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Sea Otter 2008
Day Two
Genghis Kahn Video
Intro Day One
Choose Life Video

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Tara Llanes:
Determined to Recover
Finding your Green Self


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Cross Nationals
45 Minutes
Win or Lose
Gale Force Cross
Elements of Cross


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Got Pink?
Speaking With:
Magnus Bäckstedt
Wounded Warrior Project:
Phoenix to Vegas
Grow Your Own Bike?
Young Mechanics
Speaking with:
Shonny Vanlandingham
Stories From the Road:
The Spinning Stars


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Interbike
Faces on the Mountain
Cross Vegas
The Showroom Floor
A Cycling Shambhala
BMC FourStroke 03
Rock & Roll Lives at Defeet
Demo Days
WTB MX Prowler Review
Interbike 2007 Intro


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Junior Development
Voices:
Benny and Christian Zenga

Green Choices
On the Soldier Ride
The Jury is Still out...



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Pedros
Faces of Pedros
Lea Davison Teaches
Kids to MTB

Women's Skills by
Alison Dunlap

Coming alive
Going Green



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Voices: Reginald Harkema
Bike The World: New York
Team Trips For Kids
The Ironclad Triathlon
The Ride of Silence
Ladies Night at R-A-B
Bike the World
Bike Polo
Get Your Friends to Ride!



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Sea Otter
Grand Theft Velo
In the Heart and Mind
of the Beast

It's All About the Wheels
A sense of Paradox
Sea Otter: Super D
What is Sea Otter?



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Which Holiday Treat
Are You?

Raisin a Comeback
Marilyn Price:
Making Trips for Kids




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2006 CX Nationals Sidelines
2006 CX Nationals Day 2
2006 CX Nationals Day I
2006 CX Nationals Intro



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Warmth Recaptured
The Road Ahead
On The Well Worn Path
Fireflies in the
Garden of Gray

A Ride With the Cannibal
Hoop Talk



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Interbike '06
Grande Finale
Innocence Lost
Outdoor Demo
and Hangover Ride

Interbike 2006 Intro



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24 Hours of Willamette
Twilight at the Velodrome



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Pedros Fest '06
The Faces of Pedros
Not-so Still of the Night
The Bold and The Vulgar
Trailing Off
Stickers, Glue, Ribbons,
Markers

Good Times in the Sky
Downhiller Hunting at Jiminy
Pedros Fest Intro 2006



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Heart Rate Monitor
Mt. Hamilton
Critical Mass
The Mountain of the Devil
Fighting for the Finish
Hey Watch Your Feet!
Special Film Pull-out
Bicycle Film Festival
Tour du Parc
The Five Boro Bike Tour
VOICES: Peter Sutherland
VOICES: Brendt Barbur
VOICES: Jacob Septimus
Stillwell Interpretive Trail
Resurrecting the Vanderbilt
Motor Parkway

Kicking it up a Notch
Bicycle Film Festival Intro
The Fat Tire Classic
The Road to Zamora
Edison, NJ Show
Carlisle, PA Show
Bike Show Intro
SLIME Torture Test
Step Away from the Lube
Energy Crisis
CX Camp for Juniors
Gear Guide: 2006
Inside the CX Nationals
Road to Nowhere
Take it Hard, Take it Easy
Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
Nationals Day Three

Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
Nationals Day Two

Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
Nationals Day One

Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
Nationals Intro

Holiday GIFT GUIDE
The Unbearable Art
of Wrenching

Tasting the Brew
A Crewman's journey
275 Miles for Youth
Letters from the Road
Patterson Pass Insurgence
The Power of Critical Mass



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Interbike '05/ Las Vegas
IB '05: Red Rocks Canyon
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IB '05: Lake Mead
IB '05: Outdoor Demo II
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IB '05: Intro



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Pedros Fest '05
Night Moves
Roughin' It!
Words With Tinker Juarez
Pedros' Faces
Jiminy Peak Free Ride
Womens' Skills Clinic
Pedros: Day One
Pedros Intro



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Chicago
Bicyclist Haven?
What's Not to Bike?
Sites @ Night



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West Coast
Cali Travel Intro
Hitting the Wall
Lake Chabot
Tour de Truckee
Ride to Skyline



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Tarmac Tacos
The New York Bike Show
The Deluge Ride
New Jersey Bike Show
Stinging the Rio
Roaring Mouse Race Series
(Spring 2005)

The Agony and Ecstacy
of Icy Rain...

