California

Goodbye Cali, Hello Philly Spring

In the front of our chase group early in the race. Photo Credit: MTBMike.com Following a stellar week of riding and hanging out in sunny SoCal, I was looking forward to my second set of races for this trip. The course at Southridge Park in Fontana was a drastic change from the previous week. Though both courses have a surplus of steep climbs, the loose and open climbs of Bonelli Park were replaced...

Chasing Summer

Bonelli Park 2014. Suffering on the steep climbs of the Bonelli US Cup course. Photo Credit: MTBMike.com. After riding through the snow and frigid temperatures of the past winter, I couldn’t wait for the first big races of the year. It’s equal parts excitement for testing my fitness after months of hard work and for escaping to somewhere warm. I love living in Philly, but after the pas...