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

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 »

December 7, 2009

Frozen Over

Every year I look forward to racing in cold, wet and muddy Portland. This year the weather played a trick on everyone and instead of dumping an insane amount of rain it got really cold… Read more »

November 17, 2009

Saturday Night at the races

What’s more fun than a plain old cross race? A cross race in the dark! Race number three of the Bay Area Super Prestige Series was held at Sierra Point Park in Brisbane, CA. The… Read more »

November 13, 2009

Wicked Weather in Boulder?

Eighteen inches of snow and counting: that was the weather report for Boulder on Wednesday evening. Tim and I were scheduled to fly out on the Friday before Halloween and I couldn’t stop thinking that… Read more »

November 3, 2009


We all know that to reach the top level of any sport one must be dedicated to the effort. There’s the maintenance of one’s diet, training and recovery, and then there’s the endless logistics of… Read more »

October 14, 2009

Back in the Mix

Another big race weekend has come and gone. I’m left with the race weekend hangover, exhaustion and tired legs. Luckily I’m staying with my parents this week – their house is the perfect place to… Read more »

October 6, 2009

Three times equal

Now that I’ve recovered from the cold I caught at Interbike, I’m ready to head off to my next round of races. The first stop is Cincinnati, Ohio for the Cincinnati International Cyclocross Festival. When… Read more »

September 22, 2009

The first two big ones

Star Crossed and Rad Racing Tim and I opted to drive to Seattle – maybe not one of my better ideas. We squeezed the entire drive into one long day. Twelve and a half hours… Read more »

September 14, 2009

And so it begins…

When the light changes, it’s ‘cross time I realise that the road and mountain bike seasons linger on and there’s some big race in Switzerland but in my world the light has changed and it’s… Read more »