Posted on 10. Jun, 2013 by lyne.
Almost one year ago, after climbing his way to the biggest win of his career on the Queen Stage at the Tour de Beauce, Matt Cooke thought that finally everything was coming together for him. On his second year with the UCI Continental squad, Team Exergy, his future looked bright. A few months later, the [...]
Posted on 16. May, 2013 by stephanie.
Three minutes into Stage 5 of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, former Taiwan national champion Chun Kai Feng (Champion System Pro Cycling) joined Thomas De Gendt (Vacansoleil-DCM) and Carter Jones (Bissell Pro Cycling) in a long, sustained break. The break worked well together but was absorbed with 50 km to go. Feng did the [...]
Posted on 16. May, 2013 by lyne.
Not only did Janier Acevedo outclimb everyone to claim the victory on stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California but his Team Jamis-Hagens Berman p/s Sutter Home has been able to successfully defend his yellow jersey for the past two days. A first for a UCI Continental team in the eight years of the [...]
Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by lyne.
Yesterday, the UCI issued the first Cyclocross Rankings of the 2012/13 season. These rankings are of prime importance as they dictate the position of rider on the start grid of UCI races. Time to take a close look (once again) at how they are calculated. Last season, the UCI not only returned to a 12-month [...]
Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by pressrelease.
Back in November 2011, Luke Keough called it when he said that 2012 would be huge. In his second year with Team SmartStop- p/b Mt Khakis, Keough claimed for the second year in a row the overall elite and under23 USA Crits titles, as well as winning the Terrapin Athens Twilight Criterium, a race he [...]
Posted on 17. Sep, 2012 by pressrelease.
Wearing the Canadian Maple Leaf uniform, Hugo Houle place 13th in the U23 Time Trial race as the UCI Road World Championships continued today in Limburg, the Netherlands. Houle, a member of Canadian-based Pro Continental squad Team SpiderTech, rode solo to the finish line after 36km of racing with a time 48:08.64, showing a time [...]
Posted on 04. Sep, 2012 by lyne.
It’s that time of year again, the so-called silly season – though there really is nothing silly about it – when riders and teams announce transfer news and contract renewals. Here’s a quick roundup of the info so far: Merger. The biggest news has to be the merger of the Inferno Racing and On The [...]
Posted on 25. Aug, 2012 by lyne.
On Friday’s stage at the USA Pro Challenge, Champion System Pro Cycling Team’s Biao Liu ignited the main break that stayed away for 175 of the 189.7-km stage. Going into the stage, Champion System General Manager Ed Beamon said he wanted one of his three Chinese riders to get into the early break. Shortly after the [...]
Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by lyne.
Keeping under the radar, Lucas Euser of the Spidertech p/b C10 squad has been having a great ride so far at the USA Pro Challenge. He’s been keeping up with the pre-race favorites and sits in 11th place overall at only 17 seconds down from yellow jersey Tejay van Garderen (BMC). “I think at the [...]