Archive for February, 2010

BISSELL speeds up

Posted on 28. Feb, 2010 by .

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Well known as a time trialing and stage racing squad, the BISSELL Pro Cycling team added speed to their roster this year. “Obviously we’ve been very competitive in the past years and we’ve been known as a time-trialing and tour team, we’ve always performed beyond what our expectations were in some of the tours and [...]

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News from Canada: Clara Hughes, Katie Compton, Track Worlds Team and more

Posted on 25. Feb, 2010 by .

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News from Canada: Clara Hughes wins another Olympic medal, Katie Compton to Paris-Ancaster, Team Nanoblur/Gears, 2010 U23 Men’s Sprint European Program, Canadian Track Team for Worlds.

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Pros talk about Sea Otter Classic

Posted on 25. Feb, 2010 by .

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Sea Otter Classic Spokespeople: Jacques-Maynes, Nash, Wallace, Benjamin, Stander, and Pruitt Tell a Tale of Sea Otters Past MONTEREY, Calif. Starting in 1991, the Sea Otter Classic laid the foundation to bring a celebration of cycling to mid-coastal California. Now in its twentieth year, Sea Otter continues to create the opportunity for competitors, fans, families, [...]

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There’s an app for that – DrugSearch

Posted on 25. Feb, 2010 by .

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The DrugSearch 1.3 iPhone app is a free, advertising-supported app that puts the WADA (World Anti-Doping Authority) prohibited substance list at their fingertips as they walk the aisle of their grocery store or drug store. The application allows users to quickly browse or search the prohibited substances list to insure that the foods, vitamins, supplements, and medications that they are taking are legal.

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Photo Gallery – Jelly Belly p/b Kenda Training Camp

Posted on 23. Feb, 2010 by .

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After a Saturday spent doing some team building exercises including a stint with the Navy Seals, the Jelly Belly presented by Kenda riders went for a somewhat mellow ride on Sunday. I tagged along as they made their way to the coast of Southern California to ride to Camp Pendleton.

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Tour of California starts with Women’s Racing

Posted on 23. Feb, 2010 by .

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Project Sport, LLC – producers of the San Francisco and San Rafael Twilight Criterium cycling races – announced today an agreement with the Sacramento Sports Commission and the Amgen Tour of California to present a professional criterium-style cycling race in conjunction with Stage 1 of the 2010 Tour, to be contested on the morning of [...]

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Cadel Evans – willing to take that risk

Posted on 23. Feb, 2010 by .

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It was no surprise to read that Cadel Evans had signed with another team. Evans was contracted with Silence-Lotto through 2010, yet there were plenty of rumors floating at the end of the 2009 racing season about a possible team change. The surprise was signing with a Pro-Continental team. A team that did not have [...]

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6 stage wins for Spidertech-Planet Energy in Cuba

Posted on 22. Feb, 2010 by .

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Last year, the Canadian team  came out of the UCI 2.2 Vuelta Ciclista a Cuba with six stage wins and the team went into this year’s edition aiming to at least equal that result. With six stages to go, the Spidertech presented by Planet Energy team had three stage wins under their belt including the [...]

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Jamis/Sutter Home Scores Two Podium Finishes at Rutas de America

Posted on 21. Feb, 2010 by .

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With support from a well-rounded squad, Alejandro Borrajo of Jamis/Sutter Home Men’s Cycling Team Presented by Colavita sprinted to a first place finish in Stage Two at the Rutas de America. The following day, Anibal Borrajo secured the podium with a second place win in Stage Three, bringing his GC standing to third. Celebrating the [...]

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Photo Gallery – BISSELL Training Camp

Posted on 19. Feb, 2010 by .

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The 13 riders and staff of the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team came together for a training camp in Northern California this week. On Thursday, I tagged along to take some photos during their short training ride around Santa Rosa.

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