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Why the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge WONT include Flagstaff Mountain

Since the host cities announcement last week, everyone in Boulder has been going crazy with speculation of a finish up Flagstaff.  Personally, I think this would be the most awesome thing in the whole world.  Unfortunately, I don’t think it … Continue reading

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2012 Annual Training Plan

Planning is critical for a successful season, but first you must know what you’re planning for.  The first thing I do is set goals for the upcoming season.  I look at the dates of the goal events (usually from the … Continue reading

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2011 Year in Review

The first step in planning for 2012 is to look at how my 2011 Annual Training Plan worked.  Of course, I didn’t always stick to the plan, but here is a quick summary of my goals and achievements in 2011. … Continue reading

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Local Politics: The ACA vs USAC

If you have a good memory, you’ll recall that I wrote in detail about some of the local issues with race sanctioning and how it related to my racing.  There is a big vote by local teams and promoters on … Continue reading

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This race report will be pretty short, since the course and weather was nearly identical to the previous day.  The main difference was the field sizes, as the overall race attendance was down about 50% from the day before.  The …

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The Pro Tour Comes to Boulder

One of the bonuses of having a large international race nearby is the riders taking over your town.  Whether it is sipping espresso in your local cafe, or racing on your favorite roads, it is fun to have those at … Continue reading

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Fort Collins Cycling Festival – Rawhide Time Trial

The Fort Collins Cycling Festival has existed in years past, but not at this level. This year they have expanded it to three days of racing, a Gran Fondo, and a downtown festival with music, expo, etc.  They may have … Continue reading

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I’ve written a few times about the Lookout Hill Climb.  It was one of my last few races as a Cat 3, and I wrote a race report last year. It is also profiled on my Colorado Climbs page. As …

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After a sudden loss of venue for the scheduled State Championship Road Race, it was moved to the Salida Classic.  I’ve never made it down for the event, and I’m sure many others were in the same position, seeing the …

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Weekly Update

Sorry it has been a quiet week on the blog, but I’ve again been quite busy.  As you may have noticed on my twitter, I did manage to make it out for a good ride.  It has been five weeks … Continue reading

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