• About Cranking Glass

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

    Sierra Historic Omnium

    by  • June 9, 2014 • norcal scene

    9 June 2014 Fifty-three years and still counting, this year’s Annual Nevada City Classic Bicycle Race is joined by the Folsom Historic Criterium for the inaugural Sierra Historic Omnium. The 2-day event is set for 14 and 15 June 2014. With a $23,000 purse up for grabs, the combination should prove an attractive Father’s...

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    A December to Rumble – NorCal versus SoCal

    by  • June 2, 2014 • cx, norcal scene, SoCal

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    2 June 2014 Race promotor Sam Ames announced recently the date for the upcoming season’s NorCal versus SoCal California State Cyclocross Championships – 7 December 2014. The event moves forward by a month over its previous January runnings. The fifth such State Cyclocross Championships goes again at Hart Park in Bakersfield and forms the...

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    Thumbs, Tongues, and Twinkles

    by  • May 20, 2014 • too random, womyn on weels

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    Maripose, v. /mah’ree’pôs/ To pose for a photograph, strictly at the Mariposa Women’s Stage Race. Etymology: American-English, circa 2013 British and American scientists are conducting research into the activity of Mariposing. The pursuit first appeared in the Far Western United States during its namesake bicycle event, the Mariposa Women’s Stage Race. Historians are want...

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