Zirbel and Phillips win Cascade TT

Zirbelicious did it again at the Bend Memorial Cascade Cycling Classic. BISSELL’s Tom Zirbel smoked another one, clocking 32:50.30 with an average speed of 29.24 mph (47.05 kmph) over the 16-mile (25 km) out-and-back Skyliner’s Time Trial.  Making it two stage wins for BISSELL after Ben Jacques-Maynes solo victory in stage 1. Just like the…

Catching up with Cascade Cycling Classic

As expected by the depth in the field, the racing has been hot – in temperature too – at the 30th annual Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic. After two stages, Rock Racing’s Oscar Sevilla leads the overall with 27 seconds on his teammate Francisco Mancebo and 35 seconds on Chris Baldwin of the Ouch…

Cascade Cycling Classic Preview – with maps

The NRC continues today with the 30th annual Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic, the six-day, six-stage race that starts in Bend Oregon. A record 185 men are scheduled to compete in what should be one of the most competitive stage races on NRC this year. With maps.

Rivera and Hanson win San Rafael Twilight Crit

The lineup promised to deliver exiting racing and the raucous and appreciative crowd was not disappointed last Saturday night at the 11th Annual San Rafael Twilight Criterium. Not only were they (and I) witness to aggressive riding under the fading sun and then stars but we also got a two rainbows and a fabulous sunset. What more can a girl ask for? With photos.

Superweek is here

One race completed in the extravaganza that is Superweek or officially the Point Premium Root Beer International Cycling Classic / SuperWeek Pro Tour. The longest-running multi-day bicycle race in the United States started yesterday July 10th and ends on July 26th with races throughout Eastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. The Superweek Pro Tour consists of…

On tap: Canadian Road Championships

Canadian Elite cyclists, both men and women, are gathered in St-Georges, Beauce, Quebec for the Canadian Road Cycling Championships which will be held over the next three days, June 26 to June 28. Note that the National Titles for the other categories such as juniors, masters and paracyclists will be awarded the following weekend. Several champions…

Armstrong and Olds win Nevada City Classic

In front of an estimated 30,000 noisy fans, Astana’s Lance Armstrong riding in a LiveStrong kit won his first race since coming back from retirement, the Nevada City Classic in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California last Sunday. But before the men started their race, Proman’s Shelley Olds took a solo flyer early in the…

Gerlach and Rais win the mighty mighty Tour de Nez

Chad Gerlach (Lifetime Fitness/VeloVie) and Amber Rais (TIBCO) took the overall honors at the Mighty Mighty Tour de Nez last weekend. Both riders grabbed the leader’s red jersey on the first stage, succesfully defended until the end and even won another stage before it was all set and done. The 2009 Tour de Nez presented…

Tour of America’s Dairyland

The Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board kicked off today. The new series, seven criteriums and three road races across nine Wisconsin cities, runs from June 18th until June 28th, 2009. Prizes will be awarded for each race and points are accumulated for the overall omnium. Updated with photos!