Biography

Most memorable race: Collegiate road race on the Fort Ord (Stanford/Sea Otter) course- My first victory

Off-the-bike hobbies: Camping and the outdoors, especially Moab; Snowboarding

Words to live by: The Dude abides (-The Dude, Big Lebowski)

What got me into cycling: Lance's first Tour victories and visiting Paris by chance on the last day of the 1997 Tour

Top lifetime accomplishments: Traveling around the world, following the 2004 Tour, playing in 3 European Regional Little League Finals

Day job: Just finished my Ph.D. in biochemical engineering at UC Berkeley. Now I work at Amyris making biofuels and renewable chemicals in yeast

Where I grew up: San Diego, Saudi Arabia, Boulder

What got me into racing: living in Boulder

Music that gets me going before a race: October Break Mix-Atmosphere, Pharcyde, Swollen Members, J5, the Roots

Number of years with the team: My 6th year, but the last couple have been preoccupied with finishing my Ph.D. Since that is over now, I'm looking forward to getting back in the saddle

Favorite ride: Boulder-Estes Park and back, Porcupine Rim

Cycling accomplishments: Back to back wins on consecutive days, Martinez and Santa Cruz Crits

Race Results

DateRaceRace CategoryPlacing

2014

03/16/14 Berkeley Streets Crit 1/2/3 dnf
03/15/14 Land Park Crit P/1/2 49th
03/09/14 Red Kite Crit 2/3 23rd
02/22/14 Snelling RR P/1/2 dnf

2013

09/22/13 Oakland Grand Prix P/1/2 dnf
09/02/13 Giro di San Francisco P/1/2 dnf
08/31/13 Red Kite Crit #6 2/3 40th
08/31/13 Red Kite Crit #6 P/1/2 dnf
08/25/13 Vacaville Gran Prix P/1/2 dnf
08/24/13 Winters RR P/1/2 dnf
08/18/13 2 Wheel Cycling and Early Bird Crit P/1/2 dnf
08/17/13 Red Kite Crit #5 2/3 -
08/17/13 Red Kite Crit #5 P/1/2 28th
08/11/13 Suisun Harbor Crit P/1/2 dnf
07/28/13 Menlo Park Grand Prix P/1/2 42nd
07/27/13 San Rafael Twilight Crit P/1/2 dnf
07/21/13 Berkeley Bicycle Club Crit P/1/2 23rd
07/14/13 Colavita Grand Prix P/1/2 21st
07/14/13 Colavita Grand Prix 2/3 21st
06/22/13 Salinas Downtown Crit P/1/2 dnf
04/27/13 Wente Vineyards RR P/1/2 dnf
04/07/13 Topsport SR *GC* 2 31st
04/07/13 Topsport - Rock Creek TT 2 32nd
04/07/13 Topsport - Copper Town CR 2 23rd
04/06/13 Topsport - Woodward Reservoir RR 2 36th
03/17/13 Berkeley Streets Crit 1/2/3 dnf
03/16/13 Land Park Crit P/1/2 56th
02/23/13 Snelling RR P/1/2 dnf

2012

08/26/12 Vacaville Gran Prix P/1/2 -
08/05/12 Pleasanton Crit P/1/2 dnf
07/29/12 Berkeley Bike Club Crit P/1/2 30th
07/29/12 County Center Crit #3 2 dnf
07/29/12 County Center Crit #3 P/1/2 dnf
07/15/12 Lodi Cyclefest Crit P/1/2 dnf
07/01/12 Tour de Grandview P/1/2 dnf
06/29/12 Boonville RR P/1/2 30th
06/10/12 Folsom Cyclebration - Willow Creek CR P/1/2 -
06/09/12 Folsom Cyclebration - Crit P/1/2 -
06/02/12 ICCC Dash for Cash 1/2/3 -
05/28/12 Memorial Day Crit P/1/2 -
05/19/12 County Center Crit #2 2 dnf
05/19/12 County Center Crit #2 1/2/3 dnf
04/15/12 Chico - River Road TT P/1/2 41st
04/15/12 Chico - Steve Harrison Memorial Crit P/1/2 38th
04/15/12 Chico *SR* P/1/2 36th
04/14/12 Chico - Paskenta Hills Road Race P/1/2 31st
04/01/12 Topsport *SR* P/1/2 -
04/01/12 Topsport - Rock Creek TT P/1/2 45th
04/01/12 Topsport - Copper Town Circuit Race P/1/2 dnf
03/31/12 Topsport - Knights Ferry Road Race P/1/2 43rd
03/18/12 Berkeley Streets Crit 1/2/3 11th
03/04/12 John Schlesinger Memorial Crit 1/2/3 dnf
02/25/12 Snelling RR P/1/2 49th
02/18/12 County Center Crit 1/2/3 20th
02/18/12 County Center Crit 2/3 8th

