Jorge Alvarado killed during training ride

Such sad news. Rider for the Bahati Foundation Cycling team, Jorge Alvarado was killed yesterday in San Bernardino County, California while out on a training ride. The 27-year old, originally from Mexico, had joined the team as an amateur earlier this year after racing many years with Kahala-LaGrange.

ASO and AEG Grow Media Partnership

ASO and AEG expand cycling partnership agreement: Tour de France TV production team will be in California entire Amgen Tour of California will be shot and distributed in HD to Eurosport and Versus ASO will produce & distribute a daily highlights and recap package of the Amgen Tour of California Full release Amaury Sport Organisation…

Friedman and Huff Back Together at Jelly Belly

Friends for six years, former teammates Mike Friedman and Brad Huff are back on the same team once again in 2010. After racing in Europe, Friedman returned to the United States and joined his friend at  Jelly Belly presented by Kenda. “He’s like my brother on the road, we share everything,” said Friedman who added…

Reijnen wins overall in Thailand

After leading for 4 stages, Kiel Reijnen (Jelly Belly-Kenda) lost the yellow jersey in the penultimate stage at the UCI 2.2 Tour of Thailand. The rider overcame a 19-second deficit on the final stage to claim the overall victory..

Challenge Tires Goes Grassroot

“We want teams that are big advocates of the products that they’re going to be using. They may be new to our products but we want to get feedback from them and what do we need to do to make it a better product.” said Bill Marshall, National Marketing & Sponsorship Director of Challenge Tires. “Tell us the good, the bad and the ugly.”

2010 USA CRITS Speed Week

The USA CRITS Speed Week Series begins in Athens, Georgia on April 24 and showcases bicycle racing in three states ending up in Sandy Springs, Georgia on May 2. This year’s series will host the best criterium racers in the world with a solid line up of USA CRITS Division 1 Teams in attendance. The…

Miller takes 13th to open TIBCO European campaign

Team TIBCO/To the Top made a solid start to its spring European campaign under extremely difficult conditions at the Tour of Flanders Sunday. Brooke Miller survived the wind, occasional rain and hazardous riding conditions created by slick cobbles and a nervous peloton to take 13th place in the race known to race fans simply as…

Second win for Gilbert closes out Uruguay

Earlier today, Martin Gilbert and his Spidertech powered by Planet Energy took home his second win in the tenth and final stage of the Vuelta Ciclista del Uruguay. He outsprinted Brasilian Roberto Pinheiro (Funvic) and Uruguayan Ignacio Maldonado (Fenix) on the 185km stage. His first win came on Friday. No changes to the overall GC…

Reijnen still in yellow halfway through in Thailand

With three stages down and three more to go, Kiel Reijnen of the Jelly Belly presented by Kenda team still leads the overall at the UCI 2.2 Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn ’s Cup Tour of Thailand. After taking the lead in the opening stage, the 5.6km time trial, Jelly Belly survived bad luck, attacks, high…

Gilbert wins in Uruguay

Martin Gilbert claimed the first win for Spidertech powered by Planet Energy at the UCI 2.2 Vuelta Ciclista del Uruguay, taking the final sprint in the 170km-long stage 8. He outsprinted Roderyck Asconegui (URU-Porongos) and Piotr Krajewski (Mroz Activejet) for his third victory of the season, following his two wins in the Vuelta a Cuba…