• 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

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    TDF Day 1 – When Friends Become Enemies

    by  • July 2, 2011 • too random • 6 Comments

    Every year it’s the same thing. About 15 minutes after the first stage some excited viewer in my circle of friends posts the result with an innocent comment like “Chapeau Gilbert!”. The news used to be broken on email, but now it’s on Facebook, twitter, google+ or what ever service you might be using....

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    TVC Day 1

    by  • July 2, 2011 • race coverage • 2 Comments

    I have been en route to the east coast since 10:30 am PST Friday morning but I was able to stay up to date on happenings at the Testarossa Velodrome Challenge thanks to the tweets of @yu_kie and the photos of @podiuminsight (http://www.podiuminsight.com/2011/07/02/testarossa-american-velodrome-challenge-day-1/). Be sure to check them out on twitter for a recap...

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    Crit Season – and the Other July Race

    by  • June 30, 2011 • norcal scene • 1 Comment

    The NorCal Spring & Summer classics are over.  July means one thing – Crit Season is upon us!  To help sharpen that leg speed there are even a few high profile track races the serious crit monkeys can ride.  Below are the events that are highlights on the NorCal Crit Season Calendar. – Testarossa...

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    TVC VIP Tickets & Hellyer Videos

    by  • June 29, 2011 • norcal scene • 1 Comment

    Thanks for the responses to the VIP ticket give away. I had a couple of “winners.” – Lyne Lamoreaux: because i want to steal her photos from podiuminsight.com – Yukie: because she’ll tweet the results – Alden: I am making him write content for the site. He was willing to expose this fact if...

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    Burlingame Crit: Updated

    by  • June 26, 2011 • race coverage • 0 Comments

    There was exciting racing up in Burlingame which is  one of the longest running races on the Peninsula. The local speedsters had a good shot at this one as many men and women who have been cleaning up on the NorCal scene were off contesting races either at nationals in Georgia, or in the...

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    Cat 3 Report #2

    by  • June 25, 2011 • Cat 3 • 0 Comments

    Editors Note: This is a new feature written by guest writer Cat3 Bloggity covering action in the Cat3 world.  He thinks nobody cares about his world, but i disagree, so I’m leaving out his tag line of …. “Races that nobody cares about and results that don’t matter.”   In case you didn’t get...

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    US Crit Championships & Friday Nite

    by  • June 24, 2011 • race coverage • 0 Comments

    Shelley Olds won the US Crit Championship for a second year in a row. Check the cool video of the finish on Facebook.  It’s a great finish for Olds who had a rough week after crashing out at NVGP. Like the TT winner, Evie Steven’s, Olds is angling for a spot on the 2012 Olympic...

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