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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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    Double-Barrel Surnames Win at CCCX Finale

    by  • January 16, 2012 • cx

    CCCX, Fort Ord 15 January 2012 At the Central Coast Cyclo-Cross Series finale, Sofia Gomez-Villafane (Ibis/Buy-cell.com) doubled-up with wins in Junior and Elite Women. In the latter, Gomez-Villafane took the early lead and proceeded to stretch out the gap over second place. “I was super-nervous.” said Gomez-Villafane, “In my mind I was thinking what...

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    Myrah Tops His National Crown while Myall and Coats Top Five

    by  • January 14, 2012 • cx, norcal scene

    Don Myrah (Ibis/Buy-cell.com) followed up his US National Cyclocross crown with a win in Men 45-49 at the 2012 UCI Master’s Cyclocross World Championships. NorCal racers joining Myrah were fifth place James Coats (California Giant/Specialized) and bronze medalist Gannon Myall (California Giant/Specialized). Lap times indicate Myrah built a 30-second lead after three laps that...

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