Men’s NRC Standings Tighter After Charlotte Crit And Tour de Nez

While the two criteriums, Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium and Tour de Nez, tightened the NRC men’s individual and team standings, Francisco Mancebo (Realcyclist.com) and BISSELL remain on top. No changes to top 5 in the women’s individual standings led by Janel Holcomb while her squad Colavita/Forno d’Asolo padded its commanding lead in the team standings.

Nicole Duke Joins Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com

The Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com Professional Cyclocross Team has added the final piece to its puzzle, adding Masters National Champion Nicole Duke to the team. After a breakout season in 2010, Duke will eye continued domestic success, while also dipping her toe in international waters. Duke, a Florida native, originally from Boulder, Colorado, joins Swiss…

Sweet Solo Win For Pierce At Tour de Nez

In front of an enthusiastic crowd, Amber Pierce (Diadora-Pasta Zara) soloed to win the Tour de Nez, which for the first time was on the NRC for women. A sweet win in her hometown of Reno, Nevada was made even sweeter by the way she did. Planning a counter-attack after a prime sprint, Pierce took…

Ramsey Solo’s To Win Tour de Nez

Taking advantage of a lull in the attacking, Daniel Ramsey (Full Circle) took a solo flyer on an unexpected portion of the course to win the Tour de Nez on Sunday, an NRC criterium. With a bit less than 30 minutes to go, Ramsey attacked on a somewhat unexpected spot on the course, right before…

Holcomb Back On Top Of NRC

Janel Holcomb (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) is back on top of NRC women’s individual standings after winning Cascade Cycling Classic. Francisco Mancebo (Realcyclist.com) remains the NRC leader after claiming his third NRC stage race. Bissell and Colavita/Forno d’Asolo increased its lead in the team standings.

Interbike Bringing ‘Circulus’ to September Show

Celebrating urban, fixed and track bike culture, Interbike is installing Portland Design Works‘ Circulus, a 132-foot circumference (40.2m), 45-degree wooden mini-velodrome inside the Sands Expo and Convention Center. Sponsored by Paved magazine, Yakima, All-City Cycles and Portland Design Works Ciculus Poster(PDW), Circulus will be the site of multiple events at the Interbike Expo in Las…

Holcomb, Mancebo Win Overall At Cascade

The pressure was put on the yellow jersey on the final stage of the BMC Cascade Cycling Classic. The combination of a tough hilly circuit, temperatures in the high 90s, fast pace and non-stop attacking led to a late break sticking in both the men’s and womens’ races with different outcomes. Though isolated on the…

Hall, Bush Win Aggressive Cascade Crit

In both the men’s and women’s Downtown Twilight Criterium, the pace was very fast and the winner came out of a break but that’s where the similarities end. Lauren Hall (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) outsprinted her breakmates for the win in stage 5 of the BMC Cascade Cycling Classic while USA U23 Crit Champion Rob Bush (Chipotle…