Over the past several years, we have seen the National mountain bike scene move from beautiful mountain resorts to small and possibly obscure towns. What used to be held in Big Bear at Snow Summit resort in Southern California– the first race of the NORBA National Mountain Bike Race Series– is now at Bonelli Park […]
Former SoCal League riders Zach Valdez (Hemet High School), JC Goldsmith (Hemet High School) and Mareck Mitchell (Royal High School) will join their Alma Maters for the first race of the SoCal High School Cycling League this Sunday, March 6, 2010 at Vail Lake in Temecula, California. Riders will race for points for their High […]
It’s akin to being late to work. The more anxious you become, the more obstacles are thrown in your way. As we sauntered around packing in the morning, we did not know what was in store for the “easy” 3 hour drive to the Sagebrush Safari– the first of the Kenda Cup West races for […]
It’s February, which means the start of mountain bike race season in SoCal. While the Southridge (Fontana) series began in January, most of us were still recovering from cyclocross. Without further ado- the Kenda Cup West race #1 is coming up Sunday, February 27, 2011. If you are at all confused about the different Cups […]
More than just a race, UCI Kross-toberfest Weekend, presented by Focus Bicycles, brings two days of world-class cyclocross competition, all-age bike events, a classic bike show and swap meet to the picturesque Bonelli Park North Shore on October 2-3, 2010. Fierce racing is sure to be seen as the first California UCI cyclocross event of the season brings some big names of cycling, including 4-time Danish Champion Joachim Parbo and top-ranked elite crossers from across the States. Leading the way is presenting sponsor Focus Bicycles – Team Rapha-Focus dynamic duo of Chris Jones and U23 star Zach McDonald. Zach will be challenged by U23 National Champion Danny Summerhill (Felt/Holowesko), and Morgan Ryan of host TEAM SoCalCross.
The 3/4, 35+ women’s field, by Nor Oropez Becky Siegel of Team SoCalCross, photo by Nor Oropez Cyclocross has exploded due to the efforts of SoCalCross.com’s Dorothy Wong and Jeff Herring. Over the past few years, races have grown from around 150 to 400 yesterday at Oak Canyon Park, near Irvine Lake in Orange County. […]
The first race of the season is always a shocker to the system, however, at least we had the voice of mountain biking Larry Longo to soothe our burning brains. Putting all of the pieces together- the new bike, the mounts and dismounts, the running, the gearing, the brakes that don’t stop. Add sweltering 95 […]
The past few weeks have been trying… I’ve been sick, and I’ve had to re-evaluate my cycling plans for the year. As many of you know, i was gearing up to race the Furnace Creek 508 with another woman, a two-woman relay! I spent 200-300 miles per week on my bike preparing for this race. […]