Cliff-Ryan Easily Wins Sprint At Beaumont

With a brilliant lead out from teammate Cath Cheatley (Colavita Forno D’Asolo), Theresa Cliff-Ryan easily won the bunch sprint finish at the City of Beaumont Circuit Road Race. Today was stage one of the Redlands Bicycle Classic. She won ahead of Christina Gokey-Smith (Rouse Bicycles), who finished in second, and third place Jennifer Purcell (Danbury…

Mancebo Narrowly Wins Sun Time Trial

Francisco Mancebo (Real Cyclist.com) narrowly won the Redlands Bicycle Classic’s Sun Time Trial this afternoon. Mancebo won the uphill prologue by less than one second ahead of Ben Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL Pro Cycling), who finished in second. Two-time US Pro Time Trial Champion, Chris Baldwin (Juwi Solar-First Solar) was in third. Only four seconds separated the…

Neben Wins Tough Uphill Redlands Prologue

On a tough a five-kilometer uphill Sun Time Trial, former UCI World Time Trial Champion, Amber Neben (HTC Highroad) threw down the gauntlet with a solid win. This was her 5th career Redlands Prologue win. Teammate and current US Time Trial Champion, Evelyn Stevens was eight seconds behind in second. Team TIBCO-To The Top’s Erinne…

A Ride to Remember Carla Swart

On Wednesday, January 19, 2011, Carla Swart was tragically killed. While training in her native country of South Africa, she was hit by a truck. Swart was a talented rider, the first collegiate rider to win titles in mountain bike, track, road racing and cyclo cross. She was very much a rising cycling star and…

Teutenberg Wins Stage and Starnes Stays in Yellow

Ina Teutenberg (HTC-HighRoad) out sprinted Pascale Maria Schnider (RED Team) and Lauren Tamayo (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12) on a rainy Almond Blossom Road Race, the final stage of the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic. Teutenberg attempted to break from the Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12 controlled peloton in lap two but Tetrick Starnes took…

Miller Wins a Tough Uphill Sprint at MERCO

Amanda Miller (HTC-Highroad) sprinted to a win at Stage 1 of the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic. This new 58-mile Merced Immigration District Road Race  had challenging climbs and a very tough uphill finish. Miller’s teammate Ina Teutenberg attacked early on and stayed clear for almost the entire stage allowing Miller to remain fresh for…

Luna Riders Dominate Stanley Portland Cup

Katerina Nash, Georgia Gould and Amy Dombroski completed a total Luna podium on the second day of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Stanley Portland Cup. The three Luna team mates were off the front from the start of the race. Nash then put some distance into second place and USGP overall winner Gould,…

Johnson Dominates New Belgium Cup

By the third lap, USGP leader Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) had dispatched all his competitors on his way to a dominant solo win at Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross New Belgium Cup. Lap after lap, he attacked the course increasing his lead to 40 seconds by the time he crossed the line high-fiving the boisterous…

Compton Easily Wins New Belgium Cup

Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) grabbed the lead early and held on to it to easily to win the second day of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross New Belgium Cup. “The course was a little different today,” stated Compton. “I could apply more power and I felt better today. I did not make as…

CalGiant Ready For Cross

On a beautiful Northern California evening, Cal Giant/Specialized presented their 2010-11 Cyclocross team to a very enthusiastic crowd of fans and friends at Spokesman Bicycles in Santa Cruz. Team Director Anthony Gallino introduced each rider and Specialized representatives Matt Jespersen and Andrew Frasca talked about the Team issue SRAM Powered S-works Carbon Crux and Alloy…

Armstrong Responds to Doping Allegations from Landis

Four years after Floyd Landis declared his innocence, and after being stripped of the 2006 Tour de France yellow jersey, Landis is now admitting to systematic doping. In several emails sent to cycling and anti-doping officials, he has also implicated several cyclists, including seven-time Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong. Read more about the allegations…