• About Cranking Glass

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

    Hamilton in SF

    by  • April 17, 2013 • norcal scene

    17 April 2013 Team Mike’s Bikes p/b Incase are presenting Tyler Hamilton tonight at the Ian Ross Gallery in San Francisco. The 7pm event is billed as an “intimate and candid evening” with all questions considered and no topic off-limits. There’s a scene in the 1987 film “Wall Street” with Gordon Gecko describing mixed...

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    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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