Category Archives: bicycle racing

Vincent Juarez Prepares for Track World Championships

Resplendent in stars and stripes, world traveler and local track hero  Vincent Juarez is in town, training hard for the UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships to be hosted at the Home Depot Velodrome in Los Angeles February 9-12, 2012.  Vincent’s goal is to … Continue reading

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How to Race Cyclocross (Joachim Parbo CX Clinic)

Yesterday I attended Joachim Parbo’s Cyclocross Clinic at Baylands Park in Palo Alto.  Four-time Danish National Cyclocross Champion Joachim Parbo broke cyclocross down into three critical skills, explained and demonstrated each one, and then gave each participant hands-on personal instruction … Continue reading

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Danish National Champion Joachim Parbo to Lead Cyclocross Clinic

Danish National Cyclocross Champion Joachim Parbo spoke last night at the Webcor/Alto Velo club meeting about his history, training philosophy, the US and European Cyclocross scenes, Danish investment in cycling facilities, and announced a cyclocross clinic tonight 4-6 PM at … Continue reading

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James Mattis — 2011 Master’s 35+ World Champion

By now, you’ve probably all read or heard about Mark Cavendish’ victory at the world road cycling championships in Denmark this past weekend.  The British team did a wonderful job of controlling the race, Bradley Wiggins nailed back the break … Continue reading

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2012 Giro d’Italia — Best Ever?

Details about the 2012 Giro d’Italia are starting to dribble out.  In April, we learned that the Giro will start in Denmark.  Given the Giro has always been a climbing festival, we’ve all been waiting for news about the mountain … Continue reading

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