Category Archives: Travel

The Rapha Women’s Prestige 2014

“Hey, a peloton!” we overheard a local out for a lunch ride say as we climbed past him on Skyline Boulevard, headed into the Redwood Regional Forest on our pre-Prestige Friday training ride. Surely, ‘peloton’ would have more accurately described any … Continue reading

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Tour of America’s Dairyland: Part II (The Road Races)

After a mix of experiences in the first 6 criterium races of the TOAD series that ranged from okay to pretty demoralizing, I was looking forward to the back-to-back road races on Days 7 and 8. The Fond du Lac … Continue reading

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Oh Fallon

Doing the race was a late final decision, with the long drive and minimal pre-registration.  At the last hour, I felt it important to go down and represent a li’l bit of Chicago at our fair state’s RR. So down … Continue reading

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Tearin’ up the Territory: Tour of Galena 2013

Day 1 – People have said the Tour of Galena (TOG) circuit race is like a stretched out version of Chicago’s Fox River Grove criterium, and for me the similarities didn’t stop with the terrain. Much like at FRG, I … Continue reading

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