Archive for April, 2012

Asian Cyclists to Make U.S. Debut at SRAM Tour of the Gila

Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 by .

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Professional bicycle racers from China and Malaysia will get their first taste of bike racing in the U.S. this Spring at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. Racing for Champion System Pro Cycling Team, a Hong Kong-based sports apparel company, this pro team of eight riders will help comprise what will arguably be the strongest [...]

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Vanderkitten-Focus Turn Disappointing News into Motivating Force

Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 by .

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Recently, Jono Coulter, Technical Director, Vanderkitten-Focus, received disappointing news. His team did not receive an invite to the inaugural Exergy Tour. Coulter and his Vanderkitten-Focus team reached out to their fans via Twitter and Facebook. The team acknowledged their disappointment and embraced the support of their fans. Twitter: “Grateful for amazing support from VK fans [...]

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Miller, Mancebo Win Joe Martin TT

Posted on 26. Apr, 2012 by .

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Back in the United States after a European racing stint, Amanda Miller (TIBCO) set the fastest time of 9:59 to claim the leader’s jersey at the Joe Martin Stage Race. Kathryn Donovan (FCS|Rouse) was in second, second down with Maria Luisa Calle Williams (Colombian National Team) in third at three seconds. The FCS|Rouse team put [...]

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Team TIBCO Looks to Maintain NRC Team Lead at Joe Martin Stage Race

Posted on 26. Apr, 2012 by .

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Team TIBCO is set to challenge the Joe Martin Stage Race in Arkansas which starts today and lasts through Sunday. Team captain and former U.S. National Champion Meredith Miller will lead a seven-rider squad in one of the nation’s top National Racing Calendar (NRC) races. All-rounders Lauren Hall, Jennifer Wheeler and Jennifer Purcell will be [...]

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Stevens wins Stage One of Gracia Orlova

Posted on 26. Apr, 2012 by .

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Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) won Stage One of Gracia Orlova on Thursday in a virtual repeat of her win at Fleche Wallone. Winning at the top of a steep one kilometer climb, she took enough time out of her team-mate Ellen Van Dijk to take the leaders jersey going into stage three. “I’m starting to really [...]

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Serebryakov keeps podium victory flowers after winning stage five at the Tour de Korea

Posted on 26. Apr, 2012 by .

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Team Type 1-Sanofi rider Aleksandr Serebryakov won a bike race on Thursday, breathing a huge sigh of relief as he crossed the line with his right arm raised, and leaving no doubt that he is a world class sprinter. Serebryakov, from Russia, turned an ace leadout from teammate Aldo Ino Ilesic at 500 meters to [...]

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Kenda/5-Hour Energy vs Exergy or The Tale Of The Flat

Posted on 26. Apr, 2012 by .

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The already heated duel for the overall win between Kenda/5-Hour Energy and Team Exergy kicked up a notch into explosive territory on the final day of the Sea Otter Classic men’s stage race when yellow jersey Andy Jacques-Maynes (Kenda/5-Hour Energy) suffered a flat. After a wheel change, he found himself with three teammates at one [...]

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Powers – “Racing is a lot between the ears, it’s not all legs”

Posted on 25. Apr, 2012 by .

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Was Alison Powers (NOW and Novartis for MS) being greedy when she won all four stages along with the overall and the points jersey at the Sea Otter Classic women’s stage race? “I guess a little.” she replied with a big smile. With two laps to go in the tough circuit race on the Laguna [...]

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Longer TT Course for Nature Valley Grand Prix

Posted on 25. Apr, 2012 by .

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Street construction is forcing a change in the opening time trial for the Nature Valley Grand Prix. The five-day stage race, one of the top races on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar, has often been decided by seconds, and team directors expect this new time trial course will have a huge effect on the [...]

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Sea Otter Classic Cyclocross

Posted on 25. Apr, 2012 by .

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Photos from women’s and men’s cyclocross race at the Sea Otter Classic

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