Posts Tagged ‘Rich Beeler’

Rosarito-Ensenada Trip Report: By Miguel Castro

Rosarito-Ensenada Trip Report: By Miguel Castro

A few months ago, I found myself in a new place in my walk with The Lord. Nothing was going wrong, but something was still not quite right. Looking back on it, that was likely the reason that I felt so strange. Since recommitting myself a few years ago I had been growing dramatically in […]


Rosarito-Ensenada Race and Trip Report

Rosarito-Ensenada Race and Trip Report

THE IDEA I first found out about the semi-annual Rosarito-Ensenada race (http://rosaritoensenada.com/ingles/index.php) during a casual weekend ride with my Christian Cycling teammate Rich Beeler. Most of my weekend rides are easy recovery rides because of the daily beatings I get during lunch from the likes of national cycling champions (Dan Martin, Stan Terusaki) and former […]


Tempus Fugit Time Trial 35+ 3/4

Tempus Fugit Time Trial 35+ 3/4

Tempus Fugit Time Trial 35+ 3/4: 7th Decided to do my second TT of the year, this one organized by Red Kite Racing. Goal was to keep a steady effort without blowing up and try to improve my placing from Calaveras TT earlier this year. I signed up for the 35+ 3/4 category, which meant […]


Modesto Road Race, 35+ Cat 4/5

Modesto Road Race, 35+ Cat 4/5

Modesto Road Race Report Field: Masters 35+ 4/5s (only 4s signed up). Field size: 16 Result: 9th place IC3 teammates: Rich Beeler, Mike Creamer I was a little anxious before this race as my race schedule was derailed two months ago after crashing at a lunch group ride. It took about a month and a […]


Wente Road Race, 35+ Cat 4

Wente Road Race, 35+ Cat 4

Wente Road Race Field: 35+4 Teammates: None Field Size: 37 Result: 7th  This is my 4th time doing Wente, so I have a good idea how the race might unfold. Basically, ride really fast up Carroll and repeat, but faster each time. My best finish so far is 17th.  My confidence is pretty good leading up […]


Wente Road Race 45+ Cat 4

Wente Road Race 45+ Cat 4

Category 4 Christian Cycling Team 35+ Field, Rich Beeler — 7th 45+ Field, Dan Schaefer — 6th 55+ Field, Carl Butler — 19th A brilliant 50-degree spring morning greeted us as I arrived early for the Wente Road Race in Livermore, CA for the first group of racing that started at 8 am sharp. The […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


2012 – DIABLO CHALLENGE

2012 - DIABLO CHALLENGE

This is a 11.2 mile timed bicycle road ride, elevation gain 3,249 feet. The ride starts at the Athenian School in Danville, climbs up Southgate Road to the summit of Mount Diablo. If a rider can complete in under 60 minutes you get a t-shirt. IC3 is proud to have 2 riders make up the […]