Archive for March, 2009

First four teams announced for 2009 Tour of Missouri

Posted on 05. Mar, 2009 by .

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The first four teams for the third Tour of Missouri were announced today: three returning ProTour teams Garmin-Slipstream, Columbia-High Road and Liquigas and the Pro Continental Cervélo Test Team.

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Rock Racing sweeps Merco Cycling Classic

Posted on 03. Mar, 2009 by .

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Following the same scenario, Rock Racing won the second race in the Merco Cycling Classic, with a surprise win by 18-year old Iggy Silva in a bunch sprint ahead of Taylor Tolleson (BMC) and Andy Jacques-Maynes (Bissell). Taking advantage of the presence of teammate Freddie Rodriguez to force other teams to chase, Silva sat on [...]

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Ina Teutenberg sweeps Merco Cycling Classic

Posted on 03. Mar, 2009 by .

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Deja vu all over again. In a repeat of last year’s results by Columbia-High Road,  German Ina Teutenberg swept the Merco Cycling Classic by winning the Foothills Road Race bunch sprint ahead of Brooke Miller (Tibco) and Laura Charameda (All Sport – Team Swift). “Tibco did a good leadout, they gapped Emilia [Fahlin] at the [...]

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Columbia-High Road’s Teutenberg wins bunch sprint at Merco Cycling Classic Grand Prix

Posted on 02. Mar, 2009 by .

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Just like the men’s race, the women’s 40 lap criterium in Merced came down to a bunch sprint with the indomitable Ina Teutenberg (Columbia-High Road) coming out on top. Tibco teammates National Crit Champion Brooke Miller and Lauren Tamayo took second and third. “It’s the top end that is missing. I didn’t do much in [...]

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Rock Racing goes 1-2 at Merco Cycling Classic Criterium

Posted on 02. Mar, 2009 by .

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With a 5-man roster, Rock Racing didn’t let their small number and aggressive racing by other teams deter them from going 1-2 at the Merco Credit Union Cycling Classic Grand Prix on Saturday.  Taking time to celebrate, National Crit Champ Rahsaan Bahati crossed the line first followed by teammate U23 National Crit Champ Justin Williams. [...]

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Final thoughts about the Tour of California

Posted on 02. Mar, 2009 by .

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After taking a short break to recover from the Tour of California – on a side note, how do folks manage to cover a 3-week Tour? – we are back and ready to get back to racing. Before moving forwards, let’s take a short look back at this year’s race and the jumble memories that [...]

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