Sky Swiftest In Stage 2

Enthusiastic crowds welcomed riders to the finish of Stage 2 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California in Sacramento this afternoon after beginning in Nevada City, California. For the second year in a row, the small Gold Rush town of Nevada City was host to the first official day of racing in the Amgen Tour…

Stage 2 Starts At 12:15 In Nevada City

On your mark sprinters. Due to uncertain weather and road conditions, race organizers have determined that the best way to ensure a complete course for Stage 2 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California is to move the official start to 12:15 p.m. PT today to a location on Broad Street in Nevada City, California.…

Decision For Stage 1 Tomorrow Morning

A snow storm is on its way to Lake Tahoe region just in time for the start of the Amgen Tour of California. Forecast are still calling for 90% chance of snow on Sunday with new snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. The race organizer issued the following statement regarding the impact, if…

Bronzini Coming To the US To Race With Colavita

Giorgia Bronzini, 2011 World Champion in road racing, will join her teammates on the Colavita/Forno D’Asolo Women’s Pro Cycling Team presented by Cooking Light for Canada’s Tour de Gatineau, the TD Bank Philadelphia International Women’s Liberty Classic and other marquee events. Colavita/Forno D’Asolo Directeur Sportif Rachel Heal made the announcement. “We are thrilled to have…

BMC Racing Team At Home In California

The BMC Racing Team will field a roster for the Amgen Tour of California that includes four Americans. The eight-day race in the team’s home state begins Sunday. Bookwalter Returns. Reigning U.S. national time trial champion Taylor Phinney will be joined by three-time U.S. national road champion George Hincapie and fellow Americans Brent Bookwalter and…

Hughes To Race At Gatineau

Clara Hughes will be racing for Team Canada at the only two UCI Category 1 races for women in Canada, the 2011 Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau, held on May 19th and 21st 2011 in Gatineau, QC. Hughes is having a brilliant comeback to cycling, winning both the time trial and road races at the 2011…

Top Women’s Teams At Liberty Classic

The world’s premier women’s cycling teams will descend upon Philadelphia on June 5th to contest the 18th annual Liberty Classic, the longest-running, most prestigious race in the country. The big news this year is that in addition to the all-star cast of domestic teams, five of the top internationally-ranked (UCI) teams have confirmed they will be lining up to tackle the infamous Manayunk Wall and more. Current World Road Champion, Giorgina Bronzini, Will Race

Jamis/Sutter Home For Tour of California

The Jamis/Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team has selected the riders that will represent the team at the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Directeur Sportif Sebastian Alexandre made the announcement. The Jamis/Sutter Home roster for the Amgen Tour of California includes Luis Amaran, Fernando Antogna, Alejandro Borrajo, Anibal Borrajo, Jamey Driscoll, Andy Guptill, Tyler Wren, and…

Two Nature Valley Pro Ride Races This Weekend

A big weekend lies ahead for the Nature Valley Pro Ride, cycling’s version of “American Idol.” The Sterling Road Race in Boston on Saturday and Sunday’s Jefferson Cup in Charlottesville, Va., present the opportunity for four riders to gain roster spots on special men’s and women’s teams for the Nature Valley Grand Prix. A staple…

Registration Opened for Inaugural Tour of Galena

Registration has opened for the Tour of Galena, a three-stage omnium stage race to be held in the beautiful but challenging terrain of Galena, Ill., over the weekend of June 11-12. The inaugural event will include a time trial and road race on Saturday and a downtown criterium on Sunday. The time trial and road…

Mancebo, Hughes top NRC standings

Two NRC events were completed last week, the SRAM Tour of the Gila for men and women and The Dana Point Grand Prix for men only. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) and Clara Hughes (Pactimo Cycling) won the overall at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. Read all about it here. Brad Huff (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda)…

Zirbel Joins Jamis/Sutter Home

In the past years, Jamis/Sutter Home had some weakness in stage races with only one contender, Luis Amaran. This year, Tyler Wren has stepped up and is showing that he can also be a threat and now that team has added Tom Zirbel to their line-up. Stage racing in the US got more interesting. Here’s…

Cross After Dark Series Shines

Four UCI cyclocross races have united to create a series that adds a unique twist to the U.S. cyclocross scene. These prominent race directors announced the Cross After Dark series that will be comprised of nighttime races in September and October. “We pioneered the idea of night cross in the US in 2002 with StarCrossed…

Team Canada For Pan Am Games

Fourteen athletes will represent Canada at the UCI Pan American Road and Track Continental Championships held on May 1 – 8 in Bogota, Colombia. The track events will take place May 1-5 followed by the time trials on May 6th and the road race on May 8th. Road Cycling Joëlle Numainville (Montréal, QC; TIBCO/To The…

Team USA For Pan Am Games

Sixteen athletes will represent the United States at the UCI Pan American Road and Track Continental Championships held on May 1 – 8 in Bogota, Colombia. The track events will take place May 1-5 followed by the time trials on May 6th and the road race on May 8th. In the men’s events, a young…

Pro Cycling Returns To Missouri With Tour de Grove

National and International Professional Cycling return to Missouri with the Tour de Grove. Featuring three days of racing in three historic neighborhoods across the City of St. Louis, the Tour de Grove is comprised of three events; Friday evening May 13th, the Midtown Rally Grand Prix in the Locust Business District, Saturday May 14th, The…