J.A.M.ming at the Gran Fundo

Photo gallery of the first annual Gran Fundo, a J.A.M. production.  J.A.M. is a fund created by good friends Jeremy Powers (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda), Alec Donahue and Mukunda Feldman with a mission to help motivated, young cyclists reach their potential both on and off the bike, all while not being limited by finances. Saturday…

Ride Of A Lifetime At Nature Valley

Every year,  a unique experience is provided to 12 amateur riders, 6 men and 6 women, to compete alongside against the country’s top men and women professional bicycle racers at the Nature Valley Grand Prix, the premier race race on the 2010 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar. “It’s been a great experience for me to…

Kiesanowski looks back at Grand victory

Joanne Kiesanowski of Team TIBCO/To the Top took her first NRC victory of the season last Saturday at the Grand Cycling Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “It was a good race, and good to get my first NRC win of the year,” she said. In a repeat of her Sea Otter Circuit Race victory of…

Team Type 1 Ready For Tough Race in China

Team Type 1 will send a mix of proven climbers and the most successful rider with Type 1 diabetes in professional cycling to China for the Tour of Qinghai Lake. King of the Mountains champions Thomas Rabou (Amgen Tour of California) and Davide Frattini (Redlands Bicycle Classic) will be joined by Javier Megias, one of…

KBS Sweeps Tour de Delta

The Canadian branch of KBS Pro Cycling continued their hot streak in British Columbia on Sunday, with Zach Bell, David Veilleux, and Ryan Anderson forming an all-green podium at the White Spot Road Race to take the GC crown once and for all. Bell was part of an early 10-man breakaway, then rode away during…

Weekend Recap

A quick recap of the weekend races. Kiwis Rule Grand Cycling Classic. USA CRITs weekend shakes up standings. Kelly Benefit Dominates Tour de Delta.

Clarke sprints to 3rd at Grand Cycling Classic

Hilton Clarke of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis took 3rd place in the Grand Cycling Classic on Saturday, taking 2nd in a bunch sprint that just about caught race winner Patrick Bevin (Bissell) on the line. “We were really close to catching him,” said Karl Menzies of UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis. “I…

BMC To Race In Utah

Earlier today, BMC announced that they would field a 5-rider squad at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, scheduled to take place next month, August 17-22, 2010. Salt Lake City native and current resident Jeff Louder will be joined by three-time national road champion George Hincapie and fellow Americans Chris Barton and Chris Butler…

Mara Abbott 1st American to win overall Giro Donne

Mara Abbott (Boulder, Colo./Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY 12) riding for the USA Cycling Women’s National Development Program, won the overall Giro Donne today in Italy. The 25-year-old soloed to wins in stages 8 and 9 and finished in the main pack in Sunday’s final stage 10 to win the race’s general classification. The team…

Team VBF Takes over USA Crit Series Lead

Allar sprints to 2nd at Iron Hill Twilight; Cash and Roettger contest NRC’s Grand Cycling Classic Erica Allar set her sights on the USA Crits Series overall leader’s jersey after finishing third at Athens Terrapin Twilights. Allar raced Athens, the first of the five races that make up the women’s series, in April. Three months…

On Tap: Grand Cycling Classic

Interesting battle is shaping up in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday for the 4th Grand Cycling Classic presented by Herman Miller. One team, the defending team, is sponsored by Grand Rapids-based BISSELL. Another team includes a Tasmanian who won in 2007 and now resides in Grand Rapids. They will meet on a 1.2-km 6-corner circuit…

the week that was

News from the week ending July 9. Bad news from Univest Grand Prix and Tour de Toona. Two new riders, Amaël Moinard and Greg Van Avermaet to BMC. CalGiant Cross Team. Canada’s long-list for Elite Women and U23 Men for Worlds.

SpectaCross Announces 3 Clinics

Organizers of the New Jersey State Fair SpectaCross have announced details of no fewer than three clinics that will take place in conjunction with the race on August 6-7. SpectaCross may take place in the middle of the summer, but organizers see the date as an important bridge to the traditional autumn cyclocross season. “For…