• 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


    Two Things: UCI Moron’s and Track Natz

    by  • October 9, 2009 • too random • 4 Comments

    Bad News First: In a well meaning attempt to provide men and women equal opportunities at the Olympic’s the UCI may cut  the Points Race, Madison, and Pursuit from Olympic events.  While the proposals adds Omnium this effectively kills endurance racing at the Olympic level.  With the previous elimination of the Kilo this leaves...

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    LAS – The best place in the World!

    by  • September 22, 2009 • too random • 4 Comments

    I usually differ from my cycling comrades in one way.  I LOVE Las Vegas, and they all think its horrible.  All to often i hear their crunchy granola whining about bad air, inability to ride, the heat, the hotels, the food, the people, blah blah blah. I fell in love with Las Vegas during...

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    #CalCup Review – All hail the champs!

    by  • September 8, 2009 • norcal scene • 1 Comment

    @ChristoPhipps is my hero – while i was taking the family on a little jaunt to a NorCal beach, he was out there Twittering the results live from SF! Exciting stuff…definitely a friend you want to have if you Twitter. Mary Ellen Ash proved she’s still got a killer sprint and took the Women’s...

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    #CalCup Finale

    by  • September 6, 2009 • too random • 4 Comments

    As I write this, the punishment gluttons and #CalCup contenders should be pondering their Esparto results and recovering from Challenge RR.  Here are my assumptions given that I live in an information vaccum (i have not set up a network of people to send me results yet) and it takes the folks at VeloPromo...

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    Team Radio Shack Recruitment Transcripts Part I: The NorCal Raid

    by  • September 1, 2009 • euroNews, norcal scene, too random • 8 Comments

    “Ben Jacques Maynes just wrote his ticket to Europe!” ~ Announcer Dave Towle during BJM’s second place finish at the Nevada City Classic. The following was translated from a Belgian/Dutch blog http://www.wielerflits.nl/, that follows all the pro cycling trade rumors.   Stage and dialogue instructions have been added since Hernando wanted to re-enact some...

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    Cross Check

    by  • August 15, 2009 • advert, norcal scene, trainin and tactics • 0 Comments

    REMINDER: USE #CALCUP OR #HELLYER TAG FOR POSTING NORCAL RESULTS Even though I promote the track i actually like to race cross.  I dunno why – the season is short, the races are closer, the weather is sunny and temperate – with a dash of mud, each race series (and race) has a different...

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