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    Does a smoother pedaling stroke make you faster on the Bike?

    by  • October 21, 2014

    “Stop pedaling in squares, pull up at the bottom, and strive for more balance between your right and left leg”. Advice on how to improve your pedaling is one of the first nuggets of wisdom given to beginning cyclists.  In the field of exercise science, research into pedaling efficiency goes back nearly 100 years .  Pedaling seems...

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    Team Recruitment: Audi Cycling SF

    by  • October 16, 2014

    With the end of the 2014 season, Audi Cycling p/b Kryki Sports is poised for continued growth in the Bay Area for 2015.  The objective is to strengthen our Men, Women, Elite, Masters programs in Road, MTB, and Cyclo-cross across all age groups.    While headquartered in Seattle, WA, Audi Cycling has active squads...

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    Sagebrush Omnium – Truckee Bike Park

    by  • October 7, 2014

    7 October 2014 Stetson-Lee and McGovern Winners at the Sagebrush Omnium This past Sunday was another beautiful blue-sky, eighty-degree day for cyclocross as racers converged on the Truckee Bike Park and the second day for Sagebrush’s Omnium. The 2-mile course covered a variety of terrains including grass and pavement. Just as with the omnium’s...

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    Sagebrush Omnium – Hidden Valley

    by  • October 5, 2014

    4 October 2014 Under blue skies and warm weather, the Sagebrush Cyclocross Series began their 2-Day Omnium at Hidden Valley Park, Reno. Teal Stetson-Lee (Luna Pro Team) led a free cyclocross clinic earlier in the day and then led the Women’s A field to the finish line. Walton Brush (MashSF) fought for position early,...

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    NorCal versus SoCal Moves to January

    by  • October 3, 2014

    3 October 2014 Announced recently, Sam Barn Promotions moved the 5th Annual NorCal versus SoCal California State Cyclocross Championships from its originally planned December dates to 24-25 January 2015. The Hart Park, Bakersfield venue will continue to see riders from up and down the state decide the better district in January. The change accommodates...

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    Post-Season Wrap With Tayler Wiles

    by  • September 30, 2014

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    NCCN: Congrats on a stellar season. You won a couple of stage races, including Redlands, a UCI time trial, podium steps all over the place at big events, and incredibly strong and gutsy riding at Nationals. What success of the year are you most proud? TW: Winning Redlands this year was a big turning...

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    Sagebrush Cyclocross Talks Up Reno-Truckee Omnium

    by  • September 27, 2014

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    While physical distance often dissuades many Central Valley and Bay Area-based cyclocross racers from making the trip over the Sierras to Reno-based Sagebrush events, series promoters have great hopes about attendance at next weekend’s two-day omnium. Races at Hidden Valley Park in Reno and Truckee Bike Park on October 4th and 5th, respectively, provide...

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    Oakland Grand Prix: Elite Crit Champs and Season Finale

    by  • September 26, 2014

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    The Giro SF may conclude the Cal Cup, but one more downtown crit hangs at the tail end of the NCNCA calendar the Oakland Grand Prix. The race is a favorite for the East Bay dwellers and for hitters who just don’t know when to call it a season. This year’s race was also designated...

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