• 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


    Peninsular War Results

    by  • May 15, 2011 • race coverage • 6 Comments

    Cat’s Hill Classic Women Megan Gaurnier (TIBCO) proved she’s the capo of NorCal women’s cycling with an impressive two day performance on the Peninsula racing scene.  Gaurnier brought some Aussie reinforcements and out sprinted a dangerous looking Flavia Oliveira, who is rawking an awesome green Euro kit, and Liza Rachetto.  Check Alden’s Facebook video...

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    Peninsular War

    by  • May 13, 2011 • norcal scene • 0 Comments

    Cats Hill Classic On Saturday there is a steep small hill in Los Gatos which will crack bodies and minds like a Vulcan with a Klingon fetish.  Cat’s Hill Classic is old school – it’s been won by luminaries that count Greg Lemond and Karen Kurreck in its ranks.  There is no crit other...

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    Jono Coulter – EuroPro to Vanderkitten

    by  • May 12, 2011 • interviews • 0 Comments

    Jono Coulter (pronounced “john-o”) has been a fixture on the NorCal scene for several years now.  He has paved the way for a fleet of Aussies and New Zealanders to spend their winter, our summer, in Northern California.  Jono has been working on the pro and international circuit the last few years for teams...

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    Weekend Update

    by  • May 9, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 1 Comment

    The Spring Classic season is going nuts – maybe its an over crowded schedule, or maybe it is just what life is like for NorCal races but there was something for everybody this weekend. Hellyer Friday Night Friday Night fights were invigorating with beer, burgers, and attacks getting thrown around almost as much as...

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    Pitt Crit

    by  • May 8, 2011 • race coverage • 1 Comment

    Women’s Race Coryn Rivera continued Peanut Butter 2012 (formerly Proman) dominance of Project Sport races with a sprint win on the final lap. Rivera was heavily favored going into the night, but it was teammate Olivia Dillon who stood out with the most impressive performance. Dillon held a solo break, up to 35 seconds...

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    Project Runway – Hellyer Friday Night

    by  • May 5, 2011 • too random • 0 Comments

    I think it all started at interbike a few years ago when Hernando wore a crazy wig and white skin suit.  He brought it back to jazz up his stage presence when he started running the Friday Night Races at Hellyer. Somewhere in there a theme was adopted and Hernando, and spectators started dressing...

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    The Volunteers

    by  • May 3, 2011 • opinionate • 8 Comments

    Time flies quickly these days. In the fast paced and quickly changing scene that is NorCal cycling, it’s easy to forget those that help made/make it possible for us to race—especially those behind the scenes. So to those folks (like Casey Kerrigan, Robert Leibold, and countless other officials, promoters, etc) I say THANK YOU!...

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    Wente Crit in Photos

    by  • May 2, 2011 • opinionate, race coverage • 4 Comments

    Inspired by the photos of David Cheung When i think of the Wente Crit I think of…. It is a circuit race littered with ambulances, weird sweeping turns, and long, windy final stretch.  And yet there is something about a road race and crit back to back, under the hot Livermore sun that is...

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