• Time To Brush Up On Cross Skills? Hit A Clinic!

    by  • August 14, 2015

    Whether you’d like to try something fun and different this fall following your road or mountain bike season, or you’ve raced cyclocross in the past but need to chip the rust off your skills after months off your CX bike, consider taking a clinic in the upcoming weeks. Three clinic opportunities are scheduled during...

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    Lael Wilcox Interview: Tour Divide Winner (Women)

    by  • August 11, 2015

    NCCN is fortunate to interview an amazing endurance rider and winner (women) of the Tour Divide, Lael Wilcox.  We would like to thank Lael Wilcox and Nicholas Carman for the interview. Follow Lael and Nicholas’  journey: www.gypsybytrade.wordpress.com Flandria:  Why did you decide to race Tour Divide?  What is appealing about the race to you?  ...

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    Does a Quality Warm-Up Make you Faster on The Bike?

    by  • July 8, 2015

    Light spin, race-pace sprints, or cold turkey straight to the line?  Everyone has a different take on the best pre-race warm-up.  Our goal is to better understand the performance implications and physiological mechanisms of a quality warm-up.  We’ll start with performance.

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    Van Houweling sets Hour Record of 46,088m

    by  • July 5, 2015

    Molly Van Houweling (Metromint Cycling) set a new American Hour record of 46,088m at the Velodromo Bicentenaro in Aguascalientes, Mexico on Friday evening. Her record also qualifies as a Master’s 40-44 UCI World Best Performance. It is now the somewhat confusing case that Van Houweling’s record exceeds the current world record of 46,065m (known...

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    Nevada City Classic – supporting Women’s Racing! REG NOW!!

    by  • June 5, 2015

    Hello NorCal Friends! The promoter of the Nevada City Classic, Duane Strawser, has put together a great package to support and encourage women to race this year’s Nevada City Classic.  And what a classic it is!  If you haven’t ever raced this beautiful event – do it this year! From the Promoter: * INCREASED...

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    Hellyer Velodrome JAKROO National Championship Training Program

    by  • June 2, 2015

    Hello NorCal racers! Time to think about track! We have a super introduction to track racing through our Team Pursuit training and racing. Who knows, you might get into it and want to do some pack racing too! BENEFITS of Track Training/Racing: 1. Increase Acceleration 2. Increase top-end speed 3. Increase bike handling skills...

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    Manali-Khardungla Part 1:Race to the Top of the World

    by  • May 31, 2015

    Authors Note:  Flandria and her husband have moved from Nepal to Ladakh, India.  They are both training for the Manali-Khardungla Cycling Championship that will take place in Ladakh, India starting July 25 through August 4.  Flandria is also covering the 8-days adventure mountain bike stage race.  Now residing in Leh for two months, she will...

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