Menzies secures overall win at Murietta

Murietta, CA – Karl Menzies secured the first ever overall win for the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis, finishing 3rd in Sunday’s final stage to win the omnium (points) at the Tour de Murietta. “The guys had another good day today,” said team directeur sportif Gord Fraser. “They worked really well together yesterday…

Kyle Wamsley is ready to battle

One of the cornerstones of the bolstered speed for the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team is criterium strongman Kyle Wamsley. “I’ve been very successful in the criteriums but this year I’m going to go for some stage race finishes.” said the 30-year old. Over the past two years, Wamsley won the Cox Charities Cycling Classic, a…

Tour of Utah shuffles stages

“America’s Toughest Stage Race”, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah has shuffled around its stages and added a new venue for its criterium in the 2010 edition held from August 17 to 22 this year. The overall course is similar to last year with a plan of making it ‘tougher’ and the two final…

Kersten clinches Singapore

Singapore – Fly V Australia fast man Ben Kersten won the prestigious OCBC cycle Singapore criterium  in emphatic fashion this past weekend. The stakes were high with big money on the line with a cool $12,500 for the criterium winner. Amongst the 65-rider field, BISSELL, Kelly Benefit Strategies, Team Type 1 and Fly V Australia…

BISSELL and HTC-Columbia fastest at Merco TTT

HTC-Columbia and BISSELL set the fastest time in the only scheduled Elite Team Time Trial in the USA today in Merced California. For the first time in its long history, the Merco Cycling Classic started with a 4-rider TTT on a  20-mile (32.2km) out-and-back course with the team time set by the third rider crossing…

USA Cycling names eight-person roster for Track World Championships

Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 5, 2010) – USA Cycling announced today the eight-person U.S. roster for the upcoming UCI Track World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, March 24-28. As the defending world champion in the individual pursuit, 19-year-old Taylor Phinney (Boulder, Colo./Trek-Livestrong) earned an automatic nomination to the men’s squad. The 2009 world championships in Poland…

CrossVegas Promoter Named “50+ Planners & Places to Watch in 2010”

Brook Watts of Longmont Colorado, was among the honorees of SportsEvents Magazine’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The special feature, “50+ Planners & Places to Watch in 2010,” included in the January 2010 issue of SportsEvents Magazine spotlights industry professionals from across the country including Watts, promoter of CrossVegas. The industry professionals profiled in SportsEvents Magazine’s…