BMC To Race In Utah

Earlier today, BMC announced that they would field a 5-rider squad at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, scheduled to take place next month, August 17-22, 2010. Salt Lake City native and current resident Jeff Louder will be joined by three-time national road champion George Hincapie and fellow Americans Chris Barton and Chris Butler…

Mara Abbott 1st American to win overall Giro Donne

Mara Abbott (Boulder, Colo./Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY 12) riding for the USA Cycling Women’s National Development Program, won the overall Giro Donne today in Italy. The 25-year-old soloed to wins in stages 8 and 9 and finished in the main pack in Sunday’s final stage 10 to win the race’s general classification. The team…

Team VBF Takes over USA Crit Series Lead

Allar sprints to 2nd at Iron Hill Twilight; Cash and Roettger contest NRC’s Grand Cycling Classic Erica Allar set her sights on the USA Crits Series overall leader’s jersey after finishing third at Athens Terrapin Twilights. Allar raced Athens, the first of the five races that make up the women’s series, in April. Three months…

On Tap: Grand Cycling Classic

Interesting battle is shaping up in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday for the 4th Grand Cycling Classic presented by Herman Miller. One team, the defending team, is sponsored by Grand Rapids-based BISSELL. Another team includes a Tasmanian who won in 2007 and now resides in Grand Rapids. They will meet on a 1.2-km 6-corner circuit…

the week that was

News from the week ending July 9. Bad news from Univest Grand Prix and Tour de Toona. Two new riders, Amaël Moinard and Greg Van Avermaet to BMC. CalGiant Cross Team. Canada’s long-list for Elite Women and U23 Men for Worlds.

SpectaCross Announces 3 Clinics

Organizers of the New Jersey State Fair SpectaCross have announced details of no fewer than three clinics that will take place in conjunction with the race on August 6-7. SpectaCross may take place in the middle of the summer, but organizers see the date as an important bridge to the traditional autumn cyclocross season. “For…

Universal Sports Televising Nature Valley Grand Prix

One of the most exciting editions in the history of the Nature Valley Grand Prix, the top-ranked race on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar, will be broadcast on Universal Sports, sharing nationally what fans in eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin enjoyed in person last month. The hour-long program will air on Universal Sports at…

Cycle-Smart Grassroots Cyclo-Cross Team

With cyclo-cross season close at hand, Cycle-Smart President Adam Myerson is opening up the doors to the Cycle-Smart’s grassroots cyclo-cross team. All of Adam’s personal cyclo-cross sponsors are on board to back the amateur program. For years Cycle-Smart has been an asset to aspiring cyclists’ training goals and racing preparation. The company has long been…

Cheatley Takes Over NRC Lead

Overall winner of Fitchburg-Longsjo Classic, Cath Cheatley (Colavita/Baci) takes over the lead in the NRC women standings with Team VBF still lead the team competition. No changes on the men’s side, Luis Amaran and his Jamis/Sutter Home team still top the men’s standings.

Tour de New York Canceled

Another race bites the dust, unfortunately. The Tour de New York can now be added to the list of races canceled this year due to economic difficulties. The UCI 2.2 Men’s race originally scheduled from Aug 7 to 11 was to showcase the beautiful Western and Finger Lakes Regions of Upstate New York. Tour de…

USGP Dates and Venue Change

Early July means that it’s time for some cross news right? As it’s been rumored, the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) have moved the third race of the series to Fort Collins, Colorado in November. Katerina Nash (Luna) dominated the series last year, winning six of out the eight races on her way to…

Vennell, Shanks Win Longsjo TT

Jeremy Vennell (BISSELL) set the fastest time at the Fitchburg Longsjo Classic Time Trial with David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit) taking over the lead with one stage to go. In the women’s race, Alison Shanks (New Zealand National Team) was the fastest with Cath Cheatley (Colavita/Baci) still leading the race.

Cheatley Solidies Lead, Passeron Takes Over In Fitchburg

Passeron attacks. Frenchman Aurélien Passeron (Garneau Club Chaussures) attacked a large breakaway group in the final mile and a half of the 98-mile Wachusett Mountain Road Race to solo to victory in stage 2 of the Fitchburg Lonsjo Classic. David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit) finished second at 16 seconds back and Paul Mach (BISSELL) was third…