• 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


    NCNCA to Secede from USA Cycling

    by  • April 1, 2011 • norcal scene, too random • 10 Comments

    In a surprise move NCNCA President, Bill Nicely, announced NCNCA’s secession from USA Cycling effective immediately.  Citing internal political pressure and a desire to destroy OBRA Nicely sent the following statement to his executive team. “Effective immediately, NCNCA is no longer affiliated with USA Cycling.  Officials and promoters commitments will still be honored but...

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    Sunday News – SDSR, Landpark, & Bariani

    by  • March 27, 2011 • race coverage • 6 Comments

    Here are the quick updates on this weekends activities. #Landpark Another witty, said respectfully vs. mocking it’s pithiness, write up from Rand on the P/1/2 race at LandPark.  Deffinitly worth checking out. Touchstone Cycling showed they are ready to start rocking with a solid race at Landpark.   Touchstone riders Marissa Axell and Elis Bradshaw produced 1-2...

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    San Dimas Quickie

    by  • March 25, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 6 Comments

    San Dimas is a friendly cool build up to Redlands. NorCal will have a big footprint at Redlands this year from looking at the rosters so keeping an eye on San Dimas will give us a good indication how some of the locals will fare against the big guns. Women The NorCal rider to...

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    Regions II: Colorado

    by  • March 23, 2011 • opinionate • 15 Comments

    If we think of cycling in america as being a mob controlled by five families Colorado is one of the older, but waning, powers.  They used to have a serious mafia there – USA Cycling in Colorado Springs, 7-11 in Boulder, and the Red Zinger/Coors Classic, and the entity that would become VeloNews.  But...

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    The NorCal League

    by  • March 21, 2011 • norcal scene, opinionate • 1 Comment

    Since Vaughters and McQuid steal all our material anyway I have some more stuff for them to mull over. The recent news about the “breakaway” league should be awesome for NorCal. Any pro league is going to need it’s minor league to help fill the pipeline.  There are only a few places in the...

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