The Bissell team at the 2010 Merco Cycling Classic Team Time Trial

Smooth is the goal for Bissell at the TTT

Update: Bissell posted the fourth fastest time at the team time trial, 50 seconds from the winner Garmin-Barracuda. They were the highest placed Continental team. Stage 2 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is going to force the Continental teams to dust off a skilled rarely used, if ever, the team time trial.…

Anthony – “I felt like I had nothing to lose”

A sense of deja vu came over when Jesse Anthony (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategy) put in a massive acceleration to close down a four and half minute gap to the early break on stage 1 of the 2012 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Last year, Anthony also rode solo over 40 kilometers to…

Sutherland Kicks Off 2012 Tour of Utah with Stage One Victory

Australian Rory Sutherland of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team survived an epic first day in the Wasatch Mountains and won Stage One presented by Zions Bank at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. After 131 miles of racing and nearly 8,938 feet of vertical gain, Sutherland outsprinted Liquigas-Cannondale’s Damiano Caruso (Italy) and BMC Racing Team’s…

Voigt – “I’ll probably do one more year”

“Actually I think I made up my mind. I’ll probably do one more year as a bike rider.” were the first words out of Jens Voigt‘s mouth at the 2012 Larry H Miller Tour of Utah press conference on Monday afternoon, Though the signs were there that the 40-year old Radioshack-Nissan rider would continue in…

One on One with Jeff Louder

Want to find Jeff Louder during a race? Look for him at the front working for his team or off the front , in a break. Fierce competitor, the man has a take no prisoner attitude and can be vocal when he doesn’t like what’s going on during a race. Off the bike, the 34-year…

How to Follow Tour of Utah via Social Media, Web, TV

There are more ways than ever before to follow the eighth edition of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, be it on twitter, web or smart phone – and on tv. Information is available via the official outlets, the teams, the riders and yours truly. Starting Tuesday, the 2012 Tour of Utah features 17 …

Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge cut from three days to one crit

Bad news. The organizers of the Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge announced that due to a lack of funds the three-day stage race has been reduced to a one-day criterium for the second-year event. The crit will be held on August 22, just before the men finish that day’s Gunnison-to-Aspen stage of the USA Pro Cycling…

Armstrong – “It’s a dream”

Defending champion Kristin Armstrong dominated from start to finish to win the gold medal in the women’s time trial at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The American clocked a time of 37 minutes and 34 seconds on the 29-km course. Germany’s Judith Ardnt was second, 15 seconds slower and a further seven seconds back was…

Hughes – “that’s the best I had in the legs”

After retiring from speedskating, Clara Hughes decided to remain a high-level athlete to race the time trial at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Earlier today, the Canadian rider gave it all she had to finish 5th, clocking a time of 38 minutes and 28 seconds on the 29-km course. USA’s Kristin Armstrong was the fastest…