Mardis Cyclistes Saputo de Lachine

Thirty-three years ago, using a rock to draw the start/finish line, seven friends got together on a Tuesday evening in Lachine, Québec, Canada to race their bikes. One of those riders was Joseph “Tino” Rossi, an immigrant from Supino, Italy. Friends still get together to race on Tuesday evenings in the balmy summer) but it’s…

Alison Starnes – A Force to Reckon With

“It will be okay, I’m trying to keep my strength up.” said Alison Starnes (TIBCO/To The Top) who went down hard on stage 1 of the Cascade Cycling Classic on July 21 2010. Two days after, while waiting for her flight to take her home in Northern California, Starnes described the crash. “It was a…

the week that was

News for the week ending July 23: Canada and South Africa name teams for 2010 Commonwealth Games. Canada and USA squad for Junior Road Worlds and Junior Track Worlds. Jesse Sergent to Radioshack as stagiaire.

Day, Willock Fastest In Cascade TT

Australian Ben Day (Fly V Australia) and Canadian Erinne Willock (Webcor) clocked the fastest time in the Skyliners Time Trial p/b Hutch’s Bicycles, stage 2 of the Cascade Cycling Classic. Second in the TT Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) takes over lead. Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare) finished 3rd and holds on to the lead.

Dramatic Finish on Tap for Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

The individual, sprint and team classifications remain up for grabs with one race remaining in the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series. The 30th edition of the Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic begins Tuesday. The six-day event is the longest consecutively run elite stage race in the United States. In the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series individual…

Cheatley, Amaran Maintain NRC Lead

The only NRC race – for men only – this weekend, the Boise Twilight Crit, brought no changes to the top of the NRC leaderboard. Luis Amaran, Alison Powers and their respective teams, Jamis/Sutter Home and Team VBF are still in the lead.

J.A.M.ming at the Gran Fundo

Photo gallery of the first annual Gran Fundo, a J.A.M. production.  J.A.M. is a fund created by good friends Jeremy Powers (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda), Alec Donahue and Mukunda Feldman with a mission to help motivated, young cyclists reach their potential both on and off the bike, all while not being limited by finances. Saturday…

Ride Of A Lifetime At Nature Valley

Every year,  a unique experience is provided to 12 amateur riders, 6 men and 6 women, to compete alongside against the country’s top men and women professional bicycle racers at the Nature Valley Grand Prix, the premier race race on the 2010 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar. “It’s been a great experience for me to…

Kiesanowski looks back at Grand victory

Joanne Kiesanowski of Team TIBCO/To the Top took her first NRC victory of the season last Saturday at the Grand Cycling Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “It was a good race, and good to get my first NRC win of the year,” she said. In a repeat of her Sea Otter Circuit Race victory of…

Team Type 1 Ready For Tough Race in China

Team Type 1 will send a mix of proven climbers and the most successful rider with Type 1 diabetes in professional cycling to China for the Tour of Qinghai Lake. King of the Mountains champions Thomas Rabou (Amgen Tour of California) and Davide Frattini (Redlands Bicycle Classic) will be joined by Javier Megias, one of…

KBS Sweeps Tour de Delta

The Canadian branch of KBS Pro Cycling continued their hot streak in British Columbia on Sunday, with Zach Bell, David Veilleux, and Ryan Anderson forming an all-green podium at the White Spot Road Race to take the GC crown once and for all. Bell was part of an early 10-man breakaway, then rode away during…

Weekend Recap

A quick recap of the weekend races. Kiwis Rule Grand Cycling Classic. USA CRITs weekend shakes up standings. Kelly Benefit Dominates Tour de Delta.

Clarke sprints to 3rd at Grand Cycling Classic

Hilton Clarke of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis took 3rd place in the Grand Cycling Classic on Saturday, taking 2nd in a bunch sprint that just about caught race winner Patrick Bevin (Bissell) on the line. “We were really close to catching him,” said Karl Menzies of UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis. “I…