Train, Luck, Race :)

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Today I did my first road race! Berkeley Hills RR, M35+, cat 5.
Lucky for me, I finished in top 10!! Albeit in a pack of 19 riders only
All the team training, listening and applying techniques I learned really paid off!
And of course, having teammates and friends cheering just help so much more boosting [...]

Weekend Updates – Top 10’s

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Calaveras Time Trial 
Sunol, CA   May 3, 2015
M Elite 4 – Daniel Karpelevitch 7th
Mike’s Bikes 42nd Cat’s Hill Classic
Los Gatos, CA   May 2, 2015
M Junior 15-18 Cat. 4/5 – Conan Wen 1st,Daniel Karpelevitch 9th
Golden State Race Series
Rancho Cordova, CA   May 2, 2015 – May 3, 2015
Criterium:
W Elite Cat. 4 – Luisa Sempere 1st
M [...]

Weekend Updates – Top 10’s

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Wente Vineyards Classic Road Race
Livermore, CA   Apr 26, 2015
M Elite Cat. 4 – Michael Leung 8th
M Junior 15-16 – Brian Nguyen 9th
M Junior 17-18 – Conan Wen 6th, Daniel Karpelevitch 7th, Truman Leung 9th
W Elite Cat. 3 – Cynthia Wang 6th
RED KITE OMNIUM EVENT #4 – RED KITE CRITERIUM (APRIL)
Livermore, CA  Apr 19, 2015
M Elite [...]

Wente RR – Jr Boys 17-18 Race Report

Field: 12
Result: 7th
Teammates: Conan, Sean, Truman
Distance: ~47 miles (3 laps)
Time: 2:39
Avg. Speed: 18 mph
Avg. HR: 166
This was my first real hilly road race this year. After feeling strong at Bariani, I was confident in my strength relative to the other juniors in my age group. I greatly prefer racing with juniors instead of E4, as [...]

E4 – Wente Vineyards Road Race

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Teammates – Mike L, Joe, Jacob
Sunday’s Wente RR – This being my 2nd ever hilly race, my goal was to try to make it either to the finish or at least the start of the last climb with the main group. The last one was Santa Cruz University RR and I got popped off on [...]

Weekend Updates – Top 10’s

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Central Coast Road Series-Ft. Ord Circuit #3
Monterey, CA   Apr 12, 2015
W Cat. 4 – Catie Melanarik 2nd
 
Topsport Stage Race  
Apr 11 &12, 2015
Overall:
M Cat. 4 – Brian Gokey 5th
M55 – West Kurihara 6th
M Cat. 4 – Michael Miu 8th
W Cat. 3 – Liz May-Gaitos 9th, Cynthia Wang 10th
Road Race – Stage 1
W Cat. 3 – [...]

Weekend Updates – Top 10’s

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Santa Cruz Classic Criterium
Santa Cruz, CA  Mar 29, 2015
M Elite Cat. 3 – Chris Gaitos 7th
Turlock lake Road Race
La Grange, CA  Mar 28, 2015
(NCNCA Masters Road Race Championships)
M Elite Cat. 5 – Jacob Salassi 2nd
M55 – West Kurihara 9th
W Elite Cat. 3/4 Helen Kim 7th
RED KITE OMNIUM EVENT #3 – TEMPUS FUGIT INDIVIDUAL TIME TRIAL
Castro [...]

Who says brain not required for TT??

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The running joke is that Time Trial race is pure brute force, brain is not required.
Well, I beg to differ!
Today I did my first TT race, Red Kite #3: Tempus Fugit, an out and back on Cull Canyon Rd in Castro Valley. I registered in the Merckx category. I didn’t expect [...]

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