New Title Sponsor for MAC Cross Series

With just one month remaining until officially kicking off the 2010/2011 international cyclocross season in Pennsylvania on September 11, the Mid-Atlantic Championship Cyclocross Series (better known as MAC) has announced a new title sponsorship with Champion System Sportswear, a leader in custom technical custom apparel. The 11-race series, which stretches from the tip of New…

CCA Announces Partnership With LOOK

LOOK RETURNS TO CANADIAN CYCLING ASSOCIATION TO HELP ATHLETES WIN Bikes and accessories maker return to support as Canadian Cycling continues to grow The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) is proud to announce a new partnership with LOOK, a high performance bicycle and accessory maker from France. After a few years of separation, LOOK and the…

2010 NRC to end with Chris Thater Memorial

The US 10K Classic, set for September 6, is no longer an official USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) event. Previously set as the women’s NRC finale, the race has been removed from the schedule due to a reduction in prize money below USA Cycling’s minimum requirement. The issue with the prize money was first…

Team Canada for MTB World Championships

Canada hosts event for the third time in history; World’s best to ride hills of Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC The Mountain Bike World Championships are the biggest annual Mountain Bike event in the world in terms of importance. Over 850 competitors from 50 nations are expected to arrive in Québec City for the event. Over 1000 volunteers…

the week that was

News for the week ending August 6: Leipheimer to race solo in Utah. Rosters for Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. Ty Magner to Mt Khakis as stagiaire. New Zealand team for Commonwealth Games. Spidertech’s European Campaign.

NACT Dates and Changes

Looking ahead to its 3rd season, the North American Cyclocross Trophy (NACT) made some exciting additions and modified its schedule to have 6 races all in the United States. Last year, the series included a weekend in Toronto, Ontario Canada. According to the organizers, the overall series winnings combined with daily prizes make it the…

Quiznos Pro Challenge

It’s official, 31 years after the Coors Cycling Classic,  big time professional bike racing is returning to Colorado in 2011 with the Quiznos Pro Challenge. Toasty!  The announcement was made by Governor Bill Ritter and Lance Armstrong on Wednesday morning on the steps of the Capitol in Denver.  Details were sketchy, but here’s what we…

the week that was

News for the week ending July 23: Canada and South Africa name teams for 2010 Commonwealth Games. Canada and USA squad for Junior Road Worlds and Junior Track Worlds. Jesse Sergent to Radioshack as stagiaire.

SpectaCross Cancelled

The New Jersey State Fair SpectaCross races scheduled for August 6-7 have been cancelled due to lack of entries. The Fair’s management intends to replace the bike races, which were to have been a keystone of the entertainment program for the Fair’s opening weekend, with monster truck rides in the same arena where the races…

SpectaCross in Danger of Cancellation

With one week to go before the minimum entry deadline, organizers of the two-day New Jersey State Fair SpectaCross on August 6-7 are hoping racers start making some decisive moves quickly. The cyclocross races are meant to be one of the highlighted entertainment attractions for the opening weekend of this year’s New Jersey State Fair,…

Dramatic Finish on Tap for Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

The individual, sprint and team classifications remain up for grabs with one race remaining in the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series. The 30th edition of the Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic begins Tuesday. The six-day event is the longest consecutively run elite stage race in the United States. In the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series individual…

Cheatley, Amaran Maintain NRC Lead

The only NRC race – for men only – this weekend, the Boise Twilight Crit, brought no changes to the top of the NRC leaderboard. Luis Amaran, Alison Powers and their respective teams, Jamis/Sutter Home and Team VBF are still in the lead.

Weekend Recap

A quick recap of the weekend races. Kiwis Rule Grand Cycling Classic. USA CRITs weekend shakes up standings. Kelly Benefit Dominates Tour de Delta.

BMC To Race In Utah

Earlier today, BMC announced that they would field a 5-rider squad at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, scheduled to take place next month, August 17-22, 2010. Salt Lake City native and current resident Jeff Louder will be joined by three-time national road champion George Hincapie and fellow Americans Chris Barton and Chris Butler…