End of the Season Musings

It’s amazing how you can spend 2 1/2 months seeing people on a weekly basis and can get to tell exactly who they are by their team kit and riding style, but have absolutely no idea who you’re talking to when you see them in street clothes. I think this was my 12th season officiating […]

Rider Down – Dr. Matthew Wade “Bronco” Bradley

Matt “Bronco” Bradley died on Tuesday, March 20th. I didn’t know him nearly as well as I would have liked to, but the time I did spend with him affected me deeply, and I am going to miss him terribly. In many ways, I am an equal opportunity offender … I will make fun of […]

Thanksgiving

Once again, it’s that time of year … time to sit back and reflect on all that I am thankful for. I continue to rediscover my love for the bicycle, even though my lungs continue to rebel … and I’m looking forward to my “training camp” in Arizona. I still have a good job, which […]

A UTCX first (and we think a first anywhere)

Today, at the Utah Cyclocross Series Race #7 (held at Wheeler Historic Farm, in Murray, Utah), Keegan Swenson (Cannondale Factory Racing) and Jason Sager (Team Jamis) finished in a dead heat for first place; which we believe to be a first, not only in history in Utah Cyclocross, but in cyclocross in general, anywhere. The […]

Another season, almost done …

Another ‘cross season come and almost gone … tomorrow is the last race of the 2010 Utah Cyclocross Series (or at least, the last race in which participants can gather points towards the series title). Monday is the last day of what is technically still autumn … with the winter solstice (and thus, the first […]

2010 UTCX #10 (Mud, Snow & No Brakes)

Another video from the inimitable Sam Ray from this past weekend’s penultimate UTCX race for 2010, held at Fort Buenaventura in beautiful Ogden, Utah. You could tell which riders weren’t going super hard, because they were the only ones that managed to stay semi-clean. Everyone else, especially Kevin Hulick (the eventual winner), was caked. And […]