Archive for May, 2010

Marcotte, Vetterlein Win Melon City Crit

Posted on 31. May, 2010 by .

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The travelling bike circus that is the Memorial Day bike races moved on to Muscatine, IA for a challenging down then up crit. The unique feature of the Melon City Crit is a speed-bump taken at the antapex of the course at approximately 40mph! This allows the riders a little fun before commencing the climb [...]

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Starchyk, Miller Win Snake Alley Criterium

Posted on 29. May, 2010 by .

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Five cobbled uphill switchbacks on a tough technical course are the key components of the Snake Alley Criterium. This race acts as the centerpiece of the Memorial day weekend of races along the Iowa/Illinois border that bring out the best of Midwestern amateurs with a smattering of Continental Pro’s to mix things up! Most notably [...]

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Win a 1-Year Contract with Kenda p/b GearGrinder

Posted on 29. May, 2010 by .

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Have you ever dreamed of racing for a top U.S. team or under an American Cycling Icon, such as Frankie Andreu, 9-time Tour de France finisher? If so, this competition is for you, and it is open to everyone, regardless of skill level or racing category. Strava and Inferno Racing LLC partner to bring the [...]

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Aggressivity was the word for Jelly Belly p/b Kenda in California

Posted on 28. May, 2010 by .

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“I’m happy, all the sponsors are happy. “ replied DS Danny Van Haute when asked he was satisfied at the start of the eighth and final stage of the Amgen Tour of California. He continued, “I know people from the outside if they look at the results, I know the results are not there yet. [...]

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the week that was

Posted on 28. May, 2010 by .

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Mick Rogers leads US Pro Tour. US Pro returns to Greenville. Velodrome on track for 2012 Olympics, Motorised doping, Floyd Landis links.

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Final Nature Valley Pro Ride Qualifier This Weekend

Posted on 28. May, 2010 by .

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This weekend’s Mt. Hamilton Classic Road Race/Memorial Day Criterium in California marks the end of the 2010 Nature Valley Pro Ride qualifiers. The final two riders selected will join the five men and five women who have already qualified. Sunday’s 63.5-mile point-to-point road race begins in San Jose and climbs 4,500 feet to the top [...]

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Bahati Foundation Team Continuing On

Posted on 28. May, 2010 by .

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The famous Mark Twain quote – “the reports of my death are greatly exaggerated” – is quite appropriate for the Bahati Foundation Cycling Team today. Rumors have been swirling about the team folding following Floyd Landis statements but the team is continuing on without its co-sponsor.

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Death Knell For Tour of Missouri

Posted on 27. May, 2010 by .

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After months of fighting for survival which included a fan support campaign, the death knell was rung today when no money was set aside in the state budget for the race. AP reports that on Thursday, the Missouri Tourism Commission budget committee approved a $13.4 million spending plan that does not includes state money for [...]

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Jamis-Sutter Home p/b Colavita takes over NRC lead

Posted on 25. May, 2010 by .

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In front of an estimated crowd  of more than 15,000 in downtown Wilmington, Delaware on Sunday, Jamis/Sutter Home presented by Colavita teammates Alejandro Borrajo and Luis Amaran finished hand-in-hand to win the USA Cycling NRC‘s sixth event of the season. (Note: crowd estimate is from USA Cycling) The 35-mile crit held in Wilmington, Delaware is [...]

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Women Selected to 2010 Fiber One Collegiate All-Stars Roster

Posted on 25. May, 2010 by .

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USA Cycling and the organizers of the Nature Valley Grand Prix announced today the selection of the fourth annual Fiber One Collegiate Women’s All-Stars team. The All-Stars include six female collegiate riders chosen to compete against professional cycling teams in the Nature Valley Grand Prix, June 16-20. The team was selected at the 2010 USA [...]

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