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Adrian attacking on the Shilshole Ave. backstretch at the 2018 Ballard Criterium. Credit: Westside Bicycles
Cycling

Adrian “Warchild” Magun

I live in Seattle near the I-90 bike trail, and my “go to” one-hour ride is a lap around Mercer Island. A couple years ago during my Mercer Island rides I started seeing a boy fiercely pedaling a road bike. He was always intense, aggressively charging, lapping the island. He …

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Jennifer Wheeler has her sights focused down the course and the individual pursuit at the 2020 Olympics.
Cycling

Mid-July at the Seward Park Series

Held on Thursday evenings during the spring and summer, this classic Seattle weekly hammerfest is a focal point for the region’s road bike racing community. Most participants ride to the race, race, then ride home often with a pit stop to commiserate with friends. If you are new to the …

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Pretty in pink: A cherry blossom tree accentuates the view at the hairpin turn.
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Seward Park Series: Pretty in Pink

With cherry blossoms in nearly full bloom around Lake Washington, this week’s Seward Park Series was “pretty in pink.” This classic Seattle weekly hammerfest is now in its 29th year, and is a focal point for the region’s bike racing community. Most participants ride to the race, race, then ride …

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Cycling

Rider Profile: Dale Harless

For me, some of the best inspiration comes from both ends of the age spectrum. Earlier this year we touched base with the young Apex rider, Adrian Magun. In the “age is no excuse category,” Seattle septuagenarian Dale Harless has been a fierce competitor since high school, racing bikes since …

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Cycling

Ballard Criterium 2017

Last Saturday was the 24th edition of Ascent Cycles Ballard Criterium powered by Carter Vollkswagen, one of Seattle’s most iconic bike races. Racers compete on a 1/2 mile course on the treacherous streets of Old Ballard, complete with a long brick section on Ballard Ave., and a diabolically-placed manhole cover …

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Starstruck: Apex Racing's Adrian Magun and Trek-Segafredo pro Kiel Reijnen.
Cycling

Starstruck at Seward Park

After one of the wettest and coldest winters on record, stupendous spring conditions inspired a huge turnout at the May 25 edition of the Voler Seward Park Thursday Night Cycling Series. The Seward Park Series is classic Seattle bike racing: Ride to the race, race, ride home with buddies and …

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Bicycle culture

MFG SCCA/Starbucks Grand Prix

Sunday’s SCCA/Starbucks Gran Prix was the fifth of six events in this year’s MFG Cyclocross series. The course zigged and zagged and wound in and around the Marymoor Velodrome. A beer garden was positioned outside the southern end of the Velodrome, where there was a tricky sideslope crossing leading to …

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