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

    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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    BASP to Start Number Ten

    by  • September 27, 2012 • cx, norcal scene

    Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross With five meetings already in the record books for the season, and Sagebrush set to open on Saturday, cyclocross is well underway in Northern California/Nevada. Top-notch racing is set to continue as BASP opens its 10th season on Sunday, 30 September 2012. This year, BASP has a title sponsor...

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    Sherrill Balances Caution and Aggression to Win at Livermore

    by  • September 27, 2012 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage, womyn on weels

    Livermore Cyclocross Festival Race Coverage for Women A NorCal has witnessed terrific cyclocross racing for Women A over the first five events of the season. CCCX produced two different winners in Karen Brems (Team Rambuski Law) and Elle Anderson (Ladies First Racing). Emily Kachorek (TBB.CX) rode to a strong victory in the first Sacramento...

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