AES Athlete Ann Kennedy of the BicycleAttorney.com Cycling Team had a nice pair of races in Oregon last weekend.
The annual Gorge Roubaix brings out Oregon, Washington, and California's gravel road enthusiasts for a day of old-school road racing near Hood River. The next day, the die-hard stick around for the Gorge Grinder 65 in the hills east of The Dalles.
Kennedy, who specializes in cyclocross, did both and placed 5th at the Gorge Roubaix before winning the Master's Women class the next day at the Grinder. Here's a photo of Ann with the spoils of her work:
And on the start:
This past Saturday, AES athlete Ann Kennedy consolidated a strong start to her season by winning Zaaldercross (part of the GPBR Series) in nearby Vancouver, Washington. The win puts her 3rd in her class with two events yet to run. Here's a photo of Ann in action:
Endurance mountain biker Ed Serrat has had a great season, with notable results across the country. An 11th place finish at Oregon's High Cascades 100 was followed up this past weekend with 13th at Fool's Gold. The latter result was achieved after delays caused by a rear tire puncture in the early miles.
Here's a photo of Ed in action:
I recently wrote a little article for Quarq detailing Elle Anderson's successful 2015/2016 cyclocross season. Check it out on the Quarq website:
AES mountain bike racer Ed Serrat finished his season on a high at The Iceman Cometh in his home state of Michigan. Ed had been targeting Iceman and had an excellent race against a stellar field. Ed's season has been fantastic and we're looking forward to 2016!
That's Ed on the left!
Also today, AES Pro CX rider Elle Anderson rode to a podium finish in the Derby City Cup ProCX race against a stacked field. Elle has been preparing for her 2015/2016 European campaign and she's off to an excellent start.
Elle on the right! Photo by SRAM.
AES athlete Ed Serrat rode to an excellent 14th place finish in his first High Cascades 100. It was his first time riding in Bend and the trails seemed well-suited to his talents. His Vets Men time of 9.27 would have placed him in the top-20 of the Open Men. He plans to return next year as well.
Ed and his grandson(!) post-race at the High Cascades 100.
The sport of cyclocross, and team Aeolus Endurance Sport-Cable Huston, was recently profiled in a Portland Monthly Magazine feature entitled "Break a Sweat Like Portland's Top Athletes."
Check it out!
I was recently interviewed in a local magazine. We spoke about coaching and, of course, VeloPro. Here's the article:
AES athlete Ed Serrat had a great race at Michigan's Iceman Cometh. Ed had spent the autumn preparing for his season finale here, and he finished it well in 3rd place. Here are the nasty conditions the race saw this year:
Meanwhile, at the OBRA Cyclocross Championships, AES athlete Ann Kennedy scored a 3rd place finish in the Masters A class.
George Thomas had myself, along with VeloPro beta testers Jeff S and Monty H on the show to take last week's interview a bit further into the user experience realm:
Check out this great interview from George Thomas of Over The Top Radio. We discuss my VeloPro project in detail:
AES athlete Maria Santiago won the Iron Horse Classic this weekend. Maria took two stage wins en route to a convincing victory. Read more about it here: