• norcal scene

    Interview: Phil Mooney, Raleigh Rockstar

    by  • February 10, 2011 • interviews, norcal scene • 8 Comments

    Philip Mooney, former UCDavis GradMonster and recent Yahooligan, made the leap to the Euro-scene in 2011 and now rides for the incredibly stylish, yet suavely retro Team Raleigh. Raleigh bikes have one helluva history – kicking most of the modern era on to wheels with classic models like the Chopper, Burner, and Grifter.  Raleigh...

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    Vanderkitten Love

    by  • February 9, 2011 • norcal scene, womyn on weels • 2 Comments

    The following is a release from Vanderkitten that you can read on several other sites (Podium Cafe, Velocurean). Vanderkitten is a NorCal company, which we are proud to support, and we will hopefully be seeing a lot of their racers hitting the local races. In addition to their racing team they generally have some...

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    Interview: Flavia Oliveira

    by  • February 8, 2011 • norcal scene • 1 Comment

    Testing positive Flavia Oliveira, while riding for the trade team SC Michela Fanini, tested positive for oxilofrine following stage 2 of the 2009 UCI Giro del Trentino Donne in Italy.  Oxilofrine is a drug in the amphetamine chemical class.  The United States Anti-Doping Association (USADA) reported the positive test in April of 2010, after...

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    Cherry Pie & Hellyer Early Bird

    by  • February 7, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 7 Comments

    What makes a difference between Ronde and Cherry Pie? Maybe California riders like food, maybe they just want to hang out in Napa, maybe the thought of standing on a barrel as you receive your accolades draws the crowds. What ever the reason Cherry Pie is the denoument of the Pre-Season races. Women 123...

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