Archive for June, 2011

Revamped Call Up Procedure For USA Cross Nationals

Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 by .

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With fields getting bigger and bigger in non-UCI categories, USA Cycling has been struggling to find a fair way to do call-ups for the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships. Methods such as time trials, order of registration and random drawings were used but for 2012, a new ranking system will be used. In years past, [...]

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Mancebo, Neben Top NRC Standings Midway Through Calendar

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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One Vs Three For Britton At Canadian Road National Championship

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 by .

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After following an attack up the road at the Elite Men’s Canadian National Road Championships, Rob Britton of the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team found himself outnumbered in what was the move of the day. There he was with three Spidertech p/b C10 riders, defending champion Will Routley, Zach Bell and Keven Lacombe, with a lot [...]

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Farina, Korus Crowned US Road Champions

Posted on 26. Jun, 2011 by .

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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.

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Kirchmann, Veilleux Win Canadian Crit Championships

Posted on 26. Jun, 2011 by .

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Repeat winners for the 2011 Canadian Road Championships. Leah Kirchmann (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) and David Veilleux (Europcar) win the Maple Leaf for the second year in a row.

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Young, Mackie Win Glencoe Grand Prix

Posted on 26. Jun, 2011 by .

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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, [...]

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Driscoll Wins Hyde Park Blast

Posted on 26. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Tuft Wins First Road Race Title As Spidertech Dominates Canadian Championships

Posted on 25. Jun, 2011 by .

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On a cloudy but calm Saturday in Burlington, ON, Svein Tuft won his first ever Canadian title in the road race at the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships powered by Canaccord Wealth Management. Tuft as seven titles in the Time trials race, making this road race title his career eight Canadian title. On a day [...]

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Squire Leads Chipotle 1-2 At Brutally Hot USA U23 Road Race Championships

Posted on 25. Jun, 2011 by .

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The Chipotle Development Team went 1-2 in the scorching hot USA U23 National Road Race Championships earlier today in Augusta, Georgia. Rob Squire and Jacob Rathe escaped a select front group with two laps to go and never looked back. Squire claimed the Stars & Stripes. “I usually do pretty well in the heat,” Squire [...]

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Olds, Rivera, Bush Win USA Crit Titles

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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