• Soloists Take Copperopolis

    by  • April 20, 2014

    copper mens break

    Photos used with grateful courtesy of Alex Chiu Photography. The Copperopolis Road Race, a Northern California classic always held the day before Easter, celebrated its 34th iteration with impressive solo wins in the P/1/2 men’s and women’s fields. Even for first flight starts, the day was already warm and continued the slightly windy conditions...

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    Topsport: NorCal’s friendly, fun alternative to Redlands

    by  • April 8, 2014

    While the NRC slugfest of the Redlands Cycling Classic went down in Southern California this weekend, Northern California roadies who had not traveled south to suffer convened in the foothills west of Yosemite for a relaxed weekend of low-pressure competition. After some rain during the week, Saturday and Sunday shaped up to be sunny,...

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    Korina’s Euro Diary: Drentse 8

    by  • April 8, 2014

    Drentse 8

    Editor’s Note:  With Flanders finished and the exciting lead-in to the cobble race of all cobble races, Paris-Roubaix, we are lucky to share with you another diary entry from Korina Huizar when she raced Drentse 8.  Drentse 8 features a cobbled section that the Orica-Greenedge director stated, “Are the two gnarliest cobble sections I...

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    Interview: Limitless Cycling Team

    by  • April 2, 2014


    SOLVANG, CA – A few months ago, I spent a weekend in the sunny region of Solvang, California with team captains Jared Ellison and Mark Fiori of the Limitless Cycling Team, with its riders primarily from the Folsom area. •  What are your 2014 goals? §  The goals for the team are centered around the self-prescribed...

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    Velo Promo Sells Assets, Race Calendar To Competitor

    by  • April 1, 2014

    Will the Velo Promo van fall into corporate hands as part of the deal?

    A semi-anonymous but reliable source recently informed the NorCal Cycling News of a surprise handover of staple NCNCA race promoter Velo Promo to a multi-national race promotions corporation. While the identity of the company is still to be confirmed, the purported one-plus million dollar transaction in sale of the company into new hands will...

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    Chico Stage Race

    by  • March 24, 2014

    P/1/2 men on the Thunderhill Raceway track.

    Results at USA Cycling. Photos courtesy of Alex Chiu. Summary After Friday’s Thunderhill Circuit Race, stage 1 for the men’s P/1/2 event, came to a field sprint and failed to separate the top hundred or so entrants for total GC time, a windy morning for Saturday’s stage 2 Paskenta Road Race provided plenty of opportunities...

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