2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships

Can anyone beat Clara Hughes? Will the Spidertech p/b C10 numbers prevail this year? We’ll know after this weekend. An impressive field of over 200 cyclists from top cycling teams and provincial associations will be competing in the Elite road race and time Trial race at the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships held in the…

Two More Years For Mancebo With RealCyclist.com

Francisco “Paco” Mancebo (ESP) has signed a two-year contract extension with On The Rivet Management and will continue to captain the RealCyclist.com Pro Cycling Team through 2013. This news comes on the heels of Mancebo’s General Classification  win at Tour de Beauce this past weekend – his fourth GC title this season. Mancebo also sits…

There’s An App For That: Drug Search 3.0

Version 3.0 of the iPhone/iPad DrugSearch Application, from James Mattis, engineer and rider with CalGiant, is now available. DrugSearch version 3.0 updates the app with the revised 2011 WADA (World Anti-Doping Authority) list of prohibited substances and methods, along with a new subscription service that allows users to remove advertisements from the app. The DrugSearch…

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Route

The route is now known for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, the UCI 2.1 stage race held in Colorado  on August 22-28, 2011. For its inaugural edition, the race starts off with a prologue, then adds a mountain-top finish, two 12,000-foot peaks – Independence Pass and Cottonwood Pass – in one stage, an uphill time…

Veteran Line-Up Announced for KBS-OptmHealth At Philly

Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling is fielding a veteran roster for this weekends Philadelphia International Championship. With a combined 60 years of professional racing experience split among the eight-man roster, the team will be making a push for the podium at the oldest and longest running one-day event in America. The roster features seven out…

No Changes To Top Of NRC Standings

With only one NRC event on the calendar this past weekend, and only for men, the standings remain mostly unchanged. RealCyclist.com’s Francisco Mancebo leads the men’s individual standings while BISSELL tops the team classification with PureBlack Racing moving up. Colavita-Forno d’Asolo continues to lead the women’s team and individual standings with Janel Holcomb.

16 Teams For 2011 Tour of Utah

A total of 16 teams will be racing at the 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, which in its seventh edition is on the UCI America Tour calendar with a 2.1 ranking. Scheduled for August 9-14, the six-day stage race, is is one of just three 2.1-rated, or higher, stage races in the U.S.;…

Telenet Fidea Cycling Team to Cross After Dark

Two-time cyclocross World Champion Bart Wellens will begin his 2011 cyclocross season in the U.S. by racing the opening two rounds of the new Cross After Dark national cyclocross series. Wellens and his Telenet Fidea teammate Rob Peeters, both of Belgium, will make U.S. cyclocross debuts at Cross After Dark Race 1, CrossVegas on September…

Final Nature Valley Pro Ride Qualifier This Weekend

Only two spots remain to be filled on the Nature Valley Pro Ride women’s and men’s teams for this year’s Nature Valley Grand Prix. Cycling’s version of “American Idol” wraps up with the Quad Cities Memorial Weekend Omnium, which consists of three long-standing criteriums in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. The top amateur man and…

The DS Corner – Post California

A simple question ‘Are you satisfied’ to four of the Continental teams DS on the last day of the Amgen Tour of California. See what Jonas Carney (Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth), Frankie Andreu (Kenda/5-Hour Energy), Danny Van Haute (Jelly Belly) and Omer Kem (BISSELL) had to say.