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    Soloists Take Copperopolis

    by  • April 20, 2014 • race coverage

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    The Copperopolis Road Race, a Northern California classic always held the day before Easter, celebrated its 34th iteration with impressive solo wins in the P/1/2 men’s and women’s fields. Even for first flight starts, the day was already warm and continued the slightly windy conditions seen throughout the state over the past several days....

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    Chico Stage Race

    by  • March 24, 2014 • race coverage

    P/1/2 men on the Thunderhill Raceway track.

    Results at USA Cycling. Photos courtesy of Alex Chiu. Summary After Friday’s Thunderhill Circuit Race, stage 1 for the men’s P/1/2 event, came to a field sprint and failed to separate the top hundred or so entrants for total GC time, a windy morning for Saturday’s stage 2 Paskenta Road Race provided plenty of opportunities...

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    Bariani Road Race Roundup

    by  • March 18, 2014 • race coverage

    Photos courtesy of Alex Chiu Photography. Much like last year’s weather, in striking contrast to the year prior, the first flight of the 2014 Bariani Road Race began already nearly warm enough to forgo arm warmers, with little wind. The P/1/2 men’s rolled out first for 70 miles, five laps of a flat to...

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    Land Park Criterium Recap

    by  • March 17, 2014 • Crit, race coverage

    Max Jenkins (Marc-Pro/Strava) leads the peloton into the right-hand curve after the finish line with Ryan Anderson (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) in tow.

    Report by Ellen Sherrill with photos by Alex Chiu. Full results on USA Cycling. Another iconic day of warm, sunny, calm California weather greeted and treated participants and spectators alike at the Land Park Criterium in Sacramento on Saturday, leaving the surprises of the day to be decided by the racers. In the women’s P/1/2/3...

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    Collegiate Crushers: The Animal House

    by  • March 13, 2014 • norcal scene, race coverage

    Welcome to the best racing you have never seen.  Photo by UCLA Cycling

    True, collegiate is a remarkable breeding ground for select riders to go on and become accomplished professionals, but mostly it is about fun.  The atmosphere at collegiate races is indisputably jovial and oftentimes hilarious, with die-hards chasing cookie primes as though it were equivalent to a race win, burrito feeds in road races, and...

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