• 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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    The Real Pat McQuaid is Stealing My Material

    by  • March 19, 2011 • opinionate • 1 Comment

    “But unfortunately, on this point, the riders too often tend to forget their role and their responsibilities…” ~ Pat McQuaid If i didn’t know any better i think that UCI Overlord Pat McQuaid is taking all his talking points from #NCCN. Exhibit A. The recent “Open Letter” regarding the potential rider protest sounded familiar....

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    SoCal Crazy: Regions Part I

    by  • March 16, 2011 • norcal scene, too random • 9 Comments

    This is a multipart series, maybe – if i feel motivated, on why NorCal is better than other regions in the US for cycling. Why be that way? Cause that’s how I’m wired. After and odd post smacking Hernando from an LA rider this weekend i got the idea that we should discuss the...

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    Sunday Shorts

    by  • March 13, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 2 Comments

    Madera As yet another proof point that Cal Giant’s youth movement is poised to take over NorCal and the rest of the US like a rabid elephant Evan Huffman won a convincing race in the P12 Division Looks like Missing Link drove a break in the RR and put Cara Gillis in the lead...

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    PRE-SEASON WRAP UP – Dudes

    by  • March 10, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 3 Comments

    With two weekends under our belt we are well into the Classic’s season. Since this is a little late the dudes get shorted a little… such is life. Exceeded Expectations Specialized Masters/Juniors Crew lit up the office park crits with Casey, Benkoski, and their new Superstar (Fast Freddie.) It was cool to see a...

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