Monthly Archives: December 2010

La Grange 2010

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Race Report: Griffith Park, 1975

I was out for revenge. The previous weekend I had raced a crit in Century City. The guy in the photo who finished second had stayed on my wheel during the entire Century City race and then he came around … Continue reading

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Tubular Tires La Grange Email Compilation

Wade Hewitt: I ran tubs on my carbon rims for races this year. I’m also running tubs for CX. Both are Vittoria. I would highly recomment the Vittoria Coras Evo CX for racing. It’s extremely supple and has great grip. … Continue reading

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Santa Cross Race Report (prose edition)

As this was the last stop on the SoCal Prestige Series of Cyclocross for 2010, I had pretty much quit training over a week ago and the competitive fires were not exactly raging. I’d also been out drinking in a … Continue reading

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Santa Cross Race Report

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring for fear of being doused. The kit and rain gear were hung by the front door with care, In the belief that the rain would … Continue reading

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Profile: Brandon Gritters

Q. Where were you born and where did you grow up? I was born in Santa Rosa, Ca but my parents moved to the Palm Desert area before I was a year old.  I lived out there till the start … Continue reading

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Gears and Compact Cranks

Can One Setup do it all? By Dave Lieberman and Paul Kopit Updated reprint from La Voix 2008 As a native “flat-lander” from Miami, the myriad of drive chain combinations have always intimidated me.  All I knew was it was … Continue reading

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Profile: Kyle Gritters

U.S. Cycling Report Interview DOB: May 3, 1983 Hometown: Palm Desert, CA Residence: Mission Viejo, CA Height: 5’9” Weight: 145 lbs Strengths: All around Hobbies: Painting Career Highlights: (2005) 1st Best Young Rider Competition Sea Otter Classic (2005) 1st U-23 … Continue reading

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A Week in Hamburg

“Priorities” – that’s what it all boils down to in life, where and how you choose to spend your time. I know that for many members of La Grange, finding the time to ride is not a problem as you … Continue reading

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Profile: Pete Brandenburg

Q. Where were you born and where did you grow up? I was born in Munich, Germany, lived a couple of early years there and in the Bay Area, then moved to Lexington, Massachusetts, the Cradle of American Liberty, around … Continue reading

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