The crowd in Bend was awesome! Photo: Colin Meagher

11 January 2011  |  Races

Cyclocross National Championships

That race was soooo 2010. Nationals went pretty well — I had a great start and led the race for most of the first lap, then rode with Katie for the next lap….  |  READ »

2010 USGP series podium: Meredith Miller (2nd), Me (1st), Katerina Nash (3rd). Photo: Colin Meagher

16 December 2010  |  Race Reports

USGP Finals: Portland

In keeping with my recent tradition of posting race reports several weeks after the races and LONG after everyone has ceased caring… here is my official race report from Portland: Everyone always expects…  |  READ »

World Bicycle Relief

26 November 2010  |  Events

Racing ‘Cross for a Cause

I am now a member of “Racing ‘Cross For A Cause” which benefits World Bicycle Relief.  I, along with several other ‘cross racers will be trying to raise $10,000 between now and ‘cross…  |  READ »

25 November 2010  |  Misc

Joining the Dark Side

For anyone interested, I am now officially twittering. Well, right now there’s not much going on, but I plan on finding/doing/seeing lots of interesting things in the near future.  Hope I don’t bore…  |  READ »

20 November 2010  |  Race Reports

USGP Fort Collins

I think it is safe to say that the New Belgium Cup was a huge success!  Thanks to the USGP, local organizers, all the volunteers, and all the racers and spectators who showed…  |  READ »

Running away with the win at the 2010 Boulder Cup. Photo: Tim Gasperak

2 November 2010  |  Race Reports

Boulder Cup Cyclocross

Here’s the down-and-dirty… Saturday’s race (the Colorado Cross Classic) was held out at the Boulder reservoir which meant one thing: sand.  This year the sand was mostly ride-able- with the exception of one…  |  READ »

2 November 2010  |  Races

New Belgium Cup: USGP

The USGP is coming to Fort Collins!  It’s going to be awesome.  Come out and race, or just ring a bell.  There will be food, beer, coffee- all the good stuff.  More info…  |  READ »

28 October 2010  |  Race Reports

USGP Louisville, KY

I always look forward to racing in Louisville: the enthusiasm of the cycling community is contagious, and each year the crowds get better and better (still, I do miss Superfan…).  I did, however,…  |  READ »

28 October 2010  |  Food

The Tim Faia Ginger-Saving Strategy

Thanks to Tim and Shaubie Faia for letting me in on a little tip: if you find yourself buying fresh ginger only to use a little bit and have the rest shrivel up…  |  READ »

7 October 2010  |  Race Reports

USGP Madison, WI

So after spending a few days at the bike show, Waldek, Amy and I flew to Madison for the first 2 USGP races.  Day 1 the start was really fast, and while it…  |  READ »

7 October 2010  |  Links

The Onion

By far one of the most entertaining websites out there.  Always good for a laugh. Check it out here.

20 September 2010  |  Recipes, Veggies


Sometimes I get stuck in a rut.  Always making the same things the same way.  Zucchini gets chopped up in pieces and sauteed or thrown in a soup, curry or stirfry.  Here’s a…  |  READ »

16 September 2010  |  Links

Remember the BP oil spill?

The guys at went to Louisiana to take a closer look at the spill and it’s effect on locals (human and non-human).  A depressing and very interesting snapshot of the disaster.  Click here…  |  READ »

13 September 2010  |  Misc

Help Wanted

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honor and recognition in case of success.” Apparently 5,000 people answered that ad which…  |  READ »