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    by  • October 6, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    CCCX Toro Park 6 October 2013 Conditions were very warm for CCCX at Toro Park, as Northern California continued in its summer after the summer. Both Ellen Sherrill (Rock Lobster) and Andy Jacques-Maynes (ibis/Buy-cell.com) toiled under the conditions but prevailed to win their categories. Sherrill started on tired legs after tackling the climbs and...

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    Amy Dombroski

    by  • October 4, 2013 • cx, too random

    As I was riding yesterday I was stunned to learn the news that Amy Dombroski had been killed while training in Belgium. While we had met several times, and I had the pleasure to watch her race across the country on many occasions, I never got to kn0w her very well. I regret that I...

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    The Nor Cal-China Connection: Ellen Sherrill’s Yanquing Experience

    by  • October 2, 2013 • cx

    Mustaches make you faster. New Zealand National Champ and Scott Chapin doppleganger, Alex Revell at the Great Wall of China. Photo: Ellen Sherrill

    YANQUING STATION, CHINA- Promoters of the China’s inaugural UCI cyclocross race recruited riders from around the world to race the Qiansen Trophy event, held September 21, about 50 miles outside Beijing. Among the racers from 18 countries, was Nor Cal’s own, Ellen Sherrill (Bicycle Blue Book-ROCKLOBSTER). After kicking jet lag and recovering from Chinese...

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    Lloyd Off the Couch

    by  • October 2, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, womyn on weels

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    BASP Candlestick 29 September 2013 Rachel Lloyd (DFL) got away to a superb early race after taking over the lead from Karen Brems (Team Rambuski Law). From there, the DFL racer put in a good pace to win the BASP Women’s A race at Candlestick Point. “I just wanted to see what the competition...

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    BASP Series Opens at The Stick

    by  • September 29, 2013 • cx

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA—On Sunday, the Bay Area Super Prestige Series headed to The Stick—an appropriate, albeit disconcerting, nickname for a race venue known for occasional hypodermic needle sightings. Situated between the vacant stadium of the 49ers and watery expanses of the San Francisco Bay, the race at Candlestick Point featured a winding track through...

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    CCCX #4 CSUMB Redux

    by  • September 29, 2013 • cx

    SEASIDE, CA—Standing at the start line of CCCX #4, Alex Work (Bicycle Blue Book-ROCKLOBSTER) pointed at the calves of Andy Jacques Maynes (Buy-Cell.com-IBIS) and asked, “are those protrusions going bang into the frame on your pedal strokes?” Jacques-Maynes replied, “They’ve already buffed out the matte finish on my mountain bike.” Jacques-Maynes went on to...

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    Team Rambuski Law Announces Team Roster

    by  • September 28, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, Press Release, teams

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TEAM RAMBUSKI LAW ANNOUNCES TEAM ROSTER AND PLANS FOR 2013-2014 SEASON September 28, 2013 San Luis Obispo based Team Rambuski Law is back for its fifth season of cyclocross thanks to the generous support of Haven Properties, an international luxury real estate firm, Commerce Mortgage, and Artscyclery.com. The team has already...

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