• norcal scene

    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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    Mondays

    by  • February 14, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 0 Comments

    While we write up our full opinions, prognostications, and analysis of this weekends events here are a couple of quick hits, and updates, from our helpful community of racers. Early Bird Joe F. checked in with this quick update. “Nate of the front, pack chased, Nate was faster than pack..Nate won.” I am assuming...

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    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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