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Mid Season Race Report

The 2012 mountain bike season has been good for Swell Velo.  We rode hard and won races; took the Oregon XC Mountain Bike Series win, won a national championship, and still have a full schedule ahead of us! Sisters Stampede, … Continue reading

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Early Season Race Report

The 2012 racing season is well under way and Swell Velo already has a couple of wins under our belts.   The season kicked off at Echo Red to Red, an early season race in the Northeastern corner of Oregon.  … Continue reading

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2011wrap up, new beginnings

2011 rolled right into 2012 as cyclocross nationals were moved to January this year. The unseasonably warm weather kept the training through Dec and January better than average and as Matt, D, and Serena took off for Madison, WI. The … Continue reading

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On a Mission

A great write up from the Bend Bulletin appeared in this past weeks paper on the cover of the sports section about our very own Serena. You can read the whole article from Laura Winberry over at Serena’s Blog USGP … Continue reading

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We’ve been busy…

It’s been the thick of the season and we’re psyched there’s still a ways to go. The Cross Crusade series wrapped up and the team had a real strong showing. Damian finished in the top ten for the series, Matt … Continue reading

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Cyclocross, Hell Yes!

It’s really on now. We’ve been jumping in the local races and hitting up some of the pre-season races for a few weeks now. Serena won the Thrilla Series, and the first of the Crossaflixion series. Matt had strong finishes … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Season Getting Underway

September has rolled around and the team is well into training for the cyclocross season that is getting started in earnest in the next couple weeks. Rides around trails on the skinny knobbies, skills sessions in the park, intervals up … Continue reading

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Making a Statement at Sisters Stampede

Memorial Day Weekend in Bend was full of Bike Racing! The weekend kicked off with the Bend Don’t Brake Road Race, held on the East side of town.  This super flat, super fast course is one for the sprinters.  Matt … Continue reading

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A podium and some strong racing

Another weekend of racing around the NW found the team scattered across the state racing their bikes. Bruce and Serena made their way down to Ashland for the latest edition of the Oregon XC Series at the Spring Thaw,  tough … Continue reading

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A strong showing at Chainbreaker

The Silverado crew was out in force on mothers day. Out of the 7 Team members that took to the course, 4 found their way to the podium…not a bad showing. The day started out cool, but with plenty of … Continue reading

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