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    An Interview With Katie Hall

    by  • June 13, 2014 • interviews, norcal scene, womyn on weels

    Hall ascends the brutal pitch of the Kent Street hill during her solo breakaway at the USA Pro Nationals road race. Photo credit Jono Devich.

    Coming quickly through the ranks of the local road racing scene and into prominence last year, first-year professional road racer Katie Hall thrilled NorCal bike racing afficionados who spectated the women’s Pro National Championship road race on May 26th. Her move to solo away from the field on the Lookout Mountain climb and then...

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    Tour of California Kicks Off In Sacramento

    by  • May 12, 2014 • race coverage

    The field prepares for an hour of hard, fast racing around the State Capital.

    Photos courtesy of Alex Chiu Photography and Cranking Glass. Stage 1, Sacramento On a sunny Sunday characterized by pleasant spring temperatures but plenty of wind, the first stage of the Tour of California commenced eight days of stage racing for the men, and two stand-alone events for the women. The men’s field headed off into...

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    Cat’s Hill Delight

    by  • May 5, 2014 • race coverage

    Women's P/1/2/3 main group climbs the short, steep pitch.

    Photos with grateful courtesy of Garrett Lau. The Cat’s Hill Classic, now in its 41st year, provided another day of classic racing entertainment for crowds and racers alike on Saturday. The usual contingent of hecklers formed at The Hill, the beloved short block of 23% fun that defines the event. P/1/2/3 Women Scant minutes...

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    Soloists Take Copperopolis

    by  • April 20, 2014 • race coverage

    copper mens break

    Photos used with grateful courtesy of Alex Chiu Photography. The Copperopolis Road Race, a Northern California classic always held the day before Easter, celebrated its 34th iteration with impressive solo wins in the P/1/2 men’s and women’s fields. Even for first flight starts, the day was already warm and continued the slightly windy conditions...

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