The NA male roadies for the Olympic Games

There doesn’t seem to be a completely accurate start list for the men’s road race (and time trial) but a few do exist in the blogosphere, starting with The Copasetic Olympic Cycling Startlist on PodiumCafe.com and CyclingStartlists.com. The USA will be fielding five men in the road discipline with two for the time trial. Of…

NRC Standings as of August 04

Two North Carolina races marked the 28th and 29th events on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar. Alejandro Borrajo (Colavita/Sutter Home) and Kat Carroll (Aaron’s)  came away with thevictory at the 1.1-rated Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium in Charlotte on August 2. In the 1.4-rated Hanes Park Classic in Winston Salem,  Teddy King (Bissell) took the…

the week that was

Catching up on some of the news from the past 7 (or so) days The Bean Team  came out on top of the 18 races in 18 days extravaganza known as Superweek, a total of 1075 miles (1730 km) of racing.  It was a hard fought war between Rock Racing and Jittery Joe’s for both…

On tap this weekend – big money races

The best things in life are free But you can keep ’em for the birds and bees Now give me money (that’s what I want) …. The richest 3-day cycling prize purse of $225,000 is on the line in the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove in Illinois starting on Friday August 1st. No start…

NRC Standings as of July 28

The 1.3-rated International Tour de ‘Toona marked the 28th race on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar on July 27 in Altoona, Pa. Luis Amaran (Colavita/Sutter Home) came away with the pro men’s victory and Laura Van Gilder (Cheerwine) sprinted to first place in the women’s criterium contest. With 22 men’s races and 23 women’s…

NRC Standings as of July 21

Only minor changes on top of the leaderboard of the NRC standings, as only one race was completed in the men’s competition since the last update. Hilton Clarke (Toyota-United) won the 27th race on the USA Cycling National Calendar, the Wells Fargo Twilight Criterium in Boise, Idaho on July 19. No NRC races for the…

NRC Standings as of July 14

Two races marked the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar over the July 12th weekend. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) rode to the overall win at the Cascade Cycling Classic in Oregon as Kristin Armstrong (Cervelo-Lifeforce) earned the women’s title. Hilton Clarke (Toyota-United) rode to a victory in the pro men’s contest at the 1.5-rated Louisville Metro Police…

NRC Standings as of July 7

After winning the Cox Charities Cycling Classic, Kyle Wamsley (Colavita/Sutter Home) earned back-to-back USA Cycling NRC victories, earning the GC in the four-stage Fitchburg Longsjo Classic, July 3-6. Catherine Cheatley (Cheerwine) came away with the women’s victory. With 18 men’s races and 20 women’s events on the 2008 NRC now complete, no major changes in…

NRC Standings as of June 30

Kyle Wamsley (Colavita/Sutter Home) took home the victory in the 22nd race on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar, the Cox Charities Cycling Classic.  In the 23rd competition on the 2008 NRC, the Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix, Rashaan Bahati (Rock Racing) earned the win in the men’s criterium contest, while Brooke Miller (Tibco) won…

Rock Racing Announces Creation of Catastrophic Injury Fund

While I don’t typically post press releases, this one caught my eye. I will post any information that comes my way regarding this fund: Culver City, Calif. — Rock Racing today announced the creation of the “Professional Cycling Catastrophic Injury Fund,” a charitable entity to raise money for professional and elite amateur cyclists who suffer…