Tulsa Tough Brady Crit – deja vu all over again

Toyota-United did it again, taking the top 5 spots this time in the second race of the Tulsa Tough series, the Brady Village Criterium, a USA Crits Series event. World B Champion Ivan Stevic crossed the line first followed by Jonnie Clarke, Caleb Manion, Hilton Clarke and Henk Vogels. In the women’s race, the same…

Previewing CSC Invitational

The next race on the NRC schedule is the 1.2-rated CSC Invitational in Arlington Virginia on Sunday June 1. On its eleventh year, the riders will line-up to race the always fast 1 kilometer course that starts up with a tough uphill drag to the top of Wilson followed by sharp left and after fast…

Judith Arndt wins the Montreal World Cup

Last year, Judith Arndt (High Road) crashed at 300 meters from the finish line at the Montreal World Cup and finished in third place. This year, with the help of her teammates including Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, the current World Cup leader Arndt came through by outsprinting defending champion Fabiana Luperini (Menikini), after three hours, eleven minutes…

Tulsa Tough Blue Dome Results

As expected, the 9-man Toyota-United squad controlled the first crit of the Tulsa Tough series, the Blue Dome, and swept the podium. And managed an Australian sweep too. After lapping the 84-man field with 4 other riders, Hilton Clarke crossed the line first, followed by his teammates Caleb Manion and brother Jonnie Clarke. Dan Holloway…

Coupe du Monde Cycliste Féminine sur route UCI

For the eleventh year, Montreal is holding a Women’s World Cup event, on Saturday May 31. The seventh event in the World Cup series is the last race to be held before the Olympics selection rules kick in, as far as the number of riders that can represent their country. At midday, the women will…

Tulsa Tough – 3 days, 3 crits, $150K in cash prizes

The third edition of the Tulsa Tough starts tomorrow, Friday May 30th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa Tough is more that just a race, it’s a riding festival that includes a leisurely ride before the race, and the Children’s Hospital Tough Kids Challlenge & Bike Give-away. This year, the organization, with the assistance of the Children’s…

Quick recap – NRC and USA Pro Tour Standings

With 11 men’s races and 13 women’s events on the 2008 NRC completed, the top 5 are: Men’s Individual Standings 1. Rory Sutherland (AUS/Health Net-Maxxis) 976 2. Ted King (Brentwood, N.H./Bissell) 407 3. Darren Lill (RSA/BMC) 350 4. Ben Jacques-Maynes (Watsonville, Calif./Bissell) 338 5. Sebastian Haedo (ARG/Colavita-Sutter Home) 321 Men’s Team Standings 1. Health Net…

Tour of Somerville – Colavita/Sutter Home sweep

Tina Pic and Seba Haedo, both of Colavita/Sutter Home won the 65th annual Tour of Somerville, the oldest, continuous major bicycle race in the United States, in new Jersey today. The name of the game was the lead out train. The women raced aggressively on the 15-lap, 20-mile course of the ‘Kentucky Derby of Cycling’,…

Tolleson and Samplonius win at Tour de Leelanau

On Saturday, the 4th annual Tour de Leelanau was held in Michigan. BMC’s Taylor Tolleson came out victorious in the fifth race on the USA Pro Tour Calendar, oustprinting his breakaway companions, with Ben Jacques-Maynes and Teddy King, both of Bissell, rounding off the podium. As expected, the battle was fought between the three pro…

Spotlight on David Veilleux

In the cyclingnews report, Kelly Cup winner David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit/Medifast) states that he was an underdog because most of the other riders didn’t know him. But his win was not a surprise for those who follow the Quebec and Canadian cycling scene. The 20-year old Veilleux won the U23 Canadian Time Trial championships twice…

Kelly Cup

Brief results are coming in for the Kelly Cup Pro Race as part of the BikeJam Cycling Festival held Saturday in Baltimore, Maryland. For the women’s race 1. Shontell Gauthier (Colavita/Sutter Home) 2. Morgan Patton (Team Type 1) 3. Monique Hanley (Team Type 1) The Colavita/Sutter Home team put together its leadout train on the…

Wilmington Grand Prix and NRC standings

While the Mt Hood Cycling Classic was happening in Oregon, the Bank of America Wilmington Grand Prix was held last weekend in Delaware. On only its second year, the race was added to the NRC calendar in 2008. The course was a .9-mile rectangle in the heart of the city, 4 corner affair with slight…

Final thoughts about Hood

Health Net-Maxxis’ Rory Sutherland is showing amazing form right now, and with two back-to-back wins, starting off with Joe Martin, he has taken a tremendous lead in the NRC standings. More importantly though, Sutherland hopes that these results with help in recruiting a sponsor for next year, as the team is on the final year…

A mountain runs through it – Mt Hood Queen stage

The Queen stage of the Mt Hood Cycling Classic was the last opportunity for the contenders to shake up the GC but after all the attacks, no changes to the leader of the overall after Stage 4. In the men’s race, only 31 seconds divided the three men at the top of the classification before…