Archive for April, 2009

On tap: USA Crits Speed Week

Posted on 25. Apr, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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Photo Gallery of Sea Otter Cross Country

Posted on 21. Apr, 2009 by .

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Spent the very hot Sunday afternoon at the Sea Otter Classic taking photos of the pros cross country race. Both the men’s and women’s races were shortened due to the heat and limited photo opps.

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Photo Gallery of Sea Otter Classic Circuit Race

Posted on 20. Apr, 2009 by .

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Photo gallery from the Sea Otter Classic Road Race won by Jo Kiesanowski (TIBCO) and Andy Jacques-Maynes (Bissell).

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BISSELL’s Andy Jacques-Maynes solos to win Sea Otter Circuit Race

Posted on 19. Apr, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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TIBCO’s Kiesanowski wins Sea Otter’s Circuit Race in 2-up sprint

Posted on 19. Apr, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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Interview: Catching up with Levi Leipheimer

Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by .

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Catching up with Astana’s Levi Leipheimer as he talks about doing the Giro and Tour double, Astana’s financial stability, and differences between his previous teams and his current team.

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Photo gallery from Sea Otter Classic Road Race

Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by .

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Photo gallery from the Sea Otter Classic Road Race won by Tiffany Cromwell (Colavita/Sutter Home) and Levi Leipheimer (Astana).

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Leipheimer wins Sea Otter Road Race

Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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Cromwell (Colavita/Sutter Home) solos to win in Sea Otter Road Race

Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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Bissell sweeps Sea Otter Crit; Colavita/Sutter Home’s Benjamin wins women’s race

Posted on 16. Apr, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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