• Does Strength Training Make You Faster On The Bike?

    by  • September 16, 2014

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    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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    West Sac Puts On a Great Show

    by  • September 9, 2014

    9 September 2014 Last Saturday the NorCalNevada cyclocross region opened it’s book, for the 2014-15 season, with the West Sacramento Cyclocross Grand Prix, presented by Cedaron. Matt Hargrove and the entire NorCal CX/Gheto crew put on a marvelous show case for the sport and the region. There were many of the renowned local food-truck...

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    The Last Race In San Francisco: Giro SF 2014

    by  • September 6, 2014

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    Cal Cup concluded this past Monday with the Giro SF.  As one of the few, of not the only, road races still within the SF city limits, the Giro retains a prestigious spot in most bay area cyclist’s schedules. Full Results Here  Women’s Race The women’s race started off with a flurry of attacks from the full...

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    Cal Cup 2014: The Real Tour of California

    by  • September 6, 2014

    Cal Cup is a huge part of the NorCal season.  It’s an interesting series. There isn’t any prize money to speak of (“$500 value”), it is a diverse set of races, and series scoring is not always quickly tabulated. At least it wasn’t in my day. And still, it dominates August, which is dead in...

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    Elle’s Journey

    by  • September 5, 2014

    5 September 2014 Over the past couple of years, Elle Anderson made a bright, rising star appearance in Northern California. She reached another high point recently by signing with KDL to race cyclocross in Belgium for 2014-16. A transplant to San Francisco from points east, Anderson hails from Stowe, Vermont and appeared on the...

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    NorCal’s Worlds Team Shapes Up

    by  • September 4, 2014

    USAC’s much anticipated worlds announcement is finally out. This years race in Ponferrada, Spain will be a good route for riders who came up through the ranks in NorCal. Several of our local riders including Guarnier, Olds, and Stevens were all automatic picks for the women’s team. Earning automatic nominations were Evelyn Stevens (Dennis, Mass./Specialized-lululemon), Shelley Olds (Gilroy, Calif./Ale-Cipollini), Megan Guarnier (Mountain...

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    Local Giants in Many Ways

    by  • September 3, 2014

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    3 September 2014 Some of the World’s better cyclocross racers, in their various racing age-groups, ride for the regional Cal Giant Masters team. The individuals and team add a competitive edge to races in the area and will continue to do so again this upcoming season. With some support from Anthony Galliano and California...

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    The CX Nation Cyclocross Team

    by  • September 1, 2014

    4 September 2014 For immediate release: CX Nation Announces: The CX Nation Cyclocross Team 2014 Santa Rosa, CA 8/25/2014: CX Nation officially announced the formation of a new cyclocross team in Northern California – CX Nation. The team will be based out of Santa Rosa, CA. The CX Nation cyclocross team is composed of...

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