Visions in Saffron
Margo Conover Speaks Out
Repurposing
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PBBC 2005 Season Opener
26 Degrees of Separation
The Abondoned Bike
Bite My Style:
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Death Valley:
Two Cyclists Enter

Car-Free: Kara
Car-Free: Max
And the Winner is...
Halloween in Gotham
Battling El Diablo
Interbike: The Event
Interbike: Intro
Cape May,
A Cyclist's Dream

A d'Liteful Adventure
Catching up with
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BTC Daily 2004
Crashpads:
Crash and Burn?

IBEX MTB Trail [Series]
Prelude to a Champion
Rudy Project: Part Deux
Take Time to Appreciate
Stretching for a Fit Body
A Soggy 5 Island Tour
Incident Report
The Pump Showdown
Manhattan Greenway
Burley D'Lite Pre-Review
Bike Rodeo
When Polar Bears Attack
Almighty Leap Ride
Essential Cycling Toolkit
Training up! [The Series]
Selle Italia/Cannondale Ride
Wanna do a charity ride?
PBBC 2003 Season Opener
Rudy Project Eval Ride
Fixing Flats On the Go!
The Ride Dine 9.13.03
Road Riding Safety
Winter Riding Safety
Cycles Le Femme Jerseys
Helmets and Safety
California Giant Berry Farms National Championships

What can be said about the first day of the California Giant Berry Farms USA Cycling National Cyclo-cross Championships? The first thing to be said is that it was FAST! The course, which was changed only subtly in terms of its layout from 2005's event, supplied the means to an end - speed! With no snow, rain, ice, or water falling on the winding track, the moist earth was packed down nicely by the speeding riders to make for a largely, almost paved feeling dirt course.

Since the ground was moist however, the corners in some areas became what the riders like to refer to as greasy. The slick grass and mud combination was smooth, but the limited traction in some areas made control, acceleration and braking challenging for the careening two-wheelers.

Cross Nats Cyclo-cross National Championships

The second thing to be said is that it is huge! This year's record breaking field makes this race second only to the Sea Otter Classic in terms of size. The crowds were larger and rider registration was at 1940, all contributing to a day of unbridled revelry in the sport of cyclocross.

Cross Nats Cyclo-cross National Championships

Last year's race was marked by slips slides, crashes and general mayhem. This years race was typified by the sound of cow bells, cheers and the whirring-swish of riders powering through a beautiful, curving, plunging, climbing course. Last year's race was marked by mud, muck, and fighting for verticality; this year's race was marked by grace, speed and the agility of dancers, as cyclist committed to lines, looked hard into the turns and gracefully held their lines... even at such high velocities.

Cross Nats Cyclo-cross National Championships

Roger Williams Park is a lake filled hilly expanse of grass fields and wooded areas. The course takes the riders through virtually every topography that a park could offer, although any entries into the lakes proper would have to be characterized as unplanned. The riders seared across the grassy infield, and looped a serpentine course through the area behind the vendor area, up the hills, across barricades and climbing stairs.

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California Giant Berry Farms National Championships

What can be said about the first day of the California Giant Berry Farms USA Cycling National Cyclo-cross Championships? The first thing to be said is that it was FAST! The course, which was changed only subtly in terms of its layout from 2005's event, supplied the means to an end - speed! With no snow, rain, ice, or water falling on the winding track, the moist earth was packed down nicely by the speeding riders to make for a largely, almost paved feeling dirt course.

Since the ground was moist however, the corners in some areas became what the riders like to refer to as greasy. The slick grass and mud combination was smooth, but the limited traction in some areas made control, acceleration and braking challenging for the careening two-wheelers.

Cross Nats Cyclo-cross National Championships

The second thing to be said is that it is huge! This year's record breaking field makes this race second only to the Sea Otter Classic in terms of size. The crowds were larger and rider registration was at 1940, all contributing to a day of unbridled revelry in the sport of cyclocross.

Cross Nats Cyclo-cross National Championships

Last year's race was marked by slips slides, crashes and general mayhem. This years race was typified by the sound of cow bells, cheers and the whirring-swish of riders powering through a beautiful, curving, plunging, climbing course. Last year's race was marked by mud, muck, and fighting for verticality; this year's race was marked by grace, speed and the agility of dancers, as cyclist committed to lines, looked hard into the turns and gracefully held their lines... even at such high velocities.

Cross Nats Cyclo-cross National Championships

Roger Williams Park is a lake filled hilly expanse of grass fields and wooded areas. The course takes the riders through virtually every topography that a park could offer, although any entries into the lakes proper would have to be characterized as unplanned. The riders seared across the grassy infield, and looped a serpentine course through the area behind the vendor area, up the hills, across barricades and climbing stairs.

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