• Upcoming events to honor Chris Hipp

    by  • July 17, 2009 • 0 Comments

    Thanks to  MLK ~ for keeping us in the loop. We’ll spread details as we can. . And, be sure to check out this lovely piece in memory of Chris from our new friends RKP. … we’ll be quietly honoring him this evening at Hellyer’s Friday Night Racing. Hippsters: The outpouring of love for...

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    San Rafael Twilight Crit

    by  • July 16, 2009 • 4 Comments

    Hey there NorCal, it’s Hernandito. After all of the recent angst regarding the loss of our friend Chris Hipp, I think it’s time for us to distract ourselves with the usual bike-racing idiocy. Let’s begin with a brief foray into European cycling. Jens Voigt has recently become my favorite bike racer (sorry Mike Hernandez,...

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    Memorial Ride for Chris Hipp

    by  • July 16, 2009 • 0 Comments

    Good evening, I’ve heard that last night’s Valley Ride was extremely well-attended, around 150-200 people. I am glad to know that so many friends came out mid-week to honor Chris, and I hope the stoplights cooperated enough to allow for the Hipp-dominated sprints at Sand Hill and Page Mill. I’d just like to post...

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    Christopher Hipp

    by  • July 14, 2009 • 40 Comments

    As many of you may have already heard, local legend Christopher Hipp died today. The rumor mill is churning furiously, but I have yet to actually hear a first-hand account of what happened. I will not even attempt to report on the event itself, as that’s really not what is important. Hipp winning the...

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    Like the Civil War…

    by  • July 11, 2009 • 7 Comments

    This weekend was marked by a brutal conflict between North and South. Both the NCNCA and it’s sibling, the SCNCA, attempted to woo west-coast cyclists to their respective races. The NCNCA sought to attract the masses by offering quantity (Leesville, Davis, and Oakland) while simultaneously capitalizing on the “Classic” nature of the Davis 4th...

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    The Season is in Full Swing

    by  • July 6, 2009 • 4 Comments

    First of all, I’d like to apologize for neglecting this post so long. I’m still waiting for my professional blogging career to become lucrative, so in the meantime I have been working a little desk-job on the side to supplement my income. Unfortunately, this past workweek was like a two-man breakaway with Eric Wohlberg,...

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    LODI CRIT this weekend!

    by  • July 6, 2009 • 0 Comments

    I’ll be on the mic, looking for you to shout out your name … ~ FROM THE RACE WEBSITE: Free and Discount Lodging The Hampton Inn-Lodi is providing free rooms on Saturday for the winners of the men and women P/1/2 divisions at any Saturday race. If the winner does not claim it, the...

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