Archive for August, 2012

Hall takes 2nd in Stage 2 of Giro della Toscana

Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 by .

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With 40 km to go in stage 2 of the Giro della Toscana -Memorial Michela Fanini, the battle for the stage win and the leader’s jersey was to be decided in a break of 10 riders. The riders which included Team TIBCO’s Lauren Hall and Jamie Bookwalter of Team USA, escaped after seven kilometers into [...]

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Elite & Under-23 Men Named For USA Worlds’ Team

Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 by .

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The nine elite men and six under-23 riders named to represent the USA at the World Road Championships.

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Catching With Huffman At l’Avenir

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by .

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Six under-23 riders for the USA are contesting the seven-day Tour de l’Avenir, the final and toughest event of the UCI Under-23 Nations’ Cup, in France this week. The race started Sunday, August 26 and continues until Saturday, September 1. Four riders, Ian Boswell, Nathan Brown, U23 national road champion Rob Bush and Larry Warbasse [...]

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Strong Team For Optum p/b KBS For Inaugural Cross Season

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies team is taking on cyclocross for the 2012/2013 season. In order to do so, they put together a strong cross squad  for its inaugural season which includes a mix of experience and up-and-coming talent.  National Racing Calendar (NRC) champion Carmen Small, Jade Wilcoxson, and Optum p/b [...]

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Canadian Selection Pool For 2012 Road Worlds

Posted on 28. Aug, 2012 by .

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Selection pool for elite men, elite women, under23 men, junior men and junior women to represent Canada at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships

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Fans Say Goodbye to @GHincapie

Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 by .

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After 19 years in the pro peloton, George Hincapie of the BMC Racing Team launched down a start ramp for the final time on Sunday. The final stage of the USA Pro Challenge was also the final race for the three-time USA National Champion. Fans took to twitter to thank him and say goodbye.

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Phinney – “It’s a dream come true to win here in Denver”

Posted on 26. Aug, 2012 by .

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Taylor Phinney of the BMC Racing Team won his second individual time trial of the season on Sunday’s final stage of the USA Pro Challenge. Phinney averaged nearly 53 kilometers an hour on the 15.3 km flat course and stopped the clock with a time of 17 minutes and 25 seconds, 10 seconds faster than [...]

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Vande Velde Wins the 2012 USA Pro Challenge

Posted on 26. Aug, 2012 by .

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In a battle between the seasoned veterans and the newcomers, Stage 7 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge came down to a matter of seconds in the Individual Time Trial that saw veteran Christian Vande Velde (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda take home the overall win. In the “race of truth,” Taylor Phinney (USA) of BMC Racing [...]

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Savvy Leipheimer Climbs Into Yellow Jersey Before The Race of Truth

Posted on 26. Aug, 2012 by .

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Throughout the week of racing at the USA Pro Challenge, Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing team has shown that he’s the strongest rider at the race while the Garmin-Sharp squad would get the strongest team title. Their two respective leaders, van Garderen and Christian Vande Velde have been locked into a duel, tied [...]

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Sutherland – “I dreamt all night of the finish line”

Posted on 25. Aug, 2012 by .

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It’s certainly not the first time that Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare) has won a race by attacking on the final climb but today was the first time that he achieved just that in front of a huge crowd in Boulder, his home for the past three years. And not only that, he did by beating ProTour [...]

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