Archive for April, 2009
Posted on 25. Apr, 2009 by lyne.
The racing calendar is heating up. This weekend, teams will have to make decisions as to where to send their squads as the USA Crits Speedweek starts with the Athens Twilight Crit on Saturday and the NRC finally continues with the Dana Point Grand Prix of Cycling on Sunday in California and the SRAM Tour [...]
Posted on 19. Apr, 2009 by lyne.
The BISSELL team used its numbers to perfection in Saturday’s circuit race at the Sea Otter Classic to pull out the win and take 3rd and 4th spots. Under the watchful eye of Fausto Pinarello, Andy Jacques-Maynes soloed to victory after attacking a 3-man break in the climb of the final lap. Luis Amaran (Colavita/Sutter [...]
Posted on 19. Apr, 2009 by stephanie.
After back to back second place finishes at the Sea Otter Classic, Jo Kiesanowski (Team TIBCO) broke through with a tight sprint win against Catherine Cheatley (Colavita/Sutter Home) in Saturday’s Circuit Race. “Colavita riders were sitting on me,’ stated Kiesanowski. “They have a couple of really good sprinters and that was their tactic. They did [...]
Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by lyne.
The Bissell team launched attack after attack but in the final two-mile long, eight percent grade to the finish, Levi Leipheimer (Astana) dropped Paul Mach (Bissell) in the final meters to win the Sea Otter Classic Road. Winner of yesterday’s criterium Morgan Schmitt (Bissell) was third. “This is home for me. I came up through [...]
Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by stephanie.
Tiffany Cromwell (Colavita/Sutter Home) won by a wide margin after a successful solo break from a small lead group in Friday’s Sea Otters Classic Women’s Pro 1-2 Road Race. “We had a slow start,” stated Cromwell, “but with just over two laps to go the TIBCO riders started to tighten up. Right after the feed [...]
Posted on 16. Apr, 2009 by lyne.
It was a game of numbers in todays’ crits at the Sea Otter Classic. Bissell swept the men’s podium with Morgan Schmitt taking the honors. Fielding a squad of 10 men in the 62-rider field, the Bissell team hit the gas as soon as the gun went to break up the peloton into three groups [...]