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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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    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

    Bell Lap before UCI in NorCal

    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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