Coryn Rivera (UntedHealthcare) wins stage 2 in a tight sprint with Carmen Small (Specialized lululemon)

Rivera Wins Downtown St. Paul Criterium By A Bike Throw

UnitedHealthcare kept the fast, crash-filled race controlled, allowing Coryn Rivera to maintain her position in the last few turns until she and Carmen Small (Specialized-lululemon) dueled down the finishing straight to Rivera’s photo finish victory. Lizzie Williams (Vanderkitten) captured third on the stage ahead of many of the dominant teams, leveraging her years of experience…

Tom Zirbel (Optum) won the St Paul time trial, stage 1 of North Star Grand Prix

Zirbel Fastest At North Star Grand Prix Opening Stage

Tom Zirbel of the Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies team set the fastest time on the Saint Paul Riverfront Time Trial, the opening stage of the North Star Grand Prix on Wednesday morning. The only rider to crack the 10-minute mark, Zirbel clocked a time of nine minutes and 51 seconds on the five-mile course…

Optum's Eric Young wins back-to-back stages at Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay - photo Johanne Cormier/Grand Prix cycliste de Saguenay

Young Wins Again at Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay

The Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay continued on Friday with the second stage, and for the second consecutive day, the race ended in a bunch sprint.  Eric Young of Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies, wearing the yellow race leader’s jersey, continued his sprint domination with his second victory in as many days, becoming the uncontested…