Chris Thater Memorial up next in the USA CRITS and NRC

Both the National Race Calendar (NRC) and the USA Crits series are coming close to its final races for the 2008 season.  Next up on Sunday, August 24 in Binghamton, NY. is the Chris Thater Memorial, which is on both calendars. This year marks the Silver Anniversary of the Chris Thater Memorial, which  is dedicated…

Jeff Louder wins on his mountain at Utah

The contenders duked it out in the final climb of the Queen stage at the Tour of Utah. Before the stage, 13 riders were separated by 38 seconds in the general classification but after slogging it over 14,778 feet (4,504 m) of climbing over a 98-mile (159 km) road race, the race now comes down…

Two in a row for Garmin at Tour of Utah

sorry for the delay… took a short mental break The Garmin-Chipotle won its second stage at Tour of Utah, as again a small break made it to the finish line and this time Blake Caldwell outsprinted his two-man breakaway companion Darren Lill (BMC) to take the win. The Garmen boys set the stage early on…

Jason Donald about the first stage at Utah

Jason Donald (Garmin-Chipotle) bridged to a lead trio early in the first stage at the Tour of Utah and with the field breathing down their necks, he outsprinted his 2 remaining break companions to win the stage, the KOM jersey and the yellow leader’s jersey. The 28-year old answered questions just after he won the…

Talking Utah with Burke Swindlehurst

Billed as America’s Toughest Stage Race, after taking a hiatus in 2007, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is back in 2008, bigger than ever. From August 13 until August 17, the 17 teams will be challenged by the 5-day, 5-stage, 336 mile race with 30,000 feet of climbing will all take place within…

Next up: Rochester Omnium

The next event on the USA Cycling Professional Tour, the 2.2-rated Rochester Omnium, takes place this weekend, August 8-10, in Rochester, N.Y. The race that used to be known as the Saturn Rochester Twilight Criterium, which began in 2004 and which last year drew 35,000 spectators, has grown into the 3-day Rochester Omnium. The first…

Teddy King and Brooke Miller win the Hanes Park Classic

Bissell’s Teddy King soloed away from  his breakaway companion Jonathan Cantwell (Jittery Joe’s) to win the 1.4-NRC rated Hanes Park Classic in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Ricardo Escuela (Successful Living) won the bunch sprint for third. Tibco’s Brooke Miller avoided a crash and took the sprint ahead of USA Criterium Champion Tina Pic (Colavita/Sutter Home) for…