• interviews

    The Queen of Cat’s Hill: Karen Brems

    by  • May 4, 2012 • Crit, interviews, spring classic

    By Bec “Wombat” Werner This Saturday, the 5th of May, heralds the 39th edition of the Cat’s Hill Classic. With a winner’s list boasting names such as Greg LeMond, and a handful of national champions and international stars, plus an atmosphere that is unrivalled in the NorCal cycling scene. Cat’s Hill is one race that truly...

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    Loren Rowney Interview: The Tall NorCal Aussie

    by  • April 10, 2012 • interviews

    By Bec “Wombat” Werner Australian Loren Rowney is the newest member of super team Specialized Lululemeon, and will possibly prove to be the biggest steal they made. With all round ability and some impressive early season results; taking a stage of the Tour of New Zealand and the sprinters jersey to boot, plenty of...

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    MEGA HERO: TIBCO’s Megan Guarnier

    by  • March 24, 2012 • interviews, womyn on weels

    Megan Guarnier was always a local hero’s in NorCal but when she won Mt. Hamilton two years ago people started looking at her differently.  Her metamorphosis from Hellyer regular to GC contendor was forged on the roads of Europe and in the Santa Cruz mountains.  A product of the Adirondacks Gaurnier has a booming...

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    San Dimas Winner: Andy Jacques-Maynes

    by  • March 20, 2012 • interviews, race coverage

    Ed Note:  AJM has been around the NorCal scene a long time.  He’s often taken a back seat to his twin brother Ben who has been prominent on the domestic cycling scene the last several years.  After college Andy took a day job while Ben focused on making a career as a pro cyclist....

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    San Dimas SR Best Young Rider: Lindsay Myers

    by  • March 19, 2012 • interviews

    NorCal had a great showing at San Dimas this weekend with a AJM scoring a win for Kenda Pro Cycling in the mens race, and Lindsay Myers taking the Best Young Rider jersey for TIBCO.  I was able to catch up with Myers quickly before she tackles Redlands later in the week. How did...

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    Pan Am Update: 3 Medals for Newell

    by  • March 8, 2012 • interviews

    Though i have no hard proof, mostly because USA Cycling’s records are a shambles, I think Beth Newell’s three bronze medals, yes she won another one in the Omnium today, is a US record for a woman at an international event.  I rely on the NorCal community, which I’m sure has better collective memory...

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    Is Cycling Paradise in Chico? R.A.C.E. – Rodney’s Amateur Cycling Events

    by  • February 14, 2012 • interviews, norcal scene

    It’s people like Rodney Cox that make cycling.  He’s turned himself of the Bob Leibold/ASO of Far Northern California.  Without grass-root programs like the R.A.C.E series, which every body should check out because it’s unbelievable, a lot of local communities would not have a race or training ride to attend.  The commitment to the...

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