Day Shines Again In San Dimas

Australian Ben Day did it again at San Dimas Stage Race. He and his new squad, the Kenda/5-Hour Energy team, reeled in every move in the 90-minute Incycle/Cannondale Old Town Grand Prix to bring it down to a bunch sprint. Day was never worried as his boys as he calls them had everything in control.…

HTC-HighRoad Double Up At San Dimas

The HTC-High Road team executed perfectly in the third and final stage of the San Dimas Stage Race. The first order of business was defending the slim 8-second lead of yellow jersey of Amber Neben. What better to do it than to win the stage and grab the bonus seconds? That’s exactly what they did.…

Borrajo Dedicates Win To Late Brother

Outsprinting the field, an emotional Anibal Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) raised his arms, pointed to the sky claimed the win at stage 2 of the San Dimas Stage Race. The victory was dedicated to his brother Armando who tragically passed away last December. Ben Day remains in yellow with one stage to go.

Logan-Sprenger Delivers 1-2 For Colavita At San Dimas

The plan came together for the Colavita Forno d’Asolo team at stage 2 of the San Dimas Stage Race. Lap after lap, the squad attacked but were reeled in until finally, Heather Logan-Sprenger was able to get away to solo to victory.  Putting the cherry on top, the team led out Teresa Cliff-Ryan for second…

Day Does It Again At San Dimas TT

For the third year in a row, Ben Day set the fastest time at the 6 km (3.74 mi) Chaffey Auto Body Mountain Time Trial to grab the leader’s jersey after the first stage of the San Dimas Stage Race. Day stopped the clock at 12:48.74 after climbing the twisty road beating his time from…

Neben Leads 1-2 Punch at San Dimas Opener

Continuing where they left off last year, the HTC-High Road women took control of the San Dimas Stage Race by taking the top 2 in the opener, the Chaffey Auto Body Mountain Time Trial. Former Time Trial World Champion and 2000 overall SDSR winner, Amber Neben clocked the fastest time of 15:09 over the 6…

Broken Ribs But Spirit Whole For Holloway

Less than three weeks ago, US Criterium Champion Daniel Holloway of the Kelly Benefit Stategies-OptumHealth, crashed hard on stage 1 of  the 6-stage Jelajah Malaysia; at full speed, he went head first into a concrete trench. Broken ribs and a lung contusion forced him to stay  in  Malaysia for two weeks before it was safe…

Quebec Withdraws Bid For World Championships

Surprising news: Québec City has withdrawn its bid to host the 2015 UCI Road World Championships. Race organizer Serge Arsenault told Radio Canada that, at a cost of 20 million dollars, the event was simply too expensive. With no assistance provided by the provincial and federal governments, Arsenault decided to withdraw the bid. The UCI…

New Road Cycling League in Southeastern PA

The growing popularity of bicycle riding and racing throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania is the impetus behind the Road Cycling League Super Series, a six-weekend, eight-day series of bicycle road races in Chester and Lancaster County communities this spring, beginning March 26 and running through July 4. Each weekend event is sanctioned by USA Cycling, the national…

USA Cycling Reverses Radio Ban Decision

Eleven days ago, USA Cycling has announced their decision to permit race radios at NRC race and reverse the ban instituted the previous year. That decision went  against UCI rule. Well it didn’t take long for the UCI to apply pressure and today, USA Cycling reversed  its decision  and race radios will once again be…

Trebon Talks New Team And Future

After seven successful years with Kona, Ryan Trebon along with friend, mechanic and road manager Dusty Labarr have struck out on their own. Their goal is to create a long-term program to offer a viable option to racers that want to focus on cyclocross. “It is what I want to do because I think right…

A Motivated Wamsley Is Ready For 2011

At the beginning of 2010, Kyle Wamsley stated that after his successes in crit racing, he was now going for results in stage races. In his first year with the BISSELL Pro Cycling, he seemed poised to achieve his goal with a strong start of the season that included a podium at SRAM Tour of…

What Would You Do To Revamp Cycling?

In an interview with BBC Sport, Jonathan Vaughters, who is both  president of the Association of Pro Tour and Pro Continental teams (AIGCP) and director of the Garmin-Cervelo Pro Team, delivered a 10-point list to revamp cycling. (Read it here) I find that his list, perhaps understandingly, focuses on the Pro Teams and does not…