Archive for August, 2011

Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Prologue

Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by .

0

Reactions from Patrick Gretsch (HTC-Highroad), Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Cervelo), Brent Bookwalter (BMC), Robert Förster (UnitedHealthcare), Danny Pate (HTC-Highroad) and Cadel Evans (BMC) following the USA Pro Cycling Challenge prologue.

Continue Reading

Young Wins USA Pro Crit Nationals In Wild Michigan Weather

Posted on 20. Aug, 2011 by .

0

Neo-pro Eric Young took the biggest win of his young career at the Herman Miller Grand Cycling Classic earlier today in wild and wooly weather conditions when he crossed the line first to win the USA Pro Criterium Championships. That made it  two consecutive Stars & Stripes for the Bisell Pro Cycling Team at US [...]

Continue Reading

Myerson And Livermon On SmartStop/Mock Orange Bikes Cross Team

Posted on 20. Aug, 2011 by .

0

A new cross team, the SmartStop/Mock Orange Bikes presented by Ridley Professional Cyclocross Team is going to tackle some of the biggest US races this season while at the same time look to develop some young talent. A new team but not new names to the cross scene this year. The team managers of Smartstop/Mock [...]

Continue Reading

Holloway Down But Not Out

Posted on 20. Aug, 2011 by .

0

It’s been a tough year for Daniel Holloway with an injury,serious saddle sores and a staph infection. The combination of all these made it difficult to do his job with his Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team. “It’s hard, when you go to a race and you’re the go-to guy. Even if you’re not the go-to guy, [...]

Continue Reading

USA Pro Crit Nationals

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

0

The final 2011 USA National road title, the USA Pro Criterium, will be awarded this Saturday, as past of the Herman Miller Grand Cycling Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The national championship race begins at 11:45 a.m. ET and will be streamed live. For the first time ever, only American riders will contest for the [...]

Continue Reading

Powers Excited About Racing Again

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

0

It’s been a long road to get back to racing for Alison Powers (TIBCO/To The Top) following an elbow injury sustained at the Redlands Bicycle Classic at the beginning of the season. After a long recovery, Powers came back to racing in mid-July in a small Boulder race but due to UCI rules, was forced [...]

Continue Reading

Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Journeys to “Heart of Cycling” for Six Race Campaign

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

0

Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling will head to Brussels, Belgium later this week following the USPRO Criterium Championship to tackle a six race series of grueling one-day events. Hot off a stage win for Jesse Anthony and a top-12 finish for Andy Bajadali at last week’s UCI 2.1 ranked Tour of Utah, an eight-man team [...]

Continue Reading

BMC Racing Team Signs Philippe Gilbert

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

0

Belgian national road and time trial champion Philippe Gilbert will join the BMC Racing Team for the 2012 season, further bolstering a roster that will include the reigning Tour de France champion and a number of past world road champions. Will Play Several Roles. BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said Gilbert – currently [...]

Continue Reading

Quotas For Canada and USA For Road Worlds

Posted on 17. Aug, 2011 by .

0

The USA will be able to field the maximum numbers of riders in almost all of the UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, on September 19-25, 2011. Canada also qualified but will be fielding a smaller squad. As usual, there are lots of UCI rules to determine the quotas (ie number of [...]

Continue Reading

Summerhill Racing With The Big Boys

Posted on 17. Aug, 2011 by .

0

After three years of racing with the development arm of the organization, 22-year old Danny Summerhill got the call up to become a stagiaire with Garmin-Cervélo at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. “It’s anyone dream come true to be able to be invited to ride with some of the greatest guys in the [...]

Continue Reading