• Sagebrush Cyclocross Talks Up Reno-Truckee Omnium

    by  • September 27, 2014

    Hidden Valley CX

    While physical distance often dissuades many Central Valley and Bay Area-based cyclocross racers from making the trip over the Sierras to Reno-based Sagebrush events, series promoters have great hopes about attendance at next weekend’s two-day omnium. Races at Hidden Valley Park in Reno and Truckee Bike Park on October 4th and 5th, respectively, provide...

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    Oakland Grand Prix: Elite Crit Champs and Season Finale

    by  • September 26, 2014

    oakland grand prix

    The Giro SF may conclude the Cal Cup, but one more downtown crit hangs at the tail end of the NCNCA calendar the Oakland Grand Prix. The race is a favorite for the East Bay dwellers and for hitters who just don’t know when to call it a season. This year’s race was also designated...

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    Adrien Costa Medals At World TT Championships

    by  • September 23, 2014

    In the full stars and stripes of the USA Cycling team, Adrien Costa had previously gotten 2nd place behind Kirk Carlsen Jr. last year. With Carlsen not competing this year, who would win the TT?

    Local boy Adrien Costa (Hagens Berman U-23) finished second at the Junior World TT Championships today in Ponferrada, Spain. Costa took a few minutes out of his post race celebration night to answer a few questions for NCCN. How does it feel to medal in the biggest TT in the world? It’s definitely a...

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    Lloyd Romps, Kaiser Strikes

    by  • September 22, 2014

    22 September 2014 Candlestick Point Grand Prix Clark Natwick With Clark Natwick himself on hand, Bay Area Super Prestige began their 2014 cyclocross season yesterday with the Clif Bar Grand Prix Clark Natwick, presented by Summit Bicycles. It was a splendid affair commensurate with Tom Simpson’s aim to return UCI racing to the region....

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    Broken, Not Burned: Your Rights in a Car-Bike Accident

    by  • September 18, 2014

    By Heather Johnson “It’s not a matter of if you crash; it’s when.” That’s what an experienced rider told me in my first year of bike racing. While these fatalistic words referred to crashing in a controlled (mostly) car-free environment, they could have just as easily applied to bike-car collisions on the open road....

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    NorCalNevada ‘Cross Ready for More

    by  • September 17, 2014

    17 September 2014 Another huge weekend is in store for regional cyclocross. The weather is threatening some precipitation over the next day and the hope is at least the rain subdues the dust. The CCCX series holds its third event of the season, this time putting racers to the test at CSU Monterey Bay....

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    2014 Fast Freddie Fondo

    by  • September 17, 2014

    Fast Freddie Foundation Press Release Fast Freddie Rodriguez announces date of the 2014 Fast Freddie Fondo Join Freddie and friends to help teach kids life lessons through cycling Berkeley, CA. September 10, 2014: The 2nd annual Fast Freddie Fondo will be held on Saturday, September 20th, beginning and ending at the Station Café in...

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    Does Strength Training Make You Faster On The Bike?

    by  • September 16, 2014

    Strength Training

    As the cycling season shifts to off-season mode, the topic of strength training moves front and center. While very few cyclists enjoy walking into a weight room filled with grunting and texting meatheads, most would be willing to endure the punishment if it spelled more speed on the bike. This article is the first in a...

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