Mancebo Fastest At Sea Otter TT

The RealCyclist.com team continued to dominate the Sea Otter Classic. Francisco Mancebo clocked the fastest time in stage 3, the time trial to win his second victory and the third for the team. Mancebo now has a commanding lead in the omnium. Team Exergy took the next two spots on the podium with Andres Diaz…

Armstrong Makes It Three For Three At Sea Otter

The only woman to break the 19 minute barrier, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) flew on the 7.8 mi (12.6 km) hilly course. The Olympic Gold TT Medalist stopped the clock at 18:55 and claimed her third victory in a row at the Sea Otter Classic. Triathlete Rhae Shaw was 47 seconds down…

Mancebo Climbs Into Yellow At Sea Otter

RealCyclist.com’s Francisco Mancebo attacked on the steep climb to the finish line to win stage 2 of the Sea Otter Classic and take over the yellow jersey from his teammate Cole House. Andres Diaz (Team Exergy) was second and Jay Thomson (BISSELL) third.

Armstrong Crushes Sea Otter Road Race

After her teammates softened up the field, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) attacked with less than 2 laps to go and simply flew away from the field at the Sea Otter Classic Road Race. By the time she crossed the finish line, she had over two minutes on the field and made it…

House Wins Sea Otter Crit

Cole House (RealCyclist.com) outkicked the decimated field to win the Sea Otter Criterium, the first stage of the Sea Otter Classic Stage Race. Andres Diaz (Team Exergy) took second while House’s leadout Francisco Mancebo held on to third.

Armstrong Returns To Her Winning Ways At Sea Otter

Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter Co Twenty12) took her first win since returning from her short retirement. Surprisingly it was not at a time trial where she excels but at a criterium. Armstrong won a 3-up sprint with Samantha Schneider (TIBCO/To The Top) taking second and Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter Co Twenty12), third.

On Tap: Sea Otter Classic

In the cornucopia that is Sea Otter Classic with its mountain bike races and expo at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area  in Monterey CA, is a 4-stage omnium with a crit, road race, TT  and a final circuit race with the infamous corkscrew on Laguna Seca Raceway. Unfortunately, the crit is still using the lame…

Holcomb, Cantwell Win Sunny King Criterium

Most men’s and women’s teams were not fielding full squads for the second race on the NRC, the Sunny King Criterium, and the results could not have been any different. Control in one and chaos in the other. And all under the darkness of night with only a few lights illuminating the course. In the…

Mancebo Wins Redlands By One Second

One second. So small yet so huge. One hard-fought, hotly contested second is what separates the overall winner, Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) from second-place Ben Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL). Tied on time going into the race, with Mancebo wearing the yellow jersey, all eyes were on the first sprint for the time bonus at the first KOM. The…