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    The Seven Sisters – Racers Crest Mount Tamalpais

    by  • September 17, 2013 • race coverage

    Colin Daw (Fremont Bank Cycling) emerges on the fourth Sister "Teresa", as it is named on Strava, looks back to gauge his gap in the men's P/1/2 field.

    Special thanks to Colin Daw (Fremont Bank Cycling), Alison Tetrick (Exergy TWENTY16), and Katie Hall (Metromint Cycling) for contributing to this report. 12 miles. 2000 feet of climbing – which is done after 5 miles of flat-as-a-pancake road along Bolinas Lagoon on Highway 1. Climbing the 8 miles up through thick wooded forest with the sound and smell...

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    Berries for All at CCCX

    by  • September 14, 2013 • cx, norcal scene, race coverage

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    CCCX Cyclocross, Fort Ord 14-15 September 2013 Berries for All Keith DeFiebre and CCCX opened its seventeenth ‘cross season with a double-header weekend. One course, two days, reverse directions. Both days saw California Giant/Specialized take wins in the Elite races. DeFiebre also finished in the payout positions on Saturday’s Masters 45+ race, his first...

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    The Grand Finale: Metromint’s Giro di San Francisco Closes Out Cal Cup

    by  • September 5, 2013 • Cal Cup, Crit, norcal scene, race coverage

    James Laberge and Dana Williams of Mike's Bikes p/b Incase take the top 2 spots of the P/1/2 podium.

    Photography by Alex Chiu Photography. More photos can be viewed here. Women’s 1/2/3 coverage by Lisa Mueller The women’s 1/2/3 event was a race within a race. In one contest, solo superstars Mary Maroon (SBRacing), Starla Teddergreen (Vanderkitten), and unattached veteran Martina Patella were chomping at the bit. At last year’s Giro, Maroon won in...

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    Esparto Time Trial and Broken Asses

    by  • September 1, 2013 • Cal Cup, norcal scene, race coverage

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    Esparto Time Trial 1 September 2013 Katie Hall (Metromint Cycling) won today’s 18-mile Esparto Time Trial in a time of 42’21.5″. The result kept the 2013 Cal Cup, for Women Pro/1/2/3, alive until Giro di San San Francisco. Jane Despas (Leopard-Saporro) also finished ahead of Sara Clafferty (Pinnacle p/b Argon 18) and just those...

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    2013 Winters Road Race

    by  • August 28, 2013 • Cal Cup, norcal scene, race coverage

    The early break climbing Cantelow before shedding more riders. L-R, Nate Freed (Marc Pro - Strava), Brandon Trafton (Mike's Bikes p/b Incase), Zeke Mostov (Craddock Slipstream), Elliot Hawkes (Metromint).

    At the red-brown brick intersection of Main and Railroad in downtown Winters, riders milled around, sitting on top tubes, joking, and talking to one another while the morning sunlight of late-August cast down through the sycamores.  Saturday’s race was one of the last of a dwindling number of Premier Series races left on the...

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