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Meet the guys of Headwind Cycling

Check out our rider bio’s! Each member of Headwind Cycling took a few minutes to answer a questions about cycling. Some of the responses are great. Take a look and get to know our guys!

Headwind Cycling Updates

Tour of Franklinton and Beyond

This post is a few weeks late to be a race report from the Tour of Franklinton but we wanted to write a bit about the race, share our gratitude to Team 614 for putting on a great event and dive into our plans for the rest of the season.  First lets tackle the 2015

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2015 Spring Valley Race Report

The fourth installment of the Ohio Spring Race Series brought Team Headwind to the rolling hills of Spring Valley, OH. This race was characterized by one long wooded climb and plenty of corners mixed among numerous rollers. The Cat 4/5’s were to do 4 laps totaling 38 miles which culminated in a finish atop this sustained

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2015 Zanesfield Race Report

The weather was warming up and so was the competition at Zanesfield, the third round of the Ohio Spring Racing Series. After surviving the frigid temperatures and steep punchy climbs of Lake Hope, the members of the Headwind Cycling team came out of the gates swinging. The Zanesfield course is characterized by its two climbs.

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2015 Lake Hope Race Report

Lake Hope, the second race in this year’s Spring Race series, always promises challenging parcours and usually brings with it wet roads and cold temperatures. This year’s edition graced us with clean and dry roads but brutally cold temps, with the thermometer hovering around 15° at staging as a group of 25 to 30 riders

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Ohio Spring Racing Series #1 Race Report

Our team had a great first race of the spring out in Oxford on Sunday.  We had Steve finishing on the podium at the first race of the season with a 3rd place finish and our first time where all guys on our team were in the same race.  Here is a full race report with the details

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We Welcome The Feed!

2015 will mark our third year as a race team and one of the major gaps in our sponsor portfolio has been not having a nutrition sponsor.  It’s been a bit difficult to select and partner with a nutrition sponsor due to the needs of our members.  We have a member of the club that has

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2015 Headwind Cycling Planning

Most folks this time of year are prepping for Holiday Parties, shopping for presents, and getting ready for end of the year events.  Most of the member of Headwind Cycling are doing the same.  We all have parties and things going on for the Holidays as well but we also run a cycling team.  So

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Our Friend at Start Confident

Cycling is truly amazing.  It allows us to smile, laugh, compete, stay fit, and the list could go on and on.  One of the major things that cycling has done for every member of our club is it has allowed us to meet great people.  The 2015 season will be the third for Headwind Cycling

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Ohio Spring Racing Series News

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It looks like Team 614 is the first group to announce a date for one of the races in the OSRS in 2015.  This article claims the Zanesfield Road Race will take place on April 12th and encourages local vendors to participate in the days events.  The folks at Firehouse Pizza have always opened their doors

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to our followers, sponsors, friends and family!

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Heading Cycling Commuters

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The day before thanksgiving and one of our guys had the chance to commute to the office.  As we approach the holiday season there are many things our team is thankful for…our health, being able to ride bikes, family, friends, teammates, sponsors, and having bada** looking kits!

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Help Spencer Petrov get to Europe!

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Elite Junior Spencer Petrov from Cincinnati is trying to make his way to Europe so he can compete with the best of the best. How about giving a few bucks to help him achieve his goal! https://www.rallyme.com/rallies/1164/spencer-petrov

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Elevator 15 Year Anniversary Celebration

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Elevator Brewing Company had their 15 year anniversary celebration this past Saturday.  A few of the guys met in Worthington and rode downtown to attend.  It was a blast hanging out with the crew from Elevator and celebrating their success.  Cheers to many more years!

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Another Podium for Headwind Cycling

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Another Saturday and another podium for @HeadwindCycling. This time it’s our dude Andy Eastman pulling a beast mode move in the Masters 35+ at the cap city cyclocross race to take 2nd. Is the a bleeding buckeye beer in his hand from Elevator Brewing?

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Final Race of 2014 Road Season

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Final road race of the 2014 season was this past weekend in downtown Columbus. We had a great road season and it sure was special to end it 2 blocks from our sponsors brewery. After the race we celebrated with family and friends by having a cold one (or two) at the Elevator Brewing Taproom.

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Remembering THE first race as HW

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Our first ever race as a club. March 16th 2013 at Lake Hope. As we approach the end of the 2014 season it’s awesome to see how far we have come as a club. Can’t wait to see what happens for the 2015 season!

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Peletonia ’14 is a great cause, great event

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We want to wish everyone participating in Pelotonia ‘14 a great ride. Our community is very fortunate to have such an amazing fundraising event to help find a cure for such a terrible disease. When you wake up tomorrow please take a moment to think about everyone who is battling cancer and those riding in

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Our version of “The Look”

This is our version of “the look”. Unfortunately we didn’t win a stage at the Tour de France. Instead we almost ran over a raccoon.

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Crash at Lynchburg Road Race

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Anyone remember this race at Lynchburg?  Mike does…he still has the scars as proof. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Another Podium for Headwind!

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Two podiums in 1 weekend?  That’s right…we are on fire right now.  It’s great to see Steve (papa Q) on the podium at the Ostrander Circuit race this weekend.  That makes a podium on Saturday and one on Sunday for our team.  No big deal. (picture was borrowed from the Team Athens FB page.  Also

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Headwind Grabs a Podium at Lionheart Crit

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It was a great weekend for our team!  We had our newest member, Dave Adams, grab a podium at the Lionheart Crit down in Mason, Ohio.  Neil was just off the podium in 4th and Mike took 6th place. The road racing season is coming to an end this month so it’s nice to see

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Headwind Grabs Podium at Lynchburg

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Another podium for Headwind Cycling. Congrats to Neil for a solid cycle race today!

