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    2014 NCCN Holiday Gift Guide

    by  • December 3, 2014 • review, tech

    NorCal companies and entrepreneurs are always cranking out new products and ideas. Here are a few ideas and companies we’ve come across that might make good gifts this holiday season. Jakroo Udesign –  This is the perfect way to fix up the hard to shop for cyclist. Two week delivery time, customizable jersey, lots design options for...

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    Clean Bottle – NEW PRODUCT – Get Involved!

    by  • November 12, 2014 • tech

    Clean Bottle just got an upgrade! Check out their KICKSTARTER Campaign!   Who hasn’t grinned at images of Mr. Clean Bottle running alongside … or after … our favorite cyclists? Well, those innovators have a new product to launch –  THE SQUIRE! Check it out and get involved! Square so it won’t roll, a filtration option...

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    Review: Pure Clean Powder Beet Juice

    by  • February 12, 2014 • tech

    First things first—I grew up in New Jersey thinking pizza sauce and fried onion’s on a cheesesteak counted as my daily serving of veggies. Only after long time-residence and a long term girlfriend in California have I broadened my vegetable horizons.  As someone who finds boiling, chopping and or grating of beets a deterrent...

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    Rain Gear Review: S1-J Riding Jacket

    by  • February 10, 2014 • tech

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    By Matt Beebe Author: Matt Beebe is a former IDEO designer and has been working with mobile devices for several years. Before becoming an insanely proud father, Matt was an avid racer, and specialized in time trials. These days Matt races cyclocross and is a founding team member of several start ups. Matt was...

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    NorCal Rain Gear Reminders

    by  • February 6, 2014 • tech

    So it is finally going to rain. This is a good thing, but it has been so long since we’ve felt the soft touch of water on its roads, I feel the good people of NorCal need a refresher. Plus I’m sure you have better tips and tricks than anything I’ve cataloged here so...

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    NCCN Not So Secular Gift Guide

    by  • December 12, 2013 • review, tech


    A few ideas for your cycling shopping list this holiday season. Don’t use our links, support your LBS where ever that might be! NCCN Jakroo Kit – we put together this kit with Jakroo, and did a review back in the summer. If you are team-less, which is totally the pro-way to go in...

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    Jakroo Kit Review: #NCCN Kit Unveiling

    by  • August 13, 2013 • review, tech

    My partner in crime, BB, groaned when I informed him I thought we should switch our clothing manufacturer to Jakroo this year. I like to tinker, and being a good partner in crime means BB will often follow my lead when I have suggestions or ideas. BB and I have gone through several manufacturers, which...

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    Coaches Corner: The Tour, Alpe d’Huez, and Getting Faster With Strava

    by  • July 10, 2013 • tech, trainin and tactics

    About Coach Nate Dunn: Nate Dunn has always been passionate about understanding human performance.  What started as a fascination with heart rate monitors in high school led to the completion of his Masters Degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science from CSUS and the founding of his cycling coaching business Data Driven Athlete.  He can typically be found...

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