Nankervis, Gendron Win Tour de Delta Brenco Criterium

Australian Nankervis returns to race that jump-started career with win at Tour de Delta; Winnipeg’s Gendron survives crash to make it two straight women’s wins as BC Superweek continues Report by Tour de Delta The first time Australian Tommy Nankervis came to BC Superweek back in 2005 it jumpstarted his professional road cycling career. He…

On Tap: San Rafael Twilight Crit And Lodi Cycle Fest

Two crits are on-tap this weekend in Northern California. On Saturday, the San Rafael Twilight Crit in its 13th year is bringing out some of the top American sprinters to battle against the locals. Many of the same riders will migrate a couple of hours north for  the Lodi Cycle Fest p/b Michael David Winery…

Team TIBCO puts two on top at ‘Toona prologue

World Track Champion Tara Whitten and Jennifer Wheeler of Team TIBCO/To the Top powered their way to the top two spots in the opening prologue of the Tour de ‘Toona in Pennsylvania this evening. Whitten covered the roughly three-mile course in a shade under 5:40, averaging nearly 32 mph. Impressively, teammate Wheeler was less than…

Racing Returns to Evanston on July 17

For the fifth consecutive year, exciting bicycle racing returns to downtown Evanston on Sunday, July 17, 2011. The Evanston Grand Prix Presented by Turin Bicycle will host a full day of racing with amateur men and women’s categories starting at 9:00 am CT and culminating with the pro women’s race at 4:00 pm and the…

Farina, Korus Crowned US Road Champions

Emerging from a late race break, Robin Farina (NOW & Novartis) outsprinted her breakmates to win the USA National Road Championships to close out the USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships in scorching hot Augusta, Georgia. Alexey Vermeulen (Prochain) won the Men Jr 17.18 title and and Max Korus (BikeReg.com-Cannondale), the Elite Men.

Young, Mackie Win Glencoe Grand Prix

Neo-pro Eric Young (BISSELL) took the first NRC win of his career at the Glencoe Grand Prix, besting Anibal Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Ken Hanson (Jelly Belly) in the bunch sprint. Young stayed glued to his teammate David Williams‘ wheel  on the final lap before unleashing his sprint. “With one to go, Dave did awesome,…

Driscoll Wins Hyde Park Blast

During a very busy weekend in the American racing scene, the Hyde Park Blast in Cincinnati, OH saw top USA CRITS contenders descend upon the Queen City for the fourth stop of the Series. In an exciting finish, Jamey Driscoll (Jamis/Sutter Home) took the win after lapping the field with four other riders, while Luke…

Olds, Rivera, Bush Win USA Crit Titles

USA Criterium champions were crowned on day three of the USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships. Shelley Olds (Diadora Pasta Zara), Robert Bush (Chipotle Development Team) and Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY 12) took home the Stars-and-Stripes in the day’s marquee contests on the four-corner course in beautiful downtown…

Fortin Takes First Canadian Cycling Title

On Saint-Jean-Baptiste day, Véronique Fortin  celebrated her first ever Canadian title on Friday night in Milton, ON, winning the women’s elite road race at the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships powered by Canaccord Wealth Managent in front of over 1000 fans gathered on the course to cheer on Canada’s top women cyclists. Fortin, 31, completed…

Hughes, Tuft Crowned Canadian TT Champions

Back from retirement and on her quest for another Olympic medal, Clara Hughes (Equipe de Québec) won the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Time Trial Championships earlier today. Hughes set a time of 30:25 on the 21.67-km course which included 7 turns. Tara Whitten (TIBCO/To The Top) took the silver at 20 seconds down with triathlete Rhae-Christine…

Anthony Prevails; Sutherland Takes Stage Win At NVGP

Finally. After losing the overall on the final day of Nature Valley Grand Prix last year, the Kelly Benefit Strategies-Optumhealth team prevailed this year with Jesse Anthony winning the overall. Anthony was protected by his teammates who covered all the dangerous attacks by the Jamis/Sutter Home team until the final laps, and then it time…