• spring classic

    2013 Merco Stage 4 Results & GC

    by  • March 3, 2013 • race coverage, spring classic

    Merco Credit Union Classic p/b Mercy Medical Center March  2013 Women’s Stage 4 Results 71,693m Time of winner: 3.00’15” Position;”No.”;”Rider”;”Team”;”Time”;”Gap”;”Bonuses”; 1;436;”NEWELL Elizabeth ‘Beth'”;”NOW and Novartis for MS”;3:00:15;0:00:00;10; 2;413;”TETRICK Alison”;”Exergy TWENTY16″;3:00:20;0:00:05;6; 3;441;”HALL Lauren”;”Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies”;3:00:35;0:00:20;4; 4;412;”TAMAYO Lauren”;”Exergy TWENTY16″;3:00:35;”…”;””; 5;464;”KIESANOWSKI Joanne”;”Team TIBCO”;3:00:35;”…”;””; 6;408;”OLIVEIRA Flavia”;”DNA Cycling p/b Plan7″;3:00:35;”…”;””; 7;439;”RYAN Alexis”;”NOW and Novartis for MS”;3:00:35;”…”;””; 8;435;”KINSELLA...

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    Merco: Specialized-lululemon Bests Powers

    by  • February 28, 2013 • race coverage, spring classic

    I think this is the Specialized 'S'....

    Photographer/Contributor: Tim Westmore The big guns in women’s cycling came to Merco for some early season racing, and fans were not left disappointed. Tayler Wiles (Specialized-lululemon) took the win shortly ahead of her teammate, Olympian Evelyn Stevens. Stevens and Wiles were the final survivors of a break that included Andrea Dvorak (Exergy 2016), Lauren...

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    Merco: Gaimon Dishes Pain at MID Road Race

    by  • February 28, 2013 • race coverage, spring classic

    Story By Chris Harland-Dunaway,photos and contributions by Tim Westmore.  The first stage of the Merco Cycling Classic, the Merced Irrigation District road race, was one of the fastest weekday races in recent NorCal memory.  The opening lap wound along the Merced River, passing veins of exposed red rock before reaching the defining climb of...

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    Snelling Happened: Quick Update

    by  • February 24, 2013 • race coverage, spring classic

    We have a bunch of reporting coming in from Snelling but here is some quickies to hold you over.  Reporting and photos by Tim Westmore. In the men’s race Chuck Hutcheson won by less than a wheel over ‘Fast’ Freddie Rodriguez in a tight sprint finish. “At 1K, Staz got stuck on the front,...

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    The Queen of Cat’s Hill: Karen Brems

    by  • May 4, 2012 • Crit, interviews, spring classic

    By Bec “Wombat” Werner This Saturday, the 5th of May, heralds the 39th edition of the Cat’s Hill Classic. With a winner’s list boasting names such as Greg LeMond, and a handful of national champions and international stars, plus an atmosphere that is unrivalled in the NorCal cycling scene. Cat’s Hill is one race that truly...

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    Wente Crit: God Love The Empire

    by  • May 3, 2012 • Crit, race coverage, spring classic

    Now that Rand has retired his blog and is focusing on his racing, and to think he once had the gall to mock US for inconsistent posting, the community has been left without anybody to stir the pot. Enter Chuck Hutcheson (Marc Pro Strava.)  In a post crit frenzy Hutcheson threw out a post...

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