• An Interview With Katie Hall

    by  • June 13, 2014

    Hall ascends the brutal pitch of the Kent Street hill during her solo breakaway at the USA Pro Nationals road race. Photo credit Jono Devich.

    Coming quickly through the ranks of the local road racing scene and into prominence last year, first-year professional road racer Katie Hall thrilled NorCal bike racing afficionados who spectated the women’s Pro National Championship road race on May 26th. Her move to solo away from the field on the Lookout Mountain climb and then...

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    Strongest Win In Pescadero Coastal Classic

    by  • June 11, 2014

    Stage Road - Pescadero Coastal Classic.  Photo: http://www.chainreactionblogs.com

    Fog licked the coast, creeping up to the edge of the Santa Cruz mountains and blanketing the start of the 2014 Pescadero Road Race at the local high school.  Adjacent from the school, neck-high yellow flowers were in full bloom, underscoring the location’s importance for flower-growing agriculture.  Marshals efficiently parked arriving racers – a...

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    Keeping Up With Jim Turner

    by  • June 10, 2014

    With Dave Maminski at Hellyer Velodrome San Jose CA.

    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. It’s hard...

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    Sierra Historic Omnium

    by  • June 9, 2014

    9 June 2014 Fifty-three years and still counting, this year’s Annual Nevada City Classic Bicycle Race is joined by the Folsom Historic Criterium for the inaugural Sierra Historic Omnium. The 2-day event is set for 14 and 15 June 2014. With a $23,000 purse up for grabs, the combination should prove an attractive Father’s...

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    Talent Camp U23 Men & Women

    by  • June 8, 2014

    Correction: I had U25 in the title.  This dev camp is targeted for U23 Men and Women. Just got word that if you register before June 13 you will save $100.  Get in now before the price goes up.  If you are an up and coming NorCal cyclist of  bike riding age, make sure to get your...

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    A December to Rumble – NorCal versus SoCal

    by  • June 2, 2014

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    2 June 2014 Race promotor Sam Ames announced recently the date for the upcoming season’s NorCal versus SoCal California State Cyclocross Championships – 7 December 2014. The event moves forward by a month over its previous January runnings. The fifth such State Cyclocross Championships goes again at Hart Park in Bakersfield and forms the...

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