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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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    Friday Roundup

    by  • December 2, 2011 • cx, norcal scene • 1 Comment

    It was hard to keep up with all the going ons this week.  I’m just trying to deal with the cold so normal updates took a backseat. The NorCal Olympic Long Team Much to our delight the USAC didn’t screw up at least on thing this year and put Mega “Mega” Guarnier on the...

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    Kaiser Rolls while Maile Bumps at SacCX6

    by  • November 19, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    Sacramento Cyclocross Series, Round 6 Howard Park, Ione Sarah Maile (Ventana Mountain Bikes) and Marja-Liisa Magnuson (Kinetic Cycles) jumped out to an early lead in the Women’s Category A race. They were soon joined by leaders from the Women’s A35+ field as Joan Gregg (ProTek Abruzzo) and Lauren Liden (Michael David Winery Cycling Team/Delta...

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    Single Speed CX Compendium

    by  • November 18, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    Big time cross, or a big time freak show, will be hitting the Bay Area this year with the SSCXWC taking over Golden Gate Park in November.  While it should be a great event I find single speed CX endeavors stressful. Unlike the track where you can buy a cheap bike and then ride...

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    NorCal CX Heckling Rules: Early Draft (UPDATED)

    by  • November 16, 2011 • cx, norcal scene • 1 Comment

    Kind of like boxing’s Marquess of Queensberry Rules, but more about making sure nobody gets arrested. 1. No touching riders actively racing 2. No throwing, spitting, or discharging objects from a device at riders.  Even if you know them. 3. Heckling insults should rely on wit rather than obscenity, replies will reflect the original...

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    Weekend Update – Freakshow Time

    by  • November 15, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    BASP Sierra Point Night Race and Other NorCal CX Action BASP Sierra Point CX was customarily cool with a lively tent city and even livelier HecklerGate up in the dirt jumps area.  Apparently several hecklers from the road scene ran afoul of the NorCal CX Code of ethics with their animated and somewhat alarming...

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