• About Cranking Glass

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

    Magic Racing All-Around at Wente

    by  • April 28, 2012 • norcal scene, race coverage

    28 April 2012 25th Annual Wente Vineyards Road Race Despite a calm early morning breeze the Wente Road Race course lived up to its grizzly reputation and tore apart many of the racing fields on Saturday. Even though the windmills at Altamont Pass were humming early in the day, the stronger winds, which have...

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    Wombats and Rule Books

    by  • April 8, 2012 • norcal scene, race coverage

    Copperopolis Road Race Milton, CA 7 April 2012 Today’s 32nd running of the Copperopolis Road Race, presented by Velo Promo and the Golden Chain Cyclists, was replete with outstanding racing. The tough, jarring course broke up fields in many categories lending credence to the finishers. However, one formidable individual effort went for naught after...

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    “In the meantime, I ride/race vicariously thru my friends” – Jennifer Phillips

    by  • April 5, 2012 • womyn on weels

    From her hospital bed, while recovering from broken bones, Jennie Phillips (Kovarus/Wells Fargo Racing Team) writes “I will completely heal from this.”  The crash, that has taken Ms. Phillips away, temporarily, from bicycle racing, occurred at last weekend’s Topsport Road Race. Other victims of the same crash were Rikke Preisler (Metromint Cycling), “helicoptered” away...

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    More from NAHBS

    by  • March 8, 2012 • review

    A brief interview with Paul Sadoff and more eye-candy from NAHBS… Rock Lobster Paul Sadoff, founder of Rock Lobster, exhibited at the 2012 National American Handmade Bike Show and took a slightly different approach from many of the other bike-builders in attendance. Apart from wishing he had cleaned his bikes on display, Sadoff said,...

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    Loader to the Fore as Teutenberg Wins Again at Merco

    by  • March 4, 2012 • race coverage

    Hilltop Ranch Road Race Topsport Cycling’s Merco Credit Union Cycling Classic presented by Mercy Medical Center Snelling – 4 March 2012 Local favorite Logan Loader (Team Exergy) won on the final day of the Merco Cycling Classic stage race as Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (Specialized-lululemon) scored another win in the Merco Cycling Classic Hilltop Road Race....

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