Mancebo, Neben Top NRC Standings Midway Through Calendar

Two events, only for the men, on the NRC last weekend, two crits on each side of the country, the Glencoe Grand Prix and the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix. More than midway through 28-event calendar, no changes to the top of the NRC Standings. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) has been on top the men’s individual standings…

Farina, Korus Crowned US Road Champions

Emerging from a late race break, Robin Farina (NOW & Novartis) outsprinted her breakmates to win the USA National Road Championships to close out the USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships in scorching hot Augusta, Georgia. Alexey Vermeulen (Prochain) won the Men Jr 17.18 title and and Max Korus (BikeReg.com-Cannondale), the Elite Men.

Young, Mackie Win Glencoe Grand Prix

Neo-pro Eric Young (BISSELL) took the first NRC win of his career at the Glencoe Grand Prix, besting Anibal Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Ken Hanson (Jelly Belly) in the bunch sprint. Young stayed glued to his teammate David Williams‘ wheel  on the final lap before unleashing his sprint. “With one to go, Dave did awesome,…

Driscoll Wins Hyde Park Blast

During a very busy weekend in the American racing scene, the Hyde Park Blast in Cincinnati, OH saw top USA CRITS contenders descend upon the Queen City for the fourth stop of the Series. In an exciting finish, Jamey Driscoll (Jamis/Sutter Home) took the win after lapping the field with four other riders, while Luke…

Olds, Rivera, Bush Win USA Crit Titles

USA Criterium champions were crowned on day three of the USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships. Shelley Olds (Diadora Pasta Zara), Robert Bush (Chipotle Development Team) and Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY 12) took home the Stars-and-Stripes in the day’s marquee contests on the four-corner course in beautiful downtown…

Fortin Takes First Canadian Cycling Title

On Saint-Jean-Baptiste day, Véronique Fortin  celebrated her first ever Canadian title on Friday night in Milton, ON, winning the women’s elite road race at the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships powered by Canaccord Wealth Managent in front of over 1000 fans gathered on the course to cheer on Canada’s top women cyclists. Fortin, 31, completed…

Hughes, Tuft Crowned Canadian TT Champions

Back from retirement and on her quest for another Olympic medal, Clara Hughes (Equipe de Québec) won the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Time Trial Championships earlier today. Hughes set a time of 30:25 on the 21.67-km course which included 7 turns. Tara Whitten (TIBCO/To The Top) took the silver at 20 seconds down with triathlete Rhae-Christine…

Team Removes Quintero From Roster After Positive

Update (July 1, 2011) – From USADA Quintero, 29, tested positive for the anabolic agents, 19-norandrosterone and 19-noretiocholanolone, as a result of a sample collected at the Wilmington Grand Prix, on May 22, 2011, in Wilmington, Delaware. Anabolic Agents are prohibited under the USADA Protocol for Olympic Movement Testing and the rules of the International…

Stevens, Brown Crowned USA TT Champions

Evelyn Stevens (HTC-Highroad) successfully defended her Stars and Stripes, winning the USA Time Trial National Championships today in Augusta, GA. Stevens clocked 39:22.1 over the 30-km course featuring a few power climbs. She bested her teammate Amber Neben by a slim 2 hundreds of a second. Olympic Gold Medalist Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co…

2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships

Can anyone beat Clara Hughes? Will the Spidertech p/b C10 numbers prevail this year? We’ll know after this weekend. An impressive field of over 200 cyclists from top cycling teams and provincial associations will be competing in the Elite road race and time Trial race at the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships held in the…

Two More Years For Mancebo With RealCyclist.com

Francisco “Paco” Mancebo (ESP) has signed a two-year contract extension with On The Rivet Management and will continue to captain the RealCyclist.com Pro Cycling Team through 2013. This news comes on the heels of Mancebo’s General Classification  win at Tour de Beauce this past weekend – his fourth GC title this season. Mancebo also sits…