Pipp Wins Bunch Sprint At Gila Stage 2

Without the winds from previous year on the Inner Loop Road Race, stage of the Tour of the Gila, a bunch sprint was (almost) inevitable.  Though the remnants of the very early break, initiated at the end of the neutral section, raised a question in our minds, the pack was back together as they barreled…

Logan-Sprenger Solos To Win Gila Stage 2

Do two solo wins make a pattern? Heather Logan-Sprenger (Colavita Forno d’Asolo) powered away from her late race breakmate to solo to victory at the Inner Loop Road Race, stage 2 of the Tour of the Gila. Not sure if that makes a pattern but Logan-Sprenger took another victory with a solo move earlier at…

Abbott Wins Mogollon At Gila

Current National US Road Champion Mara Abbott (Diaodora -Pasta Zara) showed that she had found her climbing legs on the way to Mogollon. After her team had lined up at the front to set a fast tempo to shell as many riders as possible, Abbott attacked just before the right turn to the final climb.…

Mancebo Wins Atop Mogollon

Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) did it again at stage 1 of the SRAM Tour of the Gila. He put in an attack with 2km to go on the steep climb to Mogollon and outclimbed everyone to win the stage and take over the GC and KOM lead. Continuing on his great start to the season, Tyler…

Staying Hydrated With Logan-Sprenger

At the Redlands Bicycle Classic where the temperatures hovered in the high 90s under cloudless sunny days, staying hydrated became even more important for the racers. For most, it was the first hot spell of the year and the heat took a toll, some suffered from muscle cramps that forced to stop and drink during…

Team Canada For Pan Am Games

Fourteen athletes will represent Canada at the UCI Pan American Road and Track Continental Championships held on May 1 – 8 in Bogota, Colombia. The track events will take place May 1-5 followed by the time trials on May 6th and the road race on May 8th. Road Cycling Joëlle Numainville (Montréal, QC; TIBCO/To The…

Pro Cycling Returns To Missouri With Tour de Grove

National and International Professional Cycling return to Missouri with the Tour de Grove. Featuring three days of racing in three historic neighborhoods across the City of St. Louis, the Tour de Grove is comprised of three events; Friday evening May 13th, the Midtown Rally Grand Prix in the Locust Business District, Saturday May 14th, The…

On Tap: SRAM Tour of the Gila

The NRC goes up and up starting Wednesday at the 25th annual SRAM Tour of the Gila where 339 miles of racing, 25,231 feet of climbing will challenge the riders over five days. Follow all the action on @podium_live and keep up with everything on the Tour of the Gila hub page. Can anyone beat…

Cancado Surprises At Sea Otter Circuit Race

23 laps of non-stop aggression. The attacks kept on coming in the fourth and final stage of the men’s Sea Otter Classic Stage Race with BISSELL the main aggressor. In the end however, Brazilian Raul Cancado (Passion Bikes) was able to win the stage out of a splintering break. Andy Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL) was second and…

Wilcoxson Wins Sea Otter Circuit Race

Jade Wilcoxson (Landshark/Flywheel) gave herself quite the birthday gift when she avoided a crash in the final sprint to the line to win the Sea Otter Circuit Race ahead of Sam Schneider (TIBCO/To The Top) and Flavia Oliveira (Project Cycling Women). Winner of the three previous stages, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) finished…