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The 2010 schedule for JPS is up!

January 1, 2010
Date Race 13-14 B&G 15-16 B&G 17-18 B&G
February 7 Cherry Pie Criterium * * *
February 27 Snelling Road Race * * *
April 3 Copperopolis Road Race * * *
April 24 Wente Vineyards Road Race * *
May 1 Cat’s Hill Criterium * * *
May 23 Panoche Hills RR (Jr. State Champ) * * *
May 29 Jr State Champ Criterium * * *
May 31 Memorial Day Criterium * * *
June 6 Dunlap ITT * * *
May 16 Nevada City Bicycle Classic (tentative) * * *

Nevada City is tentative. We’re trying to work with Amgen, ToC and others to get a Jr event that precedes the Pro start on MAY 16. Keep your fingers crossed!

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Who will win the JPS?

June 16, 2009

There’s only one race left in the JPS and it will determine podium positions for many riders! Have you registered? This year there will be plenty of CASH and SCHWAG for positions 1 to 5 so get out there and get reg’d!

The below link gets you up to the minuto standings – I snapped a picture of where we are RIGHT NOW without the Diablo points so you can see how close it is!!!!

jps standings who will win????

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Memorial Day Crit – Jrs

May 27, 2009
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Panoche Valley Picts

May 25, 2009

right here

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Rocktape

May 13, 2009

I love this stuff but then again i should since (full disclosure) it’s my latest venture!

rocktape

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PROMAN Women’s Professional Cycling Team Expands Junior Program

April 16, 2009

Building on Early Season Success of Its Junior Squad, PROMAN Plans National Campaign

Marin County, Calif., – The PROMAN Women’s Professional Cycling Team today announced plans to expand its new Junior development program. After successes at multiple NorCal regional events already this season, the four-woman squad will compete in its first national level event at Sea Otter this Thursday and Friday, April 16-17, with plans to participate in other national caliber events throughout 2009.

The four members of PROMAN’s inaugural Junior program are:

  • Claire Jensen, age 13, 2008 National Track Champion and NCNCA State TT Champion
  • Nikka van den Dries, age 14, 2008 NCNCA State Champion in RR, TT, Crit and Track
  • Ruth Winder, age 15, 2008 NCNCA State TT Champion
  • Christina Yglesias, age 16, 2008 NCNCA State Champion in RR, Crit and Track

“We’re excited about our Junior program and delighted about how well it’s come together already this season,” explained founder and General Manager, Nicola Cranmer. “We’ve built our team one step at a time with the help of extremely supportive sponsors and members of the community. We’re hoping to boost junior cycling at the national level by supporting young women who have already distinguished themselves at the regional and state levels.”

Passing it on: State and National Champs Olds, Cranmer, Higgins and Lloyd inspire – and are inspired by – their Juniors

All four Juniors participated in the USAC development clinics held in Santa Rosa, California, last year. While instructing these young riders, Cranmer and Olds came up with the idea of a Junior development squad. “The desire to start a Junior program was a direct result of observing these young women” reported Olds. “We wanted to help them succeed, as well as invest in the future of our sport.”

Cranmer went on to explain that there is still a disproportionate amount of money and product support going to men’s cycling programs and even to men’s squads on co-ed teams. The PROMAN Women’s Professional Cycling Team continues to raise awareness and build a following, with hopes of not only establishing itself as a prominent North American women’s team, but generating more interest and financial support for its Juniors who may go on to be some of the next generation of cycling champions.

“I feel that investing in Junior riders – girls in particular – is critical to the growth of cycling in the US,” asserted Cranmer. “Recently appointed USAC athletic director, Jim Miller, has assured me that he will continue to focus on women’s development. Miller has successfully expanded the women’s road endurance program resulting in world class contenders and Olympic gold. I have complete faith in Jim’s ability to continue to develop a new and exciting paradigm for femail racers in the US.”

About PROMAN Women’s Professional Cycling / UCI Pro Track Team 
The PROMAN Women’s Professional Cycling Team is dedicated to promoting the enjoyable and ethical growth of American cycling for women, and serving as a platform for women to earn berths on the United States National Cycling, Mountain Bike and Cyclocross Teams. PROMAN works in partnership with USA Cycling, the UCI and the Agency for Sporting Ethics (ASE), which in 2007 created the most aggressive anti-doping program in professional sports. All PROMAN riders and staff support a strict Code of Conduct, striving to treat competitors, race organizers, national and international cycling officials, spectators and fans with the highest standards of fairness, character, kindness and respect. The team believes in and loves the bicycle as a force for positive social change, an environmentally responsible transportation option and a healthy, enjoyable way of life for boys, girls, men and women of all ages. Product sponsors include BMC, Rudy Project, SRAM, Northwave, WTB, Clif Bar, Skins, Arundel and Ritchey Design. For more information visit www.proman-paradigm.blogspot.com and http://www.promanracing.com. Team updates via:http://twitter.com/nicolacranmer.

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JPS results from Copperopolis

April 16, 2009

sent them in should be up in next few days. Check at NCNCA.org

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