• norcal scene

    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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    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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