1. The Season has Begun: Race Reports by the 4/5 Team

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    Bernard Labansat (Cat 4, 4/5, 4/5 30+) Ontario Grand Prix” The Icebreaker” – Race #1 SoCal Cup Crit Series 1 Mothballs Criterium Let me begin my race report for the 2014 race season with PAA’s first race of the year which occurred on 12 Jan 14, a Sunday morning at...
  2. PAA 4/5 Team: San Dimas Stage Race by John Saliamonas

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    John Saliamonas brought home another SUPER impressive result for the PAA 4/5 Team and PowerBar Team Elite at the San Dimas Stage Race- one of the toughest amateur cycling events in California. Here is a thorough report in his words: “Whew, I’m pooped!!! My SDSR experience is as follows; Friday...
  3. PAA 4/5 Team: Champion of the LA Circuit Race by Nick Humby

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    Like a boss! Nick Humby brought home another victory for The PAA 4/5 Team & PowerBar Team Elite at the LA Circuit Race this weekend. Be sure to remind him how awesome he is next time you see him. A quick report in Nick’s words: “I got in trouble as...
  4. David Turner’s Bonelli Park MTB race report

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      Bonelli XC Race – To the Death…No, To the Pain This was my first race back since an injury sidelined my cyclocross season last Halloween and kept me idle for two months.  I knew I didn’t have the fitness yet to challenge for a podium spot but was eager...
  5. 2013 SDSR – Juniors Perspective

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    By Nick Ramos The infamous San Dimas Stage Race is regarded as one of the biggest races of the year in the Southern California racing calendar and is where the PAA junior team spent the weekend.  In the months leading up to this weekend our team spent quite a few...
  6. I’m an official PAA Junior Racer NOW!

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    Roger Millikan Crit 2013 Kahui Lim February 10, 2013 would be the day in which I finish my third race and experienced my first crash. The juniors went hard as they always do in the 17-18s and I didn’t make the best placing in the peloton. Did I say how fast...
  7. Valley of the Sun by David Kennedy

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    VOS Stage Race – Junior 17/18 Category This was my first stage race and a great learning experience. This year I want to be able to do well at the local San Dimas stage race and I figured that this race would be a great early season warm up for...
  8. PAA 4/5 Team: Rosena Ranch Circuit Race by Nick Humby!

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    Last week hadn’t been a good one in the Humby household.  My wife picked up a hacking cough, the dog was ill on Tuesday, I had a stomach virus on Thursday and my eldest daughter had it on Friday.  Not the best preparation in the week before my first race...
  9. PAA 4/5 Team: Best-Laid Plans / UCLA RR By Rob Richman

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    Best-Laid Plans / UCLA Road Race I had planned to pre-ride the race route Saturday prior to the race with my cycling comrade Dave, which did not happen due to a projected morning temp in the 30’s and snow the night before.  Fine. I had pretty much recovered from a...