Back to California! Elite Track Nationals, Carson, CA

Back to California! Elite Track Nationals, Carson, CA

Posted on Aug 31, 2013 in Articles, Cycling, Race Day | No Comments

After my first ever Omnium Track Nationals at Rock Hill, SC and later on the Elite Track Nats at the Velo Sports Center last year I was looking forward to compete again this year on the boards of the only indoor velodrome in the US – the 250m track in Carson, CA just a few ...

US Elite Track National Championships

US Elite Track National Championships

Posted on Oct 17, 2012 in Cycling, Race Day | No Comments

This year, the end of my cycling season looked a little bit different: Instead of 3-4hr road races I focused exclusively on the track. Yes, correct…track! People ask me: “I didn’t know you raced track”. And also “There’s no velodrome in Austin, or”? True, there’s no velodrome in Austin (not yet) but I grew up ...

Elite Track Omnium Nationals

Elite Track Omnium Nationals

Posted on Aug 31, 2012 in Articles, Cycling, Race Day | 2 Comments

Whenever USA Cycling announced last Fall to hold the Omnium Nationals separate from the regular US Track Nationals and at the brand new, 250m Giordana Velodrome in Rock Hill I knew I’m going! At least I was planning on. I just had to take care of one thing: get that blue passport in time. And ...

Tulsa Tough – from the Inside

Posted on Jun 19, 2012 in Cycling, Race Day | One Comment

An “original Okie” – teamate & superman/dad Chad Cagle is kinda big here in Tulsa Another Tulsa Tough in the books! Since the first time Chris and the guys in Tulsa put on that race in 2006 I’ve been coming back every year. The 7th time now for me. And it gets better every year. ...

Four times and counting…

Posted on Mar 22, 2012 in Cycling, Race Day | One Comment

The Fayetteville Stage Race was last weekend. Current Tulsa Tough team members have done well there with Mat Ankney winning the GC in 2005 & 2007, Chad Cagle finishing 2nd in 2006 and I was somehow able to be runner-up 3 times (2005, 2008, and 2009). This year, it was going to be a challenge ...

Walburg / Pace Bend Recap

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in Cycling, Race Day | One Comment

Historically, the Walburg Classic and Pace Bend Road Race in the Austin area have been the season opener for road racing in Texas. Deep fields in the Pro/1 race with a good bunch of riders from Texas and out-of-state make for a challenging weekend in late February. Besides a smaller “training” race in Dallas the ...