• Topsport: NorCal’s friendly, fun alternative to Redlands

    by  • April 8, 2014

    While the NRC slugfest of the Redlands Cycling Classic went down in Southern California this weekend, Northern California roadies who had not traveled south to suffer convened in the foothills west of Yosemite for a relaxed weekend of low-pressure competition. After some rain during the week, Saturday and Sunday shaped up to be sunny,...

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    Drentse 8

    Korina’s Euro Diary: Drentse 8

    by  • April 8, 2014

    Editor’s Note:  With Flanders finished and the exciting lead-in to the cobble race of all cobble races, Paris-Roubaix, we are lucky to share with you another diary entry from Korina Huizar when she raced Drentse 8.  Drentse 8 features a cobbled section that the Orica-Greenedge director stated, “Are the two gnarliest cobble sections I...

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    Interview: Limitless Cycling Team

    by  • April 2, 2014

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    SOLVANG, CA – A few months ago, I spent a weekend in the sunny region of Solvang, California with team captains Jared Ellison and Mark Fiori of the Limitless Cycling Team, with its riders primarily from the Folsom area. •  What are your 2014 goals? §  The goals for the team are centered around the self-prescribed...

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    Velo Promo Sells Assets, Race Calendar To Competitor

    by  • April 1, 2014

    Will the Velo Promo van fall into corporate hands as part of the deal?

    A semi-anonymous but reliable source recently informed the NorCal Cycling News of a surprise handover of staple NCNCA race promoter Velo Promo to a multi-national race promotions corporation. While the identity of the company is still to be confirmed, the purported one-plus million dollar transaction in sale of the company into new hands will...

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    Chico Stage Race

    by  • March 24, 2014

    P/1/2 men on the Thunderhill Raceway track.

    Results at USA Cycling. Photos courtesy of Alex Chiu. Summary After Friday’s Thunderhill Circuit Race, stage 1 for the men’s P/1/2 event, came to a field sprint and failed to separate the top hundred or so entrants for total GC time, a windy morning for Saturday’s stage 2 Paskenta Road Race provided plenty of opportunities...

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    Roster: KitOrder.com Goes Bigger in 2014

    by  • March 18, 2014

    KitOrder.com, a Bay Area technology company with a long history of supporting women’s cycling, has announced that it will support a women’s multi-sport team for the 2014 season. Janelle Kellman, former co-founder of Dolce Vita Women’s Cycling and co-founder of the women’s race team RED Racing, had a particular goal in mind for launching...

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    Bariani Road Race Roundup

    by  • March 18, 2014

    Photos courtesy of Alex Chiu Photography. Much like last year’s weather, in striking contrast to the year prior, the first flight of the 2014 Bariani Road Race began already nearly warm enough to forgo arm warmers, with little wind. The P/1/2 men’s rolled out first for 70 miles, five laps of a flat to...

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    Land Park Criterium Recap

    by  • March 17, 2014

    Max Jenkins (Marc-Pro/Strava) leads the peloton into the right-hand curve after the finish line with Ryan Anderson (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) in tow.

    Report by Ellen Sherrill with photos by Alex Chiu. Full results on USA Cycling. Another iconic day of warm, sunny, calm California weather greeted and treated participants and spectators alike at the Land Park Criterium in Sacramento on Saturday, leaving the surprises of the day to be decided by the racers. In the women’s P/1/2/3...

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    Roster: Mike’s Bikes Womens Team

    by  • March 14, 2014

     San Rafael, CA March 12, 2014 Mike’s Bikes, locally owned and operated since 1964, announces the formation of a new women’s race team.Matt Adams, co-owner and President, said he is excited to expand the spirit and philosophy of Team Mike’s Bikes program to include a women’s team. “My interest in supporting this expansion to our program was simple,”...

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