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    Handmade Bicycle Show Opens in Sacramento

    by  • March 2, 2012 • norcal scene

    Sacramento Convention Center Sacramento – 2 March 2012   The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) opened today at the Sacramento Convention Center. NAHBS Regional Manager Rick Houston said “I am to blame” for bringing the show to Sacramento, California. According to some exhibitors on hand, Houston worked tirelessly to ensure the industry convention...

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    USAC Selects One-Year Venues for ‘Cross

    by  • February 29, 2012 • cx

    29 February 2012 USA Cycling announced today it has selected three venues for the 2014-2016 Cyclo-cross National Championships. The 2014 event will be held in Boulder, Colorado. Austin, Texas will host the 2015 spectacle whilst Asheville, North Carolina is the site for 2016. In a press release, Micah Rice, Managing Director of National Events,...

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    Snelling Dominated by the Wind and International Racers – Updated Report

    by  • February 26, 2012 • norcal scene, race coverage, spring classic

    Snelling, California – 25 February 2012 The 27th Annual Snelling Road Race, presented by Velo Promo and the Golden Chain Cyclists, had large fields  for the Men P/1/2 and Women 1/2 races. Despite sunny skies, the western wind was blowing hard and played a significant role in constraining early breakaways. Racers were forced close...

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    Preisler and Hutcheson Ride Early Breakaways to Wins at Copper Town

    by  • February 19, 2012 • race coverage

    Copper Town Circuit Races Copperopolis, California – 19 February 2012   With the Northern California/Nevada road racing season in full gear, racers took to the Copper Town Circuit Races under excellent weather and over well-paved road surfaces. The 5.5 mile course enters into the Copperopolis Town Square before stretching out along an out-and-back. The...

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