Universal Sports Televising Nature Valley Grand Prix

One of the most exciting editions in the history of the Nature Valley Grand Prix, the top-ranked race on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar, will be broadcast on Universal Sports, sharing nationally what fans in eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin enjoyed in person last month. The hour-long program will air on Universal Sports at…

Cycle-Smart Grassroots Cyclo-Cross Team

With cyclo-cross season close at hand, Cycle-Smart President Adam Myerson is opening up the doors to the Cycle-Smart’s grassroots cyclo-cross team. All of Adam’s personal cyclo-cross sponsors are on board to back the amateur program. For years Cycle-Smart has been an asset to aspiring cyclists’ training goals and racing preparation. The company has long been…

Cheatley Takes Over NRC Lead

Overall winner of Fitchburg-Longsjo Classic, Cath Cheatley (Colavita/Baci) takes over the lead in the NRC women standings with Team VBF still lead the team competition. No changes on the men’s side, Luis Amaran and his Jamis/Sutter Home team still top the men’s standings.

Tour de New York Canceled

Another race bites the dust, unfortunately. The Tour de New York can now be added to the list of races canceled this year due to economic difficulties. The UCI 2.2 Men’s race originally scheduled from Aug 7 to 11 was to showcase the beautiful Western and Finger Lakes Regions of Upstate New York. Tour de…

USGP Dates and Venue Change

Early July means that it’s time for some cross news right? As it’s been rumored, the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) have moved the third race of the series to Fort Collins, Colorado in November. Katerina Nash (Luna) dominated the series last year, winning six of out the eight races on her way to…

Vennell, Shanks Win Longsjo TT

Jeremy Vennell (BISSELL) set the fastest time at the Fitchburg Longsjo Classic Time Trial with David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit) taking over the lead with one stage to go. In the women’s race, Alison Shanks (New Zealand National Team) was the fastest with Cath Cheatley (Colavita/Baci) still leading the race.

Cheatley Solidies Lead, Passeron Takes Over In Fitchburg

Passeron attacks. Frenchman Aurélien Passeron (Garneau Club Chaussures) attacked a large breakaway group in the final mile and a half of the 98-mile Wachusett Mountain Road Race to solo to victory in stage 2 of the Fitchburg Lonsjo Classic. David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit) finished second at 16 seconds back and Paul Mach (BISSELL) was third…

Cheatley, Borrajo Take Fitchburg Longsjo Opener

By a whisker.   On one side you had Alejandro Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) sprinting out of a break, on the other Charles Dionne (Fly V Australia) sprinting out of the pack that had chased down the break.  The location, the final uphill dash to the finish line of the 74-mile stage 1 of the Firtchburg-Longsjo Classic,…

On Tap: Fitchburg-Lonsjo

Even though the race is hurting for money, the 51st Fitchburg Longsjo Classic is back in its traditional spot, the Fourth of July weekend. In a break from tradition, the second oldest race on the NRC has changed the sequence of racing in the four-day stage race, which now gets under way with the challenging…

10-Year Quest for Will Routley

When Will Routley won the Canadian National Road Championships last Sunday, it was the end of a 10-year quest for the rider on the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda team. “From age 17, 18 as a junior I started to think I had a shot at winning Nationals as a Junior Mountain Biker, but didn’t win.”…