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

    Exergy Tour: Crimes and Expectations

    by  • May 23, 2012 • norcal scene, womyn on weels

    Boise, Idaho 23 May 2012 The Exergy Tour proper begins tomorrow with the Prologue Time Trial. Today, the media kicked-off their Tour with the Pre-Race Press Conference. Local dignitaries and women’s cycling royalty were on hand to talk up Exergy as the big women’s event. The big announcement at the beginning came from Boise’s...

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    Crowley Stomps the Hill then the ‘Mints Come Storming Back

    by  • May 12, 2012 • norcal scene, race coverage, womyn on weels

    In Memory of Suzanne Rivera (Team B4T9 Post)  12 May 2012 Mariposa Women’s Stage Race Day 2 – Groveland Hillclimb and the Greeley Hill Road Race Updated Report – added top-five results for the hill-climb. Stage 2 – Groveland Hillclimb Starting from a graffiti-covered bridge, this 6.9-mile course climbs 640m (2,100 feet) along Wards...

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    Meriposa née Kern

    by  • May 11, 2012 • norcal scene, race coverage, womyn on weels

    11 May 2012 15th Mariposa (formely Kern) Women’s Stage Race Basso Bridge ITT   This year’s Mariposa Women’s Stage Race began today with the Basso Bridge Individual Time Trial. Some 23 miles to the east of Modesto, the location may have been considered obscure. However, after the day’s cycling, at least a dozen racers...

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    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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