• 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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    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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    Lance Stories From the Peanut Gallery

    by  • February 18, 2011 • norcal scene, too random • 3 Comments

    I forgot that my biggest YouTube hit starred Lance! My personal favorite was sent in by Roman. Any story that starts out…”Floyd and I were taking turns attacking…” is a winner in my books. It’s got everything… Floyd, Lance, and a scandal. I think Roman might have been on a different intellectual plane when...

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    NorCal Seasons

    by  • February 17, 2011 • norcal scene • 7 Comments

    See how much better Northern California is than the rest of the world? The powers that be do everything they can to make cycling a joke through drugs, retirement, and general shenanigans and then the s*&! hits the fan. A crazy California kid hits a deer on a descent, carries him to safety, inhales...

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    Lance Stories

    by  • February 16, 2011 • too random • 3 Comments

    Lance retired. Had to see that coming. Rather than post on what it mean, I’d like to hear your Lance stories. We’ve all run into him over the last 20 years and so you have to have some good stories. Here is mine. Lance, Yates, and my Ex-Wife In 1995 I was married, at...

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    Mondays

    by  • February 14, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 0 Comments

    While we write up our full opinions, prognostications, and analysis of this weekends events here are a couple of quick hits, and updates, from our helpful community of racers. Early Bird Joe F. checked in with this quick update. “Nate of the front, pack chased, Nate was faster than pack..Nate won.” I am assuming...

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    Early Sunday Update: CCCX #2

    by  • February 13, 2011 • race coverage • 3 Comments

    Quick Update on yesterday’s CCCX circuit race Pictures of top 5 are available on CCCX website, results should be up in the near future. Men 1/2 Great report from Michael H. in the comments section of yesterday’s post (read it here.) Essentially Vince Owens put the hammer down and there was no going back....

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