Archive for June, 2011

Fortin Takes First Canadian Cycling Title

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Two NRC Crits This Weekend: Glencoe GP and Manhattan Beach GP

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by .

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Two NRC criteriums this weekend – counting for men only – with each at opposite end of the USA: the 2011 Glencoe Grand Prix, in Illinois on Saturday and the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix, in California on Sunday. The 5th Annual Glencoe Grand Prix will be raced on the same tough course as last year, [...]

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Hughes, Tuft Crowned Canadian TT Champions

Posted on 23. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Team Removes Quintero From Roster After Positive

Posted on 23. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Stevens, Brown Crowned USA TT Champions

Posted on 23. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Five Jr Road Race Titles Awarded At USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships

Posted on 22. Jun, 2011 by .

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The USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships opened on Wednesday with the first five national titles awarded in the junior road races. Just under 200 of the nation’s top young road cyclists took to the 11-kilometer loop course around Augusta’s Fort Gordon as temperatures rose into the mid-90s. In a truly [...]

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Team TIBCO riders to chase national championships this weekend

Posted on 22. Jun, 2011 by .

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Team TIBCO/To the Top will break from the regular USA Cycling National Race Calendar to contest both the Canadian and United States National Cycling Championships. Racing for both countries begin Thursday. For the U.S. Championships, the Team will be in hot, humid Augusta, Georgia. There will be no green jackets given out, but the Team’s [...]

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2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships

Posted on 22. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Two More Years For Mancebo With RealCyclist.com

Posted on 22. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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USA Cycling Juniors, Under-23, Elite and Paralympic Road National Championships

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by .

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More than 1,000 riders, spanning the ages of 10 to over 40 will take to the streets for the USA Cycling Juniors, Under-23, Elite and Paralympic Road National Championships in Augusta for the first time beginning on Wed., June 22 and continue until Sun., June 26. The 1,000 riders slated to compete for national titles [...]

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