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November 25, 2008

A brisk weekend

I just survived my annual trip to the Hamptons for Whitmore’s Landscaping Super Cross Cup final round of the NACT. This is my third trip to this race and I keep coming back because Long… Read more »

November 20, 2008

Hometown mud

After a disappointing race last weekend I wasn’t too motivated to race this weekend. My legs felt awful all week. It was like my body didn’t want me to ride bikes anymore and was dropping… Read more »

November 14, 2008

Psycho-Cross: A Halloween tradition

It seems that most years there is a big, important, out-of-town race that I need to be at during Halloween weekend. This year I skipped the USGP and stayed home for some Nor Cal psycho-cross… Read more »

November 7, 2008

Granogue and Wissahickon weekend

After a hot weekend of hard racing in Cincinnati my body showed its appreciation for me by coming down with a doozie of a sinus infection. I spent most of the week sleeping and moping… Read more »

October 27, 2008

It seemed like a good idea when…

…I bought my plane tickets. In reality it wasn’t such a good idea. Three UCI cross races in a row at the start of the season with very little racing under my belt. I’m talking… Read more »

October 6, 2008

Vegas and beyond

Once again I survived Las Vegas, Cross Vegas and one heck of a tiring Interbike tradeshow. Part of my job is to work the tradeshow, and although it sounds like fun, it’s really lots of… Read more »

September 11, 2008

Single Speed World Championships

Over a year ago I heard that Single Speed Worlds were going to be in nearby Napa, California. I immediately knew that I had to race that race. Many things transpired in the meantime and… Read more »

August 23, 2008

A late start and a new beginning

For the past several months I’ve been trying to write a diary to update everyone on the condition of my injury. I’ve written several and liked none of them. Here I am almost eight months… Read more »

February 26, 2008

A bad day in Belgium

A not so good present for Christmas December 25th, Christmas day in Belgium and the day before the Hofstade World Cup. The crew, Derrick, Natasha, Kevin, Nathan, Leslie, Wendy and I drove north of Brussels… Read more »

January 29, 2008

Three in a row

Day 4, Race 1: Scheldecross, Antwerpen Belgium Two years ago, I showed up in a state of jet-lagged confusion and podium’d at this race. This year the start list included Daphny Van den Brand, Hanka… Read more »