• womyn on weels

    Women’s Tour of California Wrap-up

    by  • May 14, 2015 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    While the Tour of California men’s first stage rolled out of Sacramento on their eight day trek through California, the women’s race finished with a circuit race around the Stage Capitol. Trixi Worrack (Velocio – SRAM) sprinted her way into the yellow leader’s jersey and overall win, taking all three intermediate sprints and their...

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    Hall Grabs Yellow

    by  • May 9, 2015 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    Racing fans crowd under the finishing arch at Heavenly Mountain Resort to see the post-race podium awards.

    Local Northern California pro Katie Hall (United Health Care) sailed to the win in stage 1 of the inaugural Tour of California on Friday in South Lake Tahoe. The weather didn’t look particularly friendly as riders arrived to the race start area in the hours before rolling out, with fresh snow on the ground...

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    Nepal’s Queen of the Mountain

    by  • April 23, 2015 • interviews, mtb, rider, womyn on weels

    Authors Note:   Women who dream to be a professional bike racer or even amateur racing with teams require a lot of support from their families, sponsors and friends. It’s common that women who are professional cyclists still work and have families so balancing life, training and racing is challenging everyday.   In Nepal, there...

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    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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