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A USGP finale preview by Pat Malach

Fans cheer a rider during the 2007 USGP stop in Portland.(Photos © J. Maus) The Greenware® U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross returns to Portland International Raceway Saturday and Sunday for the Stanley Portland Cup, the fourth and final round of the four-weekend, eight-race national series that started in September. Since 2004, the USGP has featured … Read more


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Series recap and look-ahead to Sunday’s Cross Crusade finale

Story written by race reporter/photographer Pat Malach of Oregon Cycling Action. A scene from past Crusade action at Barton Park.(Photo © J. Maus) The world’s most popular participatory cyclocross series winds up its 2010 run Sunday when Cross Crusade #8 invades Barton Park off of Highway 224 east of Clackamas about 20 miles from downtown … Read more


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Top talent headed to Bend for 30th annual Cascade Cycling Classic

Pat Malach [This preview of the 2009 Cascade Cycling Classic was written by photographer/race reporter Pat Malach. Recently on BikePortland, Pat shared a primer on the 2009 racing season. See more excellent racing coverage and photography on his blog, OregonCyclingAction.com.] A look at the preliminary rider list for the upcoming 2009 BMC Cascade Cycling Classic … Read more


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And they’re off! Your guide to the 2009 racing season

[Editor’s note: This guest article was written by Pat Malach, editor of www.OregonCyclingAction.com, a blog covering competitive cycling in and around Northwest Oregon. Malach kindly agreed to help us get the word out about opportunities to race and learn in the Portland area for seasoned racers and novices alike. And there are a lot of … Read more