Holcomb Back On Top Of NRC

Janel Holcomb (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) is back on top of NRC women’s individual standings after winning Cascade Cycling Classic. Francisco Mancebo (Realcyclist.com) remains the NRC leader after claiming his third NRC stage race. Bissell and Colavita/Forno d’Asolo increased its lead in the team standings.

Interbike Bringing ‘Circulus’ to September Show

Celebrating urban, fixed and track bike culture, Interbike is installing Portland Design Works‘ Circulus, a 132-foot circumference (40.2m), 45-degree wooden mini-velodrome inside the Sands Expo and Convention Center. Sponsored by Paved magazine, Yakima, All-City Cycles and Portland Design Works Ciculus Poster(PDW), Circulus will be the site of multiple events at the Interbike Expo in Las…

Chicago-Area NRC Race Originally Slated For August 21 Cancelled

The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) event originally scheduled in Evanston, IL on August 21st has been cancelled. Organizers of the Evanston Grand Prix previously announced an event date change, due to contractual issues, which forced the race’s removal from the NRC schedule – as originally reported by ChicagoBikeRacing.com. Local Chicago-area and USA Cycling…

NRC Standings Going Into Cascade

With only eight events left on the NRC, the upcoming  Cascade Cycling Classic is even more important for the teams and riders battling for points. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) has been leading since winning the first race, the Redlands Bicycle Classic, back in March and it will be difficult to topple him especially as the next…

MABRAcross Unveils Top Level “Super 8” BikeReg.com Cyclocross Series

It’s no secret that cyclocross’ popularity in the Mid-Atlantic, and the nation, has exploded over the past decade. To meet the ever-growing need for autumnal skinny tire grass and dirt racing, MABRAcross, the Mid-Atlantic Bicycle Racing Association’s cyclocross arm has created something Super. Super cool. Super exciting. Supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus? Sure, why not. New for 2011 is…

Canadian Short List For Road World Championships

The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) announced today the short list of athletes named to the selection pool for the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from September 19-25, 2011. The Men’s Elite pool will be announced in August, while the complete and final Canadian contingent will be announced mid-September. Head…

Blick Family Launches “I Ride For The Kids”

Steve Blick and his family have launched “I Ride For the Kids” (www.irideforthekids.com). A portal of information inspired by sports, “I Ride For the Kids” serves as a resource for families dealing with Pediatric Cancer. One year ago, July 13th, 2010, Steve and Jennifer Blick’s four year old son Tyler was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic…

Bissell Back On Top Of NRC Team Standings After Toona

A stage win and four riders in the top 10 overall at the 2.4 Tour de Toona hoisted the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team back to the top of the NRC team standings. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) and Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) remain atop the individual standings with nine events to go on the USA Cycling’s National Racing Calendar (NRC). Colavita/Forno d’Asolo increased its commanding lead in the women’s team standings.

Team NoTubes Ready For Iron Hill Twilight Crit

Team NoTubes/ AXA Equitable picks up steam as they enter the second half of the USA Crit series with the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium this weekend in Westchester, PA. After 4 rounds of racing, Team NoTubes/ AXA Equitable’s Clayton Barrows is sitting in 3rd place overall in the USA Crits series following a strong 3rd…

Final USGP Weekend Moves To Bend

Officials from the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross announced today that they have accepted a bid from Visit Bend to host the final two races of the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross series presented by Greenware®. The 2011 US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) is a four weekend, eight race series comprised of the Planet…

HTC-Highroad Heads Up Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

On the strength of a dominant performance at the Nature Valley Grand Prix, the HTC-Highroad women are atop the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series standings in three of four categories. Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) regained the lead in the individual standings she previously had after the first Women’s Prestige Cycling Series event (Redlands Bicycle Classic) by winning…

Mancebo, Neben Top NRC Standings Midway Through Calendar

Two events, only for the men, on the NRC last weekend, two crits on each side of the country, the Glencoe Grand Prix and the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix. More than midway through 28-event calendar, no changes to the top of the NRC Standings. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) has been on top the men’s individual standings…

Team Removes Quintero From Roster After Positive

Update (July 1, 2011) – From USADA Quintero, 29, tested positive for the anabolic agents, 19-norandrosterone and 19-noretiocholanolone, as a result of a sample collected at the Wilmington Grand Prix, on May 22, 2011, in Wilmington, Delaware. Anabolic Agents are prohibited under the USADA Protocol for Olympic Movement Testing and the rules of the International…

Stevens, Brown Crowned USA TT Champions

Evelyn Stevens (HTC-Highroad) successfully defended her Stars and Stripes, winning the USA Time Trial National Championships today in Augusta, GA. Stevens clocked 39:22.1 over the 30-km course featuring a few power climbs. She bested her teammate Amber Neben by a slim 2 hundreds of a second. Olympic Gold Medalist Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co…