• 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 --

    Personal Best Joins NorCal Peloton

    by  • May 14, 2013 • advert, interviews, norcal scene

    Personal Best Products LLC, L-R; Kevin Fuller, Will Havard, Austin Britts

    Australia and New Zealand, have dwelt beneath a gaping hole in the ozone layer for decades, compelling the government and schools to educate children about the importance of wearing sunscreen, just in order to avoid a health crisis.  Skin cancer is the leading type of cancer mortality in this region of the south-eastern hemisphere, largely...

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    Catching Up With Top Amateur, Justin Rossi

    by  • April 18, 2013 • too random

    Photo credit: Scotty Eagleton

    On April 7th, Justin Rossi finished the last stage of Redlands Bicycle Classic, which is the most competitive Pro-Am stage race on the West Coast, and maybe the United States.  When he finished, he was wearing the race’s white Top Amateur jersey.  NCCN caught up with Rossi after his big win to learn about...

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    Vanderkitten, Myers Triumph On Bariani Knoll

    by  • March 18, 2013 • too random

    Myers Wins 2013 Bariani RR

    The 2013 Bariani Road Race is coupled with the Land Park Criterium every year to provide a race weekend in close proximity to the state capitol.  The race is sponsored by Bariani Olive Oil, which conjures images of rolling hills in Lombardy, but in reality much of the race is the flats of Zamora,...

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    Merco Cycling Classic Men’s Stages 3 and 4

    by  • March 5, 2013 • race coverage, spring classic

    The amazing setting at the Hilltop Ranch Road Race.

    The McDonalds Downtown Grand Prix was a fast bott-dot-dodging multi-corner criterium situated right beneath the shadow of the tall white mission-style spire of Merced town hall. The famous voice of Dave Towle boomed over the speakers as initial attacks provided a dangerous breakaway for Bissell, which sought to protect the overall leader of Merco, Phil “The...

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    Black Ice, Damn Ams, and a Flouted Ban… The 2013 Old Caz Grasshopper

    by  • January 23, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    Phil Mooney experiencing the hilarity and carnage of the Austin Creek crossing.  Photo credit: Rob Cook

    The Grasshopper is NorCal’s most unruly, truly epic, but somehow well-organized ride.  It is based in Sonoma County every winter, taking place along obscure backroads, decrepit dirt routes, and steep lung-torching climbs.  The race is 15 years old in 2013, but every year, it attracts mountain bikers, cyclocrossers, and roadies for a character building...

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    Pre-Nats Chat With NorCal CX’er Cody Kaiser

    by  • January 11, 2013 • too random

    Cody Kaiser (Cal Giant/Specialized) will be among the NorCal representatives at Cyclocross Nationals in Wisconsin this weekend.  He will be competing in the Under-23 race on Saturday against class riders like Zane Godby (Clif Bar Development Cross Team), Richard Cypress Gorry (Whole Athlete-Specialized), Kerry Warner (BMC U23 Development MTB Team, fellow NorCal upstart Tobin...

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    Roster: Davis Bike Club Masters 45+ Team

    by  • January 5, 2013 • norcal scene, teams

    Davis Bike Club Race Team Masters 45+ squad has announced its roster for 2013. The team will compete in NCNCA and USCF events throughout the year in road, mountain bike and cyclocross races. The DBC Masters have grown steadily in the past three years and racked up some impressive results including district TTT champions...

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