Hanson, Rowney Win Gastown GP

When Svein Tuft took off to start the final lap of the 2012 Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix on Wednesday, many envisioned a three-peat of the Canadian strongman’s two breakaway Criterium wins already at BC Superweek. Ken Hanson and the Optum Pro Cycling squad had other ideas. After slowly reeling in Tuft, an eight-time Canadian…

Tetrick Wins San Rafael Twilight Crit

Easily the most aggressive rider at the 2012 San Rafael Twilight Criterium was Alison Tetrick of Exergy TWENTY12. She was either off in a solo break attempt or chasing down the numerous break attempts by Vanderkitten-Focus riders. Tetrick was rewarded in her final solo attempt with an easy sprint win. Loren Rowney (Specialized-lululemon) finished in…

How to Follow the Tour de France via Social Media

The 99th Tour de France kicks off tomorrow, Saturday June 30 and with it comes a myriad of ways for fans to follow the action, be it on twitter, web or smart phone and television. Information is available via the official outlets, the teams, the riders and media outlets around the world and in many…

Tour de France Prologue Start Times

Seems a few are having trouble finding this Tour de France prologue start times – so here it is. (download pdf) All times are CEST. Time Rider Team 1 02:00 PM Tom Veelers ARG 2 02:01 PM Simon Gerrans OGE 3 02:02 PM Martin Velits OPQ 4 02:03 PM Andriy Grivko AST 5 02:04 PM…

Elite Races and Photo Finish Culminate USA Nationals

The fifth and final day of the 2012 USA Cycling Elite, U23, Juniors & Paralympic Road National Championships on Sunday started with the juniors men 17-18 before concluding with the elite men’s and women’s races on the Major Matthew P. Burke, M.D. Championship Course at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga.