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    A Great American Pastime

    by  • July 24, 2013 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    Berkeley Bicycle Club Criterium – Women’s Race 21 July 2013 Photos by Yao Saetern Criteriums are like American football. They’re spectator-friendly, they cause more concussions than most sporting events do, and Europeans think they’re weird and a waste of time. NorCal spends every July celebrating this quintessentially American pastime, even as the rest of...

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    Big Trouble in Little City

    by  • July 23, 2013 • race coverage

    minden-sign

    Situated between the towering peaks of the Sierra Nevada mountains and the endless high deserts of Nevada to the west, is Minden, Nevada, and Woodfords, California; the host towns for the trans-state cycling affair, the Little City Stage Race.  Racing took place over 2 days, alternating the men and women in a 10 mile,...

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    Tetrick Overpowers, Rodrigues Surprises: Leesville Gap

    by  • July 14, 2013 • race coverage

    In the media world around NorCal, we have been reminded of the incredible services that Tim Westmore and Alex Chiu provide through their photography.  They document the unfolding race situations of our local races and offer a glimpse into the race reports that scrawl the pages and forums of the internet.  Unfortunately, neither of...

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    Farewell Mt. Hood: Men’s Stages 3 & 4

    by  • June 26, 2013 • Crit, race coverage

    Behold: The Beauty of Mt. Hood Cycling Classic.  Photo Credit: Tim Aiken of Bear Development.

    Early in June, a startling announcement was made.  Mt Hood Cycling Classic, would not continue beyond 2013 according to race director Chad Sperry.  Sperry claimed that registrations, sponsorship, and local volunteer support has waned over the years; in fact, this year’s women’s race was almost cancelled entirely because there was only 1 registrant with...

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