• norcal scene

    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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    Cherry Pie & Hellyer Early Bird

    by  • February 7, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 7 Comments

    What makes a difference between Ronde and Cherry Pie? Maybe California riders like food, maybe they just want to hang out in Napa, maybe the thought of standing on a barrel as you receive your accolades draws the crowds. What ever the reason Cherry Pie is the denoument of the Pre-Season races. Women 123...

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    Megan & Early Bird Entertainment

    by  • February 4, 2011 • norcal scene, opinionate • 0 Comments

    Until Hernando weighs in on the weekends activities here are some items for quick fixes … Megan Makes Qatar Mark From Cyclingnews.com “On entering the streets of Doha, Megan Guarnier (USA) managed to snap the elastic, in spite of the high pace behind. However, after the convoy went in the wrong direction on reaching...

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    SavageSprints & Red Parties

    by  • February 3, 2011 • norcal scene • 0 Comments

    Sunday means Savage Sprints in Sacto The Sacramento Bee has a short, but sweet article on the Sacramento Valley Velodrome Association‘s hard work in grassrooting a second velodrome sproutup in Norcal.  Hardman Dean Alleger is working 24/7 on the project and if you’ve ever seen him attack in a points race … you know...

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