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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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    Post Giro Rosa: An Interview With Megan Guarnier

    by  • July 31, 2014 • interviews, race coverage, womyn on weels

    Megan Guarnier digs hard to finish stage 8 of the Giro Rosa.

    The NorCal Cycling News was pleased to see several Northern California residents riding strong in what is possibly women’s cycling’s most prestigious stage race, the Giro Rosa, earlier in July. After nine stages of road racing through Italy, Megan Guarnier netted our region’s top placing, finishing seventh overall. Originally from New York, Guarnier now...

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    An Interview With Katie Hall

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

    Bay Area local Katie Hall ascends the brutal pitch of the Kent Street hill during her solo breakaway in last year's USA Pro Nationals road race. Hall, off a huge result at the Tour of GIla, will race again this weekend. 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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