• About Cranking Glass

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

    Berries for All at CCCX

    by  • September 14, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    Meredith Miller

    CCCX Cyclocross, Fort Ord 14-15 September 2013 Berries for All Keith DeFiebre and CCCX opened its seventeenth ‘cross season with a double-header weekend. One course, two days, reverse directions. Both days saw California Giant/Specialized take wins in the Elite races. DeFiebre also finished in the payout positions on Saturday’s Masters 45+ race, his first...

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    NorCal Bicycle Racing Photography Contest

    by  • September 7, 2013 • norcal scene, Press Release

    7 September 2013 At last year’s NCNCA Banquet, Mary Maroon presented an award to Alex Chiu as the best local bicycle-racing photographer. This year Mary has acquired a sponsor and made the competition even better. Here is the press release: For Immediate Release: The 2013 Smug Mug NCNCA Photography Event Begins Now! Professional and...

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    The Kevin Noiles Watch

    by  • September 5, 2013 • cx, interviews, norcal scene

    6 September 2013 This past Sunday, the Vancouver Cross Coalition held Alder Acres, the longest running cyclocross race in British Columbia. Canadian Kevin Noiles, despite a spill late in the race, finished in second place. Noiles wore the seafoam green kit of Rock Lobster and raced for the first time on his Paul Sadoff,...

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    A Storm Brewing from the Coast

    by  • September 4, 2013 • interviews, norcal scene

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    A Storm Brewing from the Coast 4 September 2013 At the 33rd Copperopolis Road Race earlier this year, a slight-framed racer could be seen up front with some of NorCal’s best. The blue-clad rider would take third in that race, behind Chuck Hutcheson (Marc Pro-Strava) and eventual winner Stephen Leece (California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized)....

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