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Mt Tabor Series Race 2

June 7, 2012

Ah, another day in Portland shrouded in mystery. Will it rain? Will it shine? Will hail pummel our spectacled faces as we screech between reservoirs on an extinct volcano? We lucked out and had a really nice and sunny day in PDX to make for some excellent racing conditions. Team Slow (again) had the largest […]

Team Slow ladies on Crusade: Alpenrose

October 6, 2011

Beth, Erinne and Kristin stormed the Alpenrose Dairy on Sunday, October 2, the opening day of the 2011 Cyclocross Crusade (the largest participatory cyclocross race series in the world). Over 1,500 registered racers in all categories came out to race and the start fields got pretty crowded. The day began dry and overcast. About 40 […]

Short Track Racing at PIR 2011 Wrap-up

August 8, 2011

Imagine a race course with singletrack through sometimes narrowly-spaced cottonwood trees, wide-open grassy plains, and in the middle of it all, a crown jewel of a motocross course with ten-foot-tall berms and not one, but THREE rhythm sections zig-zagging lengthwise back and forth through the center of the whole thing. Now imagine dozens and dozens […]

Mt Tabor is DONE!

July 14, 2011

Last night marked the end of the 2011 Mt Tabor Series “Velo on the Volcano”. Each race was difficult and sometimes punishing but the finally was punctuated with a VICTORY by Ed Groth in the Fixie category. Go Ed! But, don’t forget the rest of the team that did their best each week to lap […]

New Kit!

June 23, 2011

The new jerseys arrived just in time for tonight’s event on Mt. Tabor.

PIR Short Track MTB

June 14, 2011

June 13, 2011 Eight Team Slow Racers tackled the course on a warm and dusty evening at Portland International Raceway. None of us crashed and all of us had fun.  Results are posted here: http://obra.org/events/18476/results But this is what Team Slow is all about. Cheering on our teammates while they put on the pain face: Photo […]

Mt. Tabor: the Murderhorn

June 9, 2011

Ben and Ed both took on the Fixed Gear race at Tabor last night, and didn’t die.  Huge success!  Klaus and J.Fritz both hung tough in the Cat 5s.  Good job everyone!

PIR short track – a foolish adventure

June 8, 2011

Chris ‘Fool’ McCraw shares the following:  threatening skies escorted me on the ride up to PIR this monday but my spirits were lifted as i happened upon team member KBott and friend Joel also riding up to the track.  we joined a whole slew of Slow-Folk for registration, warmup laps, and encouragement through 3 separate […]