Monthly Archives: March 2012

Two firsts and a second……. (I know it’s not a race, but…)

Today is a day of two firsts. My first post to the club, and my first century. I have been training pretty hard for the past two months, getting myself ready for the AIDS/LifeCycle ride in june. I am averaging … Continue reading

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Feel My Legs, I’m a Racer #7 “Race” Report

Joe Camacho and I participated in this really awesome event. It’s a DIY event put on by one guy and his friends. The idea is to climb 10 of the steepest hills in Los Angeles in a stage “race,” based … Continue reading

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Race Report: Rosena Ranch 45+

When: Saturday, March 24, 2012 Where: Rosena Ranch – San Bernardino Race: Masters 45+ Winner: Thurlow Rogers LG Result: Me 33rd Average Speed: 24.6 mph —————————– This was a new course in San Bernardino along the 15 just north of … Continue reading

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Salinas Junior Development Criterium

What: Salinas Junior Development Criterium When: 3/25/12 Who raced: Jeremy Dixon Placing: 3rd Category: Masters 35+ 1-3 Length: 75 minutes The race started out fast from the start with only 15 riders I think entering the race. The San Jose … Continue reading

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2012 Solvang Double

The Solvang Double Century is generally known as the easiest one in the California Triple Crown schedule. At just under 200 miles and 7200 ft of climbing in the beautiful Central Coast area it is the preferred first time double … Continue reading

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SDSR Crit Report

Tuttle and I knew what was to be done the final day at SDSR which was to protect our leader in the GC…and Green and KOM leader. We memorized the #s of the 4-5 guys next in the GC standings … Continue reading

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Vuelta Mexico Diary – Entry #10, STAGE 8

The 2012 Vuelta Mexico is now in the books…and will reflect the fact that Stu Press (and Victor Ayala) were among about 125 riders that finished the entire 8-day stage race!! First, let me recap today’s 8th Stage circuit race, … Continue reading

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Cat 4 Race Report: Rosena Ranch Circuit Race

Cat 4, Field of about 100 racers Who raced: Ethan Milius Ethan Halpern James Brill Keith Howes Mark Capalbo 6 laps for 22 miles with an uphill, into a head-wind finish. The only thing that’s worse than not delivering for … Continue reading

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Vuelta Mexico Diary – Entry #9, STAGE 7

Today was a 12km long individual time trial that climbed 1,500ft up Ajusco, which is an ancient volcano on the south side of Mexico City. The road was in very nice condition, and was not particularly steep, and even had … Continue reading

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Vuelta Mexico Diary – Entry #8, STAGE 6

Today’s 6th Stage of the Vuelta Mexico was 100km mostly downhill and flat route from Puebla to Cuautla. I finally got a reasonable night’s sleep last night maybe since Acapulco, and felt far better today. Having the relatively short stage … Continue reading

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