Eckmann Aims For Podium At Cross Worlds

There was another sweep this weekend at Planet Bike Cup, Yannick Eckmann, now riding for Hot Tubes, came out all barrels firing in the Men Jr 17/18 races. On both days, he caught and passed the Masters 45+ field that had started 30 seconds prior and went on to solo to victory. The defending USGP…

Knee Is Better For Compton, Time To Race

When 6-time and reigning US National Champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) lined up at the start of the first race of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross, she barely had any training rides in her legs for the past month. Compton was forced off her bike following a crash on the Mountain Bike World…

Ryder, Ryder, Ryder!

His name was chanted all day Friday at the Grand Prix Cycliste Québec, at the team presentation, at every ascent of the cote de la Montagne, every time he crossed the start/finish line in front of 5-deep, and getting deeper, crowd. The roar was deafening when he initiated an attack to form a late race…

A Page Of Cycling History

“We showed that the Canadians are here and that they’re ready for the dance.” Directeur Sportif of Team Canada p/b Spidertech Steve Bauer said after the Grand Prix Cycliste ProTour Québec. A page of cycling history was written on Friday when Québec City hosted the first race of the ProTour on the American continent. A…

Team Canada Is Ready To Battle

Only one rider on Team Canada p/b Spidertech has raced repeatedly at ProTour events or against ProTour teams, Dominique Rollin of the Pro Continental squad Cervelo Testteam, and he is optimistic about the chances of the team in the two races coming up on home soil. “We have 2 or 3 riders that can finish…

Burke Swindlehurst (TeamGive p/b BlackBottoms) Sea Otter Classic Cross-Country

No Regrets For Swindlehurst

Feet away from the boisterous podium preparation at the Queen Stage of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, another scene was happening, also full of emotion, all silent and poignant. A lone racer, after crossing the finish line, stood immobile by the railing. A local reporter came by to ask a question, but the…

Cantwell Talks Win And More

With his win at Chris Thater Memorial Crit – which also delivered a 1-2  for his Fly V Australia team – Jonathan Cantwell capped off a hot streak of racing in the United States. Since July,  his win column includes the NRC races Boise Twilight Crit, two stage wins and the overall at the Alexian…

Confirmation For Fly V Australia

“It’s been amazing.” said Fly V Australia DS Henk Vogels about his team’s results at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. “I’d be lying if I told you that we were coming here for all the classifications, we come here to win the Tour but when you have two Top 10 Tour de France…

Wrapping Up Utah

“Before the race I was asked a question if I was coming here to win, I would stupid to say yes because I don’t have any teammates and I felt that I had a good chance to win a stage, so that’s my reply. Of course, that turns into the story of Levi is not…

Big Names for Two Canadian ProTour Races

Preliminary roster for the two Canadian ProTour races includes Sammy Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Robert Gesink (Rabobank), Ivan Basso (Liquigas-Doimo), Sylvain Chavanel (Team Quick Step), George Hincapie (BMC Racing Team), Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Transitions). 12 riders to Canadian National Team includes Will Routley (Jelly Belly pb Kenda). Sprint Challenge event unveiled. TV Schedule.

A Sweet Win For Tanner

“I was really pleased with the win on Wednesday. “ said David Tanner in an understated manner this morning as he was getting ready to go on a training ride. The 25-year old  on the Fly V Australia made his way into two breaks, worked hard on each of them and topped it off with…

Red BISSELL Wants Blue At Utah

“There’s plenty more racing to go and every day is decisive.” said Ben Jacques-Maynes of the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team. Three more days of racing – a time trial, a tough criterium and the Queen Stage – at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, to defend the blue Powerade/vitaminwater Best Young Rider jersey on…