No areo equipment for Nature Valley Time Trial

This year’s edition of the Nature Valley Grand Prix will go “old school,” with a return to Eddy Merckx-style racing for the individual time trial that opens this year’s USA Cycling National Racing Calendar event. Executive Director David LaPorte said the Nature Valley Grand Prix has opted to invoke a new USA Cycling rule that…

On Tap: Road Runner Classic

Beep beep. Billed as High Altitude Racing, a new race makes its appearance this year, the RoadRunner Classic in Albuquerque on Saturday April 24. For both men and women, the race is an omnium and features a 6.3 mile time trial in the morning, followed by a circuit race in the afternoon on the same…

On Tap: Vuelta de Bisbee

The 32nd edition of La Vuelta de Bisbee, often used as lead-up to the NRC Tour of the Gila, is on this weekend in Arizona for the pro men. The 87 riders  face a prologue and 3 stages in three days filled with climbing and wind. To make it even more interesting, a cold front…

Big Makeover for MAC’s 2010 Cross Schedule

It’s that time of year when cyclocross series start announcing their autumn programs. And, as usual, the well-organized MAC Cyclocross on America’s Eastern Seaboard is one of the first to publish a confirmed race schedule; a schedule sees the biggest makeover in many years for the venerable organization. The biggest news on the MAC tour…

Fly V Australia take over men’s NRC lead

The Fly V Australia continued their winning ways last weekend, making it three out of three events in the NRC for the Australia Continental team. First it was Ben Day winning the overall at Redlands Bicycle Classic followed by Jonathan Cantwell taking the chaotic Dana Point Grand Prix, and now it’s Ben Kersten.

Mach and Powers Win Sea Otter Circuit Race

For both the women’s and men’s 120-minute race on the Laguna Seca racetrack, the winner emerged from a break to claim victory at the Sea Otter Classic Circuit Race p/b SRAM. Alison Powers (Team VBF) used her descending skills to attack a 3-rider break to win ahead of Kat Carroll (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) and Katheryn Mattis (Webcor Builders). Taking his second win of the weekend, Paul Mach (BISSELL) attacked with 2 laps to go to solo to victory. Jared Barrilleaux (CalGiant) was second and Evan Huffman (Yahoo!) third. With videos and photos.

Watch Sunny King Crit live

The sprinters of the top men’s and women’s pro teams will light up the night in Anniston, Alabama today at the eighth Sunny King Criterium, a NRC race for both the men and women. Last year’s men’s pro winner, Karl Menzies, will be back to defend his throne with full support from his UnitedHealthcare p/b…

Jamis/Sutter Home to race in Brazil

The Jamis/Sutter Home Men’s Cycling Team presented by Colavita has been invited to race the UCI 2.2 Tour de Santa Catarina in Brazil, which begins April 21 and continues through April 25. Directeur Sportif Sebastian Alexandre made the announcement. “We are pleased to be selected for this challenging race,” said Alexandre. “Alejandro Borrajo is racing…

No Changes to NRC Standings; Dan and Teutenberg still lead

No changes to the top of the NRC standings after the second event, for men, on Sunday in Dana Point California. Australian Jonathan Cantwell (Fly V Australia) took the win after crashed-filled finale after a very physical race in Dana Point Grand Prix ahead of the Jamis/Sutter Home brothers Alejandro and Anibal Borrajo. Following the…