Archive for July, 2009

Meredith Miller is new USA Road Champ

Posted on 31. Jul, 2009 by .

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The consummate teammate TIBCO’s Meredith Miller, who said at the beginning of 2008, “I have always been involved in team sports all my life. So for me, team will always come before my individual goal”, claimed her very first national title in the elite women’s contest after eleven years of racing. ValueAct’s Chrissy Ruiter was [...]

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Brad Huff – back on track

Posted on 30. Jul, 2009 by .

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After a tough start to the season, Brad Huff of the Jelly Belly Team seems to be back on track, racking up wins at the Superweek crit in Racine and the Chicago Criterium last Sunday. Just in time for crit season as the 30-year old ramps up for Downer’s Grove in two weekends where he [...]

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Howes wins Men’s U23 road race; Rivera picks up 24th national title

Posted on 30. Jul, 2009 by .

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National championship racing continued in Bend, Ore. on Wednesday as the U23 men and the oldest group of junior women contested their road races. Alex Howes (Felt-Holowesko Partners-Garmin) was the man of the day as he sprinted to a national title in the U23 event after 162 kilometers of racing in temperatures that reached 100 [...]

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On Tap: Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove

Posted on 30. Jul, 2009 by .

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“The best things in life are free
But you can give them to the birds and bees
I want money”

It’s time for the Tour of Elk Grove. Pancake-flat, lots of turns, time bonuses and a boatload of money is the best way to describe the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove which takes place on Friday July 31 to Sunday August 1.

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Six USA national road titles awarded to juniors in Bend

Posted on 28. Jul, 2009 by .

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Six Stars-and-Stripes jerseys were awarded in Bend on Tuesday as action got underway at the 2009 USA Cycling Junior, U23, Elite & Paralympic Road National Championships. The opening day schedule was a full one with junior cyclists in the 10-12, 13-14, and 15-16 age categories all toeing the line to duke it out for national [...]

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Cantwell wins final Superweek race in Whitefish Bay; Sulzberger takes overall

Posted on 27. Jul, 2009 by .

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After years of trying and winning the overall last year, Australian Jonathan Cantwell (Fly V Australia) finally won a race at Superweek on the last day, the Bravo Cucina Italiana Whitefish Bay Classic in Wisconsin. Along with his teammate and overall winner Bernie Sulzberger, Cantwell was part of a break that lapped the field making it a drag race to the finish. APC Sprints winner Jay Thomson (Team MTN) was second with Andreas Muller (No Radunion) coming in third. Photos.

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Brad Huff flies to victory in Chicago

Posted on 27. Jul, 2009 by .

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Jelly Belly’s Brad Huff took a solo flyer on the final lap to win the Chicago Crit ahead of Hilton Clarke (Fuji-Servetto) and Karl Menzies (OUCH). Fresh off winning the Pan American Road race, Canadian Joëlle Numainville of Team Kenda outsprinted Laura van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom) and Sarah Caravella (ALAN) for the win.

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Veilleux takes Superweek’s Great Downer Avenue

Posted on 26. Jul, 2009 by .

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Straight off the plane from racing at the Pan American Games, Canadian David Veilleux of the Kelly Benefit Stragies won the crown jewel of Superweek, the Great Downer Avenue Bike Race p/b Midwest Airlines on Saturday. After lapping the field as part of a 7-rider breakaway, KBS delivered the perfect leadout for the win as [...]

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Clarke and Caravella win in Kenosha

Posted on 25. Jul, 2009 by .

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On a break from his racing in Europe, Fuji-Servetto’s Hilton Clarke took the win at the Chase Food Folks & Spokes, on day 18 of Superweek 2009 in Kenosha Wisconsin. Australian  Clarke was part of a 4-rider break that lapped the field with 21 km to go in the 100 km criterium raced on a [...]

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Huff and Wansgard win Superweek’s Racine crit

Posted on 24. Jul, 2009 by .

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Riding solo didn’t hamper Jelly Belly’s Brad Huff as he had the help of friends and old teammates to take the win at the Racine.org crit on day 17 of the Superweek 2009 extravaganza. Huff was part of a 6-man break that lapped the field with 39 laps to go in the 100k race on [...]

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