• Timing Subdues NorCal vs. SoCal Cross Festivities

    by  • January 28, 2015

    Caroline Dezendorf cruised to victory for the elite ladies.

    Images courtesy of Jeff Namba. Field sizes were on the small side this past weekend at the NorCal vs. SoCal State Championship cyclocross weekend. The annual event, taking place at Hart Park just outside of Bakersfield every year since its inception, has never been as popular via volume of racer starts, in spite of...

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    NorCal Cyclocrossers Reflect on Nationals

    by  • January 23, 2015

    A deserted course greeted surprise and confused fans and racers who arrived for Sunday's races and were instead sent away by Austin police.

    In spite of callup procedures in place for the Cyclocross National Championship events that disfavor Northern California resident racers with access to few local USAC sanctioned races, our region was well-represented at the 2015 iteration earlier this month in Austin, Texas. NCNCA regulars graced nearly every category, from age groups to non-championship events, singlespeed,...

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    Offseason Merger Brings New Threat, CoreTechs Staffing Elite

    by  • January 13, 2015

    CoreTechs Staffing Elite may add considerable depth to the NorCal peloton in 2015.

    Editor’s note: Since 2012, the Men’s P/1/2 season-long narrative has been dictated by Mike’s Bikes and Marc Pro – Strava. Over the course of the 2014 season, Fresh Air Cycling team developed a number of riders to the point that they began to leave their mark on NorCal’s long road races. At the same...

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    Roster: Team Mike’s Bikes powered by Equator Coffees 2015

    by  • January 6, 2015

    Team Mike’s Bikes powered by Equator Coffees is proud to announce the 2015 team roster. 2014 was an outstanding year for the team, highlighted by James Laberge winning the program’s first national championship in the U23 Men’s Criterium. Walton Brush added to the national championship medal tally by taking home a bronze in the...

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    Team Recruiting: Audi Cycling Team, Bay Area California

    by  • December 31, 2014

    As we move into the 2015 season, Audi Cycling p/b Kryki Sports will continue recruiting efforts throughout the season.   The objective is to bolster our Men’s, Women’s, Elite and Masters programs in Road, MTB & Cyclo-cross disciplines and across all age groups. While headquartered in Seattle, WA, Audi Cycling has active squads across the...

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    Huge Group of Riders to be Pro in 2015

    by  • December 28, 2014

    Airgas-Safeway's Rodrigues, riding for Davis Bike Club in 2014, crushed Patterson Pass road race in one of the most dominant performances of the season. Photo by Alex Chiu.

    One of the largest ever, if not the largest, contingent of NorCal riders will be going pro in 2015… On the women’s side, Erica Greif, Megan Aldrete, Dani Spires, and Bethany Allen will be signing with Team Hedrick p/b Novatec. Greif has ascended the ranks via a slew of teams from the Reno Wheelmen,...

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    USA Cycling Fails to Deliver Drug Tests

    by  • December 5, 2014

    USA Cycling RaceClean

    On December 15th, the NCNCA Board will convene to discuss budget appropriations for new year. The NCNCA usually allocates a substantial amount of money, approximately $5,000, for the successful mentorship of new riders. The rest of the money is put to a variety of different uses for the district. This year, the NCNCA will...

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