• ‘Cross Season Opens with West Sac GP

    by  • August 5, 2014

    5 August 2014 The 2014-15 cyclocross season is underway in earnest with pick-up races and clinics. Weekend racing begins in just over a month at the West Sac GP (WSCXGP), a new stand-alone event with big plans as a future UCI race. Registration for the inaugural running begins Wednesday at Noon, 6 August 2014....

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    Head Games: Recognize Signs, Symptoms of Concussions in Cycling

    by  • August 1, 2014

    By Heather Johnson Heather Johnson lives and writes in Oakland and rides for (who else?) Team Oakland. She loves to ride up big hills and competes primarily in duathlon. We’ve all heard gruesome reports from races or training rides—sprains, strains, broken bones, lost skin, sometimes missing teeth—recounting either a collision with another rider or...

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    Post Giro Rosa: An Interview With Megan Guarnier

    by  • July 31, 2014

    Megan Guarnier digs hard to finish stage 8 of the Giro Rosa.

    The NorCal Cycling News was pleased to see several Northern California residents riding strong in what is possibly women’s cycling’s most prestigious stage race, the Giro Rosa, earlier in July. After nine stages of road racing through Italy, Megan Guarnier netted our region’s top placing, finishing seventh overall. Originally from New York, Guarnier now...

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    Prepare to See “Kid” Kaiser in Different Togs

    by  • July 29, 2014

    Cody Kaiser S_Jersey RACE

    29 July 2014 For Immediate Release Sacramento, Calif., JULY 29, 2014 – American cyclocross sensation Cody Kaiser announced today that he will be attacking the 2014/15 racing season with a fresh outlook and an equally fresh program. Kaiser recently closed the book on a highly successful Junior and U23 career. Notably bookended by a...

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    Cascade, NorCal’s Summer Vacation

    by  • July 28, 2014

    Marc Pro - Strava's Tim Rugg goes all in for the Gambler's Prime with 3 laps to go in the downtown Bend criterium.  Photo by Whit Bazemore (http://www.whitbazemorephotography.com)

      Every year, the men and women’s peloton send squads up to Cascade Cycling Classic in Bend, Oregon.  The road racing shift northwards used to be complemented by Mt. Hood Cycling Classic beforehand, but that race is now defunct and Bubba Melcher’s growing Little City Stage Race stands poised to possibly take the calendar...

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    Nationals Roundup: NorCal Roars In Madison

    by  • July 21, 2014

    Photo by Tim Aiken

    Two weeks in the rearview mirror, NorCal returned from USA Amateur Nationals with a series of stunning performances, replete with three national championship jerseys. In the Elite Men’s road race, a peloton of approximately 50 riders hit the final climb together.  In the ensuing battle, Coloradan Emerson Oronte of Horizon Organic drifted away for the...

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    Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cascade

    by  • July 13, 2014

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    13 July 2014 Watsonville Criterium ICE Sportswear presented by Pinnacle Racing are sending a team to the Cascade Cycling Classic and decided to stretch their legs en route. Velo Promo’s small but precious Watsonville Criterium welcomed the riders to the Women’s race upon which the team set about winning; the spoils went to Felcia...

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