• 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


    NorCal Points Series

    by  • June 8, 2011 • norcal scene • 5 Comments

    I went to look at the who was leading the current BAT/BAR/NorCal Points series and realized there is about a gaggle (more than five) points races going on at one time.  From what I could discern the the ones with the arrows were the important ones. NCNCA Point Series – This looks like the...

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    If i wanted to live in Seattle…

    by  • June 4, 2011 • race coverage • 1 Comment

    If there is one thing I hate it is Seattle.  The reasons are many but I finally walked away from trying to like that crap hole when my dog sat on a hypodermic needle during a three day visit.  I pulled the needled out of his butt out and never looked back.  For what...

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    Memorial Day Weekend Update

    by  • May 29, 2011 • race coverage • 0 Comments

    HOLLYWOOOD!!!!!!! Mt Hamilton #mtham Everybody is doing a nice job with the twitter hastags.  It was a day for the big NorCal teams as the local heavy hitters came out to test their legs before heading off to the Philly and NVGP.  Cal-Giant went 1-2-3 in the men’s race with Jesse Moore taking a...

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    Fridays – End of Spring

    by  • May 27, 2011 • norcal scene • 0 Comments

    I think this weekend has to be the end of the Spring Classics, since it feels like forever, and the beginning of the Summer Classics.  This naming seasons thing is a work in progress, and Memorial Day is the normal start of summer for most people, so the Summer Classics have officially started. Let’s...

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    Things @LanceArmstrong Wouldn’t Do

    by  • May 25, 2011 • euroNews, norcal scene • 0 Comments

    I feel like people are being so harsh with Lance Armstrong (Google Ranking genius term for cycling blogs.)  Look…if you didn’t know he was doing something different before you are naive, and if you don’t believe it now you are probably thinking that vaccines turn you into a zombie.  He’s really not a bad...

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    Weekend Update

    by  • May 22, 2011 • race coverage • 1 Comment

    Pshew – TOC was cool, but with the Lance crap in the background, combined with Contador flying through Italy like he’s on rockets, it started to feel a little depressing.  Weather still hasn’t quite turned for us but it didn’t stop any racing. I think I will have to get some twitter hastags out...

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