A Cause for Celebration!

As the semester winds down, the Black Key Bulls have much to celebrate after a successful Spring campaign.  Bolstered by a deep team that saw 6 riders place in the top 19 places of the Spring Series Individual Time Trials and a victory in the Team Pursuit event, BKB won it's first Spring Series Overall …

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Spring

Spring Break is over. The grueling weeks of base miles and training are now behind us, with Spring Series and Quals right around the corner. Starting this week, a major cycling event will take place each Saturday, save for one, up until the race. The training may be winding down, but the work is just …

Back to the Grind.

                Although it was difficult to leave, you have to say good bye eventually. Back to the cold grind of college, the real work starts now. Teams that win are teams that see the rollers under their bikes as the blaze down the track. Each person was better than …

The Drop.

There are few things in cycling more disheartening than the feeling of being dropped off the pack. Alone on the road, slipstream all but a memory, one can easily lose himself to the road. It's a feeling that few sports can credit to their name. A sense of complete hopelessness, a notion that the only …

Love the Work.

It's the workouts like last Saturday's that remind me why I love this sport. The grueling pacelines, the attacks and counterattacks that spring from no where, in the middle of conversations. The rests in the middle of no where to catch out breath after a long, difficult climb. These are the challenges that drew me …

A Cold December.

As the month of December begins, it's averaged about 60 degrees. This is not December weather. On rides through the country I've seen plenty of fellow teams and wheelmen. Why not? It's warmer than October. This will change. It will cool. People will stay inside. But champions are bred in the off-season. No one remembers …