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    Time To Brush Up On Cross Skills? Hit A Clinic!

    by  • August 14, 2015 • cx

    Brian Staby shows us how to properly remount a cyclocross bike.

    Whether you’d like to try something fun and different this fall following your road or mountain bike season, or you’ve raced cyclocross in the past but need to chip the rust off your skills after months off your CX bike, consider taking a clinic in the upcoming weeks. Three clinic opportunities are scheduled during...

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    Women’s Tour of California Wrap-up

    by  • May 14, 2015 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    While the Tour of California men’s first stage rolled out of Sacramento on their eight day trek through California, the women’s race finished with a circuit race around the Stage Capitol. Trixi Worrack (Velocio – SRAM) sprinted her way into the yellow leader’s jersey and overall win, taking all three intermediate sprints and their...

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    Hall Grabs Yellow

    by  • May 9, 2015 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    Racing fans crowd under the finishing arch at Heavenly Mountain Resort to see the post-race podium awards.

    Local Northern California pro Katie Hall (United Health Care) sailed to the win in stage 1 of the inaugural Tour of California on Friday in South Lake Tahoe. The weather didn’t look particularly friendly as riders arrived to the race start area in the hours before rolling out, with fresh snow on the ground...

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    “Dynamic and Exciting” Characterizes Copperopolis Men’s Race

    by  • April 8, 2015 • race coverage

    breakaway

    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

    wide angle ranch road

    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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