Archive for August, 2011

Crankbrothers Brings Ladylucx To Clif Bar CrossVegas

Posted on 31. Aug, 2011 by .

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Crankbrothers has stepped up to support women’s cyclocross racing at Clif Bar CrossVegas by sponsoring the crankbrothers ladylucx elite women’s race. The ladylucx race will offer prize money to the top 5 women finishers that’s equal to the men.

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California Giant /Specialized Gears Up for the Cross Season

Posted on 31. Aug, 2011 by .

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CalGiant/Specialized returns for its third pro-level cross season with Meredith Miller, Teal Stetson-Lee, Cody Kaiser, Nick Weighall and Justin Robinson. Will be joined by Todd Wells, Lea Davison & Max Plaxton for select races.

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Bigger And Better Challenge Sprint Pro Is Back

Posted on 31. Aug, 2011 by .

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It’s a simple concept seen in winter sports, like ski cross that was added to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. Three racers go head-to-head on a one-kilometer course where only the fast survive to race again and again until only one remains. Introduced last year, the Challenge Sprint Pro is back with a […]

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Cliff-Ryan Sprints To Another USA CRITS Win

Posted on 29. Aug, 2011 by .

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Theresa Cliff-Ryan (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) sprints to another USA CRITS win while Erica Allar (RideClean) still leads the series with one event to go. The men’s event was cancelled due to Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene.

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 6

Posted on 28. Aug, 2011 by .

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After seven challenging days of racing through the Colorado Rockies, Levi Leipheimer (RadioShack) was crowned the champion of the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge in front of a monumental crowd estimated at 250,000 spectators, in downtown Denver. Behind Liquigas-Cannondale sprinted to their third stage win but this time it was Daniel Oss crossing the line […]

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 6 – Preview

Posted on 27. Aug, 2011 by .

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Stage 5 of USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Golden to Denver The final stage takes us along another highly anticipated route – the climb up and the descent down the treacherous Lookout Mountain, where the overall King of the Mountain winner will be decided. The riders will start under Golden’s famous “Howdy Folks” welcome arch, take […]

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Canada Short List For Elite Men Road Worlds

Posted on 27. Aug, 2011 by .

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The CCA released the 12 cyclists named to the Selection Pool in the Men’s Elite category for both the Road race and the Time Trials race at the 2011 UCI Road World Championships held September 19-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Of the pool, six are racing for Team SpiderTech powered by C10, Canada’s only UCI Pro-Continental […]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 5

Posted on 27. Aug, 2011 by .

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Sprinter Elia Viviani of the Liquigas-Cannondale did it again at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Benefiting from a great leadout from his teammate Daniel Oss, Viviani won stage 5 in a mad bunch sprint besting Jaime Castaneda (UNE-EPM) for his second consecutive victory in Colorado. Oss held on for third. With strong support from his […]

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 5 – Preview

Posted on 26. Aug, 2011 by .

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Stage 5 of USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge The penultimate stage starts in Werner Mountain, where the cyclists will take off under the watchful eye of Steamboat’s primary ski hill. At only 11-miles into the stage, the double-summit Rabbit Ears Pass is the first opportunity for an attack and to get more […]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 4

Posted on 26. Aug, 2011 by .

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Clear blue skies and remarkable crowds welcomed the riders to the finish in Steamboat Springs, as 22-year-old Elia Viviani received a strong leadout from his Liquigas-Cannondale teammate Daniel Oss to take the win. Michael Mørkøv (Saxo Bank SunGard) was second and Kenny Van Hummel (Skil-Shimano), third on stage 4 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. […]

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