• About Chris H-D

    Chris Harland-Dunaway grew up in the town of Moraga and now lives in Palo Alto. He is a recent UC Davis grad and Norcal racer for Marc Pro - Strava -- www.marcpro-strava.com --

    Collegiate Crushers: The Animal House

    by  • March 13, 2014 • norcal scene, race coverage

    Welcome to the best racing you have never seen.  Photo by UCLA Cycling

    True, collegiate is a remarkable breeding ground for select riders to go on and become accomplished professionals, but mostly it is about fun.  The atmosphere at collegiate races is indisputably jovial and oftentimes hilarious, with die-hards chasing cookie primes as though it were equivalent to a race win, burrito feeds in road races, and...

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    Mike’s Bikes p/b Equator Dominate Men’s Season Openers, A Rookie and Sage Riders Win the Women’s

    by  • February 14, 2014 • Crit, norcal scene, race coverage

    An exciting win in the rain for Riekert after a suspenseful duel with Adrian Costa.  Photo Cred: Mike's Bikes p/b Equator

    CAL AGGIE CRIT Women’s P/1/2/3 Cal-Aggie Crit at Land Park, Sacramento took place in unusually balmy January weather and in the midst of a severe drought.  Folsom Bike p/b Cervelo set an aggressive tone early in the day, sending Diane Moug up the road on lap 3 with Rio Strada’s Breezer Hill.  Moug and...

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    Tetrick Overpowers, Rodrigues Surprises: Leesville Gap

    by  • July 14, 2013 • race coverage

    In the media world around NorCal, we have been reminded of the incredible services that Tim Westmore and Alex Chiu provide through their photography.  They document the unfolding race situations of our local races and offer a glimpse into the race reports that scrawl the pages and forums of the internet.  Unfortunately, neither of...

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    Farewell Mt. Hood: Men’s Stages 3 & 4

    by  • June 26, 2013 • Crit, race coverage

    Behold: The Beauty of Mt. Hood Cycling Classic.  Photo Credit: Tim Aiken of Bear Development.

    Early in June, a startling announcement was made.  Mt Hood Cycling Classic, would not continue beyond 2013 according to race director Chad Sperry.  Sperry claimed that registrations, sponsorship, and local volunteer support has waned over the years; in fact, this year’s women’s race was almost cancelled entirely because there was only 1 registrant with...

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