Stage 2 In Their Own Words

Stage 2 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah was supposed to be a fast stage for the sprinters that was supposed to be quiet for the GC contenders. While it did finish in a sprint, the winner Jack Bauer (Endura Racing) surprised all by launching early and before that, the field was split…

Anthony’s Amazing Ride

“That was huge, I finished second and fourth at a lot of bike races already this year and so to actually cross the line first, oh it was so amazing.” smiled Jesse Anthony after the press conference at the end of stage 1 of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Huge indeed. I don’t…

Van Uden On The Hunt For More Sprint Points

After making it into the early break on stage 1 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, Roman Van Uden (Pure Black Racing) easily won the first two intermediate sprints to ignite his quest for the sprinter’s jersey. “I jumped them on the first one, I got a good gap and they didn’t really…

Breathing Through A Straw

The pain cave. Breathing through a straw. The deep dark red. Altitude is one of the difficulty presented by the two UCI races this month. Jay Thomson (BISSELL), Lucas Euser (Spidertech) and Max Jenkins (UnitedHealthcare) talk about their preparation and the impact of altitude.

Thor Hushovd Joins BMC Racing Team

Thor Hushovd will join the BMC Racing Team for the 2012 season, becoming the third straight world road champion to become part of the American team’s roster the past two seasons. Complements Others Well. BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said signing Hushovd fits perfectly into the future plans of the organization. “Thor brings…

End Of The Road For HTC-HighRoad

The bad news officially came out a few minutes ago from the HTC-HighRoad team. The most winning team in pro cycling was unable to secure sponsorship and will be no more after the 2011 season. The 25 male riders and 13 female riders, along with the staff, now face the tough task of finding a…

Men’s NRC Standings Tighter After Charlotte Crit And Tour de Nez

While the two criteriums, Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium and Tour de Nez, tightened the NRC men’s individual and team standings, Francisco Mancebo (Realcyclist.com) and BISSELL remain on top. No changes to top 5 in the women’s individual standings led by Janel Holcomb while her squad Colavita/Forno d’Asolo padded its commanding lead in the team standings.