• Cherry Pie ~ sweet N’ sour

    by  • February 5, 2009 • 45 Comments

    Napa Crit World Championships … There are enough reasons to love CherryPie that gorging on its sweetness this Sunday can only be considered a heaping helping of healthfood for the soul.  But, like anything as sinfully tasty as CherryPie – there are some bitter pits hidden inside that can turn the stomach if not...

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    Tour of Cali thoughts

    by  • February 4, 2009 • 12 Comments

    Bike Riders gone wild … The Saturday Sacramento Prologue is going to be straight up cuh-razy town.  2.4 miles of 120% balls-to-walls action with a chance to wear the leader’s jersey in one of the most beautiful bike races in the world. awwww yeah … there’s gonna be some hombres pullin’ out the 9s...

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    Kat the Conqueror at SportsBasement T’nite!!!

    by  • February 3, 2009 • 2 Comments

    Late notice … but check out the Sunnyvale Sports Basement, 6-8pm! Katheryn Cuti Mattis, Webcor Pro, US Champ, World Cup Winner ¬ will be giving a talk about training and racing … all in conjunction with the Tour of California and the San Jose Cycling Classic. There will be an overview of the SJCC,...

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    Cal Aggie Crits … June-uary Legs

    by  • February 2, 2009 • 6 Comments

    Staz is all that Jazz Sactown always has fast and furious criterium racing … all those RiverRides and eschelons against the Delta winds produce a lot of flathead wattage cottages, if you know what i mean.  But this year’s CalAggie Criterium had more than the usual amount of high-speed high-jinkz ~ a harvest combine...

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    Party with the ToC Womens

    by  • January 28, 2009 • 9 Comments

    awww yeah … check it, folks. There’s a kickass fundraiser for the US National Team during the Tour of California.  The stage that runs from beautiful Sausalito to mo’beautiful Santa Cruz will top-off with a night of dinner and partyin’ with the world’s cycling hipstars. All the fabulously hot women of the ToC criterium...

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    Lloyd … rekindled and burning hot

    by  • January 27, 2009 • 9 Comments

    Rachel LalaLloyd ~ 5th at UCI World Cup … and on the path to her best World Championships ever. The story of Rachel Lloyd’s return to cycling is a tutorial that US professional riders need but be given resources and support, and they will create their own opportunities to shine.  The first part of...

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    by  • January 26, 2009 • 2 Comments

    XtraCycles … . it’s just feel good schwingatood ~ – – – TomTomShoes . – – – . You can check out the bike racers who spread the good word, too.- – – . – – – And, just to get back to hoodlum’ry FacePlant … MoonieStyle – – – (thanks, Murphy!) ~

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    EarlyBird Actions

    by  • January 26, 2009 • 12 Comments

    gawd i love racing bicycles The weather has been … well, there’s actually been weather this past week ~ so most of us NorCal poofters prepared for the worst and brought all the muck-gear down to Patterson for this weekend’s road race opener of 2009. But, it ended up being a gorgeous day in...

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