November 25, 2013

Boo – TrainingPeaks Sponsor Spotlight: TrainingPeaks

by Douglas Ansel

In the old days, training advice was wisdom passed down the generations, adages harkening back to Eddy Merckx’s “ride lots” and Eddy Borysewicz’s Eastern Bloc advice. Training was much more art than science, our efforts gauged in speed or crude measures of exertion, our knowledge of what efforts racing required of the body expressed in vague terms. Then technology crept … Read More »

November 23, 2013

Boo-TrainingPeaks Travels to Louisville and Iowa City: A Photo Essay

by Douglas Ansel

The Boo-TrainingPeaks team have spent the last three weeks flying around the Midwest on a swing through three of the biggest weekends of UCI racing in the country – Cincy3, the Mud Fund Derby City Cup, and Jinglecross. For Rotem and Skyler, it was an opportunity to test themselves against the best professionals in the country. Our junior Brannan Fix … Read More »

Rotem hops the barriers at Devou Park's UCI race on day one of Cincy3

November 11, 2013

Boo – Training Peaks takes on Cincy3

by Douglas Ansel

It was impossible to miss the giant black school bus with gold lettering on the side as I rolled up to the start/finish area to sign in for Friday afternoon’s race at Devou Park. It had a better parking spot than even the Rapha – Focus and Cannondale teams, within sight of the finish line and with a prime view … Read More »

Skyler Trujilo rocks his aviators to a 17th place finish

October 26, 2013

The Elusive Hunt: Rotem and Skyler on Chasing UCI Points in Colorado

by Douglas Ansel

If there were an award for most people passed over the weekend of the Colorado Cross Classic and the Boulder Cup UCI level cross races, it likely would have gone to either Rotem Ishay or Skyler Trujilo. The Boo – TrainingPeaks riders started at the back of each race, marooned far from the front in the rows where riders without … Read More »

Skyler bunny hopping the CrossVegas barriers

September 28, 2013

Racing Under the Neon Lights at CrossVegas

by Douglas Ansel

The neon lights of the Vegas strip glittered on the horizon, barely visible through the spotlights surrounding the perimeter of the soccer complex where the strongest field the United States cyclocross scene will see was gathered. For the first time, a reigning world champion – Sven Nys – was on the start line, along with multiple time world champion Bart … Read More »

Rotem placed third at Collegiate Cyclocross Nationals last January.

September 14, 2013

Boo – Training Peaks Team: Meet Rotem Ishay

by Douglas Ansel

If you ask Rotem Ishay what his favorite things are about living in Colorado are, it won’t be too long be fore you hear him talk about cyclocross. “We don’t have cyclocross in Israel, but I was always interested in it and I wanted to try it as soon as I came here for school,” he says. And so, in … Read More »

Skyler Trujillo races a Boo in the 2012-2013 season

September 6, 2013

Boo Bicycles and TrainingPeaks Announce Professional Cyclocross Team for 2013-2014 Season

by Douglas Ansel

There is a growing crispness to the air and the attention of racers and fans alike is turning away from summer criteriums and mountain bike races and towards thoughts of the mud and barriers of cyclocross. With the season about to begin, Boo Bicycles and TrainingPeaks are excited to announce co-sponsorship of a professional cyclocross team for the 2013-2014 season. … Read More »

Lining up immediately behind former Leadville 100 winner Todd Wells was a good start to the day.

August 17, 2013

Hallucinations at Altitude: Nick Frey Races the Leadville 100

by Douglas Ansel

There, in front of Nick Frey’s eyes halfway up the infamous Powerline climb, was a six foot tall slice of pizza. Dancing, almost, taunting him with the prospect of food and a stop to the cramps that took hold and barely faded away with every labored step up the steepest part of the climb. Hallucinations had occurred at the same … Read More »

August 12, 2013

Surviving Until The Run: Getting to Know Boo Athlete Joshua Merrick

by Douglas Ansel

In the final hundred meters before the finish line of the X-Terra 4 Corners, covered in sweat and dust and sand from riding and running through the dry terrain around Farmington, Utah, a powerful realization hit Joshua Merrick: he was twenty seconds from taking his first win as a professional triathlete. A former collegiate cross country and steeplechase runner and … Read More »

March 8, 2013

Boo video throwback!

by Nick Frey

Yes it’s about that time…just like any awesome band who’s still making hits, but is proud of what they’ve done, we are doing a Greatest Hits of sorts. Spring is in the air, the roads are cleaning up, the trails are drying out, and we are itching to go ride our bikes. Check out all the awesome Boo snippets, interviews, … Read More »