Nash Easily Repeats as CrossVegas Champion

Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) easily repeated as the CrossVegas winner. She and team mate Georgia Gould separated themselves from the field early on. Nash then lifted her tempo and maintained a significant lead for most of the race. “Georgia and I were working together keeping the gap,” stated Nash. “Perhaps I was keeping a…

Cal Giant/Specialized CycloCross Team Presentation

Cal Giant/Specialized presented their 2011-12 Cyclocross team to a very enthusiastic crowd of fans and friends at Spokesman Bicycles in Santa Cruz. Team Director Anthony Gallino introduced each rider. The 2011-12 team will be Cody Kaiser (El Dorado Hills, CA), Meredith Miller (Fort Collins, CO), Justin Robinson (Santa Cruz, CA), Teal Stetson-Lee (Durango, CO), and…

@JeremyPowers and 140 Characters

Jeremy Powers is that unique professional cyclist who competes both during the road season for the Jelly Belly Cycling Team presented by Kenda and in the 2011 cyclocross season for the Rapha-Focus Cyclocross Team. Powers had a very successful 2010. Not only did he win the overall jersey at the Green Mountain Stage Race during…

@neilroad And 140 Characters

Neil Browne alerts all who follow him on Twitter, “WARNING: requires a sense of humor.” That is the essence of his Twitter feed. Browne, a former editorial director of a national cycling magazine, now a free lance journalist and founder of Carolina Cycling News, disseminates information and humor daily…if not hourly. “I got into Twitter really…

Horner Will Not be Denied

Chris Horner (RadioShack) began the Stage 4 ready to tackle the field. “It should be a really exciting day. Year’s past when we went over this pass it’s been quite exciting with a lot of destruction. There will be destruction not only on Sierra but also on Hamilton. Both should be very exciting. I prefer…

Riders Thoughts On The Weather Impact

Due to extreme weather conditions and potentially unsafe roads, Stage 1 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California was cancelled just before the riders were about to begin the race. Stage 2 was shortened and the start moved to Nevada City. We caught up with a few riders to get their thoughts on the last 24 hours.

@BMCProTeam And 140 Characters

We last reported on Jonathan Vaughters’ (@Vaughters), CEO and Director Sportif, Garmin Cervelo, conversational use of Twitter. Vaughters uses Twitter as a communication tool. He is able to get his side of an issue directly to fans and the media. On the professional team side, BMC Racing Team is really the only professional team that…

@Vaughters And 140 Characters

We have long been advocates of social media here at PodiumInsight. We were the first site to provide live domestic race updates for both men and women races via @podium_live on Twitter and the first to provide live interactive interviews. It’s very much the way sports fans are requesting and receiving their sporting news. When…

Lisa Hunt Honored by Redlands Bicycle Classic

First started in 2000 to honor Carole King, who helped establish the Redlands Bicycle Classic, the award highlights a member of the cycling community’s outstanding sportsmanship. This year the committee selected not a rider but a team Director Sportif. Lisa Hunt, DS, Team TIBCO-To the Top, was an easy choice for this year’s Carole King…

Cliff-Ryan Sprints to Second Win at Redlands

Theresa Cliff-Ryan (Colavita Forno D’Asolo) won her second consecutive decisive sprint at the City of Redlands Criterium, stage 2 of the Redlands Bicycle Classic, this afternoon. Jen Purcell (Danbury Audi) finished in second and Chloe Hosking (HTC-Highroad) in third. More photos in the gallery. The real race drama was happening in the GC race. At…