Tuesday, December 6, 2011


Team Roaring Mouse racer Steve Anderson captured some vivid photos from Sunday's Toro Park NCNCA Championship race. 

Jeff Namba also recorded some great photos from Saturday's Sacramento Series event at Lange Twins Winery.  His collection can be viewed here.

Chris Gaffney(Webcor/Alto Velo) has put together a very strong Cyclocross season for 2011, and his dedication earned him a place on the podium for the NCNCA District Championships in the super competitive Men's 45+ division.

 Ultra strong Teri Reilly(All Downhill From Here) demonstrated power, speed, and bike handling skills to the max on her way to the Masters Women 45+ NCNCA State Championship at Toro Park.

Sofia Gomez Villafane(Ibis/Buy Cell.com) ripping through the tree lined sections of Toro Park on her way to the Junior NCNCA State Championship.

Beverley Chaney(Team Roaring Mouse) is one of the top all-around riders in America for her age group.  Chaney excels in Road Racing, Track Racing, MTB Racing, and now is the Masters Women 35+ NCNCA State Champion for Cyclocross.

 Fox Shox strongman Mark Fitzsimmons(Family Cycling Center) on his way to a very solid top 10 finish in the Masters Men 35+ division at the NCNCA District Championship race.

Mallory Burda(Specialized) ripping through one of the high speed turns on the Toro Park Cross course.

 Gina Hall(Cal. Giant Inc./Specialized) handles a tricky section on course with smoothness and grace.  This particular dip down into a sand pit with a steep exit had more then one rider over cooking the line and finding themselves in a bit of bother when all was said and done.

Jeff Townsend(Plus3 Network) showed tremendous form on the 28% pitch run-up on his way to the Bronze Medal in the Masters Men 55+ division of the NCNCA State Championship for Cyclocross.

 Chica Sexy has one of the top female race teams in Northern California.  The Chica Sexy racers have displayed a very strong presence on the regional Cyclocross scene for 2011, and they always race with class!  Here Natalia Gardoil is in fight mode during the Elite Women's race at Toro park.

Men's Elite NCNCA District Champion Andy Jacques-Maynes(Cal. Giant Inc./Specialized) was nothing but a blur to the other racers when he dropped a bomb on the group in his race winning attack with 2 laps to go in the final race of the day at at Toro Park.

The 2011 Pro 1/2 NCNCA Road B.A.R. Points Series winner Rand Miller(Sterling Sports) is more then just a Roadie.  Miller can be seen doing MTB XC races, as well as Track races during the year.  Sunday Miller was on his Cross bike having a go in the Elite District Championship race at Toro Park and finishing very well placed in the top 10.

Sofia Gomez Villafane had a amazing day of Cyclocross racing at the NCNCA District Championships.  Villafane won two races on the day- Junior Women & Cat. 2/3/4 Women, and made podium in another, the Women's Single Speed Championship race.  In the below photo Villafane describes how she managed to basically own the podium ceremonies during the day on her record setting performance at the NCNCA District Championships.

One of Nor-Cal's best ever female Cross racers Gina Hall loves some
Karaoke Singing!~