cycling

O’Rourke mastering the criterium

Michael O’Rourke may still consider himself “a noob” at cycling, but the second-ranked Master’s Criterium racer in the state is anything but. After just six years in the ...

Holiday cheer is floating through town

It’s time once again to bundle up with family and see “The Light in a Child’s Eyes.” The annual Festival of Lights Parade will be rolling through Auburn’s streets startin ...

Riders rallying for Wright

Christian Wright went from living his dream to barely living Friday.The mountain biker from Auburn launched off of a jump and had a frightening crash during a practice run at a Jun ...

Jones pedals with a purpose

Though they chose Auburn by chance, wanting only to live far from the city, Chris Jones now considers the Auburn area world class in its bike riding possibilities. A professional ...

Bike race boasts brutal climbs

Cyclists won’t be competing against each other on Saturday when they hit the road for the Wildest Ride in the West. The opponents are the 140 miles and many brutal climbs along t ...

Zwizanski dominates in return

Scott Zwizanski didn’t race the 2009 Auburn Criterium, but he was familiar enough with the course Sunday to cruise to victory in this year’s event. Exactly two weeks after rid ...

Downtown Criterium hits streets Sunday

Earlier this month, cyclists got a taste of the streets of Downtown Auburn. On Sunday, they’ll be able to gorge themselves. The Auburn Downtown Criterium, which was revived by r ...

Keeping up with Jones no easy feat

Chris Jones was back in Auburn Monday, enjoying a rare day off of his bike and reflecting on perhaps the best week of his cycling career. After cruising through his hometown durin ...

Rogers dethrones Leipheimer

THOUSAND OAKS — Michael Rogers of Australia won the Tour of California on Sunday, overcoming several challenges in the final miles to capture a race overshadowed by Floyd Landis ...

Cavendish claims first stage

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Mark Cavendish of Britain surged to the front in the waning meters with the help of his teammates and won the opening stage of the Tour of California on Sunday. ...

Jones amazed by Auburn turnout

Most of the peloton was too preoccupied protecting featured team riders during Sunday’s opening stage of the Amgen Tour of California to notice the spring scenery or fervent fans ...

The wheels are turning

If you know how to find the slipstream, you have a stellar VO2 max and can increase your cadence to keep up with the peloton, you just might be capable of riding in the Amgen Tour ...

Bikes should always be welcomed

Of all places, the Endurance Capital of the World should be a place where cyclists are welcomed, at all times. There have been several negative comments on the Auburn Journal web ...

Bicycle race fantastic for Auburn

We have friends from San Diego arriving at our home on Saturday to watch the Amgen on Sunday. After the riders scream through Auburn we’re heading for Sacramento to watch them fi ...

Jonesing for home cookin’

Chris Jones believes Auburn should be a big-time cycling destination. And on Sunday it will be, with Jones playing host. The Auburn resident will cruise through his hometown with ...