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

    Double ‘Cross Weekend

    by  • October 11, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    The Sacramento Cyclocross Series and CCCX both ran events this past weekend. Harry Renfree Field, at the State’s capital, was a flat and fast course under sunny Sacramento skies. In the Women’s Category A race, Emily Thurston (Stevens) and Ellen Sherrill (Bike Station Aptos) joined the fray with Jen Jordan (Sycomp Racing/Team Affinity) and...

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    Gone With the Wind – Maile and Trux Win at Windy Sacramento Cyclocross

    by  • September 25, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    College Cyclery Compound, West Sacramento 25 September 2011   With the cyclocross season now well underway in Northern California, the Sacramento Cyclocross Series opened its season yesterday at the College Cyclery Compound in West Sacramento. The wind blew throughout the day and was particularly strong toward the end of the event. Good fortune prevailed,...

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    The Not-So-Distant Sacramento Cyclocross Series

    by  • September 22, 2011 • cx • 1 Comment

      At 2 hours or less from most locations in the Bay Area, Sacramento is a reachable destination that too often remains far away culturally. But it is does have in common the focal point for a terrific off-road cycling and cyclocross scene. The 2011-12 Cyclocross season will be the second with Brian Joder,...

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    CCCX Launches the NCNCA ‘Cross Season

    by  • September 12, 2011 • cx, race coverage • 1 Comment

    Fort Ord 10 September 2011 Cyclocross season has begun…and now in the NCNCA with Saturday’s CCCX event at Fort Ord. The course was replete with everything needed for ‘cross racing except for the absence of rain and mud. It’s still September and dry and dusty were good enough. The Elite Women’s race was contested...

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