• Roster: Halo Sports Group Announces NRC Women’s Team

    by  • February 14, 2014

    Halo Sports Group’s general manager Martin Santos is proud to officially announce the roster of the NRC women’s squad for his 2014 team, Pinnacle-Reactor p/b JL Velo. Developing an upper level women’s team has been one of Santos’ goals since first forming Leopard-Sapporo team under the Halo Sports umbrella last season. “The vision of...

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    Review: Pure Clean Powder Beet Juice

    by  • February 12, 2014

    First things first—I grew up in New Jersey thinking pizza sauce and fried onion’s on a cheesesteak counted as my daily serving of veggies. Only after long time-residence and a long term girlfriend in California have I broadened my vegetable horizons.  As someone who finds boiling, chopping and or grating of beets a deterrent...

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    Getting 2014 Started

    by  • February 11, 2014

    almonds Merco RR

    Last year was pretty good for #nccn. We ran a bunch of stories, we produced a bunch of podcasts, and we even managed to pay off some contributors.  We paid them badly, but we paid them. With a lot of help from folks like Tim Westmore, Chris Harland-Dunaway, Alex Chiu, Flandria, Lisa Mueller, Drew...

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    Bicycles Plus Winter Criterium

    by  • February 11, 2014

    Yuko Gee (MetroMint Cycling) and other women pedal through the puddles of the corners in the women's 3/4 field.

    After one of the driest winters to date for California, Mother Nature decided to end our drought with an epic weekend of torrential rain and wind. Despite the damp conditions, the races carried on, including the Bicycles Plus Winter Criterium held in Folsom, California. Athletes raced their hearts out despite being soaked to the...

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    H3 Adds Andrew Juiliano To Editorial Staff

    by  • February 11, 2014

    We get stoked when any of our subjects, or contributors, steps up to another level. Early last January Drew Juiliano, who provided all kinds of great CX coverage this fall, moved south of the border to take a full time job at H3 Publications, the purveyors of Decline and Road magazines. The only downside...

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    The Pink Dot

    by  • February 10, 2014

    The Pink Dot

    Taking in deep breaths of air it seemed beyond belief that I was experiencing a vitality of life impossible to comprehend nearly six months earlier. As we rolled past palm trees and shoreline, sharing scars of donation and transplantation, I introduced Jacob to his first ride along the Pacific Coast Highway. Two men, one...

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