Conditions for the 2019 Ballard Criterium presented by Carter Volkswagen were spectacular. We are fortunate to have the Ballard Crit as an ongoing event in the Pacific Northwest cycling race calendar. At the beginning of 2018 there was some question about whether it would continue. The Apex Cycling Team has been managing the event since 2014, and according to team … [Read more...] about Ballard Criterium 2020: Cycling + Mile Runs?
The Streets of Seattle
2019 is the 30th year of the Seward Park Series bicycle race. For historical perspective, check out this recap from the 25th year. This year's season began on April 4 and runs through August 29 (with no race on July 4). With three races every night, the Series is a way for bike racers of all abilities to test their legs, brains, and luck against some of the fastest riders in … [Read more...] about Seward Series 2019
Saturday June 8 marks the 26th edition of the Ballard Criterium. The now classic Seattle cycling race began in 1994 when it was hosted by Bill Devaney of the Ray’s Boathouse Cycling Club. Devaney hosted it through 1997. David Douglas (who organizes the event rides for the Cascade Bicycle Club, and the Seward Park Thursday Night Series) ran it between 1998 through 2007. … [Read more...] about Ballard Criterium 2019 & Pre-Party
Thursday August 30 was the finale of the 2018 Voler Thursday Night Cycling Series at Seward Park. The late summer light filtered through the trees and clouds just long enough to get a few dramatic pictures during the 6:00 race. Final results 7:00 PM Race: Teddy Schwartz Nick Bennette Will Teal 6:00 Race: Chris Wilson Rodney Brandon Dave … [Read more...] about Seward Park 2018 Finale
Under hazy skies, the 2018 Voler Seward Park Thursday Night Cycling Series is in its waning days. There are four events every evening: 5:00 Course Open for Warm-Up, coaches clinics 5:30 First-timers & Cat 4, 5 6:00 Cat 3, 4 7:00 Pro & Cat 1, 2, 3 If you are new to racing, the clinics are a great introduction to bike handling skills and the Seward … [Read more...] about Late Summer Seward Session