Monthly archives: May, 2009

Weaverville Super-d

The Weaverville super-d is one of the last true mountain bike races. The only difference is instead of getting an ounce of weed for winning, you get a little medal still wrapped in cellophane, and a pat on the back. This year was as no different and as haphazard as old days; there were 5…



Show No Mas!… (course markings?)

Well this race will definitely be talked about for ages. What can I say about So No Mas? Just kidding sorry to start out sounding so negative. This race rocked! I am really bummbed out for Carlos the promoter who spent countless hours thinking up and organizing this event only to be undermined by some…



Spring Thaw XC, Ashland, OR

This weekend several of us headed up to Matt’s neck of the woods for the Ashland Spring Thaw. Emma, Geoff, and Maureen joined Matt for the XC race on Saturday.Here is Maureen’s XC race report:I knew very little about the course today–I heard there was a long climb, a flattish section at the top, and…



Sea Otter 2009

Sea Otter 2009This years Sea Otter was a big deal for me because I missed 07 and 08. I based my training this last winter specifically to do well at Sea Otter. My wife Anna, and my good friend (a strong NORBA pro) joined me for four days of fun in the sun in Monterey….