World Road Champion Bronzini and Cliff-Ryan to Lead Colavita/Forno D’Asolo Squad at Liberty Classic

The Colavita/Forno D’Asolo Pro Cycling Team presented by Cooking Light is aiming for victory at the TD Bank Philadelphia International Championship Women’s Liberty Classic on June 5th. “We have an unbelievable roster,” said Directeur Sportif Rachel Heal. “Between World Road Champion Giorgia Bronzini, NRC Champion Cath Cheatley, and riders like Theresa Cliff-Ryan and Andrea Dvorak,…

Veteran Line-Up Announced for KBS-OptmHealth At Philly

Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling is fielding a veteran roster for this weekends Philadelphia International Championship. With a combined 60 years of professional racing experience split among the eight-man roster, the team will be making a push for the podium at the oldest and longest running one-day event in America. The roster features seven out…

Kowalski’s Markets Collegiate All-Star Team Loaded With Talent

Six riders with a combined seven podium finishes at the recent USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals make up the Kowalski’s Markets Collegiate All-Stars team for this month’s Nature Valley Grand Prix. Elle Anderson (Dartmouth College) and Kimberley Turner (Seattle Pacific University) are repeat selections to the team while Robin Bauer (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Missy Erickson…

Tour of Utah To Be Broadcast Nationally

The 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, held on August 9-14, will be shown nationally on FOX Sports Network (FSN) and regionally by ROOT Sports and KJZZ TV. All broadcast partners will air a one-hour recap show each evening and a two-hour feature and recap show following the final stage on Sunday August 14.…

Telenet Fidea Cycling Team to Cross After Dark

Two-time cyclocross World Champion Bart Wellens will begin his 2011 cyclocross season in the U.S. by racing the opening two rounds of the new Cross After Dark national cyclocross series. Wellens and his Telenet Fidea teammate Rob Peeters, both of Belgium, will make U.S. cyclocross debuts at Cross After Dark Race 1, CrossVegas on September…

Final Nature Valley Pro Ride Qualifier This Weekend

Only two spots remain to be filled on the Nature Valley Pro Ride women’s and men’s teams for this year’s Nature Valley Grand Prix. Cycling’s version of “American Idol” wraps up with the Quad Cities Memorial Weekend Omnium, which consists of three long-standing criteriums in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. The top amateur man and…

Numainville 2nd at GP Gatineau

Joelle Numainville of Team TIBCO/To the Top narrowly missed out on repeating as champion of the Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau on Saturday, losing a close sprint to World Champion Georgia Bronzini (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo). “The girls rode incredibly well,” said Team Directeur Sportif Lisa Hunt. “It was a hard race, and Joelle was a marked rider…

Horner Wins Tour Of California

Chris Horner (USA) of Team RadioShack crossed the finish line of the last stage of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California in Westlake Village with an overall time of 23 hours, 46 minutes and 41 seconds, capturing the Amgen Race Leader Jersey and solidifying his place at the top of the podium, while Matthew Goss…

McCarty officially crowned King of the Mountain

Stage 7 at the 2011 Tour of California was without a decisive stage for General classification. Starting in the college town of Claremont and ending 121km later at the top of Mt Baldy, riders had their work cut out. With a gigantic category HC Climb compared with some of the toughest climbs in European races,…

Radioshack Go 1-2 In Queen Stage

Amid breathtaking vistas and challenging roads with continuous switchbacks leading to the top of Mt. Baldy (elevation 7,930 ft.), RadioShack teammates Levi Leipheimer (USA), three-time Amgen Tour of California champion, and Chris Horner (USA) crossed the Stage 7 finish line in first and second place respectively, thrilling fans with a picture-perfect victory. The second-place finish…

Zabriskie Claims Solvang TT

Dave Zabriskie (Garmin-Cervelo) wins Stage 6 Solvang Time Trial as Chris Horner holds on to the overall lead in the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Zabriskie clocked a time of 30:35 on the 15-mile (24-km) course to claim victory. Taking second on the stage was Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack) at 14 seconds down with Tejay van…

Sagan Shines On Sunny Stage 5 In California

With the sun shining and an enthusiastic crowd cheering, 21-year-old Peter Sagan (SVK) of Liquigas-Cannondale raced across the finish line, narrowly beating Leigh Howard (AUS) of HTC-Highroad and Ben Swift (GBR) of Sky Procycling, who placed second and third, respectively, to clinch the Stage 5 win during the 2011 Amgen Tour of California in a…

Horner Takes Over In California

In one of the most impressive team and individual performances of the Amgen Tour of California, Chris Horner (USA) of Team RadioShack out performed his competitors, and teammate Levi Leipheimer (USA), to win the first true mountaintop finish in the history of the race atop Sierra Road outside San Jose. Stage 4 of the race…

Will Dugan Withdraws from Tour of California

Team Type 1 – sanofi-aventis rider Will Dugan has withdrawn from the Amgen Tour of California following a crash during the final minutes of Stage 3 in Modesto, CA yesterday. Unable to avoid the crash after another rider went down in his path, Dugan got back on the bike and finished the final 8 kilometers.…