• Crit

    California Early Birds

    by  • January 10, 2012 • Crit

    If you want to know how crazy it is that racing in California starts in January, just call up one of your friends on the east coast and see what they say.  The typical response is silence, disbelief, and then annoyance.  A comment about the cost of housing and earthquakes will likely be in...

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    Updates and Randoms

    by  • September 12, 2011 • Crit, cx • 2 Comments

    This last weekend was a transition of sorts.  Cross, track, and crits all happening at the same time. Sacramento Grand Prix The exciting news is Mary Ellen Ash (Metromint) uncorked a big one (YEA!) to take the win at Projects Sport’s latest party for cyclists.   The bummer of it all is we got...

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    Change of Seasons

    by  • August 6, 2011 • Crit, norcal scene • 1 Comment

    This weekend is the beginning of the end for the roadies.  We turn the corner from Crit Season to Cal Cup this weekend with roughly six weeks of racing left in the NorCal Cycling News seasonal racing calendar.  There are a few races after Cal Cup in September and early October but the complaints...

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    Late Bloomers In Crit Season

    by  • July 15, 2011 • Crit, opinionate • 0 Comments

    Crit season is the time for the late bloomers.  The late bloomers have experience from years of racing, but have passed up life on the road, for a normal, adult like existence.  The late bloomers have real jobs, and use the extended daylight hours of summer to get in the necessary training required to...

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