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Leipheimer wins Sea Otter Road Race

Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by .

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The Bissell team launched attack after attack but in the final two-mile long, eight percent grade to the finish, Levi Leipheimer (Astana) dropped Paul Mach (Bissell) in the final meters to win the Sea Otter Classic Road. Winner of yesterday’s criterium Morgan Schmitt (Bissell) was third. “This is home for me. I came up through […]

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Cromwell (Colavita/Sutter Home) solos to win in Sea Otter Road Race

Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by .

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Tiffany Cromwell (Colavita/Sutter Home) won by a wide margin after a successful solo break from a small lead group in Friday’s Sea Otters Classic Women’s Pro 1-2 Road Race. “We had a slow start,” stated Cromwell, “but with just over two laps to go the TIBCO riders started to tighten up. Right after the feed […]

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Bissell sweeps Sea Otter Crit; Colavita/Sutter Home’s Benjamin wins women’s race

Posted on 16. Apr, 2009 by .

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It was a game of numbers in todays’ crits at the Sea Otter Classic. Bissell swept the men’s podium with Morgan Schmitt taking the honors. Fielding a squad of 10 men in the 62-rider field, the Bissell team hit the gas as soon as the gun went to break up the peloton into three groups […]

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Sea Otter Classic Preview

Posted on 16. Apr, 2009 by .

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Over 50,000 spectators and 10,000 athletes are gathering at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area in Monterey, California for the 19th Annual Sea Otter Classic on April 16-19, 2009. The next 4 days, billed as the “Celebration of Sport”, is filled with a wide variety of bike races and fun rides for every kind, level and […]

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Sea Otter Men’s NRC Circuit Race – Successful Living takes charge and never lets go

Posted on 20. Apr, 2008 by .

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The 3rd race of the Men’s NRC Calendar was held Saturday during the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, CA. Again this year the weather was a factor in the race, last year the riders faced raiun and deluge of water with a river running down the corkscrew. This year it was howling winds, so much […]

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Downhill Practice – full flight

Posted on 18. Apr, 2008 by .

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No mud today at Sea Otter, just dry and dusty. Under sunny skies, the downhillers showed off their moves in the morning practice session.

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Sea Otter

Posted on 17. Apr, 2008 by .

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In the middle of the cornucopia of (hopefully) mud, mountain bikers, single speeders, and overall party atmosphere of Sea Otter, an NRC-rated circuit race is being held this coming Saturday. The circuit course is raced on the Laguna-Seca International raceway where each 2.25-mile loop includes a 300ft climb with a corkscrew S descent. The women […]

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