Bonsall, CA – April 14, 2012: The San Luis Rey Road Race has seen a significant course change in recent years, but the final three-mile climb up West Lilac to Norman Sullivan Middle School still marks the finish of the long-running Southern California classic. At an average grade of just 2.5 percent, the ascent is nothing to write home about unless you’re Geoffrey Curran (Surf City Cyclery/Sterling BMW) or Phillip Tintsman (Monster Media/SC Velo).
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Bike radios have become a controversial topic within the cycling world. Not only within the United States, but also in countries worldwide that promote and support professional cycling. Some time ago, USA Cycling considered the use of two-way radios. However, extensive opposition from the International Cycling Union (UCI) resulted in a ban on radios being used. UCI insisted on a ban for radios for events on the racing calendar and all championships. [Read more…] about Race Radios Who Wins?
With nice weather and no other local races going on, it was a race with a very stacked field. BFC (Amgen), BBI/Schorder, Velo Pasadena, Monster Media, La Grange and Helen’s were there and represented, and they had players who kept the race fast and furious. [Read more…] about Charon Smith of Surf City Wins Masters 35+ 1/2/3/4 CBR Criterium 04-15-2012 Race Report by: Charon Smith Photo by:Danny Munson
Michael Weicht (CashCall Cycling) wins from seven man break at Surf City Cyclery sponsored CBR #4 at Dominguez. Michael won the sprint in front of 2nd place Jamie Paolinetti, 3rd Christian Varley, 4th Michael Johnson, 5th Geoffrey Curran, 6th Fritz Bottger, 7th Tomo Hamasaki. A great effort from 8th place finisher Austin Carroll soloing away from the pack with 4 to go.
Professional cyclists are amping up their cycling in preparation for the 2012 Tour de France. The event will last from Saturday, Jun. 30 to Sunday, Jul. 22. The Tour de France starts with a short prologue of 6.1 kilometers and ends with a 130 kilometer ride from Rambouillet to Paris Champs-Ã‰lysÃ‰es. In total, the entire tour consists of 20 stages and the prologue covering 3,479 kilometers.
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