• Thumbs, Tongues, and Twinkles

    by  • May 20, 2014

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    Maripose, v. /mah’ree’pôs/ To pose for a photograph, strictly at the Mariposa Women’s Stage Race. Etymology: American-English, circa 2013 British and American scientists are conducting research into the activity of Mariposing. The pursuit first appeared in the Far Western United States during its namesake bicycle event, the Mariposa Women’s Stage Race. Historians are want...

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    Dahl Fends Off All to Win at Mariposa

    by  • May 19, 2014

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    19 May 2014 17th Annual Mariposa Women’s Stage Race It is the only event of its kind in the Northern California/Northern Nevada cycling region and probably equally so further afield. This year’s running is continuing a tradition of bicycle-racing for women that has gone on for 17 years now. Yet there is more to...

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    Wong Solos from Deep to Win at Bootjack

    by  • May 19, 2014

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    18 May 2014 Bootjack Road Race Stage 4, Mariposa Women’s Stage Race Melanie Wong (ICE Sportswear p/b Pinnacle Racing) soloed for close to 75% of today’s P/1/2 Bootjack Road Race and went on to win a stage of the Mariposa Women’s Stage Race. Going into the race, the ICE Sportswear versus Joanna Dahl Stage...

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    Greeley Hill Road Race – Hard-Fought and Brutal

    by  • May 17, 2014

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    17 May 2014 Preliminary results – more race coverage, results, and photographs at Dahl Wins Mariposa. Stage 3, Mariposa Women’s Stage Race Greeley Hill Road Race Apparently someone forgot to tell them the race started with a promenade. This lead to a very aggressive start to the P/1/2 race at Greeley Hill with Jane...

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    Mariposa Women Attack the Groveland Hillclimb

    by  • May 17, 2014

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    17 May 2014 Groveland Hillclimb 17th. Mariposa Women’s Stage Race, Groveland The first respite from the week’s heat wave made for a relatively comfortable hill climb, as much as could be for 684 meters of climbing across 11km. The Mariposa Women put the second day of the Stage Race into full swing climbing up...

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    Basso Bridge TT Starts 17th Mariposa Women’s Stage Race

    by  • May 17, 2014

    17 May 2014 Basso Bridge Time Trial 17th. Mariposa Women’s Stage Race, La Grange Jane Despas (ICE Sportswear p/b Pinnacle Racing) overcame wind, heat, and a big charge from Joanna Dahl (Metromint Cycling) to win yesterday’s Basso Bridge Time Trial. With Dahl the lone ‘Mint up against five ICE Sportswear racers, she admitted ahead...

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