Amanda Miller Wins Stage 3 In Germany

American Amanda Miller attacked out of the breakaway on the final lap to win stage 3 of the Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen today. Swedish National Champion Emma Johansson (Hitec Products – UCK) remains in the yellow leader’s jersey with a seven second lead on Amber Neben (HTC-HighRoad). This marks Miller’s second individual international win this…

Grajales, McGrath Climb Into Yellow Jersey At Cascade

With time gaps still tight after a short prologue, the 74-mile (119-km) McKenzie Pass Road Race with two decisive climbs  put the stage winner into the leader’s jersey on Wednesday at the Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic. Women. Kristin McGrath (Peanut Butter & CO Twenty12) outsprinted her breakmates at the top of the 10-mile…

Whitten, Antogna Win Cascade Cycling Classic Prologue

World Track Champion Tara Whitten of Team TIBCO/To the Top won her second consecutive opening prologue, this time powering to the win to open the Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic on Tuesday evening.Her first prologue win came at Tour de Toona a few weeks earlier. With an average speed of 31.03 mph (49.93 kmph),…

Chicago-Area NRC Race Originally Slated For August 21 Cancelled

The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) event originally scheduled in Evanston, IL on August 21st has been cancelled. Organizers of the Evanston Grand Prix previously announced an event date change, due to contractual issues, which forced the race’s removal from the NRC schedule – as originally reported by ChicagoBikeRacing.com. Local Chicago-area and USA Cycling…

NRC Standings Going Into Cascade

With only eight events left on the NRC, the upcoming  Cascade Cycling Classic is even more important for the teams and riders battling for points. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) has been leading since winning the first race, the Redlands Bicycle Classic, back in March and it will be difficult to topple him especially as the next…

MABRAcross Unveils Top Level “Super 8” BikeReg.com Cyclocross Series

It’s no secret that cyclocross’ popularity in the Mid-Atlantic, and the nation, has exploded over the past decade. To meet the ever-growing need for autumnal skinny tire grass and dirt racing, MABRAcross, the Mid-Atlantic Bicycle Racing Association’s cyclocross arm has created something Super. Super cool. Super exciting. Supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus? Sure, why not. New for 2011 is…

Canadian Short List For Road World Championships

The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) announced today the short list of athletes named to the selection pool for the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from September 19-25, 2011. The Men’s Elite pool will be announced in August, while the complete and final Canadian contingent will be announced mid-September. Head…

Blick Family Launches “I Ride For The Kids”

Steve Blick and his family have launched “I Ride For the Kids” (www.irideforthekids.com). A portal of information inspired by sports, “I Ride For the Kids” serves as a resource for families dealing with Pediatric Cancer. One year ago, July 13th, 2010, Steve and Jennifer Blick’s four year old son Tyler was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic…

Laxson, Alzate Win Inaugural UBC Grand Prix

ShoShani Laxson (Trek Red Truck Racing p/b Mosaic Homes), Carlos Alzate (Team Exergy) win inaugural UBC Grand Prix; Newest BC Superweek race big hit with fans and cyclist report by BC Superweek A couple of two-rider breakaways provided the winners of both the men’s and women’s race at the inaugural Original 16 UBC Grand Prix…

Bissell Back On Top Of NRC Team Standings After Toona

A stage win and four riders in the top 10 overall at the 2.4 Tour de Toona hoisted the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team back to the top of the NRC team standings. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) and Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) remain atop the individual standings with nine events to go on the USA Cycling’s National Racing Calendar (NRC). Colavita/Forno d’Asolo increased its commanding lead in the women’s team standings.

Escuela Takes Sprint At San Rafael Twilight Crit

It was a battle between sprinter’s teams and lone wolves at the San Rafael Twilight Criterium on Saturday. In the end the sprinters won with Ricky Escuela (Full Circle) winning the bunch sprint ahead of Rahsaan Bahati (SKLZ/Pista Palace), making it the third year in a row that Bahati took second. Eric Marcotte (SKLZ/Pista Palace)…

Nankervis, Gendron Win Tour de Delta Brenco Criterium

Australian Nankervis returns to race that jump-started career with win at Tour de Delta; Winnipeg’s Gendron survives crash to make it two straight women’s wins as BC Superweek continues Report by Tour de Delta The first time Australian Tommy Nankervis came to BC Superweek back in 2005 it jumpstarted his professional road cycling career. He…