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    Lael Wilcox Interview: Tour Divide Winner (Women)

    by  • August 11, 2015 • adventure mountain biking, global mountain bike event, interviews, mountain biking, mtb, rider, too random, womyn on weels

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    NCCN is fortunate to interview an amazing endurance rider and winner (women) of the Tour Divide, Lael Wilcox.  We would like to thank Lael Wilcox and Nicholas Carman for the interview. Follow Lael and Nicholas’  journey: www.gypsybytrade.wordpress.com Flandria:  Why did you decide to race Tour Divide?  What is appealing about the race to you?  ...

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    Van Houweling sets Hour Record of 46,088m

    by  • July 5, 2015 • too random

    Molly Van Houweling (Metromint Cycling) set a new American Hour record of 46,088m at the Velodromo Bicentenaro in Aguascalientes, Mexico on Friday evening. Her record also qualifies as a Master’s 40-44 UCI World Best Performance. It is now the somewhat confusing case that Van Houweling’s record exceeds the current world record of 46,065m (known...

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    Of Bikes and Bubbles

    by  • April 28, 2015 • too random

    Bikes and Bubbles

    Louisa, means ‘famed warrior’. My daughter’s name embodies the qualities I admire most in my wife; courage, humility, toughness, and resilience. At 2 ½, I doubt my daughter thinks much about what it means to be a warrior. For now, she’s all about bubbles. Bikes and Bubbles Louisa notices bubbles everywhere. Moments of life...

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    Redlands Stage 1 Dispatch: Highland Circuit

    by  • April 16, 2015 • too random

    Cal Giant p/b Specialized's Brendan Rhim on the signature wall that punctuates each lap of the circuit race. (Photo by Alex Chiu)

    In a southern corner of the Los Angeles Basin lies the city of Redlands. It rises out of the bottom of the San Bernadino county floor, rippling upward in blocks of 19th century Victorian style homes and green citrus orchards. It’s beginnings as a rural orange producer have been supplanted by new purposes, seemingly...

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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

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    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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