2011

08/06/11 Fast and Furious Crit P/1/2 dnf
01/16/11 Early Bird Crit #2 1/2/3 -

2010

09/12/10 Folsom - Two Bridges Circuit Race P/1/2 42nd
09/06/10 Giro di SF P/1/2 dnf
09/04/10 Monterey CCCX 1/2/3 16th
07/18/10 BBC Crit P/1/2 dnf
07/17/10 Colavita NorCal Grand Prix 2/3 30th
07/17/10 Colavita NorCal Grand Prix 1/2/3 dnf
06/06/10 Butterfly Crit P/1/2 12th
06/05/10 ICCC Dash for Cash 1/2/3 58th
05/31/10 SugarCRM Memorial Day Crit 1/2/3 17th
05/30/10 SugarCRM Mt Hamilton Road Classic 2 dnf
05/16/10 Sacramento Grand Prix P/1/2 54th
05/09/10 Berkeley Hills Road Race P/1/2 dnf
05/08/10 PG&E Crit P/1/2 51st
05/01/10 Cat's Hill Classic P/1/2 dnf
04/25/10 Wente Vineyards Crit P/1/2 dnf
04/24/10 Wente Vineyards Road Race P/1/2 50th
04/18/10 Santa Cruz Classic Criterium P/1/2 dnf
04/11/10 Hippstar Menlo Park Grand Prix P/1/2 14th
04/10/10 Napa River Velo Gran Prix 2 -
04/10/10 Napa River Velo Gran Prix P/1/2 dnf
03/21/10 Land Park Criterium P/1/2 45th
03/12/10 Central Coast Circuit Race Series #2 P/1/2 21st
02/06/10 Cherry Pie Crit P/1/2 dnf

2009

09/07/09 Metromint Giro di San Francisco P/1/2 dnf
08/29/09 Winters Road Race P/1/2 -
08/16/09 Suisun Harbor Crit P/1/2 -
08/15/09 Dunnigan Hills Road Race P/1/2 dnf
08/02/09 Timpani Crit P/1/2 71st
07/11/09 San Rafael Twilight Crit P/1/2 63rd
07/05/09 Oakland Grand Prix P/1/2 dnf
07/04/09 Davis Fourth of July Crit P/1/2 -
07/04/09 Davis Fourth of July Crit 2/3 37th
06/21/09 Elkhorn Classic - Stage 4 RR P/1/2 50th
06/21/09 Elkhorn Classic *GC* P/1/2 59th
06/20/09 Elkhorn Classic - Stage 2 TT P/1/2 75th
06/20/09 Elkhorn Classic - Stage 3 Crit P/1/2 26th
06/19/09 Elkhorn Classic - Stage 1 RR P/1/2 80th
05/24/09 SugarCRM Mt Hamilton Road Classic P/1/2 -
05/02/09 Cat's Hill Classic P/1/2 dnf
03/22/09 San Dimas Stage Race - Crit 2 10th
03/21/09 San Dimas Stage Race - Road Race 2 68th
03/21/09 San Dimas Stage Race *GC* 2 68th
03/20/09 San Dimas Stage Race - ITT 2 89th
03/07/09 Island View Classic Crit 1/2/3 -

