• norcal scene

    monday blather…

    by  • April 19, 2010 • norcal scene, race coverage • 4 Comments

    Wente RR and Crit next weekend Wente is a funny weekend … in NorCal, the Livermore classics signal a long California spring of racing beginning to phase out,  while the early left coast onset of summer rises like a hot sun.  Come late July and August … this part of the world is almost...

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    Weekend remembers

    by  • April 7, 2010 • norcal scene • 1 Comment

    TIBCO goodies for sale Saturday ~ April 10th from 9am to 1pm Los Altos, 1577 Fairway Drive … take advantage of some incredible deals on equipment, clothing, wheels & bikes … hell, all things cycling. The TIBCO professional team will be making room for their 2010 stock, so if you’re not racing until the...

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    Copperopolis delivers

    by  • April 5, 2010 • norcal scene, race coverage, womyn on weels • 9 Comments

    Locals shine under chilly, thundery skies It seems there’s rarely an edition of Copper that doesn’t have a few majestic professionals taking part to prep themselves for later season grandeur by storming the training log with gear-wrenching climbs, windswept pursuits, and frame jarring descents.  From li’Levi getting ready for L’Tour to big Jacques-Maynes stomping...

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    helluva lot to talk about…

    by  • March 29, 2010 • norcal scene • 8 Comments

    The day is heavy with news Jeremy Regalado was killed Sunday in a freak electrical accident while setting up for Sunday’s Velopromo race.  Many of you will have taken a neutral bottle feed from this fine young man over the last couple years – his generous hand reaching out, a sunburned face from long...

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    Merco … let the games begin

    by  • March 4, 2010 • norcal scene, opinionate • 1,609 Comments

    Merco Crit … the real show True enough, i’ve had a few bucketloads of fun out on the Merco RR course over the years … but, it’s not the show, it’s not the high-stakes gamblefest and crowd pleasing hammerthrows offered by the downtown criterium. This year’s edition of the Merco Downtown Grand Prix looks...

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    Jim Rogers & distracted drivers

    by  • March 4, 2010 • norcal scene • 8 Comments

    You may have heard that NorCal lost a legend earlier this year. Jim Rogers of Nevada County was hit and killed on January 31, 2010 by a driver who was allegedly talking on her cell phone. According to witnesses she was driving erratically before running Jim down as he rode on the shoulder of...

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