Coppertown Circuit Race Race Report

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[ February 14, 2016; 12:00 pm; ] M55+ 1/2/3 Coppertown – 1 hour race

Team mate West Kurihara

Was not sure how this would go. My fitness is improving but my day to day form / condition has been inconsistent.

The warm up on the trainer was adequate if unstructured, which is inexcusable. I did get my HR up near where it was supposed to […]

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 […]

Bariani Road Race

Field – E4
Riders: 75
Teammates: Robert, Joe, Conan
This was my first road race of the year, and I was feeling confident because my legs have been feeling great lately. It’s a mostly flat course, with a few small rollers, and a couple of bumpy single-lane sections. I lined up with Robert, Joe, and Conan, and 71 […]

Chico Stage Race feb27-mar1

Elite 3/4 field
Maxed out at 75 riders
No Teamies!
My mind is weary after 3 days of racing, not all will be correct, but I’ll try
Stage 1: Thunderhill circuit race 75min
I’m very familiar with this course as I used to race motorcycles here. 15 corners (really only 3 corners you have to ease up on the […]

Red Kite Omnium race #1 – The Bump

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Suffering. It’s waking up at 5am. It’s deciding to put your kit on as the rain starts. It’s not putting your bike back in the car after 20mph winds and rain in warmup. It’s lining up behind the moto ref and neutral starts that aren’t all that neutral.
“Why is it so hard?” The same thought […]

Return to the Giant TCR Advanced and Road Racing
Dear Teammates,
Thanks for all your well wishes and concern after my crash last Thursday.
Thanks Giro for my helmet and protecting my brain when I went head over handlebars.
Thanks Giant for building a great and bombproof machine like the Giant TCR Advanced.
Climbed back on the Giant TCR Advanced and returned to training today thanks to rest, […]

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