State RR Report

From: Jeff Ingham Date: Aug 27, 2007 9:58 AM Heres a brief recap of the crash filled Master 4/5 race. Nice day line up with two other Gophers Tim and David and about 65 others, mostly Loon State. There were at least 10 Loon State Guys. The course is a fairly flat nicely paved 17mile … [Read more…]

State RR

From: David Schueller Date: Aug 28, 2007 9:43 AM Last go at a road race for this year. 55 miles, 40 or so Cat 4/5 riders. Course was relatively flat — Rich took some flyers and I tried once with Guy A. from Birchwood and somebody else, but nothing doing. We knew early on it … [Read more…]

weekend races

From: Lee Penn Date: Aug 27, 2007 3:55 PM Saturday State Road Race, 51 miles (three 17mile loops), 9 cat 123 riders I had a great time at this race despite carelessly crashing five minutes before the start – doh! Quite the pretty knee I have in addition to bruises up and down my right … [Read more…]

weekend races

From: Dan Schueller Date: Aug 27, 2007 3:32 PM Saturday State Road Race, 68 miles (four 17mile loops), 26 Cat3 riders Flatted 3 miles in on a nickel sized rock. Took 4 minutes to change tube. Time trialed for about 40 miles getting to within 2 minutes of the pack. Then started losing time and … [Read more…]

The Last Dog

From: Berde, Sherry Date: Aug 23, 2007 10:17 AM Black Dog Sherry Berde/Charlie Townsend Mixed Tandem 14’58” With the weather changing, I love to ride tandem with Charlie late summer into the fall. We started to ride the tandem again a few weeks ago. I think we got in about 4 rides. Last Saturday we … [Read more…]

Bike practice at the velodrome

From: Sara Brokaw Date: Aug 17, 2007 8:59 AM A two week haitus (getting some much needed recovery time) from the track and racing in general involved consumption of some fermented beverages, eating, slow bike riding, lots of bike commuting, and some easy running (3x). This was finally capped off Wed night with practice of … [Read more…]

Fwd: [GW] Square Lake

From: Dan Wheeler Date: 13 Aug 2007 22:58:42 -0500 By request, here is the Master’s 4/5 Square Lake Road Race Report. Got to race early to support who Sara would call BWAGC. See 13-lined teammate official Merwin and decide to ride shotgun with him all AM to further investigate this whole official thing (free lunch, … [Read more…]

Square Lake

From: Dan Schueller Date: Aug 13, 2007 12:10 PM Nice Square Lake race reports, and strong results by many Gophers (Dan W. or Martin, I’d like to hear about the Masters 4/5 race). I was very happy with my Masters 35+ race which was 5 laps and combined with the Cat 1-2s (34 total riders). … [Read more…]

Birchwood RR report

From: Lee Penn Date: Aug 12, 2007 1:49 PM Great report David! Here’s mine… I went into this race feeling pretty good – my usual bit-o-asthma and that’s it. FINALLY! W123 – 4 laps in the very very hot afternoon… I actually thought I might not race due to weather. During my son’s soccer practice, … [Read more…]

Birchwood RR report

From: David Schueller Date: Aug 11, 2007 9:17 PM First off, I’ve got to note that this was an awesome course — big hill, lots of rollers, flat windy stretches, a woodsy windy section and an S curve under a tunnel. So we started out the Cat 4/5 race fairly slow as to be expected, … [Read more…]