Archive for May, 2011

On Tap: US Pro Championships

Posted on 27. May, 2011 by .

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Here we are once again in Greenville SC for the sixth year in a row, for the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships, but this time it’s in May. For the first time ever the event will be contested over the Memorial Day holiday weekend to better align with the international calendar.  Also back [...]

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Telenet Fidea Cycling Team to Cross After Dark

Posted on 27. May, 2011 by .

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Two-time cyclocross World Champion Bart Wellens will begin his 2011 cyclocross season in the U.S. by racing the opening two rounds of the new Cross After Dark national cyclocross series. Wellens and his Telenet Fidea teammate Rob Peeters, both of Belgium, will make U.S. cyclocross debuts at Cross After Dark Race 1, CrossVegas on September [...]

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Burlington Ready To Host 2011 Immunity-FX Canadian Road Championships

Posted on 26. May, 2011 by .

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Over 500 cyclists from every region of Canada are expected to partake at the 2011 Immunity-FX Canadian Road Championships, a two-week cycling event held from June 23 to July 3, primarily in the city of Burlington, Ontario, with events will also be held in the Toronto and Belfountain area. The 2011 Immunity-FX Canadian Road Championships [...]

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Mumford Talks About World Bicycle Relief

Posted on 26. May, 2011 by .

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During the Amgen Tour of California, Reid Mumford, of the Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team, took a few minutes to chat about World Bicycle Relief.  Starting in 2009, the team and riders made a commitment to support World Bicycle Relief in its mission to provide bicycles to those in need and at the end of the [...]

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Final Nature Valley Pro Ride Qualifier This Weekend

Posted on 25. May, 2011 by .

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Only two spots remain to be filled on the Nature Valley Pro Ride women’s and men’s teams for this year’s Nature Valley Grand Prix. Cycling’s version of “American Idol” wraps up with the Quad Cities Memorial Weekend Omnium, which consists of three long-standing criteriums in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. The top amateur man and [...]

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The DS Corner – Post California

Posted on 25. May, 2011 by .

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A simple question ‘Are you satisfied’ to four of the Continental teams DS on the last day of the Amgen Tour of California. See what Jonas Carney (Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth), Frankie Andreu (Kenda/5-Hour Energy), Danny Van Haute (Jelly Belly) and Omer Kem (BISSELL) had to say.

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Phil Keoghan Teams Up With New Women Pro Team NOW and Novartis for MS

Posted on 24. May, 2011 by .

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There’s a new team racing in the pro women’s US scene as of today called the NOW and Novartis for MS, a collaboration between Phil Keoghan’ No Opportunity Wasted (NOW) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. The team, made up of world-class professional female cyclists, is dedicated to raising awareness and providing a deeper understanding of what [...]

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Keough Moves Up, BISSELL Tops Team In NRC Standings

Posted on 24. May, 2011 by .

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NRC Standings update: Jake Keough (UnitedHealthcare) jumps up to second behind leader Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com). BISSELL takes over men’s team classification. Colavita/Forno d’Asolo still tops both women’s individual standings with Janel Holcomb and the team classification.

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Colavita Forno D’Asolo Dominating Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

Posted on 24. May, 2011 by .

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Midway through the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series, Colavita Forno D’Asolo Pro Cycling Team holds the lead in three of the four categories. And the UCI-registered team will strengthen its roster for the Nature Valley Grand Prix – the next event on the series – by adding world road champion Giorgia Bronzini.

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Riders’ Final Thoughts

Posted on 23. May, 2011 by .

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Radioshack’s Chris Horner & Levi Leipheimer, Tom Danielson (Garmin-Cervelo), Luca Damiani (Kenda/5-Hour Energy), Tom Zirbel (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Ken Hanson (Jelly Belly) share their final thoughts from the Amgen Tour of California that we found were too good not to share.

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