• norcal scene

    Sunday Update – F-Yeah Edition

    by  • April 3, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 10 Comments

    Copper Town Circuit Race The story here is a three man break powered by Webcor riders Joel Robertson and Billy Crane powered their way to the finish for a 1-2 finish.  One might say… finally Webcor has two riders in a break and wins… but they almost didn’t.  Billy Crane, who flashed some brilliance...

    Read more →

    Crush them all

    by  • April 2, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 0 Comments

    REDLANDS … the good, the bad, the f’ugly The huge breakout of 2011 is CalGiant’s John Bennett.  Winning the Beaumont Stage in such dominating fashion … 150k off the front … shows the professional teams that this is a young man with the engine for the big leagues.  Kudos.  Bennett is a recruit from...

    Read more →

    NorCal Rider Sanctioned By USADA

    by  • April 1, 2011 • norcal scene • 11 Comments

    A story broke early this afternoon on AP that local masters rider, and writer, Andrew Tilin was handed a two year doping suspension by the USADA.  A more comprehensive story was written later that evening by VeloNation which picked up the story around 7 pm PST.  Tilin, a writer, has written a book to be...

    Read more →

    NCNCA to Secede from USA Cycling

    by  • April 1, 2011 • norcal scene, too random • 10 Comments

    In a surprise move NCNCA President, Bill Nicely, announced NCNCA’s secession from USA Cycling effective immediately.  Citing internal political pressure and a desire to destroy OBRA Nicely sent the following statement to his executive team. “Effective immediately, NCNCA is no longer affiliated with USA Cycling.  Officials and promoters commitments will still be honored but...

    Read more →

    Redlands … love & hate

    by  • March 31, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 5 Comments

    Quick notes from a bike bitch for the weekend: HTC is crushing it on the women’s side of things.  Amber Neben in the front of her teammate Evie Stevens.  TIBCO’s Erinne Willock is a close third and Carmen Small in 6th.  Peanut Butter has KArmstrong in 5th, but it’s Colavita with 3 riders in...

    Read more →