• Art’s Cyclery – Schnur Racing Team’s Neil Pryde BuraSL

    by  • February 10, 2015

    Photo Credit: Blake Anton

    This is a new feature from guest contributor Blake Anton.  Super stoked to get Blake in the contributor pool checking out different rides of the folks in our community. Ben Albracht and the Art’s Cyclery p/b Schnur Racing Team are on the Neil Pryde BuraSL for their second season.  The lightweight (772 gram 56cm...

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    Roster: ICE Sportswear – Pinnacle Racing Returns!

    by  • February 9, 2015

    ICE Sportswear – Pinnacle Racing return for their second season racing a full NRC schedule. The team will kick off the race season with the Chico Stage Race presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. When not racing, this talented group of women will be giving back to the sport by leading training rides for LinkedIn employees...

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    Paskenta: The Movie

    by  • February 6, 2015

    Paskenta is one of those races that holds a firm place in my psyche.  In my imagination it is the purest form of bike racing. A guy shows up at one end of town, a couple hundred cyclists find him, they agree on a route, and then the magic happens. They simultaneously start hammering. No starting...

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    Roster: Chronos Racing – Easton Cycling

    by  • February 3, 2015

    ROCKLIN, CA – Seventeen cyclists between the ages of 36 and 55 with more than 20 national titles to their credit have come together for a 2015 campaign in pursuit of joy and excitement. These men are all professionals at work who’ve found a recreational outlet for their competitive natures. At the team’s winter...

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    Racing Stanford Style – February 7 & 8th

    by  • February 2, 2015

    Straight from the office of the Stanford Cycling Team.  This might be the first contact we’ve had with them since Rand left town! I wonder if they even remember his name. That makes me feel old. Now go race with these nerds.  “Stanford Cycling is excited to be hosting our race weekend on Feb...

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    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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