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    "Quod nomen mihi est?" Cranking the glass to capture photographs at bicycle races.

    Holloway and Clafferty Conquer the Hills

    by  • May 12, 2013 • norcal scene, race coverage

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    Berkeley Hills Road Race 12 May 2013 In exciting finish to the P/1/2 Women’s race, Sara Clafferty (Pinnacle p/b Argon 18) out-dueled Molly Van Houweling (Metromint Cycling) in a fierce 1-2 uphill drag race at the Berkeley Hills Road Race. Daniel Holloway (Team Mike’s Bikes p/b Incase) did likewise for P/1/2 Men, winning ahead...

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    Get Ready for this Kind of Summer

    by  • April 29, 2013 • norcal scene, race coverage, Velodrome, womyn on weels

    Peter Bohl Waits for the Next Keirin

    Get Ready for Summer Hellyer Park Velodrome 30 April 2013 Hellyer’s ‘Get Ready for Summer’ (GRFS) racing series began this past Saturday. Alfred “The Voice” Nash appeared as the announcer. Known as the voice of USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships, Nash announced at every California Velodrome during the month of April; Hellyer was...

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    Racing, Wine, and Wente

    by  • April 29, 2013 • norcal scene, race coverage

    Brandt's Victory Celebration

    26th Wente Vinyards Classic Road Race 29 April 2013 Saturday’s 26th Wente Vineyards Classic Road Race, presented by The Valley Spokesmen Racing Team p/b DS Electric, started off overcast, cold, and windy. As the first of the racers reached the far side of the course, the temperature began to rise and the fog quickly...

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    ‘Cross at the Otter

    by  • April 26, 2013 • cx, norcal scene

    Justin Lindine Takes the Leaders into the Pump Track

    26 April 2013 ‘Cross in April – it could be the Southern Hemisphere…or Sea Otter. For the second year running, there was a cyclocross race at the Sea Otter Classic. Under modestly cooler temperatures than last, this year still saw some blistering racing. In the Pro/1/2 Women’s race, the early leaders Nicole Duke (Alchemy),...

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