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    Menso de Jong: Niner RLT

    by  • March 25, 2015 • too random

    Niner RLT 
Photo: Blake Anton

    Menso de Jong (Team Clif Bar Cycling) aka: the Dutch Destroyer, had an ongoing battle with Chris Jackson (Castex Racing) throughout the Gravel Gauntlet Series.  MdJ placed 2nd overall this past weekend after the Rumble in the Ranchlands. Menso is the acting pro consultant for Murphy Mack’s series and is a common sight at the sharp pointy...

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    Van Houweling in Aguascalientes for Hour Attempt (Updated Date and Time)

    by  • February 22, 2015 • race coverage, too random, Velodrome, womyn on weels

    NorCal’s Molly Van Houweling is in Aguascalientes, Mexico, with plans to make an Hour Record attempt this coming Wednesday, February 25th.   She will start her attempt between 5:30 and 6:30 PM local time (between 3:30 and 4:30 Pacific).   She had been planning to make her attempt this evening, but changed the timing to accommodate the refinishing...

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    The Other California Classics: Gravel

    by  • February 19, 2015 • norcal scene, too random

    wide angle ranch road

    With the simmer down of cyclocross season in late January, the other season of dirt racing is here to run concurrently to the spring road season. Gravel races, long mix-terrain affairs, are now numerous enough in Northern California to be referenced as its own dedicated discipline with plenty of event choices. The season kicked...

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    If I Were A Betting Man: Euro Spring Classic Odds

    by  • February 15, 2015 • too random

    As a race promoter at Hellyer Velodrome I hoped to one day set up chalk board and take bets on the madison, keirin and points races. What could drum up more interest in track racing than gambling like they do in Japan? I was inspired by attending the Gold Cup when I lived in Virginia, and early bets...

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    Racing Stanford Style – February 7 & 8th

    by  • February 2, 2015 • too random

    Straight from the office of the Stanford Cycling Team.  This might be the first contact we’ve had with them since Rand left town! I wonder if they even remember his name. That makes me feel old. Now go race with these nerds.  “Stanford Cycling is excited to be hosting our race weekend on Feb...

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    Team Recruiting: Audi Cycling Team, Bay Area California

    by  • December 31, 2014 • too random

    As we move into the 2015 season, Audi Cycling p/b Kryki Sports will continue recruiting efforts throughout the season.   The objective is to bolster our Men’s, Women’s, Elite and Masters programs in Road, MTB & Cyclo-cross disciplines and across all age groups. While headquartered in Seattle, WA, Audi Cycling has active squads across the...

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    Huge Group of Riders to be Pro in 2015

    by  • December 28, 2014 • teams, too random

    Airgas-Safeway's Rodrigues, riding for Davis Bike Club in 2014, crushed Patterson Pass road race in one of the most dominant performances of the season. Photo by Alex Chiu.

    One of the largest ever, if not the largest, contingent of NorCal riders will be going pro in 2015… On the women’s side, Erica Greif, Megan Aldrete, Dani Spires, and Bethany Allen will be signing with Team Hedrick p/b Novatec. Greif has ascended the ranks via a slew of teams from the Reno Wheelmen,...

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