Archive for February, 2007

Sick and sore. Sick of being sick and sore.

No miles. No miles in the legs. I started off with a bang, got a loaner powertap wheel, a solid 15 hour block of training and. crap. It all falls to pieces. The loaner powertap wheel goes kaput, I’ve been sick and injured and off the bike for 2 weeks. Not going to be able […]

ugh. first cold of the year!

I’m not even racing again yet and I’ve got a cold again! Frail, weak, sickly vegan. ha! Spoke with Bradley Saul and signed up with the Organic Athlete Elite road squad. That means I may potentially put, Mt. Hood, Cascade Classic, Elkhorn, Tour de Gila, Tour de Nez and Toona on my calendar! Yikes! But, […]

Snatched from another blog:

“Many female champions, such as Katie Compton have stated that to achieve her goals as a cyclist she raced with the men. This helped her become as strong as she is and achieve the level of success in a competitive environment. As noted in the most recent issue of Velonews: She finished an amazing eighth […]

Banned.

Ouch. Raced against Stephen at Alpenrose Velodrome before… Reprinted from cyclingnews: “Track cyclist Stephen Alfred of Capitola, Calif., has been given an eight-year suspension after testing positive for exogenous testosterone and for ‘pregnancy hormone’ human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG). Alfred’s eight-year ban commenced January 30, 2007, the date he accepted the sanction.” Track sprinters. Dean, if […]

Why travel to Vegas?

Redundent yes but, I am copying these last 2 from my comments section. Joel and I chatted about it briefly in the Stumptown coffee shop the other morning. Portland (read: the entire west coast) is too far away to draw the larger, well funded cx teams right now. Fidea, Sunweb, Rabobank and co. are not […]