Author Archives: Richard Masoner

Fast After 50: How to Race Strong for the Rest of Your Life

Here’s the book for me: Endurance coach Joe Friel draws on current research on aging and sports performance to show how the middle-aged cyclist can race strong and stay healthy well past age 50.

June-uary mid-month mid-week bike rollup

This wonderful weather we’re experiencing in California is great for riding but bad for our water supplies.

Santa Cruz update: Green lanes, Arana Gulch, hit and run update, and more

Ribbon cutting Wednesday, January 14, 2015 for the long-anticipated Arana Gulch Multi-Use Trail project takes place at the trailhead in the parking lot for Santa Cruz Bible Church on Frederick Street, Santa Cruz, California. Event organizers point out the ample parking. Santa Cruz People Power will be on hand for valet bike parking, too. More read more »

Adventure Cycling announces Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship 2015

The Adventure Cycling Association are now accepting submissions for the 2015 Young Adult Bike Travel Scholarship, which pays for an Adventure Cycling educational course, travel to and from the course location, meals and lodging, and a new touring bicycle outfitted with bike travel gear.

Charlie Kelly’s early history of mountain biking

One of the pioneers of downhill mountain biking, Charlie Kelly, published his personal history of fat tire dirt racing in the book Fat Tire Flyer: Repack and the Birth of Mountain Biking.

Team TIBCO-SVB announce 2015 roster

Team-TIBCO-SVB announced their 2015 roster, with several new additions for the team’s second decade of women’s road racing. New Zealander Emily Collins (pictured below), German Kathrin Hammes and Australian Joanne Hogan join a team that won both the overall titles of the USA Cycling NRC series and the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series.