• About Hellyer

    Former NorCal resident now residing in Madison,Wisconsin. I race cross, but I'm named after a velodrome. Support your local bike shop, NorCal race promoters, and go learn to race on a track. Hellyer Velodrome - http://www.ridethetrack.com


    New Partners for Mike’s Bikes in 2015

    by  • March 20, 2015 • Press Release

    TOYOTA PARTNERS WITH TEAM MIKE’S BIKES TO SPONSOR 2015 CYCLING SEASON Partnership Includes New Fleet Vehicles for Team and Company NOVATO, CA – Mike’s Bikes is pleased to announce the Northern California Toyota Dealer Association as the newest sponsor of Team Mike’s Bikes for the 2015 season.  The sponsorship allows the team of over...

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    Roster: Cycles Fanatic Racing

    by  • March 1, 2015 • teams

    Phil Roberts’ squad is back for another year of NorCal racing.  Check out their exploits at http://www.cyclesfanaticracing.com/ Launched: 2011 Location: Oakland, California 2015 Roster Category “A” (Pro, 1, 2) Men Franciso Padilla Rich Snodsmith Phil Roberts Brandon Corriea Todd Paoletti Sean Smith Mark Fleishman Chris Cain Masters 35+ (1,2,3) Men Francisco Padilla Jeremy Anson Rich Snodsmith...

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    If I Were A Betting Man: Euro Spring Classic Odds

    by  • February 15, 2015 • too random

    As a race promoter at Hellyer Velodrome I hoped to one day set up chalk board and take bets on the madison, keirin and points races. What could drum up more interest in track racing than gambling like they do in Japan? I was inspired by attending the Gold Cup when I lived in Virginia, and early bets...

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    Roster: ICE Sportswear – Pinnacle Racing Returns!

    by  • February 9, 2015 • teams

    ICE Sportswear – Pinnacle Racing return for their second season racing a full NRC schedule. The team will kick off the race season with the Chico Stage Race presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. When not racing, this talented group of women will be giving back to the sport by leading training rides for LinkedIn employees...

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    Paskenta: The Movie

    by  • February 6, 2015 • race coverage, spring classic

    Paskenta is one of those races that holds a firm place in my psyche.  In my imagination it is the purest form of bike racing. A guy shows up at one end of town, a couple hundred cyclists find him, they agree on a route, and then the magic happens. They simultaneously start hammering. No starting...

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