Archive for July, 2012

Stage 2 Winner Eisenhart Takes Over At Tour de l’Abitibi

Posted on 19. Jul, 2012 by .

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Aggressive from the start of stage 2 at the Tour de l’Abitibi, the USA National team was rewarded for its efforts when TJ Eisenhart outsprinted Olivier Miclette (Equipe du Québec) to win not only the stage but take over the brown leader’s jersey at the 44th edition of the UCI Men junior 17/18 race yesterday. [...]

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The Grand Fundo: A Resounding Success

Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by .

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With his Grand Fundo, Jeremy Powers, professional rider for the Jelly Belly Cycling Team p/b Kenda and the Rapha-Focus professional cyclocross team, wanted to create a perfect day on the bike. “It’s got everything Al, Mukunda and I want in a ride, from the route to the organization, the riders and even the food. When [...]

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Meier Gets Big Victory At Home, Brynjolfson Returns Home To Win At Tour De White Rock

Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by .

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Christian Meier (Orica-GreenEdge) and Kristine Brynjolfson (Trek Red Truck Racing) win Peace Arch News Road Race at the Tour de White Rock.

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Canadian Champs Tuft, Shaw dominate Tour de White Rock Criterium

Posted on 15. Jul, 2012 by .

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A couple of Canadian champions put on a cycling clinic at the Tour De White Rock’s Choices Market Criterium on Saturday night. Rhae-Christie Shaw, wearing the Maple Leaf jersey as the current Canadian Criterium champion, built a sizeable gap during the 30-kilometer women’s race, piling up preem money before crossing the finish line alone for [...]

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Knauer, Cartmill kick off Tour de White Rock with Homelife Realty Hillclimb wins

Posted on 14. Jul, 2012 by .

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It didn’t take German cyclist Florenz Knauer to figure out the unique – and grueling – Homelife Realty Hillclimb at the 33rd Tour de White Rock. Knauer, who made the overseas trip to race BC Superweek with Team Baier Lanshut, took one look at the leg-numbing 700-meter ascent up a 16 per cent grade from [...]

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Hanson, van Gilder Sprint to Win Giro di Burnaby

Posted on 13. Jul, 2012 by .

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Hanson goes back to back with another BC Superweek sprint; Van Gilder, Rowney swap podium spots at Giro di Burnaby. Videos.

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Hanson, Rowney Win Gastown GP

Posted on 12. Jul, 2012 by .

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When Svein Tuft took off to start the final lap of the 2012 Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix on Wednesday, many envisioned a three-peat of the Canadian strongman’s two breakaway Criterium wins already at BC Superweek. Ken Hanson and the Optum Pro Cycling squad had other ideas. After slowly reeling in Tuft, an eight-time Canadian [...]

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Riggs Wins San Rafael Twilight Crit In Duel Against Barrilleaux

Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by .

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The San Rafael Twilight Criterium quickly came down to a story of two men, Jared Barrilleaux (CalGiant/Specialized) and Eric Riggs (Mike’s Bikes). The two, allies for most of the race, become enemies once again after they lapped the field with 12 laps to go in the 75-minute race. The first 30 minutes were non stop [...]

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Tetrick Wins San Rafael Twilight Crit

Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by .

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Easily the most aggressive rider at the 2012 San Rafael Twilight Criterium was Alison Tetrick of Exergy TWENTY12. She was either off in a solo break attempt or chasing down the numerous break attempts by Vanderkitten-Focus riders. Tetrick was rewarded in her final solo attempt with an easy sprint win. Loren Rowney (Specialized-lululemon) finished in [...]

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Surprise Winners, Great Stories at Tour de Delta’s White Spot Road Race

Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by .

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American Steve Fisher Shocks Top Pro Field and takes the overall; Morgan Cabot Surprises Women while Steph Roorda wins overall at Tour de Delta. Video recap.

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