US Pro Press Conference

Video from US Pro Press Conference with Taylor Phinney (Trek-Livestrong), defending champion George Hincapie (BMC Pro Racing Team), Levi Leipheimer (Team Radioshack), Teddy King (Cervelo TestTeam) and Scott Stewart (Team Type 1).

On Tap: US Pro Championships

Here we are once again in Greenville SC, for the fifth year in a row, for the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships where two American (male) pros will claim the honor to win the Stars and Stripes next year in the time trial and road events. The questions were put forth in the…

Canadian Team For Worlds

Today, Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) revealed the 13 riders that will represent Canada at the UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, from September 29 to October 3, 2010. After a breakthrough year, Ryder Hesjedal has decided not to race at Worlds and Michael Barry, the fourth Canadian in the ProTour ranks, is recovering from…

Roberts, Lowe to Pegasus Sports

Two new riders to Pegasus Sports, the organisation behind the aspiring Australian ProTour cycling team,  to further boost its roster and its ProTour credentials for season 2011. Buoyed by the announcement that Robbie McEwen and Svein Tuft will be joining the team in 2011, Pegasus Sports CEO Chris White confirmed the addition to the team…

Ride Fast, It’s a Panther Stampede!

Organizers of greater Cincinnati’s UCI3 Cyclocross Festival have announced a new title sponsor for the three-day Festival’s first day of competition. According to Nick Tinsler of Darkhorse Racing, the organizers have reached an agreement with Panther Expedited Services of Seville, Ohio to become the title sponsor of the Cyclo-Stampede UCI race at Devou Park in…

Keough, Van Gilder Roar At Nittany Lion Cross

Over 500 entries descended on the grounds surrounding the famous Trexlertown Velodrome at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center on September 11 for the Nittany Lion ‘Cross, the opening race for both the Champions System MAC Series and the worldwide UCI Cyclocross Calendar. In a rare experimental format switch, the UCI Women and Men were moved…

Gesink’s Blistering Attack Wins Montreal

Rabobank’s Robert Gesink put in a blistering attack the final time up Camilien Houde, the first climb in the 12.6 km lap and was able to hold off a determined chase  to win the Grand Prix Cycliste Montreal, his first ever win at a ProTour one-day race. Four seconds later, Peter Sagan (Liquigas) won the…

Ryder, Ryder, Ryder!

His name was chanted all day Friday at the Grand Prix Cycliste Québec, at the team presentation, at every ascent of the cote de la Montagne, every time he crossed the start/finish line in front of 5-deep, and getting deeper, crowd. The roar was deafening when he initiated an attack to form a late race…

A Page Of Cycling History

“We showed that the Canadians are here and that they’re ready for the dance.” Directeur Sportif of Team Canada p/b Spidertech Steve Bauer said after the Grand Prix Cycliste ProTour Québec. A page of cycling history was written on Friday when Québec City hosted the first race of the ProTour on the American continent. A…

Patented Voeckler Attack Wins GP de Québec

Like we’ve seen time and time before, Thomas Voeckler (Bbox Bouygues) launched a race late attack and this one stuck. The French Champion won the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec with a perfect timing but not great legs. Edvald Boasson-Hagen (Sky) was second and Robert Gesink (Rabobank) third. Updated

Team Canada Is Ready To Battle

Only one rider on Team Canada p/b Spidertech has raced repeatedly at ProTour events or against ProTour teams, Dominique Rollin of the Pro Continental squad Cervelo Testteam, and he is optimistic about the chances of the team in the two races coming up on home soil. “We have 2 or 3 riders that can finish…

Talking Weather And Team Plans At Quebec

“First impressions, it’s humid.” Thomas Voeckler (Bbox Bouygues) replied with a smile. It’s been raining almost non-stop since the riders arrived in Quebec City on Tuesday afternoon for the Grand Prix Cycliste du Quebec. Hurricane Earl is still being felt in La Belle Province. Voeckler along with Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack), Sammy Sanchez (Euskatel-Euskadi) and Ivan…