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    Wombats and Rule Books

    by  • April 8, 2012 • norcal scene, race coverage

    Copperopolis Road Race Milton, CA 7 April 2012 Today’s 32nd running of the Copperopolis Road Race, presented by Velo Promo and the Golden Chain Cyclists, was replete with outstanding racing. The tough, jarring course broke up fields in many categories lending credence to the finishers. However, one formidable individual effort went for naught after...

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    Wards Ferry Is Where Old People Go to Conquer

    by  • March 26, 2012 • race coverage, spring classic

    Wards Ferry is one of the minor Spring Classics.  It’s a cross between Gent-Wevelgem, when it was a mid-week race, and one of the hilly Ardennes races. It gets overshadowed by other Velo Promo Spring Classics like Snelling, and Copperopolis, but it’s a race won by hard heads like Klein, Huffman, and Oliveira. Men’s P/1/2...

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    San Dimas Winner: Andy Jacques-Maynes

    by  • March 20, 2012 • interviews, race coverage

    Ed Note:  AJM has been around the NorCal scene a long time.  He’s often taken a back seat to his twin brother Ben who has been prominent on the domestic cycling scene the last several years.  After college Andy took a day job while Ben focused on making a career as a pro cyclist....

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