Monthly Archives: August 2012

Juniors track race report from Encino 6 races

My son Deter and my daughter Ivy both raced at the “Encino 6 Hour Race” on Saturday. There was a group of five “12 and under” youths and one lone Junior racer that did a 500TT, 1K scratch and 2k … Continue reading

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Masters World Road Race Championship – South Africa

Greetings from South Africa! For those who hadn’t heard, I qualified for the World Masters Road Race by placing second in the US qualifier in the Berkshires. The world masters race was in Pietermartizburg, South Africa. 60 miles, 4600 vertical, … Continue reading

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Ode For Tuna

by Dan Chapman © 2012 Rode down Tuna The other day Saw an angel with a harp This he did say Careful Sonny Those corners are sharp OK, I said I’ll take my time With this speed I’ll be fine … Continue reading

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Race report from Juniors track Summer Race Series

My 10 year old son Dexter and my 12 year old daughter Ivy have been training since January at the LA Velodrome at the Home Depot Center. This summer, Connie, who runs the Connie Cycling program held a 4 race … Continue reading

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Sherman Pass Road Race Report

The Event:  Sherman Pass Road Race, July 28th 2012   Who Raced: Michael Morgan (1st, Cat 5 & best overall time) Ben Cheetham (1st, Cat 4) Amy Rice (1st, Women 3/4) Nick Gillock (3rd, P/1/2/3) Joe Eby (8th, Cat 4) … Continue reading

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I’ll be back!

In Mid- Spring 2010, I went on my first La Grange ride. As a kid typically would, I thought I’d show up and be the first person up Mandeville. I was dead wrong-lucky to be saved from oblivion by Trent … Continue reading

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Tour of Big Bear

Yesterday, August 4th was the Tour of Big Bear. It was a well organized event and had excellent support by the local community. Previous years offered three distances, 25, 50 and 70 miles. I was attracted to the new distance … Continue reading

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