• About Cranking Glass

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

    Young Frankenstein

    by  • April 9, 2013 • too random

    _MG39068 Rock Creek TT

    Amy Thornquist ran rampant at the Rock Creek Time Trial. Perhaps it’s a good thing that she can ride a bike well. By her own admission, her sewing skills leave a lot to be desired…after some apparent repair, the Thornquist kit now bears a seam aptly named the Frankenstein scar.

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    Thornquist and Phipps Tops at Topsport

    by  • April 7, 2013 • norcal scene, race coverage

    Thornquist Wins Topsport Stage Race; Lisa Mueller Second, Molly Van Houweling Third

    Topsport Stage Race Copperopolis 7 April 2013 At Copperopolis today, Chris Phipps (ThirstyBear Cycling) turned out a 24’9.5″ at the Rock Creek Time Trial to set up his Pro/1 Men general classification win at the Topsport Stage Race. In turn, Amy Thornquist (Pinnacle p/b Argon 18) set an impressive 26’25.2″ over the 10 miles...

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    Winder Kitten

    by  • March 16, 2013 • norcal scene, race coverage

    Ruth Winder (Vanderkitten) Wins at Land Park

    Land Park Criterium William Land Park, Sacramento 16 March 2013 The Vanderkitten team executed some lovely racing today to see Ruth Winder win the race for Women 1/2/3 at the Land Park Criterium. The field was all back together the last time through the final chicane. Winder then won the field sprint for first...

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    Holloway Bows for No-One

    by  • March 9, 2013 • norcal scene, race coverage

    Madera Criterium Day 2, Madera Stage Race 9 March 2013 Daniel Holloway (Team Mike’s Bikes p/b Incase) took an elaborate bow as he crossed the finish line to win the race for Men P/1/2. The sprint finish was a well rewarded-effort as his team recovered from a poor early half of the race. Sam...

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