Longsjo Classic cancels 2012 race

The 52nd Annual Longsjo Classic has been cancelled due to low rider registration numbers. “This is a heart wrenching decision,” said Ed Collier, race director for one of the oldest and largest stage races in North America. “I believe it was a perfect storm that contributed to anemic rider numbers.” After moving to a one-day…

Higgins, Marvulli Win at Fixed Gear Classic

Franco Marvulli (SUI) and Cari Higgins (USA) added to their MN Fixed Gear Classic medal counts on Saturday.  Marvulli took his second consecutive Endurance Omnium win and Higgins earned her third in convincing fashion.  Tela Crane (USA) and Jonathan Fraley (USA) took top honors in the Men’s and Women’s Sprint Omnium competitions. 2012 Fixed Gear…

Kabush Shows Off His Shooting Skills

After racking up miles racing World Cups in Europe and South Africa, Geoff Kabush (Scott-3Rox) came back to Canada to solo to the win at the Canada Cup #3 at Hardwood Bike and Ski in Ontario. With rain falling, Kabush waited in the front group before catching and dropping a solo rider up the road…

It’s about respect at Specialized-lululemon

After grabbing the leader’s jersey following the time trial at the Exergy Tour, Amber Neben stated “really it doesn’t matter who goes up the road as long as it’s Specialized-lululemon.” Though sounding cliché, the sentiment, echoed by all the women on the Specialized-lululemon, was obviously heartfelt. On the final day, actions spoke louder than words…

Kamyshev Wins Overall At Coupe Des Nations Saguenay

After finishing second overall last year, Kazak Arman Kamyshev claimed to the top step at the Coupe des Nations U23 – Ville de Saguenay earlier today, defending strongly the yellow leader’s jersey for the past two days. Canadian David Boily finished fourth overall, at 17 seconds down and American Nathan Brown was 11th at 24…

Alaphilippe Wins Stage 2, GC Shuffled at Coupe Des Nations

Julian Alaphilippe, of France, sprinted from a 10-rider break to win stage 2 at the Coupe des Nations Saguenay. Argentinian Eduardo Sepulveda – riding for the UCI World Cycling Team – was second followed by Mark Christian, of Great Britain, in third. Also in the late race move, American Nathan Brown finished sixth followed by…