2019.07.25 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 14 Report

After having a conversation with a wise man on Saturday, I shall call him "Yoda," I decided to use Wednesday nights for my experimentations. At least the temperatures were reasonable, and there was a little bit of a breeze.  I changed back to my standard Kissena gear a 52x15, and I am still on the … Continue reading 2019.07.25 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 14 Report

2019.07.17 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 13 Report

An impeding thunderstorm threatened to derail our racing. It was quite hot and humid but the storms were not scheduled to hit until about eight which would give us enough time to race. To try to speed things up, the racing schedule was modified, and the category three and four fields were combined. In the … Continue reading 2019.07.17 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 13 Report

2019.07.03 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 11 Report

Due to the holiday coming up, there was a low expectation of turnout for the evening events, so Alan Atwood scheduled Team Sprints. This was going to be more of a fun event, and a learning experience. Once everyone was checked in, we created teams of two. No one seemed to want to ride with … Continue reading 2019.07.03 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 11 Report

2019.06.12 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 8 Report

Edit: The videos went up last night after I went to bed. I just finished reviewing the videos of my races and I have to say that what there is some disparity between what they show and what I remember. I suppose my brain does not retain all the information while in oxygen depravation. My … Continue reading 2019.06.12 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 8 Report

2019.05.22 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 5 Report

I am finally back racing track. I got back from Italy last Tuesday and being jet-lagged I decided to apprentice as AJ (Assistant Judge) for the Wednesday night instead of trying to race. I also decided to apprentice as AR (Assistant Referee) for the weekend track race series on Sunday. For week five, the Men's … Continue reading 2019.05.22 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 5 Report

2019.05.01 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 2 Report

Second week of track racing. My training has been suffering a bit with the rainy season we seem to have encountered as of late. Either way, this was the penultimate race before my vacation. The weather was cool, mid fifties, with a very light drizzle in the air. Regardless, Alan decided to go ahead with … Continue reading 2019.05.01 – Kissena 2019 Twilight Series Week 2 Report

2018.07.18 – Kissena 2018 Twilight Series Week 13 Report

Back to a full evening of racing at the track. The following races were on the schedule for Category 5: 7 Lap Point-a-Lap Race: each lap the first rider across the line scores 1 point. The final lap the first rider receives 2 points and the second rider receives 1 point. Tie breaker is decided … Continue reading 2018.07.18 – Kissena 2018 Twilight Series Week 13 Report