Race Update – Grasshopper Sherwood Gravel, May 15

Hi Team, Justin, Heather and I did round #4 of the Grasshopper series which was the Sherwood Adventure gravel race in the Fort Bragg area, with Justin taking the win for the Pro men!  He attacked on the steep dirt climb midway through the race to split off a group of five riders, and then …

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Soldier Hollow Utah Race Report – Justin Peck

Hi Team, Last weekend I raced at Soldier Hollow in Utah, the second round of UCI races in this year’s US pro cross country tour. My mom and I drove out from California on Thursday and Friday, and we arrived late Friday afternoon in time for a course preride. I had raced at Soldier Hollow …

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Peter Hecht’s Race Report: Soldier Hollow

During the week leading up to my race at Soldier Hollow, I was able to take some time off and do school virtually in Utah while riding trails and acclimating. The first part of the week went by pretty quickly as I enjoyed riding some of the best trails in the country at Corner Canyon …

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Stage 5 – Gila Monster Road Race

Stage 5 – Gila Monster Road Race After a hair-raising crit experience, the team wanted to make their mark on this edition of the epic Tour of the Gila.  Alison Tetrick informed us at our evening race debrief that historically a break can go on this stage. We were determined to be represented in it. …

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Tour of the Gila Stage 2

Stage 2 – Inner Loop Road Race Indeed, the fireworks did ignite today!! Five miles into the race was the first sprint, and not long after that was the first QOM.  This caused the peloton to shatter early on. Lauren De Crescenzo (Cinch) launched at the base of the first QOM, and Instafund, DNA, and …

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Tour of the Gila – Stage 1

Stage 1 – Mogollon Road Race Today, everyone was a bit nervous about the tactics after an intense Redlands experience. The team made the decision to not go for Sprint jersey because none of us have done this race before, and we have not raced as a team (3 guest rider additions who have never …

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Justin Peck Race Report – US Pro Cup in Arkansas

Last week I traveled to Arkansas for the US Pro Cup, the first UCI mountain bike races in the US this year. The Bentonville area is known for its endless network of man-made trails, thanks to millions invested by the Walmart family. The course in Centennial Park is made up of flowy descents with berms, …

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Redlands Bicycle Classic Stage 4 – LGBRC Victory!

Dear LGBRC Sponsors and Members, The Redlands Bicycle Classic is the longest continuous running invitational, professional stage race in American bike racing. Each year, the City of Redlands, CA and surrounding communities open their homes, their hearts and their streets to world-class athletes. From humble beginnings on a Memorial Day weekend in 1985, the event, …

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In2thelionsden race report

Christopher Guzik As this was my first ever race as a cat 3 and it was a 3/2/1 open event I had a ton of nerves going in. I made sure to mitigate this as much as possible the days before by sleeping as much as possible and drinking tons of water. One of my …

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Race Report – MTB Marathon Nationals – 4th

I took a trip this past weekend to Frederick, Maryland for the mountain bike marathon nationals championships which was a 32 mile race held on old-school rock infested hiking trails.   It was completely different than the riding conditions we are used to in California, with no smooth dirt, no berms, and not a single place …

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Race Report – Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships

LGBRC and UC Berkeley racer Justin Peck achieved a result far beyond his expectations as he made it onto the podium in both the cross country and the short track this weekend in his very first trip to collegiate nationals.  Purgatory, Colorado had received more than six inches of snow earlier in the week, making …

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Race Report – Sea Otter Classic XC

LGBRC had some great results this past weekend at the Sea Otter Classic which is one of the most prestigious events in the US.  It was held in October this year instead of the usual April time frame, and in typical years it attracts up to 74,000 fans and 9.800 athletes over all cycling disciplines. …

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Race Report: Folsom Cyclocross and Mt. Diablo Hillclimb

A weekend of mixed dirt and road racing has just wrapped up with multiple LGBRC members making the podiums.  On Saturday, the first race of the Sacramento cyclocross series kicked off at Lakeside Church in Folsom, with racing on some actual green grass as opposed to the usual dry dust.  Lisa Cordova finished 3rd in …

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Race Report: VSRTCX at Rowell Ranch 9/25/21

Hello All, The first cyclocross race of the season was this past Saturday in Castro Valley at Rowell Ranch.  It was a challenging course with lots of turns and some short climbs and descents.  There is an image below of the course which shows the beauty of a cyclocross race that is packed into a …

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Feb. 16, 2020 -Valley of the Sun –

Submitted by Eleanor Wiseman Last post for Valley of the Sun: What a weekend! We did it! For our first stage race together, it was a success! The team worked hard to keep our GC leader’s position AND do well in the crit on Sunday with JenWilson covering attacks and even making it in a …

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Feb. 15, 2020 -Valley of the Sun –

Submitted by Eleanor Wiseman 2nd day of Valley of the Sun Stage race was a success! The road race was spicy from the get go. We had a plan and everyone executed it and gave it their all. Our team chased attacks throughout the race and Melanie Wong sprinted for 3rd! And Steph Sydlik and …

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Feb. 14, 2020 -Valley of the Sun –

Feb. 14, 2020 –Valley of the Sun – Submitted by Eleanor Wiseman The women road team is thrilled to be racing at Valley of the Sun Stage race this weekend! Friday was the time trial! We all rode hard and are excited to see good results in a stacked field of pros. @stefsydlik (our amazing …

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January 25, 2020 – Low Gap Grasshopper Adventure Series –

January 25, 2020 – Low Gap Grasshopper Adventure Series – Submitted by Eleanor Wiseman Grasshopper’s Low Gap or my first meeting with a gravel/dirt event Two weekends ago I took part in Low Gap’s grasshopper – my first gravel/dirt event. I wanted to share my experience to encourage others to try new things as it …

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Breck Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race, Race Report

Justin and I have just completed this 6-day stage race in Breckenridge, Colorado which covers 220 miles and over 40,000 feet of climbing, with the resulting descending being the best part!  We competed in the 2-person open men team category and were able to win all six stages and the overall title.  Although there were …

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MTB Nationals

Mountain Bike National Championships in Winter Park Colorado

Hi Team,Here is a quick update from Mountain Bike National Championships in Winter Park Colorado where Gavin Hlady, Charles Rausch, Justin Peck, and Chris Peck are racing.  In the Junior 17/18 cross country on Friday we had Gavin put in an amazing ride for 12th place with Justin in 57th.  Due to the size of …

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