De Ronde – Apr...

I was dubious about doing the Ronde non-race, hill-a-thon race. I worried that it would be a cold, brutal dude-fest and that I would get dropped immediately. But it was actually really fun. I met some friends before the start and together we went to the meeting spot. As we rode, other cyclists started appearing at our sides, as...

Road Trip: SAC CX &#...

SAC CX (the Sacramento, CA cyclocross series) is pretty much as different from the Cross Crusade as it could be:  *The biggest category, A Men, consisted of maybe 25 people.  *People are very serious. *Everyone seemed put off when I cheered loudly  *I only saw one cowbell, and I actually never heard it *No free oatmeal The...

USGP of Cyclocross: ...

I had planned to talk about the races this weekend, but no one cares about my race observations. I mean, what is there to talk about, really? There were some muddy parts and some dry parts and some parts where people wrecked and some mildly famous people. But if you raced it, you already know all of this. And if you...

Thanksgiving’r

Whenever people used to ask me why I knew some random fact, my favorite response was, “I read it on a blog.” This joke was funny because the idea of me reading a blog was preposterous. Why would I want to read someone’s internet ranting? I barely read my email. But then this blog (actually I call it a “website”, ...

Kruger’s Cross...

Each cyclocross race this season has played to different abilities of its racers. Rainier was for climbers, Wilsonville for mountain bikers, PIR for costume wearers, Hillsboro for shit eaters, and so on. Continuing this trend, Kruger’s Crossing seemed to be tailor made for those able to ride over a pile of rotting pumpkins....

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