Clarke sprints and Day repeats

The third and final stage of the men’s San Dimas Stage Race, the 90-minute Incycle/Cannondale Old Town Grand Prix was a controlled affair,  well until the final lap that is. The Fly V Australia team of yellow jersey Ben Day kept a tight leash on things, keeping the pace high  making sure that nothing threatened their…

When Teutenberg attacks

Riveting. The final stage of the  San Dimas Stage Race, the women’s Grand Prix delivered fabulous racing. Until the end, no one knew who had won the overall as we all tried to do math calculations, looking at time bonuses and time gaps. It was clear from the start that we were going to be…

Benjamin and Sutherland sprint to the win in San Dimas

Kelly Benjamin (Colavita/Baci) outsprinted her breakmates for the win at the San Dimas Hospital Road Race. Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare) made his move on the final climb to take the win. Ben Day (Fly V Australia) and Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) retain the yellow jersey with one stage left. Updated with photos.

Independent panel issues two-year suspension to Clinger

Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 19, 2010) – USADA announced today that an independent, three-member American Arbitration Association/Court of Arbitration for Sport (AAA/CAS) panel issued its decision that David Clinger, an athlete in the sport of cycling, receive a sanction for testing positive for two prohibited substances. Clinger, 32, of Sandy, Utah, tested positive for synthetic…

Team Type 1 Announces 2010 Rosters for Six Teams

Team Type 1 today announced the full rosters for its six racing teams. The organization’s 66 athletes will compete in events across three continents that range from international stage races to world-class triathlons to the epic Race Across America. “The growth of the Team Type 1 programs increases our ability to achieve our mission—to inspire…

A new approach for François Parisien

Same team but new approach this year for François Parisien of the Spidertech powered by Planet Energy team. Instead of putting in race days in South America early on, he “took it easy” training in Palm Springs California. His first race will be the San Dimas Stage Race this weekend. “Last year, at the Tour…

Support the Tour of Missouri

The Tour of Missouri, the professional bicycling race that has taken place throughout the Show Me State since 2007 and has highlighted the state in a prolific and invaluable way, today announced a special campaign to solicit support for the race, scheduled for August 31 – September 6, 2010. Over the course of three years,…

On Tap: San Dimas Stage Race

The final dress rehearsal before the NRC starts is upon us, the San Dimas Stage Race. In only its 11th year, the 3-stage race has become an important race for teams, more so now with the Tour of California moved to May to test themselves against each other. Many but not all of the teams…

John Murphy Sixth at Nokere Koerse

At the Belgian semi-classic Nokere Koerse the BMC Racing Team posted two top-ten spots on Wednesday. John Murphy came in sixth, Swiss Danilo Wyss managed ninth. The BMC Racing Team displayed a solid team performance on the 192-km-long one-day race from Oudenaarde to Nokere in Belgium. The reigning American Criterium champion Murphy got himself sixth…

U.S. Open of Cycling Event Cancelled

The U.S. Open Cycling event on the USA Pro Tour calendar is cancelled once again.  The harsh economic environment is being felt with this being the second UCI event in the United States to be hit this year, following the Tour de Georgia announcement. But that’s not all, as three UCI events in Canada, the…

Duffy and Ratcliff win Denver University Criterium

The Collegiate season has officially begun in the Rocky Mountain Conference. The opening event, a 1-mile loop in the Denver City Park, supplied racers and spectators with colorful races throughout the day. Most often defined by the abundance of roundabout turns, that more often than not, took the longer route around the island. The women’s…

Building the train at Team VBF

Lisa Hunt, directeur sportif of Team Vera Bradley Foundation makes no bones about it, she wants to win this year. Her stated goals include both the Individual and Team Classifications for the NRC. One way to get victories is via sprints so she she beefed up the speed on the team, bringing on board a pure sprinter along with riders to create a lead out train.

A lot at play this year for David Veilleux

David Veilleux’s goals for this year are set, they include the Amgen Tour of California, followed by the Philadelphia International Championship, the Canadian National Championships and the two Pro Tour races held in Quebec. But the future is a bit murkier for the Kelly Benefit Strategies rider and it all depends how this year unfolds.