A Surprise Win For Nordhaug In Montreal

It wasn’t a surprise to see a Sky Procycling rider on the top step of the podium today at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal. The surprise was that it was Sky’s Lars-Petter Nordhaug on the top step and not his teammate and pre-race favorite Edvald Boasson-Hagen taking the win at the end of the…

Gerrans Wins in Quebec

Once again, a late race attack delivered the win at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec. Two years ago, Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) made his move in the final kilometer on the false flat to the finish. Last year, Philippe Gilbert (then with Omega Pharma Lotto) attacked the break multiple times in the final two kilometers…

Huff,van Gilder Repeat At Gateway Cup

The 27th running of the Giro della Montagna marked the third stop of the THF Realty Gateway Cup and while violent storms no longer threatened, the temperamental weather served up some surprises for the pro fields. The women’s race began somewhat tentatively as riders spent much of the race sizing each other up on a…

Huff, van Gilder take Gateway Cup opener

As the 21st running of the Tour de Lafayette kicked off the 2012 Gateway Cup, all eyes were on the impending storms blowing up from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac. Amateur races were subjected to heavy downpours and tornado warnings throughout the day. When night began to fall for the pro fields taking the course,…

Hall takes 2nd in Stage 2 of Giro della Toscana

With 40 km to go in stage 2 of the Giro della Toscana -Memorial Michela Fanini, the battle for the stage win and the leader’s jersey was to be decided in a break of 10 riders. The riders which included Team TIBCO’s Lauren Hall and Jamie Bookwalter of Team USA, escaped after seven kilometers into…

Catching With Huffman At l’Avenir

Six under-23 riders for the USA are contesting the seven-day Tour de l’Avenir, the final and toughest event of the UCI Under-23 Nations’ Cup, in France this week. The race started Sunday, August 26 and continues until Saturday, September 1. Four riders, Ian Boswell, Nathan Brown, U23 national road champion Rob Bush and Larry Warbasse…

Fans Say Goodbye to @GHincapie

After 19 years in the pro peloton, George Hincapie of the BMC Racing Team launched down a start ramp for the final time on Sunday. The final stage of the USA Pro Challenge was also the final race for the three-time USA National Champion. Fans took to twitter to thank him and say goodbye.