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

    Helene Drumm and Ben Jacques-Maynes Triumph at Candlestick Repêchage

    by  • October 21, 2012 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    Clif Bar Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross Candlestick Point Repêchage 21 October 2012 Ben Jacques-Maynes (Ritte/Bear Development Team) made it two-for-two, for his weekend’s cyclocross racing, by overtaking a fast-starting Walton Brush (MashSF) and winning the Elite Men’s race. The windy and dusty racing at Candlestick Point also saw another race winner for Women’s...

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    Lutefisk and Quad ‘Copters

    by  • October 17, 2012 • cx, norcal scene

    17 October 2012 From Tom Simpson Sunday’s second round of the Clif Bar Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross season is going to feature four very unique entrants who arrive with a contingent of cameras and TV production assistants – four Norwegian cyclo-tourists, led by the indefatigable Dag Otto Lauritzen from the original band of...

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    Jacques-Maynes Battles to Victory as Brems Dominates

    by  • October 14, 2012 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    Central Coast Cyclo•Cross, Manzanita Park 14 October 2012 Andy Jacques-Maynes (California Giant/Specialized) secured another victory at CCCX after he was put through his paces by a battling Scott Chapin (Bicycle Bluebook/HRS/Rock Lobster). For the Elite Women, Karen Brems (Team Rambuski Law) emerged from a self-described slump to take the win in commanding fashion. The...

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    Thurston and Ortenblad Run Riot at CCCX

    by  • October 7, 2012 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    Central Coast Cyclo•Cross, CSUMB 7 October 2012 Emily Thurston (Team Rambuski Law) held off a late charge by Ellen Sherrill (Bicycle Bluebook/HRS/Rock Lobster) to win the Elite Women’s race. Tobin Ortenblad (California Giant/Specialized) set an early cracking pace; there was only one serious challenge to his race but he took the victory in Elite...

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