• 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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    Rosenthal Suffers Cardiac Event, Retires from Racing

    by  • January 22, 2014

    On May 29th, 2013, Shawn Rosenthal waited amongst the NorCal peloton at the foot of Mt. Hamilton, the tallest peak in the Bay Area, for the beginning of the NCNCA Road Race Championship.  Mist floated down from overhead as the group set off for a harrowing climb to the stark white observatories at the...

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    Coaches Corner: The California Winter Question

    by  • January 13, 2014

    About Coach Nate Dunn: Nate Dunn has always been passionate about understanding human performance.  What started as a fascination with heart rate monitors in high school led to the completion of his Masters Degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science from CSUS and the founding of his cycling coaching business Data Driven Athlete.  He can typically be found...

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    Roster: CoreTechs Cycling Team

    by  • January 13, 2014

      CoreTechs Cycling team has been around for the last five years and has steadily grown to 40 members. Many of our riders are Masters, and most of those are 1/2/3′s. We have had some good results and have built a fun squad. Most of us live on the Peninsula and ride the local...

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    Sherrill Second at SS Nats

    by  • January 10, 2014

    Sherrill Happier on her Singlespeed

    Ellen Sherrill (Bicycle Blue Book-HRS-Rock Lobster) finished second place in the Single Speed race at U.S. Cyclocross Nationals on Wednesday. She was the first NorCal rider to medal this week and even received some main stream press in the Santa Cruz Sentinal. Sherrill, who runs her own coaching business, was fifth in last years single...

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    Roster: Marc Pro – Strava

    by  • January 9, 2014

    MPS Roster 2014

    Featured photo on main page by Alex Chiu. TRUCKEE, CA, January 9th 2014 — Headquartered in Northern California, and entering its 7th year as one of the top cycling programs in the United States, the Marc Pro – Strava cycling team is excited to announce it’s 2014 roster. Marc Pro – Strava is continuing...

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    NorCal vs. SoCal: California Falls to Nauman, Brush and Fate

    by  • January 8, 2014

    Ortenblad leads Brush and Siegle to the summit of Hart Park’s infamous run-up.

    January 4-5, 2014, Bakersfield, Calif. Story and Photos by Philip Beckman/PB Creative. Sudden death overtime is something that just does not happen in the sport of cyclocross. But, after a full day of California State Championship racing during the first weekend of 2014, there it was. The 4th Annual NorCal vs. SoCal Showdown at Hart...

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    UPDATED: VK Is Barnstorming Oz Again

    by  • January 6, 2014


    Directors Update – Victoria, Australia Jono from Vanderkitten here, checking in after a great long weekend of racing at Mitchelton Wines Bay Series Criteriums in Victoria, Australia. This series marked the first time since 2010 NSWGP that Vanderkitten has raced as a squad in Australia. We wanted to make sure our young Kiwi &...

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