about this week. I started it off by getting sick. Josh was ill last week and I managed to keep the virus at bay until the last possible moment… Read more »

November 16, 2005

The Martha Stewart of Cyclocross?

A weekend off racing and nothing interesting to write about except FOOD! Food is in my list top five favourite things ever and the term is used in the broad sense (including beverages too). Bike… Read more »

November 11, 2005

Tour de Pittsburgh

This past weekend (Lower Allen Classic and Highland Park cyclo-cross) was fun and all, but most of you have probably already know how the races went. Instead of a race report, this is a short… Read more »

November 2, 2005

Climatic extremes

The week between races while on the road is fun; it always makes me feel like a real pro. Generally I spend five days a week at work but while traveling I get to sit… Read more »

October 26, 2005

Heading East - a tale about fitting everything in

I’m on the East Coast for six UCI races over the next few weeks. Josh and I flew into Pittsburgh (my hometown) on Thursday, the 20th in time for a birthday dinner with my mother;… Read more »

October 16, 2005

A home game

This week there was no travelling; my own team hosted a race in Santa Cruz. This particular race was the first Surf City Revival Race, a popular race series not held for the last year…. Read more »

October 10, 2005

Barbarella, Queen of the cross galaxy

By Steve Medcroft / CyclingNews.com It’s funny how life can imitate art. The liner notes to the 1968 Jane Fonda cult classic invite the viewer to ‘See Barbarella do her thing!’ Velo Bella cyclo-cross racer… Read more »

October 5, 2005

The damp Northwest

Friday: Scoring at the yard sale Just when things were becoming normal again after returning from New York, it starts all over again. Friday’s flight necessitated a before-the-crack-of-dawn start. Driving to the airport at 4:30am… Read more »

October 3, 2005

A week in the life of

Whitemore’s Super Cross Cup weekend, Southampton, NY, USA, October 1-2, 2005 Wednesday Sheer heart pounding stress, that sums up today. Josh and I went into work on our normal day off to make sure out… Read more »