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Boulder Cup

The Boulder Cup is always a huge event.  This year was no exception, and Boulder’s Valmont Bike Park was packed with expo tents, team trucks, and drunken spectators in costumes. I’ve had bad luck at previous editions of the Boulder Cup.  In … Continue reading

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Colorado Cross Classic

The Cross Classic was my first UCI race back in 2010.  I was a newly minted Cat 2 and took my first opportunity to be at the start of a race with international level competition.  I finished in the mid … Continue reading

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Why I Do It

I’ve been meaning to write a post describing what I like about the big races, but have had trouble finding the perspective I was looking to describe.  I received this question via Twitter today, and figured I’d post my response … Continue reading

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USGP Fort Collins

I have to say I had a very disappointing weekend.  I’m feeling rather apathetic about writing it up, and I don’t want to be giving excuses. I’ll be somewhat brief here and summarize my thoughts on the weekend. Day 1 … Continue reading

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USGP Preview

The US Grand Prix of Cyclocross is the de-facto national championship series.  It is the most important series on the calendar.  All the races are UCI (International) ranked, and each weekend has one C1 ranked race.  The only ranking a … Continue reading

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Tour of Vail Criterium

It was a strange feeling to be back on my road bike after it had spent over a month in my shed without as much as a crankset installed. This race had been on the calendar but I had overlooked … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Power Analysis

Now that I’ve got a few races under my belt with power data, I wanted to take some time to go over what I’ve learned and how useful I think it is.  Some of the analysis is for power data … Continue reading

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