Latham Wins Elk Grove TT

Only 19 hundreds of a second separate the winner from second place after the opening stage, the MTI Construction Time Trial at the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove. Kiwi Peter Latham (BISSELL) stopped the clock at 8:32.56 to take the win ahead of 2007 overall winner Mike Friedman (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda).  After leading…

On Tap: Alexian Bros Tour of Elk Grove

The Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove, the land of cash and turns, a purse of $50,000 and 565 turns – give or take a few – over three days of racing for the pro men. With flat as a pancake courses, a short time-trial and lots of bonus seconds, this is one for the…

Mardis Cyclistes Saputo de Lachine

Thirty-three years ago, using a rock to draw the start/finish line, seven friends got together on a Tuesday evening in Lachine, Québec, Canada to race their bikes. One of those riders was Joseph “Tino” Rossi, an immigrant from Supino, Italy. Friends still get together to race on Tuesday evenings in the balmy summer) but it’s…

Day, Willock Fastest In Cascade TT

Australian Ben Day (Fly V Australia) and Canadian Erinne Willock (Webcor) clocked the fastest time in the Skyliners Time Trial p/b Hutch’s Bicycles, stage 2 of the Cascade Cycling Classic. Second in the TT Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) takes over lead. Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare) finished 3rd and holds on to the lead.

Ride Of A Lifetime At Nature Valley

Every year,  a unique experience is provided to 12 amateur riders, 6 men and 6 women, to compete alongside against the country’s top men and women professional bicycle racers at the Nature Valley Grand Prix, the premier race race on the 2010 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar. “It’s been a great experience for me to…

Kiesanowski looks back at Grand victory

Joanne Kiesanowski of Team TIBCO/To the Top took her first NRC victory of the season last Saturday at the Grand Cycling Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “It was a good race, and good to get my first NRC win of the year,” she said. In a repeat of her Sea Otter Circuit Race victory of…

Team Type 1 Ready For Tough Race in China

Team Type 1 will send a mix of proven climbers and the most successful rider with Type 1 diabetes in professional cycling to China for the Tour of Qinghai Lake. King of the Mountains champions Thomas Rabou (Amgen Tour of California) and Davide Frattini (Redlands Bicycle Classic) will be joined by Javier Megias, one of…

KBS Sweeps Tour de Delta

The Canadian branch of KBS Pro Cycling continued their hot streak in British Columbia on Sunday, with Zach Bell, David Veilleux, and Ryan Anderson forming an all-green podium at the White Spot Road Race to take the GC crown once and for all. Bell was part of an early 10-man breakaway, then rode away during…

Clarke sprints to 3rd at Grand Cycling Classic

Hilton Clarke of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis took 3rd place in the Grand Cycling Classic on Saturday, taking 2nd in a bunch sprint that just about caught race winner Patrick Bevin (Bissell) on the line. “We were really close to catching him,” said Karl Menzies of UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis. “I…

BMC To Race In Utah

Earlier today, BMC announced that they would field a 5-rider squad at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, scheduled to take place next month, August 17-22, 2010. Salt Lake City native and current resident Jeff Louder will be joined by three-time national road champion George Hincapie and fellow Americans Chris Barton and Chris Butler…

Mara Abbott 1st American to win overall Giro Donne

Mara Abbott (Boulder, Colo./Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY 12) riding for the USA Cycling Women’s National Development Program, won the overall Giro Donne today in Italy. The 25-year-old soloed to wins in stages 8 and 9 and finished in the main pack in Sunday’s final stage 10 to win the race’s general classification. The team…

Team VBF Takes over USA Crit Series Lead

Allar sprints to 2nd at Iron Hill Twilight; Cash and Roettger contest NRC’s Grand Cycling Classic Erica Allar set her sights on the USA Crits Series overall leader’s jersey after finishing third at Athens Terrapin Twilights. Allar raced Athens, the first of the five races that make up the women’s series, in April. Three months…