Archive for January, 2011
Posted on 24. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
Battling at the front for most of the race, Matthieu Boulot, of France, took the win in the Men U23 World Cup race at Hoogerheide, Netherlands. He bested Belgian U23 National Champion Joeri Adams in the final sprint. With his third place finish, Lars van der Haar (NED) won the overall World Cup classification. U23 [...]
Posted on 23. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
Belgian Laurens Sweeck outsprinted a French duo to win the final World Cup in Hoogerheide, Netherlands and claim the overall World Cup title with a commanding lead. After staring on the 2rd row, Kevin Bouvard (FRA) took a solo flyer early on but was brought back in the final laps and he finished second ahead [...]
Posted on 22. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
U23 Swiss rider Valentin Scherz gives us his thoughts on the 2010 Hoogerheide World Cup course. Scherz had just finished his pre-ride on Saturday afternoon, the day prior to the race. Scherz is no stranger to US fans as he raced and won the 2010 Champion System MAC Series this year. He is just returning [...]
Posted on 21. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
A year of firsts for 19-year old Kaitie Antonneau. Her first season with Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com, her first Stars and Stripes on her first year as a U23 rider at US Cyclocross Nationals in Bend and this weekend her first World Cup followed by her first time at the Cyclocross World Championships. “It will be [...]
Posted on 20. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
Entering its seventh year in 2011, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah cycling race has been elevated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to one of the top three professional stage races for road cycling in North America. Organizers will invite 15 domestic and international professional cycling teams to participate and increase prize money [...]
Posted on 19. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
Our deepest condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Carla Swart who was killed during a training ride on Wednesday. Known as the ginger ninja by her teammates, Swart will be missed by all. According to reports, the 23-year-old Swart was hit by a truck while riding in the central Free State province [...]