• norcal scene

    Hernando’s Snelling Opus

    by  • February 23, 2011 • norcal scene, opinionate, race coverage • 2 Comments

    In a masterful piece of blogging last year Hernando provided both tips and a critique of the first major NorCal SPRING CLASSIC Snelling Road Race. Check it out…. Snelling Road Race … where all the kids playWith well over a thousand participants already registered for this event, there are some pretty significant issues of...

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    Sunday Short

    by  • February 20, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 0 Comments

    The weather this weekend was rather epic with rain, hail, cold, etc blowing in from Oregon, Canada, or some such place that most of us don’t really want to end up after we pass. Here are a couple of quick hits from the results pages. Beat The Clock – results * Weather played a...

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    Lance Stories From the Peanut Gallery

    by  • February 18, 2011 • norcal scene, too random • 3 Comments

    I forgot that my biggest YouTube hit starred Lance! My personal favorite was sent in by Roman. Any story that starts out…”Floyd and I were taking turns attacking…” is a winner in my books. It’s got everything… Floyd, Lance, and a scandal. I think Roman might have been on a different intellectual plane when...

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    NorCal Seasons

    by  • February 17, 2011 • norcal scene • 7 Comments

    See how much better Northern California is than the rest of the world? The powers that be do everything they can to make cycling a joke through drugs, retirement, and general shenanigans and then the s*&! hits the fan. A crazy California kid hits a deer on a descent, carries him to safety, inhales...

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    Be careful out there, deer

    by  • February 16, 2011 • norcal scene, too random • 10 Comments

    One of the nightmares we cyclists cringe at is the dreaded renegade deer jumping out in front while you’re spinning merrily along an otherwise traffic-free country road. It ranks right up there in the oh-crap-theon of getting clipped from behind by a text’er or sideswiped by some jackass rich guy who flees the scene...

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