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September 2015

Race Reporting: 2015 Master’s NCNCA Districts and US Master’s Nationals

Mark Rodamaker Knowing it was going to be a scorcher of a week in terms of weather, I flew in to Rock Hill, SC the day before racing started. My week of racing kicked off with the 500m TT, Points Race and Scratch Race, all of which I performed well in, considering the temperatures and my limited endurance training. The race I was most looking forward to and have spent …Read More

I sought a cycling coach but instead joined a family

This all dated back 2.5 years ago. I attended one of Lee’s Monday night training sessions. At the point, I had been riding track for 3 months, after a two-decade hiatus from collegiate road racing. Making a comeback is rarely easy. I had given myself 5 years to be competitive at a national championship, which I narrowly missed in college as a road rider thanks to my non-climber build. Lee …Read More

Mark Anderson 2015 season review

After a few years of reasonable success on the road (criteriums) and mass-start track events, I started with Lee and PCC in the fall of 2014 with the intent of a full focus on track sprinting and a target of success at Masters Nationals.  In hindsight, I had no idea what I was getting into and had to unlearn a number of things to transition into being a “real sprinter”.  …Read More