• 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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    NorCal’s Flanders

    by  • March 4, 2011 • norcal scene • 5 Comments

    This is for you non-Californians and weenies, like me, that never leave the coast. In tn the shadow of Yosemite National Park sits NorCal’s equivalent of Flanders – the San Joaquin Valley. To many this fertile stretch of land is a necessary evil to be passed through on our way to Tahoe or LA....

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    Sunday Short

    by  • February 27, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 3 Comments

    Despite weather abating it sounds like the Snelling depth wasn’t the same as usual this year. I blame the threats of snow and Hernando’s rant – Hernado is the cause of all that is evil. Unions in Wisconsin, Lance Armstrong’s woes, and that travesty named Colin Firth winning a grammy. Without him the world...

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    Early Season Hotness…. Drenched

    by  • February 24, 2011 • norcal scene, opinionate

    Snelling Road Race ~ are you ready for this? Who knows what the weather will end up being for this Saturday’s mysteriously popular Snelling Road Race. There could be rain, there could be snow … hell, there could be frogs dropping from the sky, for all I know.  But, racers will show ~ and...

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    Hernando’s Snelling Opus

    by  • February 23, 2011 • norcal scene, opinionate, race coverage • 2 Comments

    In a masterful piece of blogging last year Hernando provided both tips and a critique of the first major NorCal SPRING CLASSIC Snelling Road Race. Check it out…. Snelling Road Race … where all the kids playWith well over a thousand participants already registered for this event, there are some pretty significant issues of...

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    Sunday Short

    by  • February 20, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 0 Comments

    The weather this weekend was rather epic with rain, hail, cold, etc blowing in from Oregon, Canada, or some such place that most of us don’t really want to end up after we pass. Here are a couple of quick hits from the results pages. Beat The Clock – results * Weather played a...

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    Social Networking For Results

    by  • February 19, 2011 • race coverage, tech • 0 Comments

    As we watch the PRE SEASON close with some epic rainy cold Belgian style weather and wait for the stories of torture to roll in from Beat The Clock and Cantuna Creek i figured it was a good time to put out a few “Social Network” type of suggestions. NUMBER 1. Like NorCal Cycling...

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