Archive for June, 2011

Neben Back On Top Of NRC, Men Standings Tighter After Nature Valley Grand Prix

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by .

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As expected, the highest-rated NRC stage race, the 2.1-rated  Nature Valley Grand Prix had an impact on the USA Cycling’s National Racing Calendar standings. The overall winner Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) takes over the top of the individual women’s standings once again, a position she held at the beginning of the season after winning the NRC [...]

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Photo Gallery NVGP Stage 6 Men

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery of men’s stage 6, the Stillwater Criterium, at the Nature Valley Grand Prix

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Photo Gallery NVGP Stage 6 Women

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery of women’s stage 6, the Stillwater Criterium, at the Nature Valley Grand Prix

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Anthony Prevails; Sutherland Takes Stage Win At NVGP

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 by .

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Finally. After losing the overall on the final day of Nature Valley Grand Prix last year, the Kelly Benefit Strategies-Optumhealth team prevailed this year with Jesse Anthony winning the overall. Anthony was protected by his teammates who covered all the dangerous attacks by the Jamis/Sutter Home team until the final laps, and then it time [...]

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Bronzini Wins Again; Neben Takes Overall At NVGP

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 by .

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Although known as a sprinter, Giorgia Bronzini (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) has no problems with short steep climbs as she showed in Geelong when she won the World Championship which ended in a climb. Bronzini waited patiently in the lead group, reduced to 12 riders by the tough tempo set by the HTC-Highoad squad and then launched [...]

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Photo Gallery NVGP Stage 5 Men

Posted on 19. Jun, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery of men’s stage 5, the Menomonie Road Race, at the Nature Valley Grand Prix

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Photo Gallery NVGP Stage 5 Women

Posted on 18. Jun, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery of women’s stage 5, the Menomonie Road Race, at the Nature Valley Grand Prix

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Anthony Takes Yellow, Van Ulden Wins Explosive Stage At NVGP

Posted on 18. Jun, 2011 by .

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KABOOM. Chinks, small chinks but chinks none the less, were seen in the UnitedHealthcare armor on Friday evening and the other teams were ready to take advantage of them in Friday’s Menomonie Road Race, stage 5 at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. The Kelly Benefit Strategie-Optumhealth team made it an all or nothing stage and [...]

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Neben Takes Race Lead as Kirchmann Wins Stage

Posted on 18. Jun, 2011 by .

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Tough Menomonie stage lived up to its billing. At the end of the 81-mile road race, the yellow jersey had changed shoulders, from Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12) to Amber Neben (HTC-HighRoad). Decisive climbs all day. After lots of attacks, seven riders escaped on the first QOH, only 13 miles into the stage. [...]

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Photo Gallery NVGP Stage 4 Men

Posted on 18. Jun, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery of Men’s stage 4, the Uptown Minneapolis Criterium, at the Nature Valley Grand Prix

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