• Women’s Tour of California Wrap-up

    by  • May 14, 2015

    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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    Circuit Race Shuffles Leaders Jerseys

    by  • May 10, 2015

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    The second stage of the Tour of California women’s race, a circuit race around the South Lake Tahoe area, created a flurry of jersey and general classification changes. With a third place in stage 1 and second place in stage 2, and very slim time gaps separating top GC contenders, Lauren Komanski (Twenty 16)...

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    Hall Grabs Yellow

    by  • May 9, 2015

    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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    Women’s Tour of California Pregame Events Kick Off Midweek

    by  • May 5, 2015

    Excitement builds with the quickly-approaching first stage of the Amgen Tour of California Women’s race, presented this year for the first time in a three-stage actual stage race format, in addition to a stand-alone invitational time trial. The first two stages begin and end in South Lake Tahoe, with stage 3 moving to Sacramento...

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    Of Bikes and Bubbles

    by  • April 28, 2015

    Bikes and Bubbles

    Louisa, means ‘famed warrior’. My daughter’s name embodies the qualities I admire most in my wife; courage, humility, toughness, and resilience. At 2 ½, I doubt my daughter thinks much about what it means to be a warrior. For now, she’s all about bubbles. Bikes and Bubbles Louisa notices bubbles everywhere. Moments of life...

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    Nepal’s Queen of the Mountain

    by  • April 23, 2015

    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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    Redlands Stage 1 Dispatch: Highland Circuit

    by  • April 16, 2015

    Cal Giant p/b Specialized's Brendan Rhim on the signature wall that punctuates each lap of the circuit race. (Photo by Alex Chiu)

    In a southern corner of the Los Angeles Basin lies the city of Redlands. It rises out of the bottom of the San Bernadino county floor, rippling upward in blocks of 19th century Victorian style homes and green citrus orchards. It’s beginnings as a rural orange producer have been supplanted by new purposes, seemingly...

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    Jakroo Composite Team At Redlands

    by  • April 10, 2015

    JAKROO Custom Apparel Sponsor Redlands Classic Stage Race Leaders Jersey’s and Supports Women’s Composite Team March 27, 2015 (Pleasanton, CA) – For the second year Jakroo Custom Apparel will sponsor the leaders jerseys of the Redlands Classic Stage Race.  In addition to sponsoring the jersey competitions, Jakroo will also provide Redlands staff and announcers...

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