December 10, 2010

Silver in Bend

Barb placed 2nd in the 2010 Masters 35-39 Cyclocross National Championship on Friday, December 10, nearly repeating her win in the 30-34 age group in 2009. By the end of the second lap, Barb moved… Read more »

November 30, 2010

A golden day in the park

It’s been five years since I first raced in Golden Gate Park. In 2005 the final race of the USGP was held in mid November in very warm, extremely dusty conditions. I was getting over… Read more »

November 30, 2010

Finally Cold in Ft. Collins

Just when I was getting used to racing in warm weather, Mother Nature finally admitted the summer was over. It’s OK, I like racing when it’s cold and you probably won’t get heat exhaustion when… Read more »

November 17, 2010

Cross at the Greek!

One of the my favorite aspects of cross is that you don’t need much space to hold a race. This means that races can be in urban areas making them accessible to more people. Recently… Read more »

November 7, 2010


What better way to start a race weekend than a 4:30am trip to the airport. That’s how Tim and I started our trip to Boulder, the benefit is that there’s absolutely no traffic at that… Read more »

October 23, 2010

Big Trip to the East

This is the third time in as many years that I’ve made the trip east for the Cincinnati UCI3 and Granogue weekends. My father has driven up from Florida each year to spend quality time… Read more »

October 4, 2010


After the coldest summer in forty years in the Bay Area, we finally enjoyed a brief warm spell. Unfortunately it coincided with a weekend of UCI races in Southern California. I spent the week prior… Read more »

September 23, 2010

Season Opener

Thirteen hours is a long time to be in a car – that’s how long it took to get to the first race weekend of the season. Last year’s Star Crossed kicked my butt –… Read more »

September 17, 2010

Barb continues partnership with Ibis for 2010-11

BERKELEY, CA - September 17, 2010 - Today Barb Howe and Ibis Cycles announced that they are continuing their partnership for the 2010-11 cyclocross season. Howe is an eight year veteran of women’s professional cycling… Read more »