Leipheimer to Race at California

Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the roster for the AMGEN Tour of California. Levi Leipheimer and Tom Boonen spoke at the race press conference on Friday about the upcoming race, from May 13 through the 20th. “First of all it’s a little special, this race,” Boonen said. “Coming back from a rest…

Tour de Grove Highlights MO PRO

The Missouri Professional Cycling Series (MO PRO) returns top level national and international professional cycling to the streets of Missouri today, on Friday May 11th, 2012. The men’s and women’s professional field promises to bring the fastest show on two wheels to three signature neighborhoods in St. Louis City and County; the Delmar LOOP, the…

Bontrager-Livestrong Answer Critics On The Bike

For the second year in a row, the young riders of the Bontrager-Livestrong team (Trek-Livestrong in 2011) left their mark on the SRAM Tour of the Gila. The under-23 squad’s final tally is one stage win, two second-places, the best young rider jersey, third overall on GC and the team classification. The riders on the…

Competitive Cyclist Attacks At Gila

Chad Beyer (Competitive Cyclist) came close – 15 seconds close – to winning the overall at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. After the time trial, his admitted weakness, Beyer dropped down from second to ninth on GC at 2:38 from red jersey Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare). “It was good, it would have been nice to…

Rowney – “I’ve got quite good kick”

Loren Rowney, guest-riding for the FCS|Rouse squad easily out sprinted everyone to take the win at stage 4, the downtown Silver City Criterium, at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. (Read race replay) “I’ve proved that at Redlands, I’ve got quite good kick.” Rowney told podiumsinsight after the race. Rowney, who rides for the Specialized-lululemon…