NRC Standings Going Into Cascade

With only eight events left on the NRC, the upcoming  Cascade Cycling Classic is even more important for the teams and riders battling for points. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) has been leading since winning the first race, the Redlands Bicycle Classic, back in March and it will be difficult to topple him especially as the next…

MABRAcross Unveils Top Level “Super 8” BikeReg.com Cyclocross Series

It’s no secret that cyclocross’ popularity in the Mid-Atlantic, and the nation, has exploded over the past decade. To meet the ever-growing need for autumnal skinny tire grass and dirt racing, MABRAcross, the Mid-Atlantic Bicycle Racing Association’s cyclocross arm has created something Super. Super cool. Super exciting. Supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus? Sure, why not. New for 2011 is…

Canadian Short List For Road World Championships

The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) announced today the short list of athletes named to the selection pool for the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from September 19-25, 2011. The Men’s Elite pool will be announced in August, while the complete and final Canadian contingent will be announced mid-September. Head…

Sprint finishes at Tour de White Rock Criterium

Sprint finishes at the 2011 Tour de White Rock Choice’s Market Criterium; New Zealand veteran Justin Kerr (Team H&R BLOCK) and Manitoba youngster Karlee Gendron (Trek Red Truck Racing) come out on top. Laura Brown (Local Ride Racing/Dr. Vie Superfoods+) and Nic Hamilton (Jelly Belly) lead omnium with one stage to go. Video highlights.

Blick Family Launches “I Ride For The Kids”

Steve Blick and his family have launched “I Ride For the Kids” (www.irideforthekids.com). A portal of information inspired by sports, “I Ride For the Kids” serves as a resource for families dealing with Pediatric Cancer. One year ago, July 13th, 2010, Steve and Jennifer Blick’s four year old son Tyler was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic…

Loader – Road Is My Life

There are always a lot of young cyclists trying to make it to the top level, working hard, suffering and sometimes winning at smaller races. Some, not a lot, will make it. This year, a name has been repeated over and over again at my local stomping grounds in Northern California. Watch this kid, they…

Laxson, Alzate Win Inaugural UBC Grand Prix

ShoShani Laxson (Trek Red Truck Racing p/b Mosaic Homes), Carlos Alzate (Team Exergy) win inaugural UBC Grand Prix; Newest BC Superweek race big hit with fans and cyclist report by BC Superweek A couple of two-rider breakaways provided the winners of both the men’s and women’s race at the inaugural Original 16 UBC Grand Prix…

Bissell Back On Top Of NRC Team Standings After Toona

A stage win and four riders in the top 10 overall at the 2.4 Tour de Toona hoisted the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team back to the top of the NRC team standings. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) and Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) remain atop the individual standings with nine events to go on the USA Cycling’s National Racing Calendar (NRC). Colavita/Forno d’Asolo increased its commanding lead in the women’s team standings.

Escuela Takes Sprint At San Rafael Twilight Crit

It was a battle between sprinter’s teams and lone wolves at the San Rafael Twilight Criterium on Saturday. In the end the sprinters won with Ricky Escuela (Full Circle) winning the bunch sprint ahead of Rahsaan Bahati (SKLZ/Pista Palace), making it the third year in a row that Bahati took second. Eric Marcotte (SKLZ/Pista Palace)…