Archive for November 2009


Interview-A-Tron: The Spin-Off

November 30th, 2009 — 7:40pm

The conventional wisdom is that it takes a couple seasons for an established series to spawn a successful spin-off.  The Jeffersons, Flo, Laverne and Shirley, After-MASH, each needed character growth on the parent show before going off on its own. The Interview-A-Tron doesn’t care about conventional wisdom. Its borg like dominance and terminator-esque persistence allows […]

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Rockburn Cross Video

November 25th, 2009 — 8:19am

Day two of the Howard County Double Cross took place November 22 in Elkridge, Maryland. In its third year, Rockburn Cross is a Mid-Atlantic favorite that features greasy corners, fast single-track and quick hard climbs. With the sunny open sections and wooded single-track, this course works well on video. It may be paradoxical to say […]

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Schooley Mill ‘Cross Video

November 24th, 2009 — 3:48am

Day one of the Howard County Double Cross (HoCo2xCx) weekend was Schooley Mill ‘Cross that took place November 21 in Highland, Maryland. Racers were faced with long power stretches for half of the course and a hilly, grassy bog for the other half. As you will see in the video, the field gets strung out […]

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Tacchino ‘Cross: Podium Interviews

November 19th, 2009 — 1:35pm

Here is the final Tacchino ‘Cross installment. These podium interviews are just what you need to get ready for this weekend’s races. Pre-ride strategy, race tactics, barrier technique, pre-race food. It’s all here.  Thanks for reading.    Under ideal conditions (you arrive on time, it’s not pouring down rain), how much time do you spend […]

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Urban Cross Helmet-Cam Video: Masters 3/4

November 16th, 2009 — 11:04am

Urban Cross at Ix 2009 took place on November 15 in Charlottesville, Virginia. The course takes place on the grounds of an abandoned factory and features a ton of elevation change, good power sections and on this day, unseasonably warm temperatures. The video is from the first ten minutes of the Masters 3/4 race. Pay […]

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Tacchino Ciclocross: Masters 3/4 Podium

November 14th, 2009 — 2:36pm

I admit it. Of all the great ‘cross racing that takes place each week in the Mid-Atlantic, I’m a bit biased toward the masters 3/4 field. This is my race and the one that is featured in most of the videos on this site. The podium at this year’s Tacchino Ciclocross was made up of […]

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Tacchino ‘Cross: Dee Dee Winfield

November 13th, 2009 — 11:18pm

Dee Dee Winfield (C3-Athletes Serving Athletes) is one of the fast women on the national cyclocross scene. Looking at the results for 2009 she has been on the podium in her last eight races. She came into the 2009 Tacchino Ciclocross a clear favorite, and did not disappoint, taking the win seemingly with ease. In […]

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Interview-a-Tron: 002

November 13th, 2009 — 9:55am

Jared Nieters (Haymarket Bicycles/HomeVisit) has a robot obsession. In a nod to this life-long theme, we have coined Jared’s interview feature “Interview-a-Tron.” As Jared explains, “It’s a subtle nod to the robot, but still stays on point in that it’s an interview.” So there you have it. In this episode we have three clips. First […]

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A Chat With Joe Dombrowski

November 13th, 2009 — 12:44am

Joe Dombrowski (Haymarket Bicycles/HomeVisit) may only be eighteen years old but he has already made his mark on the Mid-Atlantic cyclocross scene. He currently leads the MABRA ‘Cross series in the elite category and is coming off a nice win at last Sunday’s Tacchino Ciclocross at Rosaryville State Park, Maryland. Joe only started racing cyclocross […]

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Jared Interviews …

November 12th, 2009 — 9:17am

Debuting a new feature, this morning. Haymarket Bicycles’ fast man Jared Nieters, before mixing it up in the elite CX race, has been putting together short video interviews of your favorite racers. In episode one of ‘Jared Interviews …’ (I need a better name for this segment), Jared interviews the up-and-coming Tyler Karnes (Pioneer-SM) and […]

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