• 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


    2011 US Track Natz – The Women

    by  • September 27, 2011 • Velodrome • 0 Comments

    BY HERNANDO! – secretly posting on Facebook! The women’s race … may have just gotten very, very interesting. Rumor is that Sarah Hammer may be out sick … which basically throws the entire race into a tizzy of ‘wholeyshit, i just might.’ Cari Higgins wasn’t registered … but if she doesn’t pony up the hundreds...

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    Support High School Cycling on November 12

    by  • September 21, 2011 • advert, norcal scene • 0 Comments

    NorCal League friends, family and sponsors, As we move further into the fall season, we are gearing up for our annual CycleFest fundraiser gala and auction to benefit the NorCal League. Please save the date of November 12, 2011 for a fabulous evening hosted by Ned “the Lung” Overend. Hear stories about his World...

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    Interbike Dispatch #10: Giro Footwear

    by  • September 20, 2011 • interviews, tech • 0 Comments

    I first saw the Giro shoes on the Vanderkitten team and immediately began a plot to get a pair for my girls. Women’s specific design, which is highlighted in this interview with Giro’s footwear designer Eric, is a fantastic segment in a crowded shoe market. The attention to detail for racing cylists, and crazy...

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    Internet Dispatch #8: Paul Component Engineering

    by  • September 20, 2011 • cx, tech • 2 Comments

    I was first introduced to Paul Components when i started riding cyclocross and realized that you needed to jerry-rig and change all the parts that come with an off the shelf bike.  Paul Components are some of the best engineered pieces out there and they develop a slew of great products for commuters and...

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    Internet Dispatch # 7: Balfus on The Butcher

    by  • September 19, 2011 • review • 0 Comments

    Best headline of a short video ever?  Maybe.  Dumbest question I have ever asked?  Absolutely… but in my defense, i was trying to ask if this was a good bike for a roadie to by.  It just came out wrong.  Essentially I asked Eric Balfus of Willow Glen Bicycles to show me a Santa...

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    Interbike Dispatch #6: Ritchey Swiss Cross

    by  • September 19, 2011 • cx, tech • 1 Comment

    Ed Note: I have 5 more Interbike videos I’ll post the next day or two, and a report from Tanaka who took a quick trip to the Montreal UCI race.  In the mean time send us any race reports and info and I’ll get a weekend recap up later tonight. Nothing is more NorCal...

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