Zabriskie does it again at US Pro TT

David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) blitzed his way on the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships course clocking a time of 39:37 to win the US Pro Time Trial title for the fourth time  in a row. Zabriskie beat his time of last year, on the same course, by one minute and two seconds. “No, I…

Zirbel is ready for the big race

Tom Zirbel of the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team has won most of the time trials this year on the NRC circuit and today he faces his biggest race of the year, the US Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Time Trial Championship. Last year, Zirbel finished in second place,  less than five seconds from the…

On Tap: US Pro Championships

Two riders will win the right to wear the Stars and Stripes this weekend at the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships in South Carolina. The battle of the Zs. The time trial is shaping up to be a battle between 3-time TT Champion  David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) and Tom Zirbel (BISSELL). The two men…

Wrapping up Utah with Jeff Louder

I started off the Tour of Utah coverage with a chat with 2008 overall winner Jeff Louder of the BMC Racing Team, and who better to close out this year’s race than the Utah-son. Louder made no bones about it, he wanted to win but it wasn’t to be as he finished third overall behind…

Busche’s Breakout Performance

The field exploded at the bottom of Mt Nebo in the second stage at the Tour of Utah and who’s who of climbers were off the front, in the hunt for a stage win and the possibility of moving up in the GC. The select group included yellow jersey Francisco Mancebo and Rock Racing teammate…

Howes flies the stars and stripes on Snowbird

In a show of force and humor, young Alex Howes of the Felt-Holowesko Partners-Garmin team, the U23 development arm of the Slipstream organization, grabbed a hot dog and attacked the dwindling break at the bottom of the final brutal climb up to Snowbird and soloed away for the win at the Queen stage of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. Rock Racing’s Francisco Mancebo solidifies the yellow jersey. Photos.

Zirbel scorches time trial at Utah

While the temperature did not climb into the 3 digits as predicted by many, it was still a scorcher at stage 3 of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah where last year’s winner  Tom Zirbel of the BISSELL team,  clocked the fastest time of seventeen minutes even on the 14.5 km (9.2 mi) course…

Rock Racing takes control in Utah

The Rock Racing duo of Francisco Mancebo and Oscar Sevilla finished 1-2 on the 137 km (85 mi) Stage 1 of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, putting the yellow leader’s jersey on Mancebo’s shoulders.   The pair attacked on the   climb to the second and last KOM, caught and passed the break…

BMC’s Bookwalter books it in Utah

BMC’s Brent Bookwalter booked it at the opening act of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, clocking the fastest time of six minutes and twelve seconds in the 4.5 km (2.8 mi) prologue held at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Current US Time Trial Champion David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) was second at…

Tour of Utah – cheat sheet

A quick review of the details for the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. But first, don’t forget to read ‘Talking Utah with Jeff Louder‘ where last year’s winner Jeff Louder of the BMC team talks about what the win meant for him but also a preview of all the stages. Team roster updated after stage 2.

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Downers Grove Recap – it’s all about the last corner

Yesterday, three riders were newly-crowned USA Crit Champions as part of the KIA Motors USA Cycling National Criterium Championships in Downers Grove, Illinois: Tina Pic of the Colavita/Sutter Home p/b Cooking Light, Justin England of the California Giant and John Murphy of the OUCH p/b Maxxis. Once again it all came down to the last…

On Tap: Downers Grove

New US Pro Crit Champions will be crowned this Sunday in at the KIA Motors USA Cycling National Criterium Championships in Downers Grove, Illinois. Two things make the race interesting, first, the final turn, ask any rider about the race and they will tell you, ‘it’s all about the last corner’.  Second, the fact that…

TIBCO’s Brooke Miller does it again at Hanes Park

TIBCO’s Brooke Miller is on a roll, winning back-to-back NRC criteriums this weekend, starting off with the Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Crit in Charlotte on Saturday followed by the Hanes Park Classic in Winston-Salem on Sunday. Miller won the bunch sprint on a very hot Sunday afternoon barely edging out Theresa Cliff-Ryan of Verducci-Breakaway for the…

KBS’s David Veilleux solos to victory in Charlotte

With two and a half laps to go on the 1.25-mile (2 km) course, in a great show of strength David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit Strategies) soloed away from his breakaway companions to take the win and the check for $12,500 at the Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium in Charlotte NC. Team Type 1’s Aldo Ino Ilesic…

TIBCO’s Brooke Miller wins bunch sprint in Charlotte

With her leadout train thrown for a loop by a last ditch attack,  Brooke Miller and her Tem TIBCO teammates improvised to win the bunch sprint in the 25-mile Women’s Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium in Charlotte a few hours ago. Colavita/Sutter Home’s Tina Pic and Verducci-Breakaway’s Theresa Cliff-Ryan were second and third respectively. With the…