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    Van Houweling sets Hour Record of 46,088m

    by  • July 5, 2015 • too random

    Molly Van Houweling (Metromint Cycling) set a new American Hour record of 46,088m at the Velodromo Bicentenaro in Aguascalientes, Mexico on Friday evening. Her record also qualifies as a Master’s 40-44 UCI World Best Performance. It is now the somewhat confusing case that Van Houweling’s record exceeds the current world record of 46,065m (known...

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    Van Houweling Sets Records With 45,637m Hour

    by  • February 26, 2015 • Velodrome, womyn on weels

    Yesterday evening, in the high and fast Bicentennial Velodrome of Aguascalientes, Mexico, Molly Van Houweling (Metromint Cycling p/b The Freewheel) rode 45,637m in an hour.  This ride established new elite US and Pan-American hour records.  It also qualified as a new UCI Master’s Hour Best Performance in the (40-44) category. MVH was about 34 seconds behind...

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    Van Houweling in Aguascalientes for Hour Attempt (Updated Date and Time)

    by  • February 22, 2015 • race coverage, too random, Velodrome, womyn on weels

    NorCal’s Molly Van Houweling is in Aguascalientes, Mexico, with plans to make an Hour Record attempt this coming Wednesday, February 25th.   She will start her attempt between 5:30 and 6:30 PM local time (between 3:30 and 4:30 Pacific).   She had been planning to make her attempt this evening, but changed the timing to accommodate the refinishing...

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    Oliviera Climbs Away at Pescadero

    by  • June 3, 2013 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    Fifteen strong riders arrived at the chilly start line for the 2013 Women’s Pro,1,2 Pescadero Costal Classic.   The field included four singletons who would feature prominently at the front of the race all day: Flavia Oliviera (DNA p/b Plan 7), Olivia Dillon (Now and Novartis for MS), Sara Clafferty (Pinnacle p/b Argon 18),...

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    Mariposa Women’s Stage Race, May 17-19

    by  • May 2, 2013 • womyn on weels

    Time to rally for the Mariposa Women’s Stage Race.   For those of you new to NorCal Women’s racing, the MWSR is a replacement for the legendary Kern County Women’s Stage Race.    Kern served as a training ground for many in the current crop of NorCal women making a mark on the professional peloton, including Shelly Olds (Tibco),...

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    Van Houweling Doubles, Anderson Claims a Rainbow Jersey at Masters Worlds Road Race

    by  • August 26, 2012 • too random

    The Masters World Road championships were held on a hilly course outside Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.  A vertical mile of climbing was spread out over three significant  ascents on the lollipop shaped, never-flat 96k route.  Race day arrived with unseasonably hot temperatures in the 90s and 20mph wind scouring the course. A strong contingent of...

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