• norcal scene

    The NorCal League

    by  • March 21, 2011 • norcal scene, opinionate • 1 Comment

    Since Vaughters and McQuid steal all our material anyway I have some more stuff for them to mull over. The recent news about the “breakaway” league should be awesome for NorCal. Any pro league is going to need it’s minor league to help fill the pipeline.  There are only a few places in the...

    Read more →

    Sunday Shorts

    by  • March 20, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 1 Comment

    Congratulations to anybody that made it out.  Many races were cancelled on the weekend (Wards Ferry, Colfax, Hellyer) due to inclement weather so kudo’s to the hard core men and women who braved the rain, wind, and snow to race their bikes in epic weather. Beat the Clock The local training race was run...

    Read more →

    SoCal Crazy: Regions Part I

    by  • March 16, 2011 • norcal scene, too random • 9 Comments

    This is a multipart series, maybe – if i feel motivated, on why NorCal is better than other regions in the US for cycling. Why be that way? Cause that’s how I’m wired. After and odd post smacking Hernando from an LA rider this weekend i got the idea that we should discuss the...

    Read more →

    Madera, racing, Leopard

    by  • March 14, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 11 Comments

    CalGiant makes it happen First off – we must all remember that the Madera Stage Race is grassroots.  As in … the itchy, weedy shit that stains your shorts and makes you scratch in all the wrong places. Madera was one of the few regular stage races (stretching the definition, of course) we had...

    Read more →

    Sunday Shorts

    by  • March 13, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 2 Comments

    Madera As yet another proof point that Cal Giant’s youth movement is poised to take over NorCal and the rest of the US like a rabid elephant Evan Huffman won a convincing race in the P12 Division Looks like Missing Link drove a break in the RR and put Cara Gillis in the lead...

    Read more →

    Track Racing … come hither

    by  • March 11, 2011 • norcal scene • 2 Comments

    Hellyer Velodrome … the champs keep rolling out It’s that time of year when the drum starts to beat proudly about how cool and kickass our track racing scene is here in Norcal.  Events are beginning to pick up steam as riders hit the oval and turn on the quick. Just as a reminder,...

    Read more →