• norcal scene

    Getting 2014 Started

    by  • February 11, 2014 • norcal scene

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    Last year was pretty good for #nccn. We ran a bunch of stories, we produced a bunch of podcasts, and we even managed to pay off some contributors.  We paid them badly, but we paid them. With a lot of help from folks like Tim Westmore, Chris Harland-Dunaway, Alex Chiu, Flandria, Lisa Mueller, Drew...

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    Bicycles Plus Winter Criterium

    by  • February 11, 2014 • Crit, norcal scene, race coverage

    Yuko Gee (MetroMint Cycling) and other women pedal through the puddles of the corners in the women's 3/4 field.

    After one of the driest winters to date for California, Mother Nature decided to end our drought with an epic weekend of torrential rain and wind. Despite the damp conditions, the races carried on, including the Bicycles Plus Winter Criterium held in Folsom, California. Athletes raced their hearts out despite being soaked to the...

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    H3 Adds Andrew Juiliano To Editorial Staff

    by  • February 11, 2014 • norcal scene, Press Release

    We get stoked when any of our subjects, or contributors, steps up to another level. Early last January Drew Juiliano, who provided all kinds of great CX coverage this fall, moved south of the border to take a full time job at H3 Publications, the purveyors of Decline and Road magazines. The only downside...

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    UCI ‘Cross in NorCal for 2014?

    by  • December 1, 2013 • cx, norcal scene

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    UCI ‘Cross in NorCal for 2014? 1 December 2013 Tom Simpson and Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross aim to bring UCI cyclocross to Northern California for the 2014 season. Described by Simpson as a 50/50 ‘reality’, one challenge is convincing the powers-that-be of BASP’s pedigree. Details are withheld for now but, should matters become...

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    NorCal Eyes on Surrey BC

    by  • November 29, 2013 • cx, norcal scene

    NorCal Eyes on Surry BC The Kevin Noiles Watch • 29 November 2013 Kevin Noiles is ready in his bid to take himself and his Rock Lobster bike to ‘cross Worlds. This Saturday 30 November is the 2013 Canadian Cyclocross Championships and a good placing could very well see a NorCal connection at Hoogerheide....

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    Lloyd Triples at Trippel Stick as Ortenblad Sprints to Victory

    by  • November 25, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    Candlestick Point BASP Trippel Stick • 24 November 2013 Rachel Lloyd (DFL) took her third Women’s A win at the Candlestick Point venue, against top NorCal competition, in a statement of intent for January’s National Championships. Clearly now “out-of-retirement”, Lloyd was first to reach the first major obstacle on course, the flyover bridge. From...

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