• norcal scene

    MERCO … Topsport ups the ante

    by  • March 2, 2011 • norcal scene, opinionate • 0 Comments

    Time to test the legs The MERCO weekend used to be a standby for the National Racing Calendar … with Doug Fleutsch organizing a big tent festival atmosphere that would bring riders from around the country to attend.  The weekend offered a long but not unduly demanding road race that enticed teams with quality...

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    Sunday Short

    by  • February 27, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 3 Comments

    Despite weather abating it sounds like the Snelling depth wasn’t the same as usual this year. I blame the threats of snow and Hernando’s rant – Hernado is the cause of all that is evil. Unions in Wisconsin, Lance Armstrong’s woes, and that travesty named Colin Firth winning a grammy. Without him the world...

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    Chico Omnium … for a great cause

    by  • February 25, 2011 • norcal scene • 1 Comment

    If you’re not heading down the MercoMadness next weekend, there’s a lowkey, high energy fundraising event to check out up in Chico, CA. Chico isn’t that far away, and it’s an incredible place to spend a weekend on the bike. There’s more details from CHICO CYCLIST: – – – – – OMNIUM BICYCLE RACE...

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    Early Season Hotness…. Drenched

    by  • February 24, 2011 • norcal scene, opinionate

    Snelling Road Race ~ are you ready for this? Who knows what the weather will end up being for this Saturday’s mysteriously popular Snelling Road Race. There could be rain, there could be snow … hell, there could be frogs dropping from the sky, for all I know.  But, racers will show ~ and...

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    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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