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March 29 Cold Springs Time Trial Results

It was cold and windy yesterday which did not make for ideal conditions out at Cold Springs.  To make matters even more fun someone was kind enough to take the time to stir up a nice dust storm out on the dry lake bed.  The start of the course was nicely inundated with dust.   [...]

By | 2017-04-20T07:58:02-07:00 June 26th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

June 25 Keystone Canyon Results

Results from the final twilight tonight.  19 riders, perfect weather, beers-a-plenty, and yes, even after all this time in Upper Keystone, another different course with new singletrack. A 4.25 mile loop with about 600' of climbing.  It was rocky and flats were common.  Thanks to Monte for the Northstar passes to add to our prize pool, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T07:58:02-07:00 June 26th, 2009|Uncategorized|1 Comment

June 18 Keystone Canyon Results

A small turnout as most were probably frolicking up in Truckee at the Tour de Nez, next year we should incorporate the twilight into a dirt crit on the street and join in the festivities!  Anyways, this was probably the nicest night so far up at the end of Hoge road, warm, and winds that [...]

By | 2017-04-20T07:58:02-07:00 June 19th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Strength training for cyclists

Note:  As part of Silver Sage Sports & Fitness sponsorship and commitment to the Reno Wheelmen, they provide training articles to Reno Wheelmen members. If you have any questions about training, physiology, etc, please send an e-mail to info@silversagecenter.com and we’ll be happy to address them.  Strength training for Cycling Cycling is obviously an endurance [...]

By | 2017-04-18T21:04:27-07:00 June 2nd, 2009|Training Tips|0 Comments

May 21 Peavine Hill Climb Results

Results of the Peavine Hillclimb 5/21/09.  6.6 mles, 2730' elevation gain.  28 riders.  Weather was perfect- just a smidge windy at the top.  Top male and female riders got small cash prizes at the top.    Place in category, Name, Time, Place overall.   A's 1 Scott Leland 54:19  1 2 Ben Ragains 54:34  2 3 Dustin Sweet [...]

By | 2017-04-20T07:58:39-07:00 May 28th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

May 14 Keystone Canyon Results

Another excellent turnout for race #3!  36 people, great weather and the trademark wind.  A short track race tonight with not a lot of climbing and a 2 mile lap.  It created some close finishes and for the most part, some pretty close times.  Next week --- the Peavine Hillclimb!!!!  There will be some cash prizes for this [...]

By | 2017-04-20T07:58:39-07:00 May 28th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

May 7 Keystone Canyon Results

Results for the MTB twilight on 5/7/09   A's -10 riders, 15 miles 1st Jeff Angermann  1:03:34 2nd Dustin Sweet   1:05:05 3rd Ben Ragains  1:05:39 4th Monte Boyle  1:06:26 5th John Hurley  1:08:05 6th Chad Wilson 1:09:19 7th Matt Larsen  1:11:19 8th Don Morehouse  1:14:15 9th Danny Knoll 1:15:41  (SS)   B's- 20 riders, 10 miles [...]

By | 2017-04-20T07:58:39-07:00 May 28th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

April 23 Keystone Canyon Results

MTB twilights #1 37 people braved the frigid wind to race tonight.   The course turned out to be a 3.5 mile lap.  Lap times ranged from about 16-30 minutes.  Next race is Thursday, May 7th at 6:30 pm at Keystone Canyon (Hoge Road entrance).  Save your number plates!   Men's A  10 riders   1st [...]

By | 2017-04-20T07:58:39-07:00 May 28th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments