On Tap: San Dimas Stage Race

The final dress rehearsal before the NRC starts is upon us, the San Dimas Stage Race. In only its 11th year, the 3-stage race has become an important race for teams, more so now with the Tour of California moved to May to test themselves against each other. Many but not all of the teams…

John Murphy Sixth at Nokere Koerse

At the Belgian semi-classic Nokere Koerse the BMC Racing Team posted two top-ten spots on Wednesday. John Murphy came in sixth, Swiss Danilo Wyss managed ninth. The BMC Racing Team displayed a solid team performance on the 192-km-long one-day race from Oudenaarde to Nokere in Belgium. The reigning American Criterium champion Murphy got himself sixth…

Duffy and Ratcliff win Denver University Criterium

The Collegiate season has officially begun in the Rocky Mountain Conference. The opening event, a 1-mile loop in the Denver City Park, supplied racers and spectators with colorful races throughout the day. Most often defined by the abundance of roundabout turns, that more often than not, took the longer route around the island. The women’s…

Menzies secures overall win at Murietta

Murietta, CA – Karl Menzies secured the first ever overall win for the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis, finishing 3rd in Sunday’s final stage to win the omnium (points) at the Tour de Murietta. “The guys had another good day today,” said team directeur sportif Gord Fraser. “They worked really well together yesterday…

Tour of Utah shuffles stages

“America’s Toughest Stage Race”, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah has shuffled around its stages and added a new venue for its criterium in the 2010 edition held from August 17 to 22 this year. The overall course is similar to last year with a plan of making it ‘tougher’ and the two final…

Kersten clinches Singapore

Singapore – Fly V Australia fast man Ben Kersten won the prestigious OCBC cycle Singapore criterium  in emphatic fashion this past weekend. The stakes were high with big money on the line with a cool $12,500 for the criterium winner. Amongst the 65-rider field, BISSELL, Kelly Benefit Strategies, Team Type 1 and Fly V Australia…

BISSELL and HTC-Columbia fastest at Merco TTT

HTC-Columbia and BISSELL set the fastest time in the only scheduled Elite Team Time Trial in the USA today in Merced California. For the first time in its long history, the Merco Cycling Classic started with a 4-rider TTT on a  20-mile (32.2km) out-and-back course with the team time set by the third rider crossing…

Tour of California Route

The specific route details for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race are being announced this week via videos highlighting each of the race’s eight stages. Information on stages 1 and 2 so far.

Cyclocross World Championships Roundup

Czech bookend. Four races were held this weekend for the  61st edition of the UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Tabor where the home country of the Czech Republic took home two victories, in the first race the Junior and the finale with Zdeněk Štybar riding flawlessly to win the Men Elite race. Cherry on the…