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Nov. 1, 2011
Clif Bar’s First Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Back in May, Clif Bar & Company hosted its first annual Charity Golf Tournament at Sequoyah Country Club in Oakland, which raised $30,000 for the Oncology Department at Kaiser Oakland.

Clif Bar Charity Golf Tournament - Course Shot

Because this was the first time we’ve ever hosted a golf tournament, we wanted to make the experience memorable for our business partners who participated in the event. All the food was catered by our very own Kali’s Kitchen which included Momofuku Pork Buns on Hole #7, Tacos and Margaritas on Hole #10, and Hot Dogs on Hole #14. 

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Posted by:
Ben
Category:
Community, From the Road

Jun. 7, 2011
Garmin-Cervélo’s Paris-Roubaix Winner Reflects on California

During the busy days of the Amgen Tour of California, Mark Johnson was fortunate enough to catch up with Garmin-Cervelo rider Johan Van Summeren to hear his thoughts on the California racing and his recent victory at Paris Roubaix:

Johan Van Summeren 1

Story and photos by Mark Johnson

In April, Garmin-Cervélo rider and Clif Bar athlete Johan Van Summeren won Paris-Roubaix.

Watching the 6’5”, 174-pound rider solo away from a day-long break, fend off a charging Fabian Cancellara, and ride into the Roubaix velodrome alone—on a flat tire—was one of the most dramatic afternoons in cycling history, let alone this season.

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Posted by:
Le Sensation American
Category:
From the Road, Team Clif Bar

May. 31, 2011
Chasing Armadillos with the Clif Bar Texas Field Team

You can trust the friendly Clif Bar Texas Field Marketing team to turn on their big Texas charm just about everywhere they go. Last month, Field Marketing Manager Chris Leon and his crew combined that charm with some fuel in the form of Shot Gel to get riders to the finish line at the Armadillo Classic – a sure recipe for success!

Clif Texas 2

Yes, the Texas Crew is friendly bunch like all Texans but we try to go that extra long Texas mile and help support peoples’ passion. What better way to support that passion than to help riders in their time of need, handing out our new CLIF SHOT Gel formula and other Clif Bar goodies at aid station #5 AKA “The Dillo Door” at the Armadillo Classic Ride in Liberty Hill, TX a few weeks back. 

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Posted by:
Claire
Category:
Events, From the Road

May. 25, 2011
On the Road with Solitaire Episode IV: Low Tide

In this episode, the Sweetgrass family lands in Las Lenas, Argentina, for several weeks of fending off women, beef, and various strains of the common cold in hopes of actually making some turns on snow.

Settle in with some steak and Malbec, and join the team behind-the-scenes of their upcoming film Solitaire.

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Posted by:
B Cole
Category:
From the Road, Team Clif Bar

May. 21, 2011
Garmin-Cervelo’s Race-Day Recipes from the Clif Bar Food Mobile - Saturday

On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday we posted recipes from the Clif Bar Food Mobile, out on the roads of California this week.

Barbara and Chris Grealish are hard at work keeping the Garmin-Cervelo riders nourished during the Amgen Tour of California. Here are the recipes from the Tour for Thursday!

Each day of the race, we’ll post the recipes that Barbara and Chris are preparing for the riders so you can eat like a pro as you enjoy the evening race recap on Versus.

Tour of California - Thursday's eats

Saturday May 21st

Paella with chicken, sausage, shrimp
Vegetable paella with tofu
Salad

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Posted by:
Le Sensation American
Category:
Events, From the Road, Team Clif Bar

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