• 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


    Interbike Dispatch #1: Secretdrinkmix.com

    by  • September 14, 2011 • review, tech • 0 Comments

    After interviewing Dr. Stacy Sims about her research and drink mix i dipped into my NorCal fund, and bought some. The package showed up in a non-descript package like a kilo of coke from Miami Vice.  Because the mix showed up in a normal package vs. a huge plastic container in a huge cardboard box,...

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    Updates and Randoms

    by  • September 12, 2011 • Crit, cx • 2 Comments

    This last weekend was a transition of sorts.  Cross, track, and crits all happening at the same time. Sacramento Grand Prix The exciting news is Mary Ellen Ash (Metromint) uncorked a big one (YEA!) to take the win at Projects Sport’s latest party for cyclists.   The bummer of it all is we got...

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    It’s a Party

    by  • September 9, 2011 • norcal scene • 2 Comments

    It’s like one big bike party this weekend! Friday Night Fights @ Hellyer Velodrome – The last big shin dig at Hellyer.  Hernando likes to go out big so this will be a blast.  And there will be beer. Sacramento Grand Prix (Saturday Night Fever) – My favorite crit promoter Project Sport was brought...

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    Final Cal Cup Tally!

    by  • September 8, 2011 • Cal Cup • 0 Comments

    I like it when folks send me the goods! Final Cal Cup Results Are Up! Getting them was like pulling teeth, and i have no idea who owns the mysterious IP address, and for all I know it might actually be downloading all my credit card info to Russia… but I now have some...

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    Current Cal Cup Research

    by  • September 7, 2011 • Cal Cup • 9 Comments

    As one commentator said… if you can’t find results does the series even exist?  It is an important philosophical question i pose to the NorCal cycling community.  It is up there with the important ones like. 1. Is masters doping something we should care about? 2. Should NCNCA secede once again to form their...

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    Cal Cup Finale

    by  • September 2, 2011 • Cal Cup • 4 Comments

    Cal Cup madness is close to ending. With the end of Cal Cup the NorCal road season will draw to a close leaving the way open for a few final party races, track nationals, and of course NorCal cross. Before these winter activities set it VeloPromo has a doozy of a weekend that is...

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    Cross Vegas – Where the Magic Happens

    by  • August 31, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    I love Las Vegas.  I love cyclocross.  It is only natural that the two get together making a combination that has not been topped since Oscar met Mayer and invented baloney.  It is happening on September 14th. Mark your calendars. Cross Vegas is happening this year, which looked iffy for a while when Interbike...

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    CX Is Here by Slonie

    by  • August 31, 2011 • cx • 2 Comments

    ed. note: Taken from my new favorite NorCal Culture Commentator – Slonie, aka: @supcat, aka: @cxcomic.  He’s single handedly getting me pumped for CX this year.  We will have a CrossVegas post a little later… trying to build the NorCal hype don’t you know. 2011-12 Cyclocross Calendars are Up! by Slonie Live in Norcal?...

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