Category: Downieville

Downieville Classic 2016

Another year, and another Downieville Classic. Downieville is my main target race for the year. I like to target it because it is the most technical XC race in northern California, but also because the long climb, long descent style suits my strengths. I do well with sustained efforts (as opposed to punchy climbs) and…



Downieville Classic 2014

The Downieville Classic. My biggest race of the year. I had spent many of the weekends this summer honing my descending skills in preparation for this race and was feeling pretty good. Day 1: The Cross Country I had my start all planned out. Plenty of time for a long warmup, and show up 20…