US Pro Press Conference

Video from US Pro Press Conference with Taylor Phinney (Trek-Livestrong), defending champion George Hincapie (BMC Pro Racing Team), Levi Leipheimer (Team Radioshack), Teddy King (Cervelo TestTeam) and Scott Stewart (Team Type 1).

On Tap: US Pro Championships

Here we are once again in Greenville SC, for the fifth year in a row, for the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships where two American (male) pros will claim the honor to win the Stars and Stripes next year in the time trial and road events. The questions were put forth in the…

Keough, Van Gilder Roar At Nittany Lion Cross

Over 500 entries descended on the grounds surrounding the famous Trexlertown Velodrome at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center on September 11 for the Nittany Lion ‘Cross, the opening race for both the Champions System MAC Series and the worldwide UCI Cyclocross Calendar. In a rare experimental format switch, the UCI Women and Men were moved…

Gesink’s Blistering Attack Wins Montreal

Rabobank’s Robert Gesink put in a blistering attack the final time up Camilien Houde, the first climb in the 12.6 km lap and was able to hold off a determined chase  to win the Grand Prix Cycliste Montreal, his first ever win at a ProTour one-day race. Four seconds later, Peter Sagan (Liquigas) won the…

A Page Of Cycling History

“We showed that the Canadians are here and that they’re ready for the dance.” Directeur Sportif of Team Canada p/b Spidertech Steve Bauer said after the Grand Prix Cycliste ProTour Québec. A page of cycling history was written on Friday when Québec City hosted the first race of the ProTour on the American continent. A…

Patented Voeckler Attack Wins GP de Québec

Like we’ve seen time and time before, Thomas Voeckler (Bbox Bouygues) launched a race late attack and this one stuck. The French Champion won the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec with a perfect timing but not great legs. Edvald Boasson-Hagen (Sky) was second and Robert Gesink (Rabobank) third. Updated

Team Canada Is Ready To Battle

Only one rider on Team Canada p/b Spidertech has raced repeatedly at ProTour events or against ProTour teams, Dominique Rollin of the Pro Continental squad Cervelo Testteam, and he is optimistic about the chances of the team in the two races coming up on home soil. “We have 2 or 3 riders that can finish…

Talking Weather And Team Plans At Quebec

“First impressions, it’s humid.” Thomas Voeckler (Bbox Bouygues) replied with a smile. It’s been raining almost non-stop since the riders arrived in Quebec City on Tuesday afternoon for the Grand Prix Cycliste du Quebec. Hurricane Earl is still being felt in La Belle Province. Voeckler along with Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack), Sammy Sanchez (Euskatel-Euskadi) and Ivan…

Hall, Holloway Claim Gateway Cup

Two neo-pros, Daniel Holloway (BISSELL) and Lauren Hall (Team VBF) claimed the Gateway Cup after 4 days of racing over different crit courses in St Louis Missouri. US Crit Champion Holloway took the lead the first day and successfully defended with the help of his lone teammate David Williams. He finished fourth twice in the…

Jacob Repeats, Colavita/Baci Threepeats At Gateway Cup

The third race of the THF Realty Gateway Cup was a day of repeats at the Giro della Montagna, the longest standing bike race in the St Louis area. Second day that breaks made it to the finish line, repeat winner, Jonathan Jacob (NUVO/Cultural Trail) in the men’s race and threepeat team, Colavita/Baci in the women’s race.

Cantwell Talks Win And More

With his win at Chris Thater Memorial Crit – which also delivered a 1-2  for his Fly V Australia team – Jonathan Cantwell capped off a hot streak of racing in the United States. Since July,  his win column includes the NRC races Boise Twilight Crit, two stage wins and the overall at the Alexian…

Schneider Gets First NRC Win At Chris Thater

Samantha Schneider (TIBCO/To The Top) won a two-up sprint over Cath Cheatley (Colavita/Baci) to earn the win at the Chris Thater Memorial, making it the first NRC victory for the USA U23 National Crit Champion. After numerous attacks were nullified in the 35-mile criterium, the duo made it off the front of the pack with…

On Tap: Chris Thater Memorial Criterium

The 27th Annual Chris Thater Memorial Criterium heralds the end of the 2010 pro road season for many, it is final race on the NRC for both men and women and is the final race for women in the USA CRITS Series. The Chris Thater Memorial is dedicated in memory of Chris Thater, an avid…

Amaran On Track To Win NRC

It’s nearly official: Luis Amaran of the Jamis/Sutter Home Men’s Cycling Team presented by Colavita is set to finish the 2010 road racing season as the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) champion. While the NRC season officially concludes with the 27th annual Chris Thater Memorial on Sunday, August 29, Amaran holds such a wide…