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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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    Duel Dueling at Fernley

    by  • June 21, 2014 • norcal scene, race coverage

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    21 June 2014 Both the Women’s P/1/2 and Men’s P/1/2 races had similar two-racer breakaway stories today, at the Fernley Circuit Race. The second day of The Little City Stage Race saw racing at the Fernley Speedway in Nevada. Temperatures were well into the eighties and the winds were something chronic – very gusty...

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    Strongest Win In Pescadero Coastal Classic

    by  • June 11, 2014 • race coverage

    Stage Road - Pescadero Coastal Classic.  Photo: http://www.chainreactionblogs.com

    Fog licked the coast, creeping up to the edge of the Santa Cruz mountains and blanketing the start of the 2014 Pescadero Road Race at the local high school.  Adjacent from the school, neck-high yellow flowers were in full bloom, underscoring the location’s importance for flower-growing agriculture.  Marshals efficiently parked arriving racers – a...

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