2008

09/13/08 San Francisco Twilight Criterium P/1/2 62nd
09/01/08 Metromint Giro di San Francisco P/1/2 dnf
08/09/08 Patterson Pass Road Race P/1/2 dnf
07/20/08 Berkeley Bike Club Criterium P/1/2 35th
07/13/08 Lafayette Criterium P/1/2 -
07/06/08 Vacaville Gran Prix P/1/2 -
07/04/08 Davis Fourth of July Criterium P/1/2 -
06/29/08 Manhattan Beach Grand Prix 2 -
05/18/08 Mt Hood Classic - Hood River Crit 2/3 7th
05/18/08 Mt Hood Classic - * GC * 2 38th
05/17/08 Mt Hood Classic - Wy'East Road Race 2/3 40th
05/16/08 Mt Hood Classic - Scenic Gorge ITT 2/3 48th
05/15/08 Mt Hood Classic - Cooper Spur Circuit Race 2 36th
05/03/08 Cat's Hill Crit P/1/2 -
04/12/08 Isla Vista Classic Crit P/1/2 -
04/06/08 Santa Cruz Classic Crit XXXV 3 1st
04/05/08 Martinez Bay Front Crit 3 1st
03/30/08 San Dimas Stage Race - Crit 3 7th
03/30/08 San Dimas Stage Race - * GC * 3 12th
03/29/08 San Dimas Stage Race - Road Race 3 19th
03/28/08 San Dimas Stage Race - ITT 3 14th
03/16/08 Sequoia Classic - Visalia Crit 3 3rd
03/02/08 Merco Foothills Road Race 3 7th
03/01/08 Merco Downtown Grand Prix 3 7th
01/20/08 Early Bird Crit #3 1/2/3 -

2007

09/03/07 Metromint Giro di San Francisco 3 17th
07/22/07 Albany Crit 3 13th
07/04/07 Davis 4th of July Crit 3 -
06/24/07 Elkhorn Classic - Road Race #2 3 36th
06/24/07 Elkhorn Classic - * GC * 3 59th
06/23/07 Elkhorn Classic - ITT 3 61st
06/23/07 Elkhorn Classic - Crit 3 24th
06/22/07 Elkhorn Classic - Road Race #1 3 82nd
06/09/07 Pescadero Road Race 3 48th
06/02/07 ICCC Dash for Cash 3 15th
06/02/07 ICCC Dash for Cash 1/2/3 -
05/13/07 Berkeley Hills Road Race 3 42nd
05/05/07 Cat's Hill Crit 3 19th
04/15/07 Santa Cruz Crit XXXIV 4 2nd
04/14/07 Sea Otter Circuit Race (4/14 or 15) 4 6th
04/13/07 Sea Otter Road Race (4/13, 14 or 15) 4 4th
03/18/07 San Dimas Stage Race - Crit 4 18th
03/18/07 San Dimas Stage Race - * GC * 4 7th
03/17/07 San Dimas Stage Race - Road Race 4 7th
03/16/07 San Dimas Stage Race - ITT 4 12th
02/24/07 Snelling Road Race 4 -
02/11/07 Cherry Pie Crit 4 25th
02/10/07 Martinez Bay Front Crit 4/5 -

2006

07/23/06 Albany Crit 4 -
07/08/06 Mt. Diablo Hill Climb 4 10th
06/03/06 Rocky Mounts Crit - Boulder 4 30th
05/14/06 Berkeley Hills Road Race 4 13th

Race Reports

RaceTitleRace Category
San Dimas Stage Race *GC* A pair of Cherry Mint jerseys 2
Manhattan Beach Grand Prix Back in the saddle again 2
Santa Cruz Classic Crit XXXV Doubling it up 3
Merco Foothills Road Race Take me to Vegas, cause I'm rolling 7's 3
Early Bird Crit #4 If only there were pictures 3
Santa Cruz Crit XXXIV Grand slam of podiums-almost 4
San Dimas Stage Race - * GC * San Dimas Stage Race 4
Cherry Pie Crit Weekend of Racing 4