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    California-Style October Cyclocross

    by  • October 24, 2011 • cx • 1 Comment

    Reports from CCCX and the Sacramento Cyclocross Series California-cyclocross weather was in full effect this weekend…from CCCX on the central coast to SacCX at Grass Valley (and Hellyer reporting the same at Candlestick Point.) Blue skies and afternoon temperatures in the eighties made for fast, dry, and dusty conditions, somewhat characteristic of the early...

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    Candlestick CX

    by  • October 23, 2011 • cx, race coverage • 0 Comments

    Screw the 49ers – they have caused me too much pain in recent years.  The only thing it’s good for these days is drinking 4o’s, fishing and cyclcross… thankfully Pilarcitos decided to bring cross back to the ‘Stick this year, and it was a hot one.  Temperatures reached over 80 as riders pounded over...

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    Matt McNamara: Coach, Dad, Writer

    by  • October 19, 2011 • cx, opinionate • 1 Comment

    Matt McNamara has a flair for publicity… He’s brought crit specialist Rand Miller onto his CX team, which is pretty clever considering crit guys often make strong cross riders (ex. Adam Myerson).  Then last night he put on a sweet cross clinic with Euro interloper Joachim Parbo down at the bay lands.  I’d say...

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    CCCX #4 Brems and Jacques-Maynes Ride Away to Victory

    by  • October 18, 2011 • cx • 1 Comment

    Brems and Jacques-Maynes Ride Away to Victories at CCCX Manzanita Park, Central Coast Cyclo•Cross Series The Central Coast Cyclo•Cross (CCCX) Series ran this past Sunday at Manzanita Park with beautiful sunshine and 70-80 degrees throughout the day; racers had excellent although dusty ‘cross conditions to take on Keith DeFiebre’s reverse course. The Elite Women saw...

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    NorCal Cyclocross Round Up

    by  • October 17, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    Ed. Note: I’m on hiatus for a few weeks (Wisconsin or Bust!) but will try to curate some of the NorCal content being produced by the best and brightest.  Rumor is Rand Miller is busting out on the cross course so we’ll see if he get’s any blogging done.  He’s fun to steal from. NCNCA Cylocross...

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    Double ‘Cross Weekend

    by  • October 11, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    The Sacramento Cyclocross Series and CCCX both ran events this past weekend. Harry Renfree Field, at the State’s capital, was a flat and fast course under sunny Sacramento skies. In the Women’s Category A race, Emily Thurston (Stevens) and Ellen Sherrill (Bike Station Aptos) joined the fray with Jen Jordan (Sycomp Racing/Team Affinity) and...

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    Gone With the Wind – Maile and Trux Win at Windy Sacramento Cyclocross

    by  • September 25, 2011 • cx • 0 Comments

    College Cyclery Compound, West Sacramento 25 September 2011   With the cyclocross season now well underway in Northern California, the Sacramento Cyclocross Series opened its season yesterday at the College Cyclery Compound in West Sacramento. The wind blew throughout the day and was particularly strong toward the end of the event. Good fortune prevailed,...

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    The Not-So-Distant Sacramento Cyclocross Series

    by  • September 22, 2011 • cx • 1 Comment

      At 2 hours or less from most locations in the Bay Area, Sacramento is a reachable destination that too often remains far away culturally. But it is does have in common the focal point for a terrific off-road cycling and cyclocross scene. The 2011-12 Cyclocross season will be the second with Brian Joder,...

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