Nature Valley Grand Prix Preview

Nature Valley Grand Prix Hi-Lite Reel by Spokes Production The next race on the USA Cycling NRC, for both the men and the women, is the 2.1-rated Nature Valley Grand Prix which takes place throughout Minnesota, June 11-15. The 5-day, 6-stage race culminates in what is known at the toughest crit in the US, the…

Tour de Beauce Preview

The 23rd edition of the Tour de Beauce, a 2.2-rated event in the UCI America’s Tour, is being held from June 10 until 15 in the Beauce region of Québec. Over 140 cyclists from 21 teams will face 6 stages (including a split day) which still include the grueling climb of Mont Mégantic during the…

CSC wins back-to-back Philly Race

The heat was the major factor at today’s Philadelphia International Championship, the culmination of the 3-race Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling series. With temperatures soaring to the low 100s and humidity hovering around 80 percent, riders had to combat heat strokes and make sure that they took in enough (but not too much) hydration…

The Wall

What is the Mayanunk Wall? A half-mile climb with a punishing 17-percent grade and a raucous party. During the Philly race, the riders will face the (in)famous Mayanunk Wall 10 times for the men and 4 times for the women, and each time, the impact is a bit more brutal, and the crowds bigger and…

Queen Judith

The love affair between Judith Ardnt and Montreal continues. The High Road women had a very good day today. Ina-Yoko Teutenberg won the Reading Classic (again), and High Road’s Judith Arndt took the final stage, her third stage win of the week, and won the overall of the Tour du Grand Montréal. All eyes were…

Rock Racing’s Oscar Sevilla wins Reading Classic

When Rock Racing announced that they were becoming an official sponsor of the Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling, the pressure was on the team to deliver, and baby-face Oscar Sevilla did just that today at the Reading Classic, the second race in the series. Sevilla of Rock Racing attacked and soloed away from three…

Philly Week antipasto – the Reading Classic

The Philly Week amuse-gueule, the Lehigh Classic exploded with speed and gave us a surprising finish. The second stop of the Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling series, the Reading Classic will be held for the third year in Reading PA on Thursday June 4th. The men will cover 74 miles riding 10 laps on…

Teutenberg wins Lehigh Valley Classic

The expected bunch sprint finish of the the Commerce Bank Lehigh Valley Classic did not happen, it all came down to a break sprint, and a solo sprinter, with no team support won the race. The amazing Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (High Road) picked up right where she left off a year ago when she won all…

Le Tour du Grand Montréal starts today

Following on the heels on the Montreal World Cup, held last Saturday, the seventh edition of the UCI-rated Tour du Grand Montréal starts today. Representing 20 international teams, the 115 women will start the 5-stage, 4-day race including last year’s winner Oenone Wood (High Road). High Road is coming in fully-loaded with World Cup leader…