Friday, March 26, 2010


Video Courtesy of BVN (Geraint Parry)


There is a lot to report. I will start with the coolest thing. I am engaged! I convinced the greatest girl on the planet to marry me. Thanks for being great Caitlin, I love you.

I have done a couple of races already; the Sumatanga Road Race in Alabama and the Brown County State Park Road Race. The race in Alabama was awesome! It finished up a one mile climb that averaged 12%. I established the break early and rode fairly conservatively since it was the first race of the long season. We hit the base of the climb and I went for it. I won going away! It was pretty cool. Granted the competition was not stellar with Rouge Roubaix being in Louisiana. However, a w is a w and I will not complain. Pics courtesy of the fiance.

Next was the absolutely brutal Brown County State Park Road Race. Every year I swear I am never doing this race again, especially after last years case of Rhabdomyolysis. The race this year played out differently than in years past. It stayed together much longer until the split happened with three to go. It was myself, last years winner (Eisinger), Sherer, Strock, and Kersting. I got gapped over the top of the hill the last time over and had no choice but to pull back Sherer and Eisinger bringing Kersting with me. I jumped to early got passed and ended up 4th with Eisinger repeating his victory. I will win this race one day!!

Post race Frustration (courtesy of Caitlin Coar)

Also I am riding some awesome stuff this year. Huge thanks to Nuvo cycling. It is going to be a great year.

Check out Zipp and Giant. These wheels are incredible and this is the nicest bike I have ever had the pleasure of swinging my leg over.

That is all for now. More to come.