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    monday blather…

    by  • April 19, 2010 • norcal scene, race coverage • 4 Comments

    Wente RR and Crit next weekend Wente is a funny weekend … in NorCal, the Livermore classics signal a long California spring of racing beginning to phase out,  while the early left coast onset of summer rises like a hot sun.  Come late July and August … this part of the world is almost...

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    Copperopolis delivers

    by  • April 5, 2010 • norcal scene, race coverage, womyn on weels • 9 Comments

    Locals shine under chilly, thundery skies It seems there’s rarely an edition of Copper that doesn’t have a few majestic professionals taking part to prep themselves for later season grandeur by storming the training log with gear-wrenching climbs, windswept pursuits, and frame jarring descents.  From li’Levi getting ready for L’Tour to big Jacques-Maynes stomping...

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    Madera Mayhem continued …

    by  • March 18, 2010 • opinionate, race coverage • 4 Comments

    Women’s Racing … stories and dropkicks I’ll say it straight off the bat – I am not a fan of having multiple fields on criterium courses.  It’s unsafe, it impedes the quality of racing, and it causes scoring nightmares for the officials.  However, one could argue that racing multiple fields on a crit course...

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    Tell VeloNews you like it!

    by  • March 1, 2010 • norcal scene, race coverage • 2 Comments

    Shelley Evans wins NZ … and we heard about it! With a crushing display in the criterium finale of the Tour of New Zealand, Shelley Evans put an exclamation mark on her ability to win while marked and under pressure.  Both Cyclingnews and Velonews have been covering the race, but if you’ve got an...

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    Everybody likes pie.

    by  • February 7, 2010 • race coverage • 4 Comments

    Sunny skies for the Cherry Pie races today. I’ll leave the full blow-by-blow to other, more eloquent bloggers (Hernandito? Hellyer? Michael himself?), but here’s a little taste of the day: Masters 35+ 1/2/3 is rumored to have had some real officiating snafus. Something about a break not getting lap cards, then being neutralized after...

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