• womyn on weels

    Van Houweling Sets Records With 45,637m Hour

    by  • February 26, 2015 • Velodrome, womyn on weels

    Yesterday evening, in the high and fast Bicentennial Velodrome of Aguascalientes, Mexico, Molly Van Houweling (Metromint Cycling p/b The Freewheel) rode 45,637m in an hour.  This ride established new elite US and Pan-American hour records.  It also qualified as a new UCI Master’s Hour Best Performance in the (40-44) category. MVH was about 34 seconds behind...

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    Van Houweling in Aguascalientes for Hour Attempt (Updated Date and Time)

    by  • February 22, 2015 • race coverage, too random, Velodrome, womyn on weels

    NorCal’s Molly Van Houweling is in Aguascalientes, Mexico, with plans to make an Hour Record attempt this coming Wednesday, February 25th.   She will start her attempt between 5:30 and 6:30 PM local time (between 3:30 and 4:30 Pacific).   She had been planning to make her attempt this evening, but changed the timing to accommodate the refinishing...

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    2015 Women’s Roster Summary

    by  • February 13, 2015 • teams, womyn on weels

    Tetrick Leads the Women P/1/2/3 Up the Climbs

    With the dawn of each new season, local domestic teams undergo the same shuffling of riders and new sponsor affiliations that are seen at the international pro level. Sometimes, the changes are drastic and difficult to become accustomed for many a cycling fan. Occasionally, while always a few changes are seen, less change is...

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    TIBCO II: Recruiting Women Amateur Riders!

    by  • November 10, 2014 • womyn on weels

    RELEASE: 11/10/14 — Interested in being a part of NorCal’s Team TIBCO amateur squad?  Team TIBCO II will be hosting a meet and greet ride for all interested riders on Sunday, November 23 in Woodside. If you’d like to join us, please contact: CGrosjean@svb.com Team TIBCO II is looking to add riders for the...

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    Post-Season Wrap With Tayler Wiles

    by  • September 30, 2014 • interviews, womyn on weels

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    NCCN: Congrats on a stellar season. You won a couple of stage races, including Redlands, a UCI time trial, podium steps all over the place at big events, and incredibly strong and gutsy riding at Nationals. What success of the year are you most proud? TW: Winning Redlands this year was a big turning...

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    Post Giro Rosa: An Interview With Megan Guarnier

    by  • July 31, 2014 • interviews, race coverage, womyn on weels

    Megan Guarnier digs hard to finish stage 8 of the Giro Rosa.

    The NorCal Cycling News was pleased to see several Northern California residents riding strong in what is possibly women’s cycling’s most prestigious stage race, the Giro Rosa, earlier in July. After nine stages of road racing through Italy, Megan Guarnier netted our region’s top placing, finishing seventh overall. Originally from New York, Guarnier now...

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    An Interview With Katie Hall

    by  • June 13, 2014 • interviews, norcal scene, womyn on weels

    Hall ascends the brutal pitch of the Kent Street hill during her solo breakaway at the USA Pro Nationals road race. Photo credit Jono Devich.

    Coming quickly through the ranks of the local road racing scene and into prominence last year, first-year professional road racer Katie Hall thrilled NorCal bike racing afficionados who spectated the women’s Pro National Championship road race on May 26th. Her move to solo away from the field on the Lookout Mountain climb and then...

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    Thumbs, Tongues, and Twinkles

    by  • May 20, 2014 • too random, womyn on weels

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    Maripose, v. /mah’ree’pôs/ To pose for a photograph, strictly at the Mariposa Women’s Stage Race. Etymology: American-English, circa 2013 British and American scientists are conducting research into the activity of Mariposing. The pursuit first appeared in the Far Western United States during its namesake bicycle event, the Mariposa Women’s Stage Race. Historians are want...

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