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Zanesfield Road Race Pictures

A few photos from the Zanesfield Road Race this past weekend.

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OSRS #2: Lake Hope Road Race

The second race in the Ohio Spring Race Series is in the books after some very interesting weather entered Ohio.  On Tuesday, the forecast for the race at Lake Hope projected 60 degrees and sunny skies but that was trumped by unexpected snow showers moving into the region late Saturday night.  There were many concerns

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OSRS #1: Reily road race

The Spring Classics came to Ohio this past weekend with the first race of the Ohio Spring Series at Reily. Wind, cold, and a few short, punchy climbs made for great racing, and the sun even made some brief appearances towards the end of the 44 miles of the Cat 5 race. A field of

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Alligator Mound Road Race

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The first road race of the year was this past Saturday out in Alexandria, Ohio.  After a winter that saw many days with temps in the negatives the racers were blessed with a 55 degree “heatwave” and bright blue sky’s.  The only negative on the weather front was the wind.  Gusts were up into the

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Fall Cycling in Ohio

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Fall riding in Ohio sure can be beautiful! #headwindcycling #cycling

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The future of Headwind Cycling

The future of our women’s team. We just need them to ditch the training wheels. Can they pass as our development team?

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Headwind Member wins Spring Series

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If its neat when a team member wins a race then what is it when they win the entire Spring Series? Kind of a big deal. Congrats Eastman! #cycling

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Tour of Franklinton Start

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Another one of the 4/5’s at the start. #cycling #touroffranklinton

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2013 Tour of Franklinton

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Our guys in the 4/5 race gathering at the start. Pretty solid field. #cycling #touroffranklinton

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2013 Tour of Franklinton Start

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Buckner hitting it from the start. #cycling #touroffranklin

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Tour of Franklinton Crit

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Eastman rocking it during the 3/4 race today. #cycling #touroffranklin

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Headwind Cycling Podium

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Another podium for Headwind Cycling

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Headwind Cycling Stage Race Podium

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Andy on the podium at the stage race.

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Headwind Cycling Stage Race

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Member of Headwind Cycling at the 2013 Ohio Spring Racing Series Stage Race.

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2013 Headwind Cycling Pictures

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A few pics from this season

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Tour of Franklinton – Crit on June 2nd

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Tour of Franklinton – Crit on June 2nd Rest week for the members of #headwindcycling then it’s time for the first crit of the season. Franklinton here we come! #cycling

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OSRS – 2013 Results

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OSRS – 2013 Results Ohio Spring Race Series results through the 3rd stage of the Series Finale. Only thing left to score is the GC and then it’s in the books.

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Race Report: Lake Hope Road Race

Team Headwind had a 6-man squad present for the team’s debut race on Sunday at Lake Hope. The threat of cold temperatures and rain hung heavy over the start of the first race of the Ohio Spring Race Series. Luckily, the weather broke, the sun came out, and we took the line. The course was

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Headwind Cycling Member on Podium

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Eastman on the podium in 2nd place. #cycling #ohio #headwindcycling

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Headwind Cycling Podium Ready

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A few of the guys watching Eastman take the podium.

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2013 Lake Hope Road Race

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Solid team picture at lake hope today post race.

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Trainer Time for Headwind Cycling

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Trainer time to get ready for the Lake Hope race this weekend.

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Headwind Cycling Recon Ride

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Today was a good day for the guys on Headwind Cycling!

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Training Ride in Hocking Hills

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Bikes are on the rack and the car is headed south. Training ride with the team in hocking.

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Race Report: Spring Tune-up Race

The arrival of March saw the arrival of the first road race of the season, but unfortunately spring didn’t come along for the ride. First on the schedule for the season was the Spring Tune-Up Race in Oxford, Ohio. Meant as a warm up for the Ohio Spring Race Series, the course was two laps

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2013 Spring Tune up Road Race

Spring Tune up race in Oxford, Ohio to benefit the Miami University cycling club.  Too bad it was cancelled due to snow.  Nothing like driving for 5 hours to have your only success being the use of 3 different branded gas station bathrooms.

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Headwind Cycling New Wheels

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Someone on the team got new wheels!

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Ready for Lake Hope Road Race

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Getting ready to ride the Lake Hope course.

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Lake Hope Recon Ride

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Picture from our Lake Hope recon ride last weekend. Great course to start the spring season.

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Headwind Cycling Favorite Items

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A couple of our favorite items.

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Headwind Cycling Shadow

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Is that a member of Headwind Cycling?

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Fall Training Ride

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A couple of the guys from this Saturdays ride. We had a few stops for mechanical issues.

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Turkey Day Ride

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A few of the team members that stayed in Central Ohio for Thanksgiving day were able to meet for our first annual Turkey Day Ride.  It was a beautiful day with temps reaching mid 50’s when we finished.  You can check out the route here.  http://app.strava.com/activities/29138579 We also received our 2013 team kits last week from Champion

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Tour of Hocking Hills

This past weekend four of Headwind’s finest rode the Tour of Hocking hills, a ride organized by Columbus Outdoor pursuits. It was a gorgeous day and gorgeous, if tough, route from Circleville through Tar Hollow State Forest and Hocking State Forest. Check out the ride on Strava here.

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