• Weekend Recap: Madera Stage Race Criterium

    by  • March 11, 2014

    The finish line - Owen Gillott (Hagens Berman U23) 1st, Kristofer Dahl (Team SmartStop) 2nd, and Colin Joyce (California Giant/Specialized) 3rd.

    Photos courtesy Alex Chiu Photography. Results (when available) at USA Cycling. Madera Criterium: Located in the heart of Madera (and only two blocks away from a Starbucks!), the criterium’s rectangular course featured two very wide streets for the start and backside with the other two sides being narrow by means of a concrete divider...

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    Roster: VuMedi Elite Cycling Announces Full 2014 Team

    by  • March 10, 2014

    10 U25 riders set to join after 2013 success The 2013 season launched the VuMedi Elite Cycling team, being recognized in the peloton and finishing the season long NCNCA Premier Series in the top-3 teams. In 2014 the team is expanding from 10 to 18 riders through the addition of U25 riders. Returning riders: AJ Kennedy...

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    2014-03-07 Madera Stage Race: Ben Hur Hill Climb

    by  • March 7, 2014

    In the full stars and stripes of the USA Cycling team, Adrien Costa had previously gotten 2nd place behind Kirk Carlsen Jr. last year. With Carlsen not competing this year, who would win the TT?

    MADERA, CA. – While the timing results are not yet available at the time of this writing, the Ben Hur Hill Climb went off today without a hitch. With 6 miles of rollers (including one VERY bumpy and torn up section of road as a prelude to the gravel sections of the upcoming Chico...

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    Weekend Movie: The Armstrong Lie

    by  • March 7, 2014

    Does partly cloudy weather get you down? Do you need something bike related over the weekend to stoke your fire? Is the little rain forecasted on Monday sending you to Netflix? Are you looking for something to watch in your creepy little Madera hotel room? Check out The Armstrong Lie and let us know...

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    Korina Huizar’s Euro Diary: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

    by  • March 6, 2014

    And so, "Block 1" begins.  Photo by Korina Huizar

    Editor’s Note:  Korina Huizar, who is a NorCal rider for Vanderkitten Pro Cycling, was kind enough to work on a Euro Diary series with us.  She is in Europe with the USA Cycling National Team for the foreboding “Block 1″ of racing.  The series begins with her  first race on the winding wet cobbled...

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    Weekend Recap: Snelling Road Race

    by  • February 25, 2014

    Chris Harland-Dunaway (Marc-Pro/Strava), Keith Wong (VuMedi Elite Cycling Team), Kirk Carlsen (Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis), and Brandon Trafton (Mike's Bikes p/b Equator Coffee) gain a small gap over the field during the men's P/1/2 race Saturday in Snelling.

    MERCED, CA – In this quaint little town with a giant university in the outskirts built on top of a golf course, Merced is a small city surrounded by miles and miles of flat farmland and agriculture, which has made it an ideal place for a road race as well as a fun criterium...

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    Weekend Recap: Merced Criterium

    by  • February 25, 2014

    Justin Rossi (Marc-Pro/Strava) during one of his breakaways Sunday in the men's P/1/2 field.

    Sunday, 2/23/2014: Original Merced Criterium The following day, there was the Merced Criterium – a standard square with the added variety of one of the turns being a narrow alleyway behind the city courthouse. In the men’s pro field, a majority of those that had raced the previous day made up the peloton. With...

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    Roster: Fresh Air Bicycles – Focus Cycling Team

    by  • February 24, 2014

    BRITEsport is extremely proud to announce Fresh Air Bicycles – Focus cycling team for 2014. The men’s elite cycling team officially unveiled their new kit this past weekend at the Snelling Road Race. Fresh Air Bicycles San Francisco’s (@FreshAirBicycles) finest bike shop, and Focu sBikes (@FocusBikes) Germany’s finest racing bikes are the headline team sponsors as...

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