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Sunday in Gloucester

I’m on a waiting list for the Category C race, so before they give out numbers for us slackers who registered late, I have time to take a quick lap. The C’dale is dialed in and I’m hoping I’m the same. I come back after a quick half lap warm up to registration and they […]

Saturday in Gloucester

I was supposed to race today, but there was a little confusion regarding my racing license. I’m a Cat 3 on the road and the races I’ve competed in this cyclocross season have been Masters or B. I honestly have even really looked at my racing license since I got it back in January and […]

Going to cyclocross class

I’m no complete rookie to the world of cyclocross. My dad got me interested in cyclocross with cool stories that usually ended up with someone either getting really drunk (check my profile for the quick Browne family history) or dying because of a crash, or both. During the cx season I’ll hit several races, and […]

Why Long Beach Rules

I was raised in Orange County and didn’t know much about Long Beach till I moved here. Long Beach always seems to have something going on. There is the Toyota Grand Prix, the Marathon, triathlons, a couple of bike clubs and easy access to riding down the coast or if you want to hit the […]

QuickStep riding Specialized in ’07

Current world champ Bettini and former champ Tom Boonen will be riding S-Work Specialized bikes next season. That means the Big S will be sponsoring two ProTour teams next season. I heard this rumor at the show, but didn’t put much stock into it. I should throw whatever rumors I hear up on this blog…just […]

Racing at Star Crossed

WF7J5126.jpg Originally uploaded by Mike Hone. I’ve done a lot of amazing things as Editorial Director of ROAD. I’ve been to the Giro, rode in the team car at the Vuelta, sat in the ref’s car for the entire Paris-Roubaix, interviewed amazing athletes, as well as met great people during my time on the road. […]

Photos from Star Crossed

I just arrived home from Star Crossed. Talk about a bitch’n cyclocross scene! I’ll try and have more up later… The crowds were always enthusiastic! This is the bike I raced on 100% effort Dave Towle telling me I’m number 1 Raleigh’s Reed Pike – My unoffical coach of the day