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    Sagebrush Omnium – Truckee Bike Park

    by  • October 7, 2014 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    7 October 2014 Stetson-Lee and McGovern Winners at the Sagebrush Omnium This past Sunday was another beautiful blue-sky, eighty-degree day for cyclocross as racers converged on the Truckee Bike Park and the second day for Sagebrush’s Omnium. The 2-mile course covered a variety of terrains including grass and pavement. Just as with the omnium’s...

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    Sagebrush Omnium – Hidden Valley

    by  • October 5, 2014 • cx, race coverage

    4 October 2014 Under blue skies and warm weather, the Sagebrush Cyclocross Series began their 2-Day Omnium at Hidden Valley Park, Reno. Teal Stetson-Lee (Luna Pro Team) led a free cyclocross clinic earlier in the day and then led the Women’s A field to the finish line. Walton Brush (MashSF) fought for position early,...

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    Lloyd Romps, Kaiser Strikes

    by  • September 22, 2014 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    22 September 2014 Candlestick Point Grand Prix Clark Natwick With Clark Natwick himself on hand, Bay Area Super Prestige began their 2014 cyclocross season yesterday with the Clif Bar Grand Prix Clark Natwick, presented by Summit Bicycles. It was a splendid affair commensurate with Tom Simpson’s aim to return UCI racing to the region....

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    West Sac Puts On a Great Show

    by  • September 9, 2014 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

    9 September 2014 Last Saturday the NorCalNevada cyclocross region opened it’s book, for the 2014-15 season, with the West Sacramento Cyclocross Grand Prix, presented by Cedaron. Matt Hargrove and the entire NorCal CX/Gheto crew put on a marvelous show case for the sport and the region. There were many of the renowned local food-truck...

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    Post Giro Rosa: An Interview With Megan Guarnier

    by  • July 31, 2014 • interviews, race coverage, womyn on weels

    Megan Guarnier digs hard to finish stage 8 of the Giro Rosa.

    The NorCal Cycling News was pleased to see several Northern California residents riding strong in what is possibly women’s cycling’s most prestigious stage race, the Giro Rosa, earlier in July. After nine stages of road racing through Italy, Megan Guarnier netted our region’s top placing, finishing seventh overall. Originally from New York, Guarnier now...

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    Cascade, NorCal’s Summer Vacation

    by  • July 28, 2014 • race coverage

    Marc Pro - Strava's Tim Rugg goes all in for the Gambler's Prime with 3 laps to go in the downtown Bend criterium.  Photo by Whit Bazemore (http://www.whitbazemorephotography.com)

      Every year, the men and women’s peloton send squads up to Cascade Cycling Classic in Bend, Oregon.  The road racing shift northwards used to be complemented by Mt. Hood Cycling Classic beforehand, but that race is now defunct and Bubba Melcher’s growing Little City Stage Race stands poised to possibly take the calendar...

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    Nationals Roundup: NorCal Roars In Madison

    by  • July 21, 2014 • race coverage, too random

    Photo by Tim Aiken

    Two weeks in the rearview mirror, NorCal returned from USA Amateur Nationals with a series of stunning performances, replete with three national championship jerseys. In the Elite Men’s road race, a peloton of approximately 50 riders hit the final climb together.  In the ensuing battle, Coloradan Emerson Oronte of Horizon Organic drifted away for the...

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