Mancebo Narrowly Wins Sun Time Trial

Francisco Mancebo (Real Cyclist.com) narrowly won the Redlands Bicycle Classic’s Sun Time Trial this afternoon. Mancebo won the uphill prologue by less than one second ahead of Ben Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL Pro Cycling), who finished in second. Two-time US Pro Time Trial Champion, Chris Baldwin (Juwi Solar-First Solar) was in third. Only four seconds separated the…

Neben Wins Tough Uphill Redlands Prologue

On a tough a five-kilometer uphill Sun Time Trial, former UCI World Time Trial Champion, Amber Neben (HTC Highroad) threw down the gauntlet with a solid win. This was her 5th career Redlands Prologue win. Teammate and current US Time Trial Champion, Evelyn Stevens was eight seconds behind in second. Team TIBCO-To The Top’s Erinne…

Blood, Sweat And Tears For Day

One year ago, Ben Day was sitting on the top of the moon. His long-time dream of racing in Europe at the top-level seemed to be within his grasp with the Pegasus Sports project. He had just won the overall at the San Dimas Stage Race and was about to embark on a very successful…

On Tap: Redlands Bicycle Classic

The official start of the NRC is here, and every team is sending its A squad to the 27th edition of the Redlands Bicycle Classic. Lots of changes in the domestic field this year which, I think, will make the racing even more exciting. It will be the first time this year, that all the…

Neben Still Has The Passion

Just as she was embarking on a road cycling career in 2000, Amber Neben won the overall at the San Dimas Stage Race. Two years later, she was racing on the T-Mobile Professional Women’s Team where she won the U.S. National Road Championships. Fast forward to now, where Neben is back to working for Bob…

Pure Black Racing Adds Color

Success is the only way that can describe Pure Black Racing’s first race in the USA, the San Dimas Stage Race. The Kiwi team added some color to its black kit with Roman Van Uden and Mike Northey winning the KOM polka-dot jersey and the Green Sprint jersey  respectively. After a week of training at…

Zirbel’s Sanction Reduced

On December 27 2009, Tom Zirbel announced that his A sample from the USA Professional Time Trial Championships tested positive for exogenous DHEA. In April 2010, USADA handed down a 2-year suspension which began on November 17, 2009. He just announced that USADA reduced his sanction to end on March 21, 2011.

Day Shines Again In San Dimas

Australian Ben Day did it again at San Dimas Stage Race. He and his new squad, the Kenda/5-Hour Energy team, reeled in every move in the 90-minute Incycle/Cannondale Old Town Grand Prix to bring it down to a bunch sprint. Day was never worried as his boys as he calls them had everything in control.…

HTC-HighRoad Double Up At San Dimas

The HTC-High Road team executed perfectly in the third and final stage of the San Dimas Stage Race. The first order of business was defending the slim 8-second lead of yellow jersey of Amber Neben. What better to do it than to win the stage and grab the bonus seconds? That’s exactly what they did.…

Borrajo Dedicates Win To Late Brother

Outsprinting the field, an emotional Anibal Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) raised his arms, pointed to the sky claimed the win at stage 2 of the San Dimas Stage Race. The victory was dedicated to his brother Armando who tragically passed away last December. Ben Day remains in yellow with one stage to go.

Logan-Sprenger Delivers 1-2 For Colavita At San Dimas

The plan came together for the Colavita Forno d’Asolo team at stage 2 of the San Dimas Stage Race. Lap after lap, the squad attacked but were reeled in until finally, Heather Logan-Sprenger was able to get away to solo to victory.  Putting the cherry on top, the team led out Teresa Cliff-Ryan for second…

Day Does It Again At San Dimas TT

For the third year in a row, Ben Day set the fastest time at the 6 km (3.74 mi) Chaffey Auto Body Mountain Time Trial to grab the leader’s jersey after the first stage of the San Dimas Stage Race. Day stopped the clock at 12:48.74 after climbing the twisty road beating his time from…

Neben Leads 1-2 Punch at San Dimas Opener

Continuing where they left off last year, the HTC-High Road women took control of the San Dimas Stage Race by taking the top 2 in the opener, the Chaffey Auto Body Mountain Time Trial. Former Time Trial World Champion and 2000 overall SDSR winner, Amber Neben clocked the fastest time of 15:09 over the 6…