News roundup

News from Support The Tour of Missouri, the TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship and the Air Force Cycling Classic’s Crystal City Cup. Domestic teams, Kelly Benefits, Jelly Belly and Team Type 1, racing internationally. TIBCO/To The Top heading over to Europe for Flanders. And racing in the US should be ‘tight’ this year maybe as tight as ‘a bee’s dick’.

Day and Teutenberg lead NRC

With the first event, the Redlands Bicycle Classic on the NRC in the books, Day and Teutenberg have taken the early leads in the individual standings. Jelly Belly p/b Kenda sits atop the elite men’s team standings and HTC Columbia leads the women’s team standings.

CCA Announces Launch Of Race Clean Own Your Victory Program

From CCA: After extensive consultation with athletes and Provincial and Territorial cycling associations the Canadian Cycling Association is pleased to announce the launch of the Race Clean OWN YOUR VICTORY program. This program is athlete driven and compliments the highly successful Roulez Gagnants au Naturel program that the Fédération québécoise des sports cyclistes has been…

Nature Valley Pro Ride Events Begin In April

The first two of six races of the Nature Valley Pro Ride begin next weekend with the Hillsboro-Roubaix (Illinois) Road Race April 10 near Saint Louis, and the Rock Hill Spring Races April 10-11 in South Carolina, near Charlotte, N.C. Like its namesake, the fabled Paris-Roubaix classic in France, Hillsboro-Roubaix favors hardy, experienced riders due…

Fly V Delivers Redlands to Day

For the second weekend in a row, the Fly V Australia team defended the yellow jersey of Ben Day against all to win the overall at the Redlands Bicycle Classic, the traditional NRC opener. Alejandro Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) sprinted to win the final stage, the Sunset Road Race. Updated with photos

Journey to the ProTour for Ben Day

Australian Ben Day came out swinging at the San Dimas Stage Race, winning the opening time trial and successfully defending it until the end with the support of his teammates on the Fly V Australia team. We sat down a day after his victory to talk about his and his team’s future, where our conversation…

Hagens Berman Takes Aim at 2010

The Hagens Berman Cycling Team is looking forward to the start of the Redlands Cycling Classic which begins tomorrow. Riding a wave of success after 2009, which included launching Adrian Hegyvary into the pro ranks with the United Healthcare Pro Cycling Team, the team is ready to continue its mission of bringing the top amateur…

Rejuvenated CalGiant Ready for the Season

At the San Dimas Stage, CalGiant Specialized unleashed what Directeur Sportif Anthony Gallino called his “secret weapons” while at training camp earlier this year, Australian Mountain Bike National Champion Sid Taberlay and U23 rider Andrew Talansky. “I had fun, it was good.” said Taberlay who finished second overall at eight seconds from the overall winner…

On Tap: Redlands Bicycle Classic

Here we go, the official start of the US professional racing season is here, not that there hasn’t been some hard racing before. The 25th Redlands Bicycle Classic brings together a very strong field of pro men and women vying for the overall win. Follow @podium_live on twitter for live updates during the race. Check…

Pros talk about the radio ban

Prior to the third and final stage of the San Dimas Stage Race, Kat Carroll (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12), Robin Farina (Team VBF), Meredith Miller (TIBCO/To The Top), Reid Mumford (Kelly Benefit Strategies) and Colavita/Baci Directeur Sportif Rachel Heal talk about the impact of the race radio ban on the previous day’s road race.