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LAVRA FRIDAY NIGHT RACES


Good friends, fun times and fast racing at Velo Sports Center last Friday. Results have been posted on Facebook.
TONIGHT AT VELO SPORTS CENTER 

Some of the finest track racing you can see in American happens at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, CA.  I hear there are Keirin races on the menu tonight so the action is sure to be fast and exciting.  I’ll be there for the beer.

Find more details over at LAVRA.
TONIGHT AT VELO SPORTS CENTER 

Some of the finest track racing you can see in American happens at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, CA.  I hear there are Keirin races on the menu tonight so the action is sure to be fast and exciting.  I’ll be there for the beer.

Find more details over at LAVRA.

TONIGHT AT VELO SPORTS CENTER


Some of the finest track racing you can see in American happens at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, CA. I hear there are Keirin races on the menu tonight so the action is sure to be fast and exciting. I’ll be there for the beer.

Find more details over at LAVRA.
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LAVRA CUP ACTION SHOTS


Pat Benson was on the apron during the LAVRA Cup last Saturday, catching photos of everyone’s beautiful race faces. See the rest of the set on Flickr.

Full race results will be posted HERE eventually…

LAVRA CUP DON’T WANNA GROW UP!


Beaver Beavs shot a nice video of the races at the HDC Velodrome last Saturday. It was pretty quiet in the stands (except for the arguments between coaches and spectators — you know what I’m talking about!) so next time come out and watch some bike racing. The action on the track is awesome to see in person. There’s nothing like it. Rad music choice, Beaver.

Vinh Diesel also took some videos of the races which you can check out on YouTube.
THIS WEEKEND AT HDC VELODROME 

The last race of the 2011 LAVRA Cup!

See the full race flyer HERE.

THIS WEEKEND AT HDC VELODROME


The last race of the 2011 LAVRA Cup!

See the full race flyer HERE.
THIS WEEKEND AT HDC VELODROME 

The 2011 LAVRA Cup series continues this Saturday.  If you plan to race, head to SoCal Reg for pre-registration NOW.  The HDC Velodrome is an awesome venue to see some bike racing and it’s free to spectate!

Check out the full race flyer here.

THIS WEEKEND AT HDC VELODROME


The 2011 LAVRA Cup series continues this Saturday. If you plan to race, head to SoCal Reg for pre-registration NOW. The HDC Velodrome is an awesome venue to see some bike racing and it’s free to spectate!

Check out the full race flyer here.
TARA WHITTEN AT LAVRA CUP 

One more shout out goes to World Champion Tara Whitten who was really handing it to all the guys at LAVRA Cup on Saturday.  Can’t wait to see her perform at the UCI World Championships in a couple weeks.

Photo taken by Pat Benson.
TARA WHITTEN AT LAVRA CUP 

One more shout out goes to World Champion Tara Whitten who was really handing it to all the guys at LAVRA Cup on Saturday.  Can’t wait to see her perform at the UCI World Championships in a couple weeks.

Photo taken by Pat Benson.

TARA WHITTEN AT LAVRA CUP


One more shout out goes to World Champion Tara Whitten who was really handing it to all the guys at LAVRA Cup on Saturday. Can’t wait to see her perform at the UCI World Championships in a couple weeks.

Photo taken by Pat Benson.

Race Recap: LAVRA Cup #2

The second LAVRA Cup race was last Saturday at Home Depot Center Velodrome. A great day of racing with all the homies on a BEAUTIFUL indoor wooden track. LAVRA seems to be taking their time posting up results for this series so this time it’s not so much a recap as it is just a bunch of shout outs…

Aram & Tim

Shout out to my new team mates, Tim and Aram for Predator Cycling. Yep, I joined a team. I didn’t just join any team. If you’ve been reading RTBL for a while, you should know that Predator is my favorite shop around — and I’m not just saying that cuz I’m on the team. More on that later.

Congo & Hern

Good to have the fixed freestyle rider Congo slaying it around the track. As John Prolly says, “If you can throw around a 25+ lb bike, you can rip a track apart!”

Meanwhie LA’s “alleycat king” Hernan Montenegro is back on track after a long winter full of cyclocross and he’s killing it.

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What’s up to Ian and the guys from Adams Avenue who came up from San Diego. Ian chatted with me after the races about RTBL. Many thanks for the kind words. I’m really looking forward to racing at San Diego Velodrome again. Tuesday night racing starts up in April!

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Thanks to Chriz G, Matt, Carlos and everyone else who came down to spectate and cheer the racers on. Good to see the stands filling up.

Chris Reed/Ryan Barrett

Chris Reed, sorry I bumped ya in the neutral lap before the Miss N Out. I shoulda called out that I was passing. Always learning! Ryan Barrett, good to have you back on the track. Hope you had fun in Vegas!

Justin Dillon

Justin Dillon went down in a three-man pile-up during the Points Race. Nothing broken except his rear disc wheel. Suuucks! But I’m glad you’re okay.

Keiron Menzies

And finally there’s me… and it sure feels good to be back on the track! The doctor told me no heavy lifting for now (i.e. no sprinting) so I just sat in and tried to keep up in all the races. I entered in two different categories so I did a lot of racing but pretty much did terribly in all of them. Still felt good to get the blood flowing again and I can’t wait for the next LAVRA Cup on March 19th.

Big ups to the many more friends (and rivals) who were at the races that day. You know who you are.

All the fine photos were taken by Beaver Beavs — who was also being an awesome race mechanic.

2011 LAVRA CUP CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND 

At the Home Depot Center Velodrome!  I’ll be there and you can bet all the homies will be too.  Stop by and check it out cuz it’s FREE to spectate.  If you wanna race, go pre-register at SoCalReg.

Full race flyer can be found here.

2011 LAVRA CUP CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND


At the Home Depot Center Velodrome! I’ll be there and you can bet all the homies will be too. Stop by and check it out cuz it’s FREE to spectate. If you wanna race, go pre-register at SoCalReg.

Full race flyer can be found here.


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