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    Weekend Recap: Merced Criterium

    by  • February 25, 2014 • Crit, race coverage

    Justin Rossi (Marc-Pro/Strava) during one of his breakaways Sunday in the men's P/1/2 field.

    Sunday, 2/23/2014: Original Merced Criterium The following day, there was the Merced Criterium – a standard square with the added variety of one of the turns being a narrow alleyway behind the city courthouse. In the men’s pro field, a majority of those that had raced the previous day made up the peloton. With...

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    Mike’s Bikes p/b Equator Dominate Men’s Season Openers, A Rookie and Sage Riders Win the Women’s

    by  • February 14, 2014 • Crit, norcal scene, race coverage

    An exciting win in the rain for Riekert after a suspenseful duel with Adrian Costa.  Photo Cred: Mike's Bikes p/b Equator

    CAL AGGIE CRIT Women’s P/1/2/3 Cal-Aggie Crit at Land Park, Sacramento took place in unusually balmy January weather and in the midst of a severe drought.  Folsom Bike p/b Cervelo set an aggressive tone early in the day, sending Diane Moug up the road on lap 3 with Rio Strada’s Breezer Hill.  Moug and...

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    Bicycles Plus Winter Criterium

    by  • February 11, 2014 • Crit, norcal scene, race coverage

    Yuko Gee (MetroMint Cycling) and other women pedal through the puddles of the corners in the women's 3/4 field.

    After one of the driest winters to date for California, Mother Nature decided to end our drought with an epic weekend of torrential rain and wind. Despite the damp conditions, the races carried on, including the Bicycles Plus Winter Criterium held in Folsom, California. Athletes raced their hearts out despite being soaked to the...

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    Lloyd Triples at Trippel Stick as Ortenblad Sprints to Victory

    by  • November 25, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    Candlestick Point BASP Trippel Stick • 24 November 2013 Rachel Lloyd (DFL) took her third Women’s A win at the Candlestick Point venue, against top NorCal competition, in a statement of intent for January’s National Championships. Clearly now “out-of-retirement”, Lloyd was first to reach the first major obstacle on course, the flyover bridge. From...

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    Brems Shows her Stripes while Finnerty and his Rig Outlasts ‘Em All

    by  • November 3, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    Stafford Lake Wildcat NorCal Cyclocross Series • 3 November 2013 Karen Brems (Team Rambuski Law) continues to produce wins and made no doubt about today’s race at Stafford Lake; the TRL racer conquered a Murphy-esque course leaving behind the rest of a good Women’s A/Elite/Pro field. Ellen Sherrill (Bicycle Bluebook/HRS/Rock Lobster) secured the second...

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    Kessler Scraps to SacCX Win as Sherrill Trumps the Opposition

    by  • November 2, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    Lembi Park Sacramento Cyclocross Series • 2 November 2013 Jared Kessler (Folsom Bikes/VW/Raley’s) and Chris McGovern (cycleution) treated spectators to an exciting Men’s A race as the pair battled hard on the course. The spoils went to Kessler after he found his “second wind.” Ellen Sherrill (Bicycle Bluebook/HRS/Rock Lobster) took on a fancied field...

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