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. Order your 2015 PAA Kit Now!

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    The 2015 PAA Kit Order on-line store is NOW open. 2-step process Step 1 - (Pre-order) is for you to load the items you are planning to buy (you can add/remove items from your cart up until closing date 11/02/14). This will help us gather totals and/or know whether minimums will...
  2. Le Tour de Donut, Man – PAA Club Ride – Sunday 10/12

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    mmmm….donuts!  Join us for 50 hilly miles, including a pit stop at one of LA County’s best donut shops, the “Donut Man“! RSVP: ROUTE/Event DETAILS Distance: 49 miles Elevation: 4750′ Difficulty: 5-6 Route Map: Route description: Colorado-Encanto-Hwy 39-GMR-return Departure Time:  Meet 7:45am, depart 8am. Faster/sleepier riders are welcome to chase or start...
  3. Incycle Hammertime by Shane Edele

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    Incycle Hammertime Shane Edele (Cat 1)   Sunday I raced in the Pro Men’s category at the Bonelli Park Incycle Hammertime Triple Crown Series. Race starts off with myself, another pro and another expert category rider off the front with a few seconds on the group. Once we approach the first...
  4. 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 the...
  5. 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...
  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,...

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 Descanso Gardens (Start/Finish)
 Encanto Park
 Loma Alta Park - Farmer's Market
 Rose Bowl - Lot K
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