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June 18, 2008

Wisconsin State Criterium Recap

The Wisconsin State Criterium Championship was held this past Saturday, June 14th in Ripon, Wisconsin (home of Ripon Good Cookies). Thanks to the efforts of team LAPT, the race atmosphere had a Superweek feel to it with an announcing stage, manned by the fluent Mike Mandli, and a few race primes. Located in the beautiful […]

May 5, 2008

Cracked Carbon, Cracked Legs and a Crack at a Top 3

Not to be discouraged with the less than amicable weather conditions, Ben and I laid tracks for the first road race of the season on the WCA calendar. Ben comes into the event weighing a fairly stealth 160# or so, 18 less than Tucson, so I was excited to see what he could do. About […]

April 30, 2008

2008 Whitnall Spring Classic Recap

Team Wheaton pulled off a successful day of racing at the Whitnall Park Spring Classic on Saturday, April 26th. With a crew of volunteers and some assistance from Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Medical Services (Michael Carter and crew), the Whitnall Race continues to improve and maintain its status as one of the premier spring classics in the […]

April 21, 2008

Team WI Enjoys More Success in Week 2

The race schedule offered up two races for the weekend.  Saturday in Menomenee Falls, and Sunday once again in Madison for Great Dane #2.  Weather was perfect and relatively calm winds kept the pace fast both days.  Given that the collegiate regionals were in Madison this past weekend, our younger mates were busy competing against […]

April 21, 2008

GDVC#2 = Win #2

Sunday, April 20th, Madison, Great Dane #2, the weather was a complete 180 from last week, with temps in the upper 60’s, sunny, and the wind was maybe 10 mph, a far cry from last week; 39 deg temps and 20+ mph winds. The Master 4/5 field was large, 60+ at the start line. It was […]

April 18, 2008

13 Pin Pulls Off Win in Mad City

Holding to a true style of story telling and building up the race and only giving the end after several long paragraphs would really fit here. But I can’t. I am very proud to say that Doug pulled off a fantastic win Sunday. Ok, now for the race recap…

April 15, 2008

Team Wheaton Scores First Win of the Season

The team embarked on its 2008 race season by heading out to Madison for the first of two races run by Great Dane Velo. Wheaton Franciscan was represented in just about every category offered over the course of the day. Now on to the highlights……… Nick and Addison played an aggressive race in the Cat […]

April 2, 2008

SE Wisconsin Teams Gather for Fun in the Sun

While the weather gods continued to be their nasty selves, keeping only the most determined logging trainer miles or boldly tempting fate outdoors, 15 riders representing 3 teams gathered in sunny Tucson for a healthy dose of pave and vitamin D. Late in 2007, much discussion took place regarding a destination that would provide the […]

April 2, 2008

Team Shares Season with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Executives

Wednesday morning, October 10, 2007, team President Dave Eckel and team VP Andy Reiland presented a summary of the 2007 season to their 1st year and primary sponsor Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. They were given a time slot during the top executive’s weekly meeting. A power point presentation was shown giving the WFH Exec’s a summary […]