Monthly Archives: February 2012

Club Track Race Series with PAA: ‘B’ report

For the ‘B’ racers, there was Joe Camacho and myself representing La Grange. As a newbie to the track, there were a few butterflies when I showed up in the morning. I arrived early, grabbed a rental bike and hopped … Continue reading

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Ontario Race Report

Yesterday Matias and Marco took my fellow juniors and I on a recon mission to San Dimas to familiarize ourselves with the roads that we’d be racing on at SDSR in a few weeks. It was a fast paced 3 … Continue reading

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La Grange v. PAA #2- Cat-A

Today was the second installment of our Club Track Race Series with PAA out at the ADT velodrome. There is an Omnium at Encino today, so we ended up with slightly smaller fields in both categories. This did not mean … Continue reading

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UCLA RR / NOW Energy Bar Crit – women’s 1/2 report

UCLA RR Julie braved the cold, and the hilly terrain and raced in Pearblossom on Saturday. I wish I knew details, but what I know is that she got 2nd!! Julie is a great asset to our team, and she … Continue reading

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Victor Ayala’s Update from Vuelta Republica

A short report of the Vuelta Independencia in the Dominican Republic consisting of 11 stages in 9 days with a total of 1250km (777 miles) of racing and 132 competitors. Stage 1 – 80km flat circuit race: Since my trip … Continue reading

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UCLA RR Cat 3 Report

Saturday, February 18th the UCLA “shut up legs” Road Race was held. It was four laps of a 12 mile course. The race begins with a long slow climb, then takes a right turn onto a shorter “stair-step” type climb. … Continue reading

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Cantua Creek RR Report

Saturday, Feb 18 Woke up at 2am. Still feeling full from a night of gluttony. Can’t go a night without my cereal. So we leave around 3am and stop at McDonald’s for our usual pre-race meal. I always order their … Continue reading

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CBR – Cat 4/5 30+ Race Report

As some of you know, I was supposed to race UCLA RR on Saturday but unfortunately I was called into work. So to get my racing fix, I decided to do a crit on Sunday. I got to the gate … Continue reading

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UCLA RR Report

I wake at 3am, brew a cup. Oats on the flame. Before I know it it’s 3:50 and David Manpearl, a saint of a man who volunteered to drive me to ucla, arrives at my place. The UCLA team van … Continue reading

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UCLA Road Race Report: My First Mechanical

I arrived in Pearblossom psyched for my first road race of the season. I’d been training on Piuma, Fernwood, and all of the other great Malibu climbs for months, and I expected a strong finish. The race is two laps … Continue reading

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