18 ProTeams Include Garmin-Cervélo, RadioShack, HTC & BMC

The UCI finally announced the list of teams registered in the first division, known as ProTeams, for 2011. The USA will have 4 teams at the highest level, Garmin-Cervélo, RadioShack, HTC & BMC and both Geox-TMC (Spain) and Cofidis Le Crédit en ligne (France) were denied ProTeams status and relegated to ProContinental. That means that…

New Team For 2011: Primal/MapMyRIDE Professional Women’s Racing p/b BH Bikes

A new women’s team, the Primal/MapMyRIDE Professional Women’s Racing powered by BH Bikes, joins the peloton in 2011: the Primal/MapMyRIDE Professional Women’s Racing p/b BH Bikes. Primal Wear, a leading designer and manufacturer of branded and custom cycling apparel, today announced the official launch of Primal/MapMyRIDE Professional Women’s Racing powered by BH Bikes. The formation…

Rule Changes From USA Cycling

The USCF Board of Trustees met Nov. 6 to discuss and vote on proposed rule changes for the 2011 road, track and cyclo-cross season. While numerous items were introduced by the Trustee representatives, the most significant legislation passed was the addition of a singlespeed national championship category for cyclo-cross and a rewrite of the rules…

Gould, Johnson Lead USGP

With one weekend and two races to go in the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Georgia Gould (Luna) has a solid hold on the overall while Tim Johnson (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) leads in tight race with his teammate Jeremy Powers

RealCyclist.com Launches Men’s Pro Team for 2011

As cycling fanatics everywhere speculate on next year’s cycling season, RealCyclist.com, — an online retailer of premium road bikes, components, accessories and apparel — confirms: there will be a RealCyclist.com Professional Cycling Team in 2011. This UCI Continental pro cycling team will compete in National Racing Calendar events in North America. All UCI-required documents and…

Roberge Joins Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12

Peanut Butter & Co.TWENTY12 Women’s Professional Cycling Team announced today that Giana Roberge will take the reins as director for the team as Kristin Armstrong steps into the racing arena. Armstrong thrilled fans last month when she went public with her decision to return to the peloton to defend her Olympic and World Championship Gold…

UCI3 Harbin Park CX Economic Impact Close to 200K

Cross racing has been part of Harbin Park, OH since 1996, with 15 riders attending the first race way back then. In 2010, over 500 registered riders made the trip for the third race of Cincinnati’s UCI3 Cyclocross Festival. The impact was positive for the area, according to the Fairfield, Ohio Chamber of Commerce Newsletter,…

Gatch’s Tight Ship

Ohio’s John Gatch may be one of the most qualified people to take command of the organization of a cyclocross race in all of North America. Gatch has decades of experience at the top levels of cycling, including stints as a mechanic on Lance Armstrong’s Team Motorola and as Technical Director for the Tour Dupont…

Jamis/Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team Roster for 2011

The Jamis/Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team is ready to ride for 2011. Jamis/Sutter Home has retained its core squad, led by NRC Champion Luis Amaran, and added new criterium and climbing talent. As previously announced, Amaran, brothers Alejandro and Anibal Borrajo, Tyler Wren, and Jamey Driscoll have re-signed for the 2011 season. Also returning to…

Buerkle and Dombrowski Notch Wins At All Hallows Cross

Haymarket Bicyles-SEAVS continued its domination of the top podium spot at BikeReg.com MABRAcross series races with several victories at Saturday’s All Hallows Cross. Race organizer Pax Velo offered Mid-Atlantic cyclocross racers a challenging course, and mother nature pitched in with a perfect day. In its second year, All Hallows Cross featured several course changes that…

Champion System MAC Season Update

This Saturday’s non-UCI First State Velo Sport Xross at Fair Hill Maryland looms large in the Champion System MAC Series as the Elite Men’s and Women’s points leaders both have the opportunity to mathematically clinch season championships. But any points drama missing from the pro classes is more than made up for in MAC’s amateur…

Team Type 1 Gets Pro Continental Status for 2011

Team Type 1 will race as a UCI registered Professional Continental team for the 2011 season, cycling’s governing body said on Tuesday in an email to the team. “We got the official email today, so it has been really exciting for us around the office all morning,” said Director Sportif Vassili Davidenko. “The whole process…

BISSELL Pro Cycling Announces 2011 Team

The BISSELL Pro Cycling Team announced that it will continue as a continental team in 2011, with three new and 10 returning riders, in addition to former riders joining the team’s management. BISSELL Homecare, Inc. will return as the team’s owner and title sponsor, extending its eight-year relationship with professional cycling and emphasizing its commitment…