Monthly Archives: June 2011

2011 Grand Double Century Tour Report

Event: 2011 La Wheelmen Grand Tour Highland What: Double Century Who: Edgar Burcksen Total Mileage: 197 Miles Elevation: 9400 Ft of combined ascend Time: 17.5 hrs (including 6 rest stops) In my quest for my third Triple Crown I started … Continue reading

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Race Report – Houston NSGA

Houston was a bit crazy, with temperatures in the 90s, high humidity, and gusty winds often over 20mph.   Only Skip and I were there to represent Grand Masters Cycling and La Grange, but we did our best! And here, with … Continue reading

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Mount Whitney Stage Race Report

Racer: Joseph Eby CAT5 Result – 4th Total 102 miles 14, 500ft Race portion: Day 1 – 29 miles 5950ft gain. Day 2 – 29 miles 7100ft gain. A prelude to Everest- MWSR seemed like a good race for me, … Continue reading

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La Grange Cup Practice Track Day

Pictures:   LaGrange – Encino Velodrome Practice 6/18/11 from Bert Whitson on Vimeo.

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Cat 4 Race Report SPGP

San Pedro Grand Prix Who Raced: Michael Roe Jacob Rothman Mark Martinet (15th) Drew Kogon Timothy Claudio Jaycee Cary Mark Capalbo (12th) Nick Brandeau Course:  A tight 180 degree right hander into an uphill.  Then a downhill into an off-camber … Continue reading

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San Pedro

Racers: Jacob Rothman Nick Bran-dough Mark Capalbo, Mark Martinet, Jaycee Cary and a few others…. The course was incredible: Much like LA Circuit, but following the first 180 degree turn was a short gradual uphill (my favorite part) and then … Continue reading

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San Pedro Cat 5 Race Report

Cat 5 usually being the first race of the day is bitter-sweet. You have to wake up so early to get there, sign in, warm up but the advantage is you always get full warm up on the course. Warming … Continue reading

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Race Report CBR 40+ 4/5 and 30+ 4/5

40+ 4/5 Who raced: Dave Cranston; Sergio Barahona Finish: Cranston 8th; Serge DNF (crashed out) Great to see Serge join me in the 40+ 4/5, discussed a little strategy and off we went. We had a small field (less than … Continue reading

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You Just Can’t Beet It (With Recipe)

You Just Can’t Beet It by Registered Dietitian Beth Sobel MS, RD, CYT For many folks, beetscan feel a little foreign so I thought I would take this opportunity to  demystify this amazing vegetable. From the outside, they can sometimes … Continue reading

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The Sad Story of Lactic Acid

The Sad Story of Lactic Acid by Exercise Biologist Philip Mok If I were to take away only one thing from my upper division Exercise Biology classes at UC Davis, it would be that lactic acid is not the cause … Continue reading

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