• trainin and tactics

    Crit Racing, Banana Slugs, & Image Score

    by  • April 21, 2011 • trainin and tactics • 1 Comment

    A few months ago while telling me about a race from a few years ago former national champion Brooke Miller was describing a race scenario and I made an offhand comment that her PhD work which had to do with sexual mating habits of banana slugs. Miller’s work employed some game theory mechanics to analyze...

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    Snelling RR … tips & hopes

    by  • February 25, 2010 • norcal scene, trainin and tactics • 5 Comments

    Snelling Road Race … where all the kids play With well over a thousand participants already registered for this event, there are some pretty significant issues of logistics that surround a race like Snelling, and they’re worth talking about and sharing.  So please feel free to add your own thoughts in the comments section...

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    BASP Cyclocross Series Kick Off Party This Thursday!

    by  • September 29, 2009 • advert, norcal scene, trainin and tactics • 0 Comments

    The Bay Area Super Prestige cyclocross series is set to start this Sunday at San Francisco’s McLaren Park, but the festivities actually get started this Thursday at Sports Basement in the Presidio with a season kick-off party. It’s the perfect way to reunite with old friends, talk cyclocross and win cool ‘cross stuff. The...

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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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    Summer Camp for Cycle Geeks

    by  • June 1, 2009 • trainin and tactics • 1 Comment

    (Mike handed me a set of keys for the NorCal car, so I’m gonna try to back it out the driveway without knocking over the trash cans…spot me, OK???) Been hearing too many reports about crashes and squirrelly moves on the race course lately, so thought the following that came across courtesy of Bicycle...

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    re-post

    by  • December 29, 2008 • trainin and tactics • 6 Comments

    longtime sufferers of the hernando-blather will call me out on this one ~- – -Mind’ervals The lunch workout can be such a bitch, especially when fatigue is setting in, or maybe breakfast wasn’t anything but caffeinated chocolate ~ or maybe the nite before saw one or three too many margaritas.or worst of all, perhaps...

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