Monthly Archives: April 2012

L’Etape du California Race Report

My experience today was quite unique, so I thought I would write my first race report to share with the club, as I’m sure most of you have been where I was today and can relate to the experiences cyling … Continue reading

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LA Circuit Race Cat 4

LG racers: Keith Howes 10th Joseph Casino 22nd James Brill 25th Drew Kogan 30th John Smart 31st Wade Hewitt 42nd Mark Capabo 43rd Oleg Nashelskiy 59th Michael Reith 65th To the uninitiated the LA circuit race is a wide open … Continue reading

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Once a Bike Racer, Always a Bike Racer

by Lisa Buckland I remember the first time I won a bike race.  It was Mothballs in Goleta in 1992.  I had just joined Coastline Racing.  I’d done a few collegiate races for UCSB prior to that race and had … Continue reading

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Mt. Laguna Classic

There is a book, still available, titled THE CLIMB UP TO HELL by Jack Olsen. It is an account of an ill fated attempt on the north face of the Eiger in the Swiss Alps. The title tells you all … Continue reading

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LA Circuit Women’s 3/4 Race Report

Who Raced: Lisa (13th), Betsy Kogan (15th), Amy Rice (18th), Mary Jane Bowman (25th), Sochin Lee (29th), Christina Ricofort (33rd), Cathy Robbins (Pack). LA Circuit tends to bring out all the L.A. women and Sunday was no different. In the … Continue reading

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Womens 1-3 Race Reports – Vlees Road Race and LA Circuit

Vlees Road Race Report – Womens 1-3 Who Raced: Julie Cutts, Melina Bernecker Placing:    Julie (2nd), Melina (4th) The Vlees Road Race should be renamed to the Swarming Bee Road Race, due to the fact that we had to ride … Continue reading

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Race Report: Vlees Huis Cat 4

De Vlees Huis Ronde – Cat 4 men racers: Pete Brandenburg – 18th Jaycee Cary – 43rd Ethan Milius – 45th Ethan Halpern – DNF (heat) Drew Kogon – DNF (heat) avg temp – 98.6F per garmin It was hot. Most … Continue reading

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Race Report: Vlees Huis Road Race, Cat3., 2 laps (60 miles)

Vlees, to me, is one of the most interesting courses in our calendar year due to the variety in terrain. It’s a Y shaped course that goes out and back through a few climbs and a lot of short steep … Continue reading

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Womens 1-3 Race Reports – San Luis Rey and Surf City Cyclery Crit (formerly CBR)

SLR Womens 1-3 Race Report: Who Raced:     Julie Cutts, Melina Bernecker, Bee Eschenwald Who Placed:    Julie- 1st, Melina – 7th (relegated to 10th?), Bee – DNF (injured) Once again I thought I had missed my start time as I made … Continue reading

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San Luis Rey Race Report — Women’s 3/4

The Women’s 3/4 team for this race was Trudi Schindler, Shelby Walter and me (Amy Rice). Trudi is our seasoned veteran, I am new to racing this year and this was Shelby’s first road race so we both relied heavily … Continue reading

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