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    Sagebrush Omnium – Truckee Bike Park

    by  • October 7, 2014 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    7 October 2014 Stetson-Lee and McGovern Winners at the Sagebrush Omnium This past Sunday was another beautiful blue-sky, eighty-degree day for cyclocross as racers converged on the Truckee Bike Park and the second day for Sagebrush’s Omnium. The 2-mile course covered a variety of terrains including grass and pavement. Just as with the omnium’s...

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    Sagebrush Omnium – Hidden Valley

    by  • October 5, 2014 • cx, race coverage

    4 October 2014 Under blue skies and warm weather, the Sagebrush Cyclocross Series began their 2-Day Omnium at Hidden Valley Park, Reno. Teal Stetson-Lee (Luna Pro Team) led a free cyclocross clinic earlier in the day and then led the Women’s A field to the finish line. Walton Brush (MashSF) fought for position early,...

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    NorCal versus SoCal Moves to January

    by  • October 3, 2014 • cx, norcal scene, SoCal

    3 October 2014 Announced recently, Sam Barn Promotions moved the 5th Annual NorCal versus SoCal California State Cyclocross Championships from its originally planned December dates to 24-25 January 2015. The Hart Park, Bakersfield venue will continue to see riders from up and down the state decide the better district in January. The change accommodates...

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    Lloyd Romps, Kaiser Strikes

    by  • September 22, 2014 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    22 September 2014 Candlestick Point Grand Prix Clark Natwick With Clark Natwick himself on hand, Bay Area Super Prestige began their 2014 cyclocross season yesterday with the Clif Bar Grand Prix Clark Natwick, presented by Summit Bicycles. It was a splendid affair commensurate with Tom Simpson’s aim to return UCI racing to the region....

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    NorCalNevada ‘Cross Ready for More

    by  • September 17, 2014 • cx, norcal scene

    17 September 2014 Another huge weekend is in store for regional cyclocross. The weather is threatening some precipitation over the next day and the hope is at least the rain subdues the dust. The CCCX series holds its third event of the season, this time putting racers to the test at CSU Monterey Bay....

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    2014 Fast Freddie Fondo

    by  • September 17, 2014 • norcal scene, Press Release

    Fast Freddie Foundation Press Release Fast Freddie Rodriguez announces date of the 2014 Fast Freddie Fondo Join Freddie and friends to help teach kids life lessons through cycling Berkeley, CA. September 10, 2014: The 2nd annual Fast Freddie Fondo will be held on Saturday, September 20th, beginning and ending at the Station Café in...

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    West Sac Puts On a Great Show

    by  • September 9, 2014 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    9 September 2014 Last Saturday the NorCalNevada cyclocross region opened it’s book, for the 2014-15 season, with the West Sacramento Cyclocross Grand Prix, presented by Cedaron. Matt Hargrove and the entire NorCal CX/Gheto crew put on a marvelous show case for the sport and the region. There were many of the renowned local food-truck...

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    Elle’s Journey

    by  • September 5, 2014 • cx, interviews, norcal scene

    5 September 2014 Over the past couple of years, Elle Anderson made a bright, rising star appearance in Northern California. She reached another high point recently by signing with KDL to race cyclocross in Belgium for 2014-16. A transplant to San Francisco from points east, Anderson hails from Stowe, Vermont and appeared on the...

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