USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals Preview

The USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, hosted by the Colorado State University Rams in partnership with the Fort Collins Cycling Festival, will be held on May 7-10, in Fort Collins, Colorado for the second year in a row. At stake are 18 cycling national titles.

Moving Tour of California to May, good or bad?

As first reported  by cyclingnews, the Tour of California is moving up in the calendar  from its original February timeframe to May 16 to 23 starting in 2010, which  conflicts with the Giro d’Italia. During two of its four years, riders at the Tour of California have faced rain, hail, wind and cold temperatures, and…

Joe Martin Stage Race Preview

Next on the NRC schedule is the 32nd edition of the Joe Martin Stage Race in Northwest Arkansas. The four stages, featuring two road races, one individual time trial and one crit – the same as last year – make the race suited well for power sprinters that can keep their own in the time…

So far so good for Roman van Uden

Roman van Uden of the Land Rover-ORBEA team, scored the biggest win of his young career at Saturday’s Silver City Downtown Criterium at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. The New Zealander avoided the numerous crashes in the final two laps and outkicked everyone to claim victory. “This is the biggest win of my career.…

Swart and van Uden win Gila Criterium

Under-23 riders Roman van Uden (Land Rover-ORBEA) and Carla Swart (Lip Smacker) outkicked their respective fields to  win the sprint at  the Silver City Downtown Criterium on Saturday, the second to last stage at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. The mission of both GC leaders, Kristin Armstrong (Cervélo TestTeam) and Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny/Astana)…

Leipheimer and Armstrong smoke the Gila Time Trial

Both Levi Leipheimer (Astana) and Kristin Armstrong (Cervélo TestTeam) smoked the 16-mile (26km) time trial at the SRAM Tour of the Gila, setting new course records in the process and increasing the lead in the overall classification. The only rider to go under 33 minutes, Leipheimer set a blistering pace to stop the clock at…