Nature Valley Pro Ride Teams Finalized

The Nature Valley Pro Ride men’s and women’s teams have been selected for the Nature Valley Grand Prix, June 16-20 in East Central Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Mary Maroon of Sacramento, Calif., and Lucas Binder of San Diego qualified at the Mt. Hamilton Classic Road Race and Memorial Day Criterium to become the 11th and…

Course Unveiled for US Pro Crit Championships

For 23 years, the USA Pro Crit National Championships all came down to the final corner where position was key; everyone wanted to be the first one out of the corner which was at  only 150 meters from the finish line. In 2010, the riders will now face a new corner and new venue. For…

No Changes to NRC Lead

No changes to the top of the leaderboard for the USA Cycling NRC Standings after two events held this past weekend. Luis Amaran (Jamis/Sutter Home p/b Colavita) and Alison Powers (Team VBF) still lead the individual standings while Fly V Australia and Team VBF top the team classification.

Marsh Cooper to KBS

While guest-riding with the Rubicon-ORBEA team, Marsh Cooper got some attention this year at the SRAM Tour of the Gila, getting into breaks and riding aggressively in multiple stages. “I’m looking to sign a professional contract.” Cooper said at Gila, “so as much exposure as I can.” Well he did it.

Fly V Australia Retakes NRC Team Lead

With a win and two second places this past week, the Fly V Australia moves back to the top of the NRC men’s team standings. Luis Amaran (Jamis/Sutter Home) still tops the men’s individual standings. Alison Powers and her Team VBF still hold a strong lead in the women’s individual and team standings.

Bahati Foundation Team Continuing On

The famous Mark Twain quote – “the reports of my death are greatly exaggerated” – is quite appropriate for the Bahati Foundation Cycling Team today. Rumors have been swirling about the team folding following Floyd Landis statements but the team is continuing on without its co-sponsor.

Death Knell For Tour of Missouri

After months of fighting for survival which included a fan support campaign, the death knell was rung today when no money was set aside in the state budget for the race. AP reports that on Thursday, the Missouri Tourism Commission budget committee approved a $13.4 million spending plan that does not includes state money for…

Jamis-Sutter Home p/b Colavita takes over NRC lead

In front of an estimated crowd  of more than 15,000 in downtown Wilmington, Delaware on Sunday, Jamis/Sutter Home presented by Colavita teammates Alejandro Borrajo and Luis Amaran finished hand-in-hand to win the USA Cycling NRC‘s sixth event of the season. (Note: crowd estimate is from USA Cycling) The 35-mile crit held in Wilmington, Delaware is…

HTC-Columbia goes 1-2 in Los Angeles TT

Australian Michael Rogers is one step closer to wining the overall at the Amgen Tour of California when he finished second in Saturday’s time trial, increasing his lead to 9 seconds over David Zabriskie (Garmin-Transitions), and 25 seconds on defending champion Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack). Making it even sweeter for the HTC-Columbia team was Tony Martin…

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…

the week that was

Paddy Bevin to BISSELL. Andy Williams to Rubicon-ORBEA. Danny Finneran retires. Kelly Cup no longer NRC, Chicago Criterium canceled. Amateur Time Trials opens Philly weekend.

BMC Racing Team Ready For Success In California

U.S. national champion George Hincapie and Norwegian sprinter Alexander Kristoff will hunt for stage wins while the BMC Racing Team will look to Hincapie and Swiss Steve Morabito for the overall at the Amgen Tour of California. Race Begins Sunday. BMC Racing Team Assistant Director Michael Sayers said the eight-day, 1,304-kilometer race suits Hincapie, a…