Race Reports

The Bumps Circuit Race 35+3/4

The Bumps Circuit Race 35+3/4

The Bumps Circuit Race Field: 35+3/4 Field Size: 16 Result: 7th Place Overall, 3rd Place Cat4 There was no avoiding the rain at the Bumps. I waffled on whether to race many times throughout the day. I figured it was only an hour circuit race, not a 3 hour road race. I showed up to […]


Knights Ferry Road Race 35+ Cat 4

Knights Ferry Road Race 35+ Cat 4

Knights Ferry Road Race Field: 35+4 Teammates: John Balon (9th), Sam Paik (7th) Field Size: 16 Result: 4th We arrived at the course in the pouring rain. After sitting in the car for about 20 minutes, we were prepared for 3 hours of wet riding. However, after registering, the sun came out until we packed […]


Coppertown Circuit Race CAT 35+4 – 3rd Place

Coppertown Circuit Race CAT 35+4 - 3rd Place

Coppertown Circuit Race Field: 35+ 4 Teammate: Mark Klein Field Size: 36 Result: 3rd The plan from the beginning was to stay in the top 10 throughout the race. I was going to follow Mark and keep an eye out for breaks. Mark did a great job of closing down the gaps formed by riders […]


San Francisco Metromint Giro – Masters CAT 4 – 5th Place

San Francisco Metromint Giro - Masters CAT 4 - 5th Place

San Francisco Metromint Giro 35+ Cat 4 Field Size – 48 Finished – 5th place Teammates; Herman Shum, Sam Paik The course is an “L” shaped course with railroad tracks and a small hill.  The back straight away is a slight down hill and the pavement is rough with many pot holes to enjoy.  It […]


Central Coast Circuit Race – CAT 5 3rd Place

Central Coast Circuit Race - CAT 5 3rd Place

Central Coast Circuit Race – CAT 5 3rd Place Robert Galbreath


Dash for Cash – CAT 5 1st Place

Dash for Cash - CAT 5 1st Place

Dash for Cash – CAT 5 1st Place Robert Galbreath


Tri Valley Crit – CAT 5 1st Place

Tri Valley Crit - CAT 5 1st Place

Tri Valley Velo – CAT 5 1st Place Robert Galbreath


Red Kite CAT 5 2nd Place

Red Kite CAT 5 2nd Place

Red Kite CAT 5 2nd Place Robert Galbreath


Red Kite – CAT 5 1st Place

Red Kite - CAT 5 1st Place

Red Kite – CAT 5 1st Place Robert Galbreath


Red Kite – CAT 5 1st Place

Red Kite - CAT 5 1st Place

Red Kite – CAT 5 1st Place Robert Galbreath


Red Kite Omnium – 45+ CAT 4 – 8th Place

Red Kite Omnium - 45+ CAT 4 - 8th Place

Red Kite Omnium 8th Place Santiago Bolon     After the final race, I was able to maintain my 8th place overall in the 45+, and lost a spot in the 35+ although I’m tied in points with the 8th placed rider. He was the winner of today’s race so they gave him 8th and […]


Sea Otter XC Mtb Race – 3rd Place

Sea Otter XC Mtb Race - 3rd Place

Sea Otter XC Mtb Race 3rd Place Mike Creamer At start of race I sprinted off the line with a large number of guys following. About 3 miles in I was 1 of 10 and found myself chasing. I played it safe on the technical sections and stayed hard and steady with a hard push […]


Santa Cruz Crit – 1st Place Cat 5

Santa Cruz Crit - 1st Place Cat 5

Santa Cruz 1st Place Robert Galbreath CAT 5


Napa Valley Dirt Classic – 3rd Place

Napa Valley Dirt Classic - 3rd Place

Napa Valley Dirt Classic 3rd place Start line was up hill. Started off the front with a sprint up hill. Needed to be one of the first to the big hill. Very windy technical course through the trees! Very fun course. My first XC MTB race and had a blast. Everyone was so nice and […]


Copper Town Circuit Race- 1st Place 45+ 1,2,3

Copper Town Circuit Race- 1st Place 45+ 1,2,3

Darryl Smith Copper Town Circuit Race Category: 45 + 1,2,3 Riders: 30 Finished: 1st Place 90 min Circuit Race 6 Mile Laps The goal was to get a good work out and look for opportunities. I did not have any teammates as most of the guys raced at Cantua Creek RR on Saturday. I had […]


Copper Town Circuit Race – 1st Place CAT 5

Copper Town Circuit Race - 1st Place CAT 5

Tim Sanders Category: Elite 5 Riders: 25 Finished: 1st Place The goal, same as yesterday, don’t go too early and finished strong. This was the first race I had a long warm up and felt really good at the start line. We started at a much higher speed than in previous races but I stay […]


Cantua Creek – 10th Place, Master 35+ 4

Cantua Creek - 10th Place, Master 35+ 4

Cantua Road Race 35+ Cat 4 Field Teammates: Mark Klein, Rich Beeler, Carl Butler Finish: 10th Field Size: 32 Coming into this race, the plan was to have the team ride support for me. Mark was going to be my lead out while Rich and Carl were going to attack hard on the hill on […]


Cherry Pie – P123

Cherry Pie - P123

Darryl Smith, suffering in the Pro, 1,2,3 race at Cherry Pie in Napa.    


FAST & FURIOUS CRIT – 6th Place

FAST & FURIOUS CRIT - 6th Place

Mark Klein Fast & Furious – Downtown Pleasanton Category: Masters 35+/45+ CAT 4 Riders: 88 Team Mates: Serge Plasschaert & Robert Vantuyl Finished: 6th Place It was a beautiful day in Downtown Pleasanton, sunny and warm and the streets were line with spectators.  My goal was to be on the podium at the end of […]


Dunnigan Hill RR Report [“I Now Own a Folding-Bi​ke!”]

Dunnigan Hill RR Report ["I Now Own a Folding-Bi​ke!"]

Dunnigan Road Race Category:  Masters 45+4 Field: 50 Distance: 46 miles Finished: DNF This was my first race in 53 weeks. I didn’t have the  fitness I am used to earlier this season, so I waited until I could regain a  level of fitness with only 2-3 days/week of training. By June/July, I felt I […]


IC3 at Tour de France 2012

IC3 at Tour de France 2012

One of our club members on the route of the Tour de France.  WE ARE EVERYWHERE…


IC3 Forth of July Club Ride – Moraga Loop

IC3 Forth of July Club Ride - Moraga Loop

Many of the members for both the race team and the club enjoyed time together on Forth of July.  It was a fun day to enjoy each other company before heading out to family activities.


Burlingame Crit – 5th Place

Burlingame Crit - 5th Place

Herman Shum Burlingame Downtown Crit Category – Masters 35+4 Finished – 5th Place


Pacific Service Credit Union Criterium – 2nd Place CAT 5

Pacific Service Credit Union Criterium - 2nd Place CAT 5

Robert Vantuyl PG&E Service Credit Union Crit Category – CAT 5 Finished – 2nd Place