Archive for July, 2009

Superweek is here

Posted on 11. Jul, 2009 by .

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One race completed in the extravaganza that is Superweek or officially the Point Premium Root Beer International Cycling Classic / SuperWeek Pro Tour. The longest-running multi-day bicycle race in the United States started yesterday July 10th and ends on July 26th with races throughout Eastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. The Superweek Pro Tour consists of [...]

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Tour of Missouri in jeopardy

Posted on 09. Jul, 2009 by .

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The 2009 Tour of Missouri, to be held 7-13 September,  could be canceled as the $1.5 million state subsidy is currently frozen by Governor Nixon’s administration. The $1.5 million allocation from the Division of Tourism to support the race was  mentioned in a memo, dated July 6, which listed $9.9 million in budget cuts recommended [...]

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Pro racing to light up San Rafael this Saturday with serious firepower

Posted on 07. Jul, 2009 by .

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The men’s pro/1/2 field is sold out for this Saturday’s 11th Annual San Rafael Twilight Criterium. While not on the NRC schedule, some serious firepower is showing up to race in front of a crowd expected to be over 10,000 strong. Many of the same pros take it to Lodi on Sunday for the Lodi Cycle Fest presented by Michael David.

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Zirbel and Powers lead NRC Standings

Posted on 07. Jul, 2009 by .

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After a third-place overall finish and a stage win at Fitchburg Longsjo Classic, Tom Zirbel (BISSELL) takes over the NRC overall men’s standings lead with 14 of 25 men’s events complete, moving from 3rd place last week to the top spot. Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Colavita/Sutter Home) drops down to second spot only 17 points down. [...]

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Bell and Stevens win overall at Fitchburg Longsjo Classic

Posted on 05. Jul, 2009 by .

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Charles Dionne (Fly V Australia) and Tina Pic (Colavita/Sutter Home) win last stage at Fitchburg Longsjo Classic which makes 2 for each of them. Zach Bell (Kelly Benefit Strategies) and Evelyn Stevens (Lip Smacker) win overall.

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Photos from Davis Fourth of July Criterium

Posted on 05. Jul, 2009 by .

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Photos from the men’s and women’s pro/1/2 races at the 33rd Annual Fourth of July Criterium in Davis, California.

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Dionne and Dvorak win stage 3 at Fitchburg Longsjo; Zirbel and Stevens still in the lead

Posted on 04. Jul, 2009 by .

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Canadian Charles Dionne (Fly V Australia) attacked with 500 meters to go while the dwindled field was fighting their way up the final climb on the 110-mile (176-km) Wachusett Mountain Road Race at the Fitchburg Longsjo Classic “I took off and nobody followed.” said Dionne, winner of the Ville de Quebec circuit race at Tour [...]

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Up close with Daniel Holloway

Posted on 04. Jul, 2009 by .

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O’Bee and Pic win stage 2 at Fitchburg Longsjo

Posted on 03. Jul, 2009 by .

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BISSELL’s Kirk O’Bee and Colavita/Sutter Home’s Tina Pic win stage 2 of the Fitchburg Longsjo Classic. Zirbel is still in the lead while Evelyn Stevens (Lip Smacker) takes over the yellow jersey with two stages to go.

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Zirbel and Powers win TT opener at Fitchburg Longsjo Classic

Posted on 02. Jul, 2009 by .

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BISSELL’s Tom Zirbel and Team Type 1′s Alison Powers clock the fastest time at the opening time trial at the 50 Fitchburg Longsjo Classic and take the lead with three stages to go.

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