Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

2008 Schedule

Cross Country Skiing
January 19th - Snekkevik 12k XC Ski Race - Wausau WI
Febuarary 2nd - Badger State Games 21k XC Race - Wausau WI
Febuarary 3rd - Badger State Games Quadrathon - Wausau WI
(5k run, 5k mtb, 5k snowshoe, 5k XC Ski)

Mountain Biking
April 26th - Rasta Rally XC - Rhinelander WI
May 3rd - Tour De Dells Road/XC - Wisconsin Dells WI
May 4th - WORS #1 Iola Bump & Jump - Iola WI
May 18th - WORS #2 Treadfest - Lake Geneva WI
May 24th - WEMS 12 Hours of Gears - Kewaskum WI
June 1st - WORS #3 Big Ring Classic - Wausau WI
June 7th - NUE Mohican 100 Loudon OH / WEMS 12 Hours of John Muir - Madison WI
June 14th - NUE Lumberjack 100 - Manistee MI
June 28th - WEMS Levis Trow 100 - Neilsville WI
July 6th - WORS Chippewa Valley Firecracker - Eau Claire WI
July 19th - WEMS 12 Hours of Alterra - Franklin WI
August 2-3 - USA Cycling Mountain 24 Hour Nation Championships - Wausau WI
August 10th - Ore to Shore Hard Rock 48 - Marquette MI
August 24th - WORS #9 Border Battle - River Falls WI
August 30th - WEMS Stump Farm 12 - Green Bay WI
September 7th - WORS #10 Smokin Spoke - Rhinelander WI
September 13th - Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival 40 - Cable/Hayward WI
September 20th - 24 Hours of Landahl - Landahl MO
September 27th - WEMS 12 Hours of Underdown - Merrill WI
October 12th - 24 Hours of MOAB!!!!

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

WADA's New Testing Facilities

With all of the doping scandals going now days why aren't lesser known pros getting on these teams or any sort of publicity for these guys. Simple answer would be cause teams are welcoming back riders convicted in the past based on their word that they will not CHEAT again. Come on people Discovery couldn't land a major sponsor caused by basso and the general issues surround doping in our sport that we as cyclists strive to keep alive on a daily basis. What has to be done to keep this sport clean? What has to be done to keep the governing bodies honest instead of the witch hunt that has been taking place and not following correct procedures as instructed. Pretty soon there will be "agents" waiting in the porta johns ready for YOUR deposit. I guess I can be happy knowing that I progressed to this point 100% clean minus a few Point Specials here and there.

Positive Note: Ski Swap Saturday at Marathon Park!!!!!

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Weekend Rides

Well I've been doing the commuting thing to work for a few weeks now and I needed to get some good ridin in somwhere other than the road to work. I packed up the singlespeed and headed East of Stevens Point to Standing Rocks County Park. This place was just what I needed what a trail system. For those of you in the know and after the posting of 1,2,13 and 14 being closed due to the burn, I started from the tower dr lot and hit section 6, 7, 8, 9, 10a,10b, 11a, 11b, then 12, 3, 4 and 5. I did this loop twice. I am glad to have had a chance to ride there. I will probably go next weekend if at all possible, but this system immediately gets added to my favorites. Looked like Scott, Mark, and Don were out there but must have just missed each other. Hopefully the snow will start soon so that I can get some xc skiing in and work towards 08.