May 10, 2017 Cruise

I recently had an opportunity to go race in Korea as an invitational international athlete for the 2017 SPYDER BUKAK CLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP, which was held in Seoul, Korea. My friend Derek (right in the above picture) lives in Korea and is actively involved in the cycling racing community. When he…

November 20, 2016 Cruise

Korankei 香嵐渓 is a valley in Toyota, Japan (near Nagoya), and is one of center-Japan’s most popular viewing spots for Autumn leaves. There is actually a word for viewing the changing of the leaves in Japanese, called kouyou (紅葉). Here is a shot of the main river from the main…

September 11, 2016 Cruise

平田クリテ 第9戦 C1-3位 After my return to racing in last month’s Hirata criterium where I finished in the top 10 in the C2 race, I decided to increase my training intensity so that I could compete in the C1 in this month’s Hirata criterium to see how I could perform. Unlike the…