The NA male roadies for the Olympic Games

There doesn’t seem to be a completely accurate start list for the men’s road race (and time trial) but a few do exist in the blogosphere, starting with The Copasetic Olympic Cycling Startlist on PodiumCafe.com and CyclingStartlists.com. The USA will be fielding five men in the road discipline with two for the time trial. Of…

NRC Standings as of August 04

Two North Carolina races marked the 28th and 29th events on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar. Alejandro Borrajo (Colavita/Sutter Home) and Kat Carroll (Aaron’s)  came away with thevictory at the 1.1-rated Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium in Charlotte on August 2. In the 1.4-rated Hanes Park Classic in Winston Salem,  Teddy King (Bissell) took the…

Teddy King and Brooke Miller win the Hanes Park Classic

Bissell’s Teddy King soloed away from  his breakaway companion Jonathan Cantwell (Jittery Joe’s) to win the 1.4-NRC rated Hanes Park Classic in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Ricardo Escuela (Successful Living) won the bunch sprint for third. Tibco’s Brooke Miller avoided a crash and took the sprint ahead of USA Criterium Champion Tina Pic (Colavita/Sutter Home) for…

Zirbelicious wins Elk Grove time trial

  Tom Zirbel (Bissell) set the fastest time for the first stage of the Tour of Elk Grove, the eponymous  Elk Grove Village Bank & Trust Pro Men Stage 1 Time Trial.  He stopped the clock at 08:36.37 for the 4.5 mile (7.2 km) course, 3 seconds faster than  Chris Horner (Astana). François Parisien (Team…

the week that was

Catching up on some of the news from the past 7 (or so) days The Bean Team  came out on top of the 18 races in 18 days extravaganza known as Superweek, a total of 1075 miles (1730 km) of racing.  It was a hard fought war between Rock Racing and Jittery Joe’s for both…