Boulder Orthopedics Cycling
15
JUN
2015

Flying the Magenta & Black from SF to LA

7 days.  545 miles.  2,500 cyclists.  San Francisco to Los Angeles.   I recently experienced the most amazing week (May 31 – June 6) on my bicycle that I’ll remember for the rest of my life.  Along with the 2,499 other cyclists from 46 states and 20 countries, I...
24
MAY
2015

Boulder Orthopedics Men 60+ take the win at Haystack TTT

The 2015 Haystack Time Trial turned out to be another strong finish for the Boulder Masters Men 60+ with a convincing win in the TTT event. The BMCT squad consisted of Paul Mack, Barry Messmer, Steve Worley, Mike Newsome and Shannon Fox. The May weather showed no mercy for the...
05
MAY
2015

MM 50+ Lafayette Criterium: Fast Times on a Wild New Course

  There’s a new crit course in town, and boy is it wild!  Making its debut on the racing calendar this year on Sunday, May 3rd, the Lafayette course is 1.7 miles long (but still run with free laps!), and features a sawtooth course profile, with a serious grind up to a 300...
19
APR
2015

Federal Center Circuit Race: MM 50+ Survive Snow, Geese and Puddles

The 2015 Federal Center Circuit Race was held Sunday, April 19th on the same 4 mile winding, stair-stepped course that has been used for the last few years, but Mother Nature had some new twists in store for Boulder Orthopedics MM 50+ riders Derrick Nickel, Joe Paulson, and Kenny...
17
APR
2015

BVV Mock Scratch Race Video

For your rainy weekend viewing pleasure, here is a video shot a few weeks ago at the Boulder Valley Velodrome, when a number of aspiring USAC officials were gaining experience officiating track cycling events. Boulder Orthopedics BVV Club riders were asked to assist by staging a...
12
APR
2015

Boulder-Roubaix MM 60+, 50+: Magenta in the Dirt

The 2015 edition of the Boulder-Roubaix Road Road was held on Saturday, April 11th under near ideal conditions.  Steve Worley reports on the Master Men 60+ race: The 60+ men lined up with 30-35 competitors, with Dean, Bill S., and Steve the mix.  The two-lap, approximately...
07
APR
2015

Louisville Criterium MM 50+: Bob Dahl Gets the Job Done

The Louisville Criterium was raced under sunny skies on Saturday, April 4 on the usual 0.7 mile curvy course with that hill that’s way too long for April. Bob Dahl, Mike Newsome, Joe Paulson, Kenny Rodriquez, and John Talley pulled on the Magenta to show the other teams in...
04
MAR
2015

Shannon Fox Flies the Colors in Arizona

I competed in the Southern Arizona Omnium held Feb. 28th – March 1st, which is sponsored by two teams; Summit Velo puts on the Flapjack Flat TT and Sabino Cycles puts on the annual Colossal Cave RR.  This event has a challenging road race course with 2,000 ft of climbing...
15
FEB
2015

Fat Bike Racing in the Butte

  The REEBdonkadonk Fat Bike Race Series (presented by Oskar Blues Brewery) in Crested Butte had its final event, the Alley Loop Fat Bike Race, last weekend.  It was a bluebird day, and I decided to jump into the race to enjoy the opportunity to ride on groomed trails that...
01
NOV
2014

Playing at the Schoolyard

 Well, it took until November, and I had to pull off my first ever win in a cyclocross race to do it, but I finally posted a W for Boulder Orthopedics in 2014. To maximize my speed, I pulled out both of my secret weapons: my pink compression socks, and most importantly, my...