Posts Tagged ‘John Balon’

Copper Town Circuit Race 35+ 4

Copper Town Circuit Race 35+ 4

Team: Carl Butler John Balon Sam Paik Rich Beeler Dan Schaefer Report by: Dan Schaefer With 5 teams having 4+ riders our pre-race strategy was to cover the main breaks and stay near the front on the last lap at the turnaround. The race was fast, and then slow with a lot of bunching and […]


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 […]


2014 Mount Diablo Challenge

2014 Mount Diablo Challenge

2014 Mount Diablo Challenge After I purchased my first road bike in 2009, a Specialized Allez Elite, the second climb I ever did was Mt Diablo. I remember being amazed by how the mountain just kept going up and up for miles upon miles. Even though I’d been working out for most of my life […]