Cliff-Ryan Wins Glencoe GP

Although it as a small field in the pro/1/2 women’s race, the racing was aggressive with multiple breaks forming in the 60-minute crit. Straight from the start, riders from the three big teams, Colavita/Baci, TIBCO/To The Top and Team VBF, took turns at the front of the field upping the pace to try and get…

Talking About Glencoe GP & US Pro Crit

Clip from the hour-long Glencoe Grand Prix/US Pro Criterium (for men) press conference, held in Glencoe Village, Chicago on August 13, 2010. With defending champions Devon Haskell (TIBCO/To The Top) and Ben Kersten (Fly V Australia), Alison Powers (Team VBF), Kristen Meshberg (Flatlandia), Karl Menzies (UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis), Rahsaan Bahati (Bahati Foundation) and Ivan Dominguez (Jamis/Sutter Home).

the week that was

News from the week ending August 13: Last race for Mark Hekman (Mt Khakis). New course for Univest Grand Prix. More names added to Grand Prix Cyclistes Québec & Montréal, and one, Cadel Evans (BMC) removed.

Team Type 1 Aims To Continue Success At Glencoe

Five riders – including three Americans – will represent Team Type 1 Saturday at the Glencoe Grand Prix, home to the AT&T USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship in Glencoe, Ill. Joe Eldridge, Ken Hanson and Shawn Milne will be vying to win the stars-and-stripes jersey that goes to the first American across the line…

Team USA for MTB World Championships

A total of 53 athletes were nominated to represent the United States at the 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec, September 1-5. Seven men and seven women will wear the red, white and blue while competing for world titles in the elite cross country races. As the reigning national champion,…

New Title Sponsor for MAC Cross Series

With just one month remaining until officially kicking off the 2010/2011 international cyclocross season in Pennsylvania on September 11, the Mid-Atlantic Championship Cyclocross Series (better known as MAC) has announced a new title sponsorship with Champion System Sportswear, a leader in custom technical custom apparel. The 11-race series, which stretches from the tip of New…

Talking Glencoe GP with Brad Huff

“I know nothing but Downer’s course, it’s going to be hard to integrate my brain to a different Nationals course.” said Brad Huff, of the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda team yesterday about the new course for the 2010 AT&T USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship, held as part of the Glencoe Grand Prix this year.…

On Tap: Glencoe GP and US Pro Crit

After 23 years at the same location, the US Pro Criterium Championships has a new location in Glencoe, Ill., a northern Chicago suburb and has aldo gained a new sponsor. The 2010 AT&T USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship will now be the showcase race at the Glencoe Grand Prix on Saturday, August 14. During…

CCA Announces Partnership With LOOK

LOOK RETURNS TO CANADIAN CYCLING ASSOCIATION TO HELP ATHLETES WIN Bikes and accessories maker return to support as Canadian Cycling continues to grow The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) is proud to announce a new partnership with LOOK, a high performance bicycle and accessory maker from France. After a few years of separation, LOOK and the…

2010 NRC to end with Chris Thater Memorial

The US 10K Classic, set for September 6, is no longer an official USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) event. Previously set as the women’s NRC finale, the race has been removed from the schedule due to a reduction in prize money below USA Cycling’s minimum requirement. The issue with the prize money was first…

Boivin Sprints To Second In Germany

“I told Guillaume, a couple of days ago, that the Sparkassen Giro was his type of course.” said Steve Bauer to sportcom. The SpiderTech p/b Planet Energy DS knew what he was talking about, when Guillaume Boivin took second place in the race held on Sunday in Germany. Not only did he take second place…

Cantwell, Cliff-Ryan Win In Charlotte

The man is hot right now.  Jonathan Cantwell of Fly V Australia racked up another win at the Presbyterian Hospital Criterium in Charlotte on Saturday night. He called it last week  when he said, after winning his first of two stages at the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove,  “I’m in good form, I feel…

Adam Myerson (Mt Khakis) at the start of stage 3 of the Alexian Bros Tour of Elk Grove

Myerson Is Back In The Saddle

Just as the important to his team criterium season was heating up, Adam Myerson of Team Mountain Khakis f/b Jittery Joe’s went down hard at the Giro d’Grafton, a race in the USA Crits Series, and broke a bone in his left wrist. Six weeks later, the man who “doesn’t like to take breaks” was…