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

    Drumm Sisters set the Women’s Pace as Ben Jacques-Maynes Wins for the Men

    by  • December 9, 2012 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross Clif Bar Cyclocross at Coyote Point 9 December 2012 At the final BASP Cyclocross racing of the season, the Drumm sisters went one-two in the Elite Women’s race at Coyote Point with Helene (Northside Sisters) taking the honours and Kristen (Cyclesfanatic.com) coming home in second. Ben Jacques-Maynes (Ritte/Bear Development)...

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    BASP Closes its 2012 Season at Coyote Point

    by  • December 5, 2012 • cx, norcal scene

    Clif Bar Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross 5 December 2012 BASP’s tenth season is fast approaching its final event with CCCP CycloCross at Coyote Point, on Sunday, 9 December. The weather over the past week created excellent conditions for muddy cyclocross; although this Sunday’s racing is expected to run dry and under sunny skies,...

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    SSCXWC 2013 Goes Brotherly Love

    by  • December 5, 2012 • cx

    5 December 2012 Single Speed Worlds Moves to Philadelphia for 2013 Murphy Mack, Emily McLanahan, and Meredith ‘Mo’ Obendorfer announced today that Philadelphia will host the 2013 edition of the Single Speed Cyclcoross World Championships. Here is the text of their wrap-up announcement: There aren’t too many words that come to mind that properly...

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    Tattoo You!

    by  • December 3, 2012 • cx, race coverage

    3 December 2012 Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships Los Angeles Historic Park Lisa Mueller and Ted Burns contributed to this article. Adam Craig and Mical Dyck get to wear tattoos after winning at Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships (SSCXWC 2012). Dyck held off a late charge by Ellen Sherrill to win the Women’s race....

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    Brems takes Rambuski Blue to the Top as Bradford Triumphs for Rock Lobster Green

    by  • November 25, 2012 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    Clif Bar Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross Candlestick Point Trippel ‘Cross 25 November 2012 Karen Brems (Team Rambuski Law) out-dueled Kerry Barnholt-Bonar to win the race for Elite Women on a vastly different Candlestick Point course. In the Elite Men’s race, Aaron Bradford (Bicycle Bluebook/HRS/Rock Lobster) patiently waited for the right moment to take...

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    Clif Bar Candlestick Trippel Cross – is it the Gait, the Ale, Or Both?

    by  • November 22, 2012 • cx, norcal scene

    22 November 2012 Happy Thanksgiving from NorCal Cycling News. After the disappointment with losing the Golden Gate Park venue, Clif Bar Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross is moving on and returns to Candlestick Point for post Thanksgiving racing. Last week’s rains definitely affected the courses and racing over the weekend. It was obvious, however,...

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    Surf City Cyclo-X – and the ‘Cross Goes On

    by  • November 15, 2012 • cx, norcal scene

    15 November 2012 Mary Perez contributed to this article. Originating in 1970, what became Surf City Cyclo-X continues its traditions this Sunday at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. Its rich history started with “jungle ‘cross” and has seen several different organizers over the years. Rob Leibold turned Santa Cruz Cyclocross into the Surf City...

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