Jorge Alvarado killed during training ride

Such sad news. Rider for the Bahati Foundation Cycling team, Jorge Alvarado was killed yesterday in San Bernardino County, California while out on a training ride. The 27-year old, originally from Mexico, had joined the team as an amateur earlier this year after racing many years with Kahala-LaGrange.

ASO and AEG Grow Media Partnership

ASO and AEG expand cycling partnership agreement: Tour de France TV production team will be in California entire Amgen Tour of California will be shot and distributed in HD to Eurosport and Versus ASO will produce & distribute a daily highlights and recap package of the Amgen Tour of California Full release Amaury Sport Organisation…

Challenge Tires Goes Grassroot

“We want teams that are big advocates of the products that they’re going to be using. They may be new to our products but we want to get feedback from them and what do we need to do to make it a better product.” said Bill Marshall, National Marketing & Sponsorship Director of Challenge Tires. “Tell us the good, the bad and the ugly.”

News roundup

News from Support The Tour of Missouri, the TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship and the Air Force Cycling Classic’s Crystal City Cup. Domestic teams, Kelly Benefits, Jelly Belly and Team Type 1, racing internationally. TIBCO/To The Top heading over to Europe for Flanders. And racing in the US should be ‘tight’ this year maybe as tight as ‘a bee’s dick’.

Day and Teutenberg lead NRC

With the first event, the Redlands Bicycle Classic on the NRC in the books, Day and Teutenberg have taken the early leads in the individual standings. Jelly Belly p/b Kenda sits atop the elite men’s team standings and HTC Columbia leads the women’s team standings.

CCA Announces Launch Of Race Clean Own Your Victory Program

From CCA: After extensive consultation with athletes and Provincial and Territorial cycling associations the Canadian Cycling Association is pleased to announce the launch of the Race Clean OWN YOUR VICTORY program. This program is athlete driven and compliments the highly successful Roulez Gagnants au Naturel program that the Fédération québécoise des sports cyclistes has been…

Nature Valley Pro Ride Events Begin In April

The first two of six races of the Nature Valley Pro Ride begin next weekend with the Hillsboro-Roubaix (Illinois) Road Race April 10 near Saint Louis, and the Rock Hill Spring Races April 10-11 in South Carolina, near Charlotte, N.C. Like its namesake, the fabled Paris-Roubaix classic in France, Hillsboro-Roubaix favors hardy, experienced riders due…

Independent panel issues two-year suspension to Clinger

Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 19, 2010) – USADA announced today that an independent, three-member American Arbitration Association/Court of Arbitration for Sport (AAA/CAS) panel issued its decision that David Clinger, an athlete in the sport of cycling, receive a sanction for testing positive for two prohibited substances. Clinger, 32, of Sandy, Utah, tested positive for synthetic…

Support the Tour of Missouri

The Tour of Missouri, the professional bicycling race that has taken place throughout the Show Me State since 2007 and has highlighted the state in a prolific and invaluable way, today announced a special campaign to solicit support for the race, scheduled for August 31 – September 6, 2010. Over the course of three years,…

U.S. Open of Cycling Event Cancelled

The U.S. Open Cycling event on the USA Pro Tour calendar is cancelled once again.  The harsh economic environment is being felt with this being the second UCI event in the United States to be hit this year, following the Tour de Georgia announcement. But that’s not all, as three UCI events in Canada, the…

Tour of Utah shuffles stages

“America’s Toughest Stage Race”, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah has shuffled around its stages and added a new venue for its criterium in the 2010 edition held from August 17 to 22 this year. The overall course is similar to last year with a plan of making it ‘tougher’ and the two final…