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

    UCI ‘Cross in NorCal for 2014?

    by  • December 1, 2013 • cx, norcal scene

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    UCI ‘Cross in NorCal for 2014? 1 December 2013 Tom Simpson and Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross aim to bring UCI cyclocross to Northern California for the 2014 season. Described by Simpson as a 50/50 ‘reality’, one challenge is convincing the powers-that-be of BASP’s pedigree. Details are withheld for now but, should matters become...

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    NorCal Eyes on Surrey BC

    by  • November 29, 2013 • cx, norcal scene

    NorCal Eyes on Surry BC The Kevin Noiles Watch • 29 November 2013 Kevin Noiles is ready in his bid to take himself and his Rock Lobster bike to ‘cross Worlds. This Saturday 30 November is the 2013 Canadian Cyclocross Championships and a good placing could very well see a NorCal connection at Hoogerheide....

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    Lloyd Triples at Trippel Stick as Ortenblad Sprints to Victory

    by  • November 25, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    Candlestick Point BASP Trippel Stick • 24 November 2013 Rachel Lloyd (DFL) took her third Women’s A win at the Candlestick Point venue, against top NorCal competition, in a statement of intent for January’s National Championships. Clearly now “out-of-retirement”, Lloyd was first to reach the first major obstacle on course, the flyover bridge. From...

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    Kachorek’s Trip Out-of-State Perhaps Not-So-Good

    by  • November 18, 2013 • too random

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    Emily Kachorek left Northern California several weeks ago to improve her ‘cross game against top-notch competition back East. However, there was confusion and uncertainty upon spotting the Ghetomoto racer at Lange Twins, Sacramento Cyclocross Series. NorCal Cycling News is scrambling reporters to get to the bottom of this potential crisis.

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    Brems Shows her Stripes while Finnerty and his Rig Outlasts ‘Em All

    by  • November 3, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    Stafford Lake Wildcat NorCal Cyclocross Series • 3 November 2013 Karen Brems (Team Rambuski Law) continues to produce wins and made no doubt about today’s race at Stafford Lake; the TRL racer conquered a Murphy-esque course leaving behind the rest of a good Women’s A/Elite/Pro field. Ellen Sherrill (Bicycle Bluebook/HRS/Rock Lobster) secured the second...

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