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November 6, 2019

I remember owning a power washer that I bought at Harbor Freight, home of cheap tools, a long time ago. I brought it to my parents house to help clean the siding and immediately blew a chunk right out of the side of the house. Oops!

When you go to a pro cyclocross race,...

November 5, 2019

Here is a video of my Cat 4 race unedited. I gives a pretty good look at the whole course and all the obstacles you face on a muddy day like this was. I apologize in advance for the cussing and swearing and such. 

Shot on the GoPro Hero 7 Black.

November 4, 2019

The 10th anniversary of CITP was a huge success, with the second largest registration and a great course.

The mud was heavy as usual, so I was happy to survive two races, the Cat 4 and the Master's 50+ without losing any parts off the bike. The two in a day was hard, bu...

September 23, 2019

What a great day to race! Saturday was epic: teh course, the heat, the struggle, the beauty of the venue, and the wedding.

September 9, 2019

I really enjoyed another edition of UCI cyclocross in Rochester this year with the Campus crew. I did not race this time, but the women and men's elite races were fantastic. This is truly why the sport is so popular. It is so easy to see the race as it takes place, eve...

August 21, 2019

When Cannondale announced the recall of thousands of their CAADX bikes, I was a little shocked. My bike was one of those recalled, and I needed to bring it in to have the fork and steerer replaced after several people were injured and at least one killed due to failure...

October 31, 2018

There is lots more cyclocross left in 2018, and I hope to be in on as much of it as I can. There are at least 5 local races for us to get into. It all starts with Cross in the Park on Sunday, November 4th and continues into December. The races are as follows: 

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It was a muddy event in Parma this weekend, and the mud was just what the doctor ordered. After a disappointing race last weekend, I felt a little refreshed and ready to race in the mud.

Two major changes in tactics helped. The first was to stay on the bike, and the sec...

October 3, 2018

Sometimes you need to ride harder.

With the days getting shorter and work and family stuff in full swing, it is almost time for trainer season. This month, I was encouraged to hear that one training platform actually made a step in the right direction. TrainerRoad has...

August 31, 2018

The other day I took my upgrade to CAT 4 for road racing after talking to some friends on a coffee shop ride. I had been hesitant to pursue it, and I doubt that based on my results anyone would force it on me. So I asked out loud at 22 mph in a paceline, "What do you t...

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