Tough Salt Lake City Circuit To Test Radioshack

Last year, Radioshack’s Levi Leipheimer was also in yellow going into the final weekend of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. With no teammates, he was able to successfully defend to win the overall but it’s a whole new ballgame in 2011. Salt Lake City residents Jeff Louder (BMC) and Tyler Wren (Jamis/Sutter Home) give insight on the course.

Stage 2 In Their Own Words

Stage 2 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah was supposed to be a fast stage for the sprinters that was supposed to be quiet for the GC contenders. While it did finish in a sprint, the winner Jack Bauer (Endura Racing) surprised all by launching early and before that, the field was split…

Anthony’s Amazing Ride

“That was huge, I finished second and fourth at a lot of bike races already this year and so to actually cross the line first, oh it was so amazing.” smiled Jesse Anthony after the press conference at the end of stage 1 of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Huge indeed. I don’t…

Breathing Through A Straw

The pain cave. Breathing through a straw. The deep dark red. Altitude is one of the difficulty presented by the two UCI races this month. Jay Thomson (BISSELL), Lucas Euser (Spidertech) and Max Jenkins (UnitedHealthcare) talk about their preparation and the impact of altitude.

Sweet Solo Win For Pierce At Tour de Nez

In front of an enthusiastic crowd, Amber Pierce (Diadora-Pasta Zara) soloed to win the Tour de Nez, which for the first time was on the NRC for women. A sweet win in her hometown of Reno, Nevada was made even sweeter by the way she did. Planning a counter-attack after a prime sprint, Pierce took…

Ramsey Solo’s To Win Tour de Nez

Taking advantage of a lull in the attacking, Daniel Ramsey (Full Circle) took a solo flyer on an unexpected portion of the course to win the Tour de Nez on Sunday, an NRC criterium. With a bit less than 30 minutes to go, Ramsey attacked on a somewhat unexpected spot on the course, right before…

Holcomb, Mancebo Win Overall At Cascade

The pressure was put on the yellow jersey on the final stage of the BMC Cascade Cycling Classic. The combination of a tough hilly circuit, temperatures in the high 90s, fast pace and non-stop attacking led to a late break sticking in both the men’s and womens’ races with different outcomes. Though isolated on the…