• 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 Ides of March Approach

    by  • March 4, 2011 • norcal scene • 0 Comments

    In my mind, which can be a tricky place to be depending on the weather, the world stops to wait for Merco results and cool NorCal/Pro race stories to roll in. However due to a glut of existing, and really good resources, we won’t post much till Hernando can give his magical spin on...

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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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