PAA Cycling

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



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  1. PAA at the LA Velodrome

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    AgnewBrusavich / sponsors successful three-tier Velodrome certification program for Pasadena Athletic Association at the LA Velodrome helping all participants achieve their certification.”    
  2. PAA Club Supported Ride – Newport Coast – Sept 19, 2015

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    PAA’s next Supported Club Ride will take place on Sat 9/19! Join us for a ride along the Pacific, departing from Long Beach, traveling south to Newport Coast, then looping into Laguna and back north along PCH. Guests welcome, with suggested $10 donation to help cover cost of SAG. Sign...
  3. What is “Everesting”? By Brandon Lee

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    It is climbing the same vertical elevation gain as Mt. Everest which stands 29,029 ft high. The challenge consists of finding any hill/climb in the world and punching repeat after repeat until you reach 8,848 vertical meters. Oh, and it has to be one ride. I came across the Hells...
  4. Monster Race Report: Tour of the Gila 2015

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    The Tour of the Gila is considered one of America’s most challenging road stage races, where amateurs compete on the same courses as the UCI Men and Women level athletes. Every May for the past 28 years, racers of all backgrounds and stripes converge on southern New Mexico for the...
  5. Dominguez Hills Memorial Day Criterium – Brandon Lee

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    I woke up early today at 4:30 AM to get ready for my first Criterium race. I had some oatmeal and fruits in the car as I headed to the Dominguez Hills Memorial Day Crit! It was nice to see five other PAA racers there doing the Cat 5 as...
  6. CBR Memorial Day Cat 3/4 crit – Jason Dovel

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    It’s been almost a year ago since my last criterium race, that resulted in me to go in a hiatus due to my crash from a so called knuckle head that happen to T-bone me. This little incident resulted in me not being able to partake in my only key...
  7. Mulholland Challenge – Rob Richman

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    This was my third time doing the Mulholland Challenge, which is one of the most difficult ‘centuries’ in SoCal.  After signing in, I topped off with a banana and Powerbar gel. I set off with the 7:30 group which contained the eventual winner for the day.  The group was pretty...
  8. Ontario GP Crit Cat 5 and Cat 4/5 by Ethan Zhu

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    CAT 5 Took a good starting line position. Wasn’t exactly prepared either as I had only done 18 miles the day before as my only miles the entire week. I had downed a PowerGel about 10 minutes ago and was taking my second one right at the start line. I...
  9. Roger Millikan Memorial Cat 5 – by Alex Robinson

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    After the nearly 3 hour break between my first 40+ Cat 4/5 race and the start of the Cat 5 race, I was more concerned about how my body would recover from the long break than the exertion of the previous race which had been a challenging.  I decided to...

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