Archive for August, 2011

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 4 – Preview

Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by .

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Stage 4 of USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Avon to Steamboat Springs Stage 4 could be the day that a break makes it to the finish, which means that establishing the break could be even more difficult at the start.  But it will probably come down to a sprint finish. The day starts in Avon, passes […]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 3

Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by .

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By a very narrow margin – only hundreds of a second – Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack) claimed the win at stage 3, the Vail Time Trial at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. But his margin over yellow jersey into the stage Tejay van Garderen (HTC-Highroad) was much bigger which put Leipheimer back in the GC lead […]

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 3 – Preview

Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by .

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Stage 3 of USA Pro Cycling Challenge , Vail Time Trial Starting in the heart of Vail Village, with an elevation of 8,150 ft (2,484 m), goes uphill to finish 10-miles later at 9,647 ft (2,940 m) high. The climb is fairly gradual with the pitch getting a bit steeper, from 1% gradient to 3% […]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 2

Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by .

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At more than 130 miles, Stage 2, the epic Queen Stage of the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge, tested the riders strength and endurance as they traveled to unheard of heights on the route from Gunnison, Colo., to Aspen. The route, which included three KOMs and two sprint competitions, provided majestic views and tough competition […]

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Tour of America’s Dairyland Sprints to Largest Competitive Cycling Event in U.S.

Posted on 24. Aug, 2011 by .

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After just three years in existence, Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (ToAD) is now officially the largest competitive cycling event in the United States. ToAD promoter Midwest Cycling Series, LLC, confirmed with USA Cycling the first place ranking, which is based on total number of registered racers across multiple categories […]

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 2 – Preview

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by .

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Stage 2 of USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Gunnison to Aspen The Queen Stage is the crown jewel of the seven stages. The journey from Gunnison to Aspen will be the hardest, longest and highest of the race, summiting two 12,000-foot peaks in one day. Starting in Gunnison, the stage travels through Gunnison National Forest […]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 1

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by .

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Timing his counter-attack perfectly on the final kicker – at high altitude – to the finish line, Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack) won stage 1 at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado. Leipheimer’s acceleration dropped everyone one giving a four second buffer on chaser Sergio Henao (Gobernacion Indeportes Antioquia). Franck Schleck (Leopard-Trek) took third, a further […]

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Tuft Makes History By Winning GP Stad Zottegem

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by .

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Svein Tuft, of Spidertech p/b C10, delivered another great cycling performance on the European cycling tour, winning the 2011 Grand Prix Stad Zottegem in Belgium, a one-day professional cycling race in its 76th year of existence. In doing so, Tuft writes a new chapter in Canadian cycling history, becoming the first Canadian to win a […]

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 1 – Preview

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by .

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Stage 1 of USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Salida to Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte With a start in Salida, Colorado’s cycling mecca and the race’s smallest start city, racers will take a circuit through downtown Salida before heading on their way on this 102-mile course to Mt. Crested Butte. The first KOM comes at 26.2 […]

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CLIF BAR Becomes Title Sponsor For CrossVegas

Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by .

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The nation’s biggest cyclocross race, CrossVegas, has taken CLIF BAR as its first title sponsor. The original energy bar made with organic ingredients, CLIF BAR is increasing its annual participation from supporting to title sponsor in a multi-year deal concluded recently. As a result, the 5th annual international cyclocross race scheduled for Wednesday, September 14 […]

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