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NWCCC Strava Challenge!

I hope everyone is doing well and still getting some time in on the bike!  **PLEASE share this with as many of your club members as possible, as not everyone is on this email list. Also, please join the new NWCCC Mailing List ** The NWCCC board has been thinking about how to keep people motivated…
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COVID-19 and 2020 Road Season

As many of you are already aware, precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have begun to affect operations at many universities in the pacific northwest. The developing restrictions on university-related events and travel will unfortunately have a direct impact on our ability to have a race season this spring. At this time, the entirety…
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2019 NWCCC Championships Recap

All photos courtesy of Joe Flannery (Portland State University). Thanks, Joe! Weather (and Public Health) Bulletin It was a wet, windy, cloudy, and sunny weekend of bike racing on the Palouse. As always, University of Idaho organized a great weekend of competition. Racers were treated to 30+ mph winds all day Saturday. A bonus, spring…
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NWCCC Seeks Sponsors for 2019 Season

Hello all! The NWCCC Board is seeking sponsors for the 2019 season. If you would like to make grassroots, collegiate cycling happen, please let us know! The sponsorship packet can be found below. All inquiries should be directed to Victoria Jansen: 2019 Sponsorship Packet


By Rachel Thody I am lucky I get to use that word pretty frequently. I even apply that term to my people outside of the cycling community. ‘Teammate’ is a very valuable name for one to be referred as. It is a special bond that surpasses the cozy and safe features of a friendship, or…
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Meet Cassie

​I got to talk to Cassie Cardoza (Dickerson) about how the women she races with inspire her, what its like to be a female bike mechanic in a male dominated industry, and why it is important to her that her husband also rides and races. Oh, and why Slim Jims are the best gas station…
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Meet Kimberley

​I got to talk with Kimberly Johnson – Seattle Pacific University Cycling/NWCCC Alumnus – about how she started the SPU Cycling Team and about her time racing on the Kowalski’s Collegiate All-Stars Team and as a domestic elite racer! Many collegiate riders dream of someday racing at a domestic elite level. Some collegiate riders are…
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Meet Sophie

Sophie Andrews of U of O and I talk about collegiate racing, moving up to the 1/2s, the female athlete triad, and eating disorders.  A few weeks ago I was on Instagram taking a look at those Insta stories, when I came across Sophie’s story. Over the course of a few posts, Sophie shared with…
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Meet Anna, Kate, and Rachel!

I got to chat with the ladies of Western Washington University. And what did we talk about? Well bikes of course! Mountain bikes, road bikes, women on bikes. We talked about it all. Take a listen! Honorable Mentions (links): NICA Oregon NICA Washington SEA TRI KAN Ride ​OBRA 21 and Under License ​Inga Thompson Foundation…
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Meet Becca

Our podcast is back, kicking it off with Whitman Cycling alumnus Becca Mellema! I met Becca for the first time this year as she made her way back to racing through the Pacific Northwest Women’s Series. In her interview we talked about how she got into racing bikes, the women that kept her going, collegiate…
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