Hanson Nails The Sprint At Brady Village Crit

It seemed like deja vu for the men’s race on Saturday night at the St Francis Tulsa Tough. Once again, the skies opened up during the cat 1/2 race held just before the pro/1 men’s start at 9pm. Would it be another crashtastic criterium? thankfully no, even though the roads were still a bit wet…

Late Race Attack Nabs Brady Crit For Crowell

The second day racing at the St Francis Tulsa Tough continued where it had left off, with more attacks. After a few laps of shuffling and re-shuffling at the front for positioning, the speed started to ramp up and Now-Novartis for MS made its move sending Anne Samplonius off the front. The reaction was swift…

Staying Upright in Tulsa

Last night’s men pro/1 Blue Dome Criterium was simply a crashfest. The riders went down on the second turn on the first lap and didn’t stop until the finale. It might be easier to say who didn’t go down than who did in the 135-rider field in the first race of the St Francis Tulsa…

On Tap: St Francis Tulsa Tough

A matter of heat this weekend in Tulsa, OK. Hot crit racing, loud enthusiastic crowds and big purse this weekend at the St Francis Tulsa Tough, $50K for the pro/1 men and $30K for the pro 1/2 women in the 3-day omnium event which is on the NRC for the men, as 2.5.1 race but…

Focus On the Road For Anthony

For many, 2011 was decision time, time to make a choice, cross or road, road or cross? Jesse Anthony of the Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team, made the tough call and chose road. The 25-year old (soon to be 26)  has bot only a new focus this year but an increased motivation. After coming close, very…

Nature Valley Pro Ride Team Is Complete

The rosters are set for the 13 elite amateur bicycle racers who won spots – “American Idol” style – on the Nature Valley Pro Ride teams, earning the opportunity to compete against professionals next week at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. Jane Weakley of Kettering, Ohio, and Brandon Feehery of Homewood, Ill., were the final…

2011 Canadian Road Nationals Video Preview

2011 Canadian Road Nationals Video Preview

A closer look at the Elite Road Race course for the 2011 Immunity-FX Canadian National Road Championships. The 12-km circuit features the notorious Rattlesnake Point climb. Pro rider Andrew Randell of Team SpiderTech p/b C10 and race organizer Craig Fagan offer a preview of what to expect. ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz4PoEdh04E Both the elite women’s and men’s road…

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Route

The route is now known for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, the UCI 2.1 stage race held in Colorado  on August 22-28, 2011. For its inaugural edition, the race starts off with a prologue, then adds a mountain-top finish, two 12,000-foot peaks – Independence Pass and Cottonwood Pass – in one stage, an uphill time…

World Champ Bronzini Wins Liberty Classic

The Liberty Classic had everything needed for a great bike race — a long solo breakaway, a calculated chase by the field and a dramatic field sprint seeing the current world champion Giorgia Bronzini (Colavita Forno d’Asolo) winning ahead of Shelley Olds (Diadora Pasta Zara) and Jennifer Purcell (Team Danbury Audi) in two hours, 28…