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    “Dynamic and Exciting” Characterizes Copperopolis Men’s Race

    by  • April 8, 2015 • race coverage

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    Article covering the P/1/2 men’s field at the Copperopolis Road Race on April 4th by Chris Harland-Dunaway. Photos by Michael Hernandez. Sixty-five of NorCal’s most eager road racers toed the line in Milton for Copperopolis, beneath the shadow of the defunct Freemasons Lodge which now commemorates the area’s fleeting copper mining bonanza. The peloton...

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    Battles At Copperopolis: The Women’s Race

    by  • April 6, 2015 • race coverage

    Third place boiled down to an exciting sprint finish.

    This article covers the Pro/1/2 Women’s Copperopolis Road Race. Check back soon for coverage of the Pro/1/2 Men’s saga. Photos courtesy of Michael Hernandez. A small but strong field of P/1/2 women’s local dominators lined up for 63 miles of cobbled fun last Saturday. The Metromint duo of Leah Thomas and Joanna Dahl pushed...

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    The Other California Classics: Gravel

    by  • February 19, 2015 • norcal scene, too random

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    With the simmer down of cyclocross season in late January, the other season of dirt racing is here to run concurrently to the spring road season. Gravel races, long mix-terrain affairs, are now numerous enough in Northern California to be referenced as its own dedicated discipline with plenty of event choices. The season kicked...

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    2015 Women’s Roster Summary

    by  • February 13, 2015 • teams, womyn on weels

    Tetrick Leads the Women P/1/2/3 Up the Climbs

    With the dawn of each new season, local domestic teams undergo the same shuffling of riders and new sponsor affiliations that are seen at the international pro level. Sometimes, the changes are drastic and difficult to become accustomed for many a cycling fan. Occasionally, while always a few changes are seen, less change is...

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    NorCal Cyclocrossers Reflect on Nationals

    by  • January 23, 2015 • cx, opinionate

    A deserted course greeted surprise and confused fans and racers who arrived for Sunday's races and were instead sent away by Austin police.

    In spite of callup procedures in place for the Cyclocross National Championship events that disfavor Northern California resident racers with access to few local USAC sanctioned races, our region was well-represented at the 2015 iteration earlier this month in Austin, Texas. NCNCA regulars graced nearly every category, from age groups to non-championship events, singlespeed,...

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    Post-Season Wrap With Tayler Wiles

    by  • September 30, 2014 • interviews, womyn on weels

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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 • cx

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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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