• norcal scene

    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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,...

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    PRE-SEASON WRAP UP – Dudes

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

    With two weekends under our belt we are well into the Classic’s season. Since this is a little late the dudes get shorted a little… such is life. Exceeded Expectations Specialized Masters/Juniors Crew lit up the office park crits with Casey, Benkoski, and their new Superstar (Fast Freddie.) It was cool to see a...

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    NorCal Training Camps

    by  • March 9, 2011 • norcal scene, womyn on weels • 0 Comments

    Many of the NorCal elite and pro teams are just finishing up their training camps. Unlike the Bjarne-Riis-Navy-Seal-Coldwater-Sky-Diving-Hang-Out-In-Caymans-Meet-Lances-Movie-Star-Friends-Ski-Trip training camps these teams keep things simple with a lot of riding and some race and sponsor education. We took a look at a few of the camps the last few weeks to see how they...

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