Chicago-Area NRC Race Originally Slated For August 21 Cancelled

The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) event originally scheduled in Evanston, IL on August 21st has been cancelled. Organizers of the Evanston Grand Prix previously announced an event date change, due to contractual issues, which forced the race’s removal from the NRC schedule – as originally reported by ChicagoBikeRacing.com. Local Chicago-area and USA Cycling…

MABRAcross Unveils Top Level “Super 8” BikeReg.com Cyclocross Series

It’s no secret that cyclocross’ popularity in the Mid-Atlantic, and the nation, has exploded over the past decade. To meet the ever-growing need for autumnal skinny tire grass and dirt racing, MABRAcross, the Mid-Atlantic Bicycle Racing Association’s cyclocross arm has created something Super. Super cool. Super exciting. Supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus? Sure, why not. New for 2011 is…

Canadian Short List For Road World Championships

The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) announced today the short list of athletes named to the selection pool for the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from September 19-25, 2011. The Men’s Elite pool will be announced in August, while the complete and final Canadian contingent will be announced mid-September. Head…

Sprint finishes at Tour de White Rock Criterium

Sprint finishes at the 2011 Tour de White Rock Choice’s Market Criterium; New Zealand veteran Justin Kerr (Team H&R BLOCK) and Manitoba youngster Karlee Gendron (Trek Red Truck Racing) come out on top. Laura Brown (Local Ride Racing/Dr. Vie Superfoods+) and Nic Hamilton (Jelly Belly) lead omnium with one stage to go. Video highlights.

Blick Family Launches “I Ride For The Kids”

Steve Blick and his family have launched “I Ride For the Kids” (www.irideforthekids.com). A portal of information inspired by sports, “I Ride For the Kids” serves as a resource for families dealing with Pediatric Cancer. One year ago, July 13th, 2010, Steve and Jennifer Blick’s four year old son Tyler was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic…

Laxson, Alzate Win Inaugural UBC Grand Prix

ShoShani Laxson (Trek Red Truck Racing p/b Mosaic Homes), Carlos Alzate (Team Exergy) win inaugural UBC Grand Prix; Newest BC Superweek race big hit with fans and cyclist report by BC Superweek A couple of two-rider breakaways provided the winners of both the men’s and women’s race at the inaugural Original 16 UBC Grand Prix…

Nankervis, Gendron Win Tour de Delta Brenco Criterium

Australian Nankervis returns to race that jump-started career with win at Tour de Delta; Winnipeg’s Gendron survives crash to make it two straight women’s wins as BC Superweek continues Report by Tour de Delta The first time Australian Tommy Nankervis came to BC Superweek back in 2005 it jumpstarted his professional road cycling career. He…

Team NoTubes Ready For Iron Hill Twilight Crit

Team NoTubes/ AXA Equitable picks up steam as they enter the second half of the USA Crit series with the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium this weekend in Westchester, PA. After 4 rounds of racing, Team NoTubes/ AXA Equitable’s Clayton Barrows is sitting in 3rd place overall in the USA Crits series following a strong 3rd…

Final USGP Weekend Moves To Bend

Officials from the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross announced today that they have accepted a bid from Visit Bend to host the final two races of the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross series presented by Greenware®. The 2011 US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) is a four weekend, eight race series comprised of the Planet…