September 17, 1990 |
Some of the world's premier amateur cyclists will descend on San Diego this week for the expanded Master's World Cup of Cycling, the first time the event has been in the United States. For the past 22 years, the World Cup has consisted of an 87-mile road race in Tirol, Austria. But Skip Cutting, a former world champion who has cycled for the U.S. Olympic team, arranged to supplement that event with criterium and velodrome racing today through Saturday in San Diego.
August 22, 1989
Mark Hoffenberg of Laguna Niguel defended his title in the men's 30-34 age-group criterium in the U.S. Cycling Federation masters' national championships as the Nissan/Schwinn team from Orange County dominated the 65-kilometer race in Long Island. "We controlled that race," said Mark Thomas of Rancho Santa Margarita, who finished 12th. "At the start of the race, we all went to the front and we kept the pace high. Then we started attacking in groups of two or three.
September 19, 1990 |
For the past few months, Skip Cutting has devoted at least 12 hours a day, last week even more, smoothing out details for the Atlas Hotels Masters World Cup Cycling event. His training had dwindled since he placed fourth in 40-44 Criterium at the Nationals here in July. Since then, he has made occasional rides on a tandem bike or has worked out on a track.
July 31, 1992 |
Since its inception in 1962, the Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix bicycle races have grown into one of the longest continuously held cycling events and largest one-day competitions in the country. And organizers want the event to grow even larger. When the 31st annual races begin at 7 a.m. Sunday at Live Oak Park in Manhattan Beach, ESPN will be on hand to tape the featured pro race, which starts at 1 p.m., for broadcast on Aug. 18.
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December 30, 1993 |
Ojai Valley residents Wednesday set up a roadblock to stop work crews from completing a National Weather Service radar tower atop Sulphur Mountain, despite a federal judge's order this week that allowed construction to resume. U. S. District Judge Henry Hupp ruled Tuesday in a Los Angeles hearing room that a Ventura County Superior Court judge's order halting construction Dec. 23 was not binding on the federal government.
July 15, 1990 |
For some cyclists, the Great Earth Masters National Championships means competing in their first masters race. For others, it means winning their first national title. And for still others, it means adding another red, white and blue jersey (symbolic of a national championship) to their collections. Saturday's opening day of the week-long masters nationals featured all three in the first of two days of criterium competition around the county administration building downtown.