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



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  1. 11/2 Club Ride – San Marino-Palos Verdes – RSVP NOW

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    96 mile, mostly flat loop from San Marino to the South Bay via the Ballona Creek Bike Path, around Palos Verdes and back via the LA and Rio Hondo River paths. Some details still in the works, but the ride will feature 2 start times (7am endurance pace, 8am race...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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. Pre race routine consisted of fueling up with some amazing PowerBar Gels and a bar for sustenance. Race starts off with myself, another pro and another expert...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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,...
  8. 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...
  9. LA Circuit Race by Dante Chambers

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    Dante Chambers LA Circuit Race (Cat 5) The LA Circuit race is approximately 4 miles with two tight turns, and the cat 5 racers would be doing 4 laps of the circuit. These turns would make for an extremely boring race from a course review standpoint. It’s often said that...

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