CLIF BAR Becomes Title Sponsor For CrossVegas

The nation’s biggest cyclocross race, CrossVegas, has taken CLIF BAR as its first title sponsor. The original energy bar made with organic ingredients, CLIF BAR is increasing its annual participation from supporting to title sponsor in a multi-year deal concluded recently. As a result, the 5th annual international cyclocross race scheduled for Wednesday, September 14…

BMC Racing Team Signs Philippe Gilbert

Belgian national road and time trial champion Philippe Gilbert will join the BMC Racing Team for the 2012 season, further bolstering a roster that will include the reigning Tour de France champion and a number of past world road champions. Will Play Several Roles. BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said Gilbert – currently…

Quotas For Canada and USA For Road Worlds

The USA will be able to field the maximum numbers of riders in almost all of the UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, on September 19-25, 2011. Canada also qualified but will be fielding a smaller squad. As usual, there are lots of UCI rules to determine the quotas (ie number of…

Richey, Day Join Renner Custom Cyclocross Team

The 2011/12 cyclocross season will see Canada’s Craig Richey and Great Britain’s Gabby Day race for the Renner Custom Cyclocross Team. Building from the success of sponsoring Gabby Day last season team manager Gregg Germer has expanded his support to include Canada’s Craig Richey. “I’m really excited to build up from last years support of…

Van Uden On The Hunt For More Sprint Points

After making it into the early break on stage 1 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, Roman Van Uden (Pure Black Racing) easily won the first two intermediate sprints to ignite his quest for the sprinter’s jersey. “I jumped them on the first one, I got a good gap and they didn’t really…

Thor Hushovd Joins BMC Racing Team

Thor Hushovd will join the BMC Racing Team for the 2012 season, becoming the third straight world road champion to become part of the American team’s roster the past two seasons. Complements Others Well. BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said signing Hushovd fits perfectly into the future plans of the organization. “Thor brings…

End Of The Road For HTC-HighRoad

The bad news officially came out a few minutes ago from the HTC-HighRoad team. The most winning team in pro cycling was unable to secure sponsorship and will be no more after the 2011 season. The 25 male riders and 13 female riders, along with the staff, now face the tough task of finding a…

Men’s NRC Standings Tighter After Charlotte Crit And Tour de Nez

While the two criteriums, Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium and Tour de Nez, tightened the NRC men’s individual and team standings, Francisco Mancebo (Realcyclist.com) and BISSELL remain on top. No changes to top 5 in the women’s individual standings led by Janel Holcomb while her squad Colavita/Forno d’Asolo padded its commanding lead in the team standings.

Nicole Duke Joins Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com

The Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com Professional Cyclocross Team has added the final piece to its puzzle, adding Masters National Champion Nicole Duke to the team. After a breakout season in 2010, Duke will eye continued domestic success, while also dipping her toe in international waters. Duke, a Florida native, originally from Boulder, Colorado, joins Swiss…