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    Muddy ‘Cross Championships – Day 3

    by  • January 6, 2012 • cx

    Day 3 of the USAC 2012 National Cyclo-cross Championships had a full slate of races with seven Junior categories, eight races, and ten championships in all. Temperatures reached into the high 40s on a mostly cloudy day and may have reached the 50°F mark. The course constantly changed as much of it became thick...

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    NorCal Racers in the Medals Again at CX Nats

    by  • January 5, 2012 • cx

    Gina Hall and Norman Kreiss, both racing for Cal Giant Cycling, won medals in their respective race categories today. Hall won the Women’s 45+ race with Trina Baumsteiger (Team Rambuski Law) also making the podium-presentation in fifth place. Hall successfully grabbed a small gap on her opponents by the end of the first lap...

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    Lobsters Represent NorCal Well at CX Nats

    by  • January 4, 2012 • cx

    USAC Cyclo-cross National Championships Verona, Wisconsin – Day 1 By all accounts, it was a relatively “balmy” day in Verona, venue for the USAC 2012 Cyclocross National Championships outside Madison, Wisconsin. Little to no snow on the ground and high temperatures in the mid-30s…the fear of frozen tundra for CX Nats may have to...

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    Cross Nats: Important Stuff… about drinking

    by  • January 3, 2012 • cx

    First of all let me tell you all, especially my friends, I think i hate Wisconsin.  It’s cold.  Sure you can buy a mansion for $400k, there are bike trails all over the city, the food is great, and the cost of living makes my wife giggle, but I cannot get used to wearing...

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    SacCX and the SR Cup

    by  • December 20, 2011 • cx • 5 Comments

    Updated 21 December 2011 Race reports from the Sacramento Cyclocross Series and the Santa Rosa Cup Sacramento Cyclocross Series This past Saturday, the Sacramento Cyclocross Series ran its final event for 2011 at Laguna Del Sol. Course designer Asa Salas took advantage of the available changes in elevation but the course was mostly flat....

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    Tan Lines Visible at SacCX

    by  • December 17, 2011 • cx • 9 Comments

    Laguna Del Sol, Wilton 17 December 2011 After encouraging impressionable children and those of puritan-heart to depart the field, the Sacramento Cyclocross Series held a Bare-Naked Cyclocross race. At Laguna Del Sol, a clothing-optional resort, racers and spectators alike still had not had their plenty of the barren human form, despite the abundant sightings...

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    XMAS Time: Northern Cross

    by  • December 6, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    Local cycling photographer Tim Westmore has put together a book of his 2011 cross season work.  He hasn’t plugged it yet so i get to!  We need more NorCal Cycling books… get at it people. 2011 Northern ‘Cross – the Big Book A Look Back in Photographs at Northern California/Northern Nevada’s 2010-11 Cyclocross Season...

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    CX Weekend Round Up

    by  • December 5, 2011 • cx • 5 Comments

    NorCal Championships: Or should we just call it the Strawberry Show NorCal’s version of Jeanie Longo, Karen Brems – an actual former Longo rival, won the women’s championship.  While pushing 50 Brems has the Masters World CX Championships on her 2011-12 agenda, and for those that know her, she is hard to dislodge once...

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