Entries by JReddell

Mr. Spies Supports His Favorite Charity…

Word on the street is that Mr. Ben Spies made a very fashionable appearance at the Dallas Margarita Ball in support of his favorite charity, Love For Kids. Also in attendance were Ben’s sweetheart, Ms. Patricia, friend/Elbowz teammate Simon Essl, and Simon’s much better half, Ms. Samantha. Fun was had by all, supporting such a […]

How it all went down.. TX State RR Championships

By: Heath Blackgrove Although it was my first time racing the Pro 1 Chris Hipp Memorial Texas State Road Championships I was really motivated for the race. I had heard a lot about how good the Fort Hood course was and even the constant rain we had the morning of the race couldn’t change my […]

Fall time…

The beauty of fall reminds us to turn a new leaf and grow more beautiful each year. I really think nature is trying to remind us subtly that its growth, strength, magnificence and splendor only come from one place. From the inside out 🙂

A little motivation…

By: the man himself, Mr. Marcotte. “There are many aspects to success; material wealth is only one component. …But success also includes good health, energy and enthusiasm for life, fulfilling relationships, creative freedom, emotional and psychological stability, a sense of well-being, and peace of mind.” This is a photo from my place as I finished […]

2o12 Thompson Buck County Classic

Not a bad showing today at the Thompson Buck County Classic : ) Guest rider, Logan Hutchins, was 2nd, Heathy 5th, and Erok ended up 8th. Not bad at all in a field stacked like that : )

Tour of Austin – Day1

One step off.. 2nd and 3rd isn’t too bad. Congrats to 2o11 US Criterium Champ, David Wenger, on his well timed attack. More racing today and tomorrow.. stay tuned.

HHH Sunday & Overall..

Another great day at the office.. Helmig took top honors, with Eric 2nd, Heathy 4th, and TJ cleaning up for 6th. In the overall battle, Eric leaped frogged Heathy to take the top spot, Heathy stood tall in 2nd, and Helmig was able to get enough points to take the last podium spot.. a complete […]

HHH Time…

So far a very successful weekend.. FRIDAY NIGHT CRITERIUM: Heathy Blackgrove and late break addition, Eric Marcotte, rocked all and went 1,2 with Mr. Helmig cleaning up for 4th. The entire team rode amazing to clean up the primes and 66% of the podium spots. SATURDAY ROAD RACE: Once again, it was Eric Marcotte and […]

Insight from a loving wife…

By: Sharon Blackgrove – Heathy’s better half I shall smile and nod… Recently I was at a function. I was introduced as “This is Heaths wife, he is away cycle racing for a few weeks.” I smiled, said “Hi” and scanned the room for familiar faces. I sat down on the sofa near another lady […]


By: Christian Helmig As we are finally back in Texas for a while and we have some down time, I get to catch up with sorting through all my files from the last couple of weeks of racing. Usually I don’t pay too much attention to the overall values for a month but now that […]

Check it out!

Sorry for the ugly link.. couldn’t get the HTML code to work.. Nature Valley on CBS Sports.. see Christian’s unbelievable win in HiDef.. http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=f92297b880e2b9251bb24be88&id=d252a98827&e=a25bc39403

Summertime racing in Texas

By: Christian Helmig One of the downsides to racing out of Texas is that there is barely any racing going on once summer hits and it gets “too hot”. Fortunately, there was a small mountainbike race here in Dallas last weekend and I so I finally got to race an off road race again. It […]

From the RABBITS mouth…

of the Cascade Cycling Classic: A View From The Elbowz Racing Team Car I knew it was going to be an interesting day when I wiped grease from my pliers and made a peanut butter sandwich. Stage 5 of the Cascade Cycling Classic was an 83 mile circuit race that winds and twists through a […]