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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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    The Carolina Gomez-Villafañe Interview

    by  • October 24, 2013 • cx

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    SANTA CRUZ, CA—Halfway through 2013, Carolina Gomez-Villafañe already earned herself the most improved rider award in Northern California. In 2012, she made regular appearances on B Women’s podiums before launching into the Elite A’s for 2013. The transition did little to hamper her results, as the 21-year old collected her first two Elite victories...

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    Sadoff Reflects

    by  • October 23, 2013 • cx, norcal scene

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    Sadoff Reflects on the Noiles Factor The Kevin Noiles Watch • 23 October 2013 In this continuing series following Kevin Noiles, NorCal Cycling News spoke with the person behind Rock Lobster bikes and the Cyclocross Team: handmade frame-builder Paul Sadoff.   “Kevin Noiles put it out that he had qualified for the Canadian team...

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    Noiles Toils

    by  • October 17, 2013 • cx, norcal scene

    Noiles Toils The Kevin Noiles Watch • 17 October 2013 NorCal Cycling News continues to hope and follow Kevin Noiles as he vies to take himself and his Rock Lobster bike to Cyclocross Worlds. After a tough couple of races at Star Crossed and Cross Vegas, Kevin Noiles grabbed his first win of the...

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    What to Expect When You’re Expecting: Surf City #1

    by  • October 14, 2013 • cx

    Photo: Kirk Keeler

    APTOS, CA—Northern California’s oldest cyclocross series kicked off their 37th year of racing as riders headed to Aptos High School for Surf City #1 on Sunday. The brothers Jacques-Maynes continued their dominance of the Nor Cal cross, while Carolina Gomez-Villafane collected her second win of the weekend in the Eucalyptus groves of Santa Cruz...

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