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Answering some questions about why RACE to RAISE MONEY for WWP

I've been getting several questions about what it is we are doing, so I am hoping to answer them here.

the short answer is that we are RACING cyclocross in order to help raise awareness and funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, in memory of our son LCpl James Kimple. James was killed in action on his secound tour or Iraq on 2-May02008.

The long and protracted answers are:…



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Added by J.D. Kimple on October 12, 2010 at 7:02pm — No Comments

First Open win for new spec disc braked cross bike ???????

Round 1 of the Revolution Bikes winter X league held on sunday 17th at bethesda here in north wales UK saw reigning champion Matt Pritchard win on his UCI spec disc braked Linsky titanium X bike. Anyone else won an open race on them ???

Added by barry davies on October 12, 2010 at 11:34am — 2 Comments

First Open win for new spec disc braked cross bike ???????

Round 1 of the Revolution Bikes winter X league held on sunday 17th at bethesda here in north wales UK saw reigning champion Matt Pritchard win on his UCI spec disc braked Linsky titanium X bike. Anyone else won an open race on them ???

Added by barry davies on October 12, 2010 at 11:34am — No Comments

We need to be careful

I just recieved an email from the director of the facility and he expressed concern that riders are riding too close to the fence line of the facility. PLEASE take this warning seriously and only use the courses we have marked out. If we don't follow the rules we risk losing the privilege to train there. Also he said this showed up on a video on a Thursday night. We really need to keep it to Wednesday's only. unless you let me know in advance so I can inform them.

My email is:…

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Added by Lee Waldman on October 12, 2010 at 7:13am — No Comments

Michelin Mud 2's

My new to me SOMA DC came with them and I would like an honest opinion of what you think if you run or have ran them. It started to rain this week in the PacNW so mud season has now started.

Thanks

Added by Todd Shank on September 18, 2010 at 7:01pm — 2 Comments

Cannondale CX 9 Cyclocross Bike for sale

Cannondale CX - 9
Price: $1,000.00
Condition: Excellent
New/Used: Used
Color: Black with silver trim
Size: 54 cm
Description: * Cannondale CX -9 Cyclcross bike carbon bike only 17 pounds
* 54 cm frame with total Shimano 105 components
* Ridden only a few times so is practically new
* Excellent condition
* Call Terry Donovan at 502-254-3968 OR 640-6305
* OR call Linda at 502-345-7528

Added by Linda Davis Donovan on September 17, 2010 at 9:36am — No Comments

This week at Lookout

Since the season "officially' started last week at Steamboat, it's time for us to start "racing" as well.

We'll have our "start" at 5:30 and go 6 laps. Feel free to jump in and out at will or stay in for the entire time. Just remember, this is training! The real racing is on the weekends. We don't want people ruining their seasons fighting for lines in a training race to take care of each other. You don't have to wait till 5:30 to train and you can stay as long as you want. Just be…

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Added by Lee Waldman on September 14, 2010 at 7:15am — No Comments

2010 CX Season--Labor Day Cross

Master 3 Men


Fair start--10th?




Moved to 2nd on lap 2 or 3, but paid for the effort and sat in 4th for a lap or so. 1st was out of sight I was told.


2nd half of the race my back issues began allowing 5th to move past . Regained contact with 4th place, but began to hit heavy lapped traffic allowing 6th-8th to close gap.


Sat in 7th thinking there was a final lap, but I was…
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Added by Scott Keiper on September 7, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

We'll start "racing" soon

So I heard that there were close to 30 riders last Wednesday! Cool! Keep coming out. Keep telling your friends. I'm going to ask a favor of all of you. I had originally planned to start our "racing" this Wednesday at 5:30. I'm going to ask your indulgence and permission to wait one more week. Here's why. I want to be there the first night we "race" and this week is a Jewish holiday - Rosh Hashana. I need to do the family thing and will be gone by 5:30. So let's keep just doing open training… Continue

Added by Lee Waldman on September 4, 2010 at 12:24pm — No Comments

2009 Chili Con Crosso (Size 49) For Sale

2009 Chili Con Crosso (Size 49) cyclocross bike. I am 5'9" and ride a

medium MTB and 54 road bike. This size was picked for me by Excel

Sports in Boulder. It was spot on. See Salsa'a website for

sizing (http://salsacycles.com/bikes/chili_con_crosso/).







