Archive for March, 2010

Teutenberg Wins Stage and Gains Bonus Time in City of Beaumont Road Race Stage

Posted on 27. Mar, 2010 by .

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Ina Teutenberg (HTC-Columbia) not only won the City of Beaumont Road Race Stage this afternoon, she captured 15 of the 16 available time bonus seconds to leap into second position in the General Classification race. Teutenberg is now only 14 seconds behind current GC leader, Amber Neben (Dare to be-BMW-Bianchi). “I tried to get as [...]

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Neben and Day repeat at Redlands Prologue

Posted on 25. Mar, 2010 by .

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Amber Neben (dare to Be-BMW Bianchi) and Ben Day (Fly V Australia) repeated their wins at the Redlands Bicycle Classic, the classic NRC opener in Southern California. The fight is on to defend the yellow jersey with three more stages to go.

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Journey to the ProTour for Ben Day

Posted on 25. Mar, 2010 by .

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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 [...]

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Hagens Berman Takes Aim at 2010

Posted on 24. Mar, 2010 by .

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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 [...]

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Rejuvenated CalGiant Ready for the Season

Posted on 24. Mar, 2010 by .

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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 [...]

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Some pointers on tracking NRC points standings

Posted on 24. Mar, 2010 by .

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The National Racing Calendar (NRC) is USA Cycling’s national race series, which, essentially, helps determine the top team racing a full season in North America. The NRC also determines an individual national champion, with riders accruing points for race wins and placings during the season.

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On Tap: Redlands Bicycle Classic

Posted on 24. Mar, 2010 by .

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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 [...]

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Pros talk about the radio ban

Posted on 23. Mar, 2010 by .

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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.

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Women’s Prestige Cycling Series Opens At Redlands Bicycle Classic

Posted on 23. Mar, 2010 by .

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The seventh edition of the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series gets underway this week when the Redlands Bicycle Classic begins Thursday in Redlands, Calif. Defending Women’s Prestige Cycling Series individual champion Alison Powers (Team Vera Bradley Foundation) will be a starter at Redlands, as will 2007 Series champion Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12), last [...]

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Eight Americans aim for Rainbow jersey at the 2010 Track Worlds

Posted on 23. Mar, 2010 by .

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An eight-member United States squad including a pair of current and former world champions will compete in 14 events at the 2010 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, March 24-28. U.S. residents can watch the entire competition via on-demand webcast on www.universalsports.com beginning this Wednesday at 1:30 ET. The action will kick-off on [...]

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