• norcal scene

    The Ides of March Approach

    by  • March 4, 2011 • norcal scene • 0 Comments

    In my mind, which can be a tricky place to be depending on the weather, the world stops to wait for Merco results and cool NorCal/Pro race stories to roll in. However due to a glut of existing, and really good resources, we won’t post much till Hernando can give his magical spin on...

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    NorCal’s Flanders

    by  • March 4, 2011 • norcal scene • 5 Comments

    This is for you non-Californians and weenies, like me, that never leave the coast. In tn the shadow of Yosemite National Park sits NorCal’s equivalent of Flanders – the San Joaquin Valley. To many this fertile stretch of land is a necessary evil to be passed through on our way to Tahoe or LA....

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    Scotts Valley GP … media opportunity Mar 9th

    by  • March 3, 2011 • norcal scene • 1 Comment

    Showcase or just hang out Teams and organizations looking to garner regional media attention should contact Mark Davis ASAP (mark@syzygysportsgroup.com)to secure spot at the media presentation of the 2011 Scotts Valley Grand Prix. This is a great opportunity to showcase your team’s sponsors and riders ~ so, reserve your spot now. ALL are invited...

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    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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