Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander

As a bike racer you know it’s ironic how much time you spend driving to races. Redlands, Chico, Bend, the Bay; from all this time in the van, you’ve come to find that as far as bike racing rigs go, there’s a few qualities that are essential:

Specialized Tarmac, a Year in Review

Specialized Tarmac, a Year in Review

If you’re only in the market for one bike but still want to contend to win whatever race you choose, you should get the Tarmac.

Just Ride

Just Ride

The heat of racing and a year of gunning it take their toll on us all. It was freezing rain at team camp, at Lakeport it was 90 and thick with smoke after the sun set. As the racing dies down and we get to enjoy those miles with no agenda or specific plan, it’s good to reset and focus on the positive aspects of cycling.

Ride with friends, ride by yourself, ride new roads or old haunts, ride up down, flat or around, but most of all, just ride.

Thanks for following along this year, enjoy your offseason.

TMBFY

Old Growth Classic

To call this a bike race would not do it justice. It is a Bike Festival. No, maybe a Bike Party? Or perhaps a 2-Wheel Shindig?

Redlands Classic 2018

Redlands Classic 2018

Minuets earlier we were clawing our way up a mountain, racing against the best in the nation, puking from dehydration and shivering in the heat as our legs cramped beneath us.  Now, we were seeing the materialization for these efforts and a life of commitment, in the form of a PRT jersey we all dreamed of wearing. There's never a doubt if it's all worth it, mostly, because you know it's a question you can't afford to ask. The dream is best pursued blindly. 

Copperopolis Road Race

Copperopolis Road Race

This past weekend the Copperopolis Road Race grinded over the aging roads of Calaveras County. After a boneshaking 109 miles, our very own Stephen Vogel and Cam Bronstein crossed together for a 1-2 finish in legendary fashion