2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,900 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many…

Joining a WT team

You might have heard – after two amazing years I’m leaving Hincapie Racing Team. These guys are my friends, great people and I’ll miss them dearly. Not only the riders, but also the staff. Also all the people I’ve met while racing in the US, you guys… Thank you. Two years ago I wouldn’t have…

The Stories of Reading 120

I started writing a piece on Colorado, but was halfway done with the English version when I bailed. I didn’t even attempt writing one on Alberta, even though that race had some spectacular moments. This though. A UCI 1.2 race called Reading 120 deserves a piece. It’s a day not to forget and one I…

Is it just me?

After finishing 4th at Nationals where I got caught in the final 10km two days later I was off to Poland for Course de Solidarnost. A four day stage race with one double day. Usually when you’ve got a double day it means there’s a ITT or a prologue, or a criterium and a road…

Oh Canada…

Since my last blog I’ve managed to snag a 3rd place in Philadelphia and 2nd on GC in Beauce, this has bumped me to 3rd place in the America Tour UCI rankings. What does that mean? Nothing really. Just bragging rights I guess. And that’s not something you can brag about at a bar anyway.…

Winston Salem

Home town race Thomas Craven our sports director is from Winston Salem. He grew up on the same streets that we raced on this past Sunday. Last year when we came to town Craven took us on a small memory lane tour to show the historic town spots – the down town, his high school,…

Stage by Stage

Tour of California Been a while since California, but just been trying to recover from 8 days of hard racing. You’d think I’d have plenty of time to write a short blog about the race, but I’m feeling even more lazy when I don’t have to do anything. This time I had a suggestion about…