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    [NCNCA] District Championships?

    by  • January 4, 2010 • norcal scene • 0 Comments

    —– Forwarded Message —– From: “Ron Castia” <zronn@sbcglobal.net> To: ncnca@ncnca.org, “NCNCA” <NCNCA@yahoogroups.com>, “NCNCApromoters” <NCNCA-promoters@yahoogroups.com> Sent: Monday, January 4, 2010 7:28:21 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific Subject: District Championships?   Since we have people thinking about races at the moment, I want to bring this topic back up. InfoVista Cycling Team, promoters of the...

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    University Road Race

    by  • August 25, 2009 • too random • 4 Comments

    Those who were up on the UCSC campus this past weekend got to see 54 year old legend Ned Overend in action – in the pro/1/2 race no less. When I showed up, late in the game, Ned was off the front sharing the 2-up break glories with a guy from Kelly Benefit.  As...

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    Reports from Master Gnats

    by  • July 2, 2009 • race coverage • 3 Comments

    Jim Langley is our oracle in Louisville, feeding us twittery-tweets about the goings-on in Kentuckyville. Mark Edwards (Bicycle Trip) took 9th in the 45-49 road race on Tuesday – top NorCal rider! Very close to podium. Got boxed in in the sprint. Time Trial was yesterday- my avg speed was 26mph, Mark’s was 29.8...

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    Louisville Slugger

    by  • June 29, 2009 • race coverage • 1 Comment

    Several of NorCal’s finest moseyed east this week to race in the humid verdure of summertime Kentucky at Master Natz. Jim Langley’s report on the men’s road race (55-59) is over at the Bike Tripper’s blog.   Langley’s nutshell summation of his road race:  “I knew going in that I wasn’t going to be...

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    Directional Stability

    by  • June 9, 2009 • too random • 2 Comments

    A teammate was asking for feedback on how to improve his riding skills…specifically on how to hold a better line. He got an earful of suggestions, which I thought I’d recount here, in slightly condensed form. _____________________________________________ If you’re good on rollers, it means you have a pretty smooth pedal stroke already, so hopefully...

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    Swanton TT Mania

    by  • June 5, 2009 • race coverage • 2 Comments

    Pics from last night’s TT party. Thanks to David, Ron & Winona for keeping everyone in line. And it was a long line… 40 or more cats & jammers showing up to try their hand against the clock! Thanks also to Swanton Berry Farms for baskets of the best organic berries. Why is David...

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    Summer Camp for Cycle Geeks

    by  • June 1, 2009 • trainin and tactics • 1 Comment

    (Mike handed me a set of keys for the NorCal car, so I’m gonna try to back it out the driveway without knocking over the trash cans…spot me, OK???) Been hearing too many reports about crashes and squirrelly moves on the race course lately, so thought the following that came across courtesy of Bicycle...

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