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    NorCal CX #4: The Kitten of Vallejo

    by  • November 12, 2013 • cx

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    VALLEJO, CA—The Bay Area doubled up on cyclocross this weekend as Sunday afternoon brought racers to Solano County for the Kitten of Vallejo. The fourth race in Murphy Mack’s NorCal CX Series offered up a technical course with plenty of climbing and high-speed plunges through Dan Foley Park. Taking full advantage of the sloping...

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    The Mustache Rides Again: BASP #3

    by  • November 10, 2013 • cx

    A man, his mustache, and one race winning single speed. Scott Chapin, stoked. Photo: Paul Sadoff

    BRISBANE, CA—NorCal’s finest stood at the start line of Saturday night’s BASP #3, helmets over their hearts, as Rock Lobster’s Chief Executive Bad Ass Paul Sadoff belted out the National Anthem on his electric guitar. The crowd cheered as the song’s final G reverberated through the fall air, and their enthusiasm intensified as the...

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    Brems Shows her Stripes while Finnerty and his Rig Outlasts ‘Em All

    by  • November 3, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    Stafford Lake Wildcat NorCal Cyclocross Series • 3 November 2013 Karen Brems (Team Rambuski Law) continues to produce wins and made no doubt about today’s race at Stafford Lake; the TRL racer conquered a Murphy-esque course leaving behind the rest of a good Women’s A/Elite/Pro field. Ellen Sherrill (Bicycle Bluebook/HRS/Rock Lobster) secured the second...

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    Kessler Scraps to SacCX Win as Sherrill Trumps the Opposition

    by  • November 2, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    Lembi Park Sacramento Cyclocross Series • 2 November 2013 Jared Kessler (Folsom Bikes/VW/Raley’s) and Chris McGovern (cycleution) treated spectators to an exciting Men’s A race as the pair battled hard on the course. The spoils went to Kessler after he found his “second wind.” Ellen Sherrill (Bicycle Bluebook/HRS/Rock Lobster) took on a fancied field...

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    Fear and Loathing at Harbor High: Surf City #2

    by  • October 28, 2013 • cx

    A luchador steps into the cross ring as Ned Flanders takes the Zach McDonald line. Photo Garrett Lau

    SANTA CRUZ, CA—The feedback from Surf City #2 at Harbor High School confirmed suspicions that course designer and race winner, Ben Jacques-Maynes (Jamis CX), is a full-blown masochist. The physically and technically demanding course brutalized competitors at All Hallows Cross, and even elicited some choice words from Ned Flanders, and the Oscar Meyer Wieners,...

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