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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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    Gina Hall and Andy Jaques-Maynes Win Elites, SoCal Wins Overall

    by  • January 23, 2012 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    Gina Hall and Andy Jaques-Maynes Win Category A, SoCal Wins Overall – final report, photo gallery, full results NorCal versus SoCal 2012 California State Cyclocross Championships Hart Park, Bakersfield – 22 January 2012 Sam Ames’ vision, for a battle-of-the-state by and for cyclocross racers, continued this past Sunday at Hart Park in Bakersfield. The...

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    NorCal and SoCal do Cyclocross Battle this Weekend

    by  • January 17, 2012 • cx

    Press release from Sam Ames, Team Action Sports   With the shift in the US Cyclocross calendar comes a longer season and riders in California are no strangers to longer cycling seasons. This weekend in Bakersfield, the 2nd. Annual NorCal vs. SoCal State Cyclocross Championships will be held, in conjunction with the season finale...

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