• Rain Gear Review: S1-J Riding Jacket

    by  • February 10, 2014

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    By Matt Beebe Author: Matt Beebe is a former IDEO designer and has been working with mobile devices for several years. Before becoming an insanely proud father, Matt was an avid racer, and specialized in time trials. These days Matt races cyclocross and is a founding team member of several start ups. Matt was...

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    Primetime Podcast: WCA Prez Robin Farina and Dr. Kristin Keim

    by  • February 7, 2014

    Last week we interviewed two women who are working to make cycling a better place. Listen to the podcast with Robin Farina and Dr. Kristin Keim here.  Women’s Cycling Association (WCA) president Robin Farina is deep in the world of cycling. As a bike shop owner, professional cyclist, and national champion road race champion...

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    Roster: KHS­Maxxis p/b JAKROO Cycling Team

    by  • February 6, 2014

    iPA-Sports is proud to announce that long time sponsor and partner KHS Bicycles has become title sponsor of the previously branded CashCall Mortgage Cycling Team. Along with Maxxis Tires and JAKROO Custom Apparel, the team will formally be known as the KHS-Maxxis presented by JAKROO. KHS Bicycles will be providing the team with custom...

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    NorCal Rain Gear Reminders

    by  • February 6, 2014

    So it is finally going to rain. This is a good thing, but it has been so long since we’ve felt the soft touch of water on its roads, I feel the good people of NorCal need a refresher. Plus I’m sure you have better tips and tricks than anything I’ve cataloged here so...

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    Roster: Velo Sports Group Announces 2014 Team

    by  • January 28, 2014

    Two-time Norcal Premier Series Team Champions, Velo Sports Group (VSG), is pleased to announce its next evolution.  After successful seasons of 2012 (Stevens Bikes p/b Pactimo) and 2013 (Pinnacle p/b Argon 18), Velo Sports Group is expanding its roster from eight to twelve riders.  Velo Sports Group is thrilled to participate in developing and...

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    Profile: Bear Development Team

    by  • January 27, 2014

    Team Director Stu Bone and Performance Director Chris Burnham

    SANTA CRUZ, CA – Last weekend, I got to spend some time in Santa Cruz with the Bear Development Team during their team camp and sat down with director Stu Bone to get some insight on the team’s background as well as what he has planned for the young adults this year. Goals What are your goals...

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    Canadian Olympian Gillian Carleton Joins Vanderkitten in 2014

    by  • January 27, 2014

    Olympic & World Championship Bronze Medallist on the track Gillian Carleton is set to ride select road events in 2014 with California based women’s team Vanderkitten. Gillian, who hails from Victoria, British Columbia has her sights set on the track at this Summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glascow. After a breakout road season with Specialized-Lululemon...

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    UCSB Poor College Kids RR & John Herr Fundraiser

    by  • January 24, 2014

    I know it’s late notice for those NorCal’ers looking to take a beautiful road trip for the weekend … but if you haven’t done the UCSB early season race before, you’re really missing out on a fantastic Spring Classic.  And this year, there’s more to it than just a fun time in one of...

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