• In the full stars and stripes of the USA Cycling team, Adrien Costa had previously gotten 2nd place behind Kirk Carlsen Jr. last year. With Carlsen not competing this year, who would win the TT?

    Adrien Costa Medals At World TT Championships

    by  • September 23, 2014

    Local boy Adrien Costa (Hagens Berman U-23) finished second at the Junior World TT Championships today in Ponferrada, Spain. Costa took a few minutes out of his post race celebration night to answer a few questions for NCCN. How does it feel to medal in the biggest TT in the world? It’s definitely a...

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    Lloyd Romps, Kaiser Strikes

    by  • September 22, 2014

    22 September 2014 Candlestick Point Grand Prix Clark Natwick With Clark Natwick himself on hand, Bay Area Super Prestige began their 2014 cyclocross season yesterday with the Clif Bar Grand Prix Clark Natwick, presented by Summit Bicycles. It was a splendid affair commensurate with Tom Simpson’s aim to return UCI racing to the region....

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    Broken, Not Burned: Your Rights in a Car-Bike Accident

    by  • September 18, 2014

    By Heather Johnson “It’s not a matter of if you crash; it’s when.” That’s what an experienced rider told me in my first year of bike racing. While these fatalistic words referred to crashing in a controlled (mostly) car-free environment, they could have just as easily applied to bike-car collisions on the open road....

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    NorCalNevada ‘Cross Ready for More

    by  • September 17, 2014

    17 September 2014 Another huge weekend is in store for regional cyclocross. The weather is threatening some precipitation over the next day and the hope is at least the rain subdues the dust. The CCCX series holds its third event of the season, this time putting racers to the test at CSU Monterey Bay....

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    2014 Fast Freddie Fondo

    by  • September 17, 2014

    Fast Freddie Foundation Press Release Fast Freddie Rodriguez announces date of the 2014 Fast Freddie Fondo Join Freddie and friends to help teach kids life lessons through cycling Berkeley, CA. September 10, 2014: The 2nd annual Fast Freddie Fondo will be held on Saturday, September 20th, beginning and ending at the Station Café in...

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    Does Strength Training Make You Faster On The Bike?

    by  • September 16, 2014

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    As the cycling season shifts to off-season mode, the topic of strength training moves front and center. While very few cyclists enjoy walking into a weight room filled with grunting and texting meatheads, most would be willing to endure the punishment if it spelled more speed on the bike. This article is the first in a...

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    West Sac Puts On a Great Show

    by  • September 9, 2014

    9 September 2014 Last Saturday the NorCalNevada cyclocross region opened it’s book, for the 2014-15 season, with the West Sacramento Cyclocross Grand Prix, presented by Cedaron. Matt Hargrove and the entire NorCal CX/Gheto crew put on a marvelous show case for the sport and the region. There were many of the renowned local food-truck...

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    The Last Race In San Francisco: Giro SF 2014

    by  • September 6, 2014

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    Cal Cup concluded this past Monday with the Giro SF.  As one of the few, of not the only, road races still within the SF city limits, the Giro retains a prestigious spot in most bay area cyclist’s schedules. Full Results Here  Women’s Race The women’s race started off with a flurry of attacks from the full...

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    Cal Cup 2014: The Real Tour of California

    by  • September 6, 2014

    Cal Cup is a huge part of the NorCal season.  It’s an interesting series. There isn’t any prize money to speak of (“$500 value”), it is a diverse set of races, and series scoring is not always quickly tabulated. At least it wasn’t in my day. And still, it dominates August, which is dead in...

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    Elle’s Journey

    by  • September 5, 2014

    5 September 2014 Over the past couple of years, Elle Anderson made a bright, rising star appearance in Northern California. She reached another high point recently by signing with KDL to race cyclocross in Belgium for 2014-16. A transplant to San Francisco from points east, Anderson hails from Stowe, Vermont and appeared on the...

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