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    Mt Hood Stages 1 and 2

    by  • June 22, 2013 • norcal scene, race coverage, womyn on weels

    Mt Hood Cycling Classic 22 June 2013 Women P/1/2 NCCN’s Wheels Out contributed this report from Oregon. The last edition of the Women’s Pro Mt. Hood classic almost didn’t come off. Fortunately, Alison Tetrick (Exergy TWENTY16) and the women of Metromint Cycling rallied enough entrants to save the last running of this great race....

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    Oliviera Climbs Away at Pescadero

    by  • June 3, 2013 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    Fifteen strong riders arrived at the chilly start line for the 2013 Women’s Pro,1,2 Pescadero Costal Classic.   The field included four singletons who would feature prominently at the front of the race all day: Flavia Oliviera (DNA p/b Plan 7), Olivia Dillon (Now and Novartis for MS), Sara Clafferty (Pinnacle p/b Argon 18),...

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    Dashin For Cash

    by  • June 1, 2013 • Crit, race coverage

    I asked one of the Peninsula NorCal posse, @yu_kie, at the Dash for Cash to get a quote for me from the Men’s P/1/2 winner Eric Wholberg.  I’m not sure if it’s a joke or not but here was my Wholberg quote…”Are these (bib) shorts too thin and showing my butt?”  The first thought that came...

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    In Dream Race, Rosenthal Wins Mt. Hamilton

    by  • May 29, 2013 • norcal scene, race coverage

    Rosethal's visualization became a reality.

    The 2013 Mt. Hamilton men’s race convened under damp, cool, and overcast conditions along the foothills east of San Jose.  A motorcycle referee took the peloton through the neutral zone as racers chatted and pedaled easily, with their arm-warmers pulled up and windvests pulled tight. Kirk Carlsen, of Predator Carbon Repair, was eager to...

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    Misty Mountain Hamilton Classic

    by  • May 27, 2013 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    by Lisa Mueller A self-selected group of two dozen hardwomen crossed the rain-soaked start line at yesterday’s misty Mount Hamilton Classic. The point-to-point district championship course has earned its “classic” designation by virtue of its base-to-summit “warmup” followed by a risk-taker’s descent (cattle guard IN A HAIRPIN, anyone?). And don’t forget the extra 50...

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