The frame has only half of season of racing on it. The SRAM Rival

components and Fulcrum wheels are brand new.… Continue

Added by Brad Woodard on September 1, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

They just keep getting better

Our Wednesday training sessions are growing every week. The course is getting ridden in and looking great. For this week we'll have open training again. The following week which is the Wednesday after Labor Day we'll organize a "race" situation. The "start" time will be 5:30 to give everyone a chance to get there from work. We'll roll off then and "race" 6 laps which should be equal to about 45 minutes. So, this week train, next week come to "race". See you there.

Added by Lee Waldman on August 29, 2010 at 2:11pm — 2 Comments

Real Vet Racing....Calling Military Vets To The Line!

I live with cycling at the center of my life. Like most here, I’m fortunate that it can take such a prominent role in our lives. We rise to ride, sleep to recover and push ourselves to excel, but there is more. This past June I had the chance to work with a group of active and retired, able and disabled military on a new project called Vet Expeditions (VET-Ex). The goal of the program is to invite a group of veterans to train for a summit bid on California’s 14,162 foot Mt Shasta. My job was to… Continue

Added by Matt McNamara on August 24, 2010 at 3:39pm — 1 Comment

It's Growing

Wow! Last Wednesday we had twice as many riders as the week before. Only about 20, but still it's growing. All I could do was ride around easy and show people where the course went since I'd already beat myself up doing hard efforts before anyone else got there. For the next couple of weeks we'll keep the training informal. If you want to go hard, have fun. If you want to work on skills, we have some portable barriers to use. I'm thinking that the Wed. after Labor Day we'll start something a… Continue

Added by Lee Waldman on August 21, 2010 at 1:14pm — 1 Comment

Wednesday night cross reminder

For those of you in the Denver area, don't forget our Wednesday night training rides at Lookout Mtn. Youth Services Center in Golden. The course has been ridden, it's been cut, I've even had some people out on motorcycles riding it in so it should be getting a bit less bumpy. Now all it takes is riders. Come on out. This week will still be a bit informal but soon, probably end of August or early Sept. we'll start to have a more "formal" race training.

Added by Lee Waldman on August 17, 2010 at 5:06am — 1 Comment

Wednesday Night Training in Golden, Colorado

Last week was our first training session. The few who showed up love the course but it needs to be ridden. So I'm attaching a flyer with the pertinent information. Wednesday Night.docx

Added by Lee Waldman on August 13, 2010 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Weeknight Training in Golden, Colorado

Starting this week our course at Lookout Mtn. Youth Services Center in Golden, CO will be open on Wednesday nights for training. Come on out. The more the merrier. We are also planning to get a little more organized this year and have a "formal" training race / clinic starting at 5:00 pm at least every other Wednesday. We'll have to charge a minimal fee for those just to cover the insurance cost but it will be minimal. This is barely in the planning stage right now but you can still come out… Continue

Added by Lee Waldman on August 10, 2010 at 2:12pm — 2 Comments

CX Webinar Update

Hi Everyone -

just a couple of updates on our CX Webinar on August 13th:

- We've added a drawing for all registered participants. Many thanks to our sponsors: TRP Brakes, Fluid Recovery Drink and Challenge Tires for kicking down some FREE STUFF!

- Working on a few special guests for the event, details soon!

- The webinar is 60-minutes and starts at 11:00a. It will be available in an archived version afterwards, but without the free stuff!

-register at:… Continue

Added by Matt McNamara on July 28, 2010 at 11:55am — No Comments

looking for bike

Hi all,

I'm new to the site... former road biker; cat 4 and vet racing in the 8o's and 90s. My son, age 12, 5'5 is NOT a mtn biker and wants a cyclo cross bike... about a 54cm. Anyone know how I can find one - fuji's $1100 one is a bit too $$. Maybe a used one?
thanks all,

Bill

Added by Bill Miles on July 1, 2010 at 4:41pm — 2 Comments

CX Training and Racing Webinar - August 13th, 11a PST

Hello 'Crossers -

I'm very pleased to announce that I will be presenting a 'Cross webinar - Training and Racing Cyclocross - on August 13th at 11:00am Pacific Time, via the great folks at Performance Webinars. This is the same presentation I gave last year at CX Nationals in Bend, OR. The webinar is 60-minutes of jam packed information, power file analysis, theory and application! Perfect for those preparing their training program (and early enough to make a REAL difference in…

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Added by Matt McNamara on June 18, 2010 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Summer Cyclo X races in North Wales UK.

For the full list of training evenings and Cyclo cross races here in North Wales

visit our website

http://nwcycloxgroup.ning.com

all ages and abilities welcome

Added by barry davies on June 6, 2010 at 1:17pm — No Comments

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