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The Pasadena Athletic Association (PAA) is a cycling club of approximately 300 members. Read More



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  1. Cajon Pass Circuit Race by Peter Rinde

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    Cajon Pass Circuit Race Peter Rinde (Cat 4/5)   After nearly 5 months since the shoulder injury resulting in an AC separation, it was time to get back into my inaugural year of racing.  As far as timing goes, it just chanced that getting the ok to race coincided with...
  2. Save the Dates: PAA Club Supported Rides – Fall 2014

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    The new club year is right around the corner, so get ready to RENEW your membership if you’d like to partake in our 2014-15 series of awesome club supported rides. This club season we’re going to switch up the first Sundays format a bit and host some rides on Saturdays...
  3. PAA Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic :: Cornering and Enduro Skills

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    Ladies, Whether you’re just getting into Enduro, or you’d just like to be able to clear the switchbacks on El Prieto and Sunset, or clear them with more speed, this is the clinic for you. This clinic is no charge for PAA members, and is a members only clinic. The...
  4. Club Supported Ride – ACH Challenge – Sunday Sept 7th

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    Join us on the ACH challenge! September’s ride will feature an out-and-back route from Descanso Gardens in LCF to Dawson Saddle along Hwy 2 (Angeles Crest Highway), offering riders up to 90 miles and over 13,000 feet of the finest chip seal in LA County!    Riders are welcome to turn around early, or start somewhere...
  5. Club BBQ Social + Meeting – Wednesday 9/10

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    What better way to begin the Fall Season than with a Summer Barbecue.  Join your fellow club members and cyclists to eat burgers and brownies, talk about summer rides (real and imagined), and enjoy an evening under the stars.  Pasadena Cyclery has offered their parking lot to fire up the barby and...
  6. Rapha Festive 100 :: How to Ride 100k

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    It’s almost here, the Rapha Festive 100 and you’re not sure whether or not you are able to ride 100k. Rest assured you can, just heed these tips and you’ll be fine! Conservationalism Remember these 3 conservations:  Conservation of Momentum  Conservation of Energy  Conservation of Good Spirits 1. Conservation of...
  7. Ladies’ Rides This Week :: MTB and Road

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    Here is a list of (unofficial/unsuppoted) rides for this week. Invite your friends!   Wednesday, 6pm, Girls Night Out (Ladies Only)- MTB Ride start and finish at Altadena Farmer’s Market on Loma Alta and Lincoln.  A quick Brown Mountain run with El Prieto or neighborhood singletrack option for beginners. Pace...
  8. 805 Criterium Weekend by Bernard Labansat

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    805 Criterium Weekend Bernard Labsansat (Cat 3)   So it’s been two weeks now from when I last raced my three day race weekend at Lompoc for California’s Criterium State Championships.   I was Nervous on Friday afternoon, mostly because I wanted to do well that weekend but also because I...
  9. Torrance Crit by Mitchell Rattanavipapong

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    Mitchell Rattanavipapong Torrance Crit (Cat 4)   The day started early, not as early as the Cat 5 races but early nonetheless, and I was carpooling with Teammate/Capt Tommy. We drive out at about 7:30 am and get to the races about an hour later. Plenty of time to prepare,...
  10. Vlees Huis Road Race by Rob Richman

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    Rob Richman (Cat 5) Vlees Huis Road Race   Into the Meat House… Vlees Huis Ronde – a rather Dutch sounding name for an exceptionally non-Euro portion of California, the outskirts of Bakersfield to be not too exact. It means something along the lines of ‘meat house’, hence the meat...

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