Grewal to Compete At MERCO

1984 Olympic gold medalist, Alexi Grewal’s comeback to elite level cycling will take its most difficult step on March 3 when he lines up at the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic pb McLane. The Merco-McLane event will be his first time against top national level competition since he retired from cycling in the mid 1990s,…

Battenkill Adds Twilight Criterium to Weekend

Organizers of the 2011 Tour of the Battenkill announce their Professional race as part of the 7th annual event on Sunday, April 10 in Cambridge, NY. The professional race which drew an international field in 2010 will be held the same day as the popular amateur event where an expected 3,000 participants are expected to…

Mercy Cycling rolls into 2011

With new sponsors, a new look, and an improved roster, the Mercy Elite Cycling Team has begun its 2011 campaign like no other season in the storied 16 year history of the team. For the first time Mercy Cycling will be on the best bikes in the world, built by one of biggest manufacturers in…

SpiderTech ready for Pro Continental Season

Team SpiderTech today unveiled Canada’s first ever professional cycling team to achieve UCI Professional Continental status, one level before the Tour de France. Never before has a Canadian team been in pursuit of the Tour de France, considered the highest level in pro cycling in the world. According to Team SpiderTech founder Steve Bauer, Olympic…

Get A Minor In Bicycling At Lees-McRae

Ten-time national champions! That’s the latest triumph the Lees-McRae College Bobcat Cycling Team can boast after a win at USA Cycling Cyclo-cross Nationals in December. But not for long… Next up for the national championship college is the January launch of a one-of-a-kind academic program in Bicycling Studies. This spring, Lees-McRae College is “bridging the…

Fast Freddie Rodriguez Joins Team Specialized Racing

Team Specialized Racing has announced its newest member, “Fast” Freddie Rodriguez, one of the United States’ most accomplished professional cyclists. Freddie will join the organization as a board member, mentor and racer, competing in select professional category races alongside his junior teammates to help achieve the goal of becoming the number one junior team in…

Tour Of Utah On UCI Calendar

Entering its seventh year in 2011, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah cycling race has been elevated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to one of the top three professional stage races for road cycling in North America. Organizers will invite 15 domestic and international professional cycling teams to participate and increase prize money…

Sydor, Goldstein Join Trek Red Truck p/b Mosaic Homes

Two of Canada’s top athletes Alison Sydor and Leah Goldstein joined the Trek Red Truck p/b Mosaic Homes team. Committed to developing young cyclists, the Trek Red Truck Racing Team focused its busy race schedule primarily in the Pacific Northwest races such including BC Super Week,  the Canadian National Championships and selected NRC races in…

Tour of the Battenkill Withdraws from UCI

Due to difficulties in finding a title sponsor and a recent announcement by USA Cycling to allow Pro Continental teams at non-UCI, domestic races in the US, organizers of the Tour of the Battenkill Professional Invitational – originally scheduled for April 16 in New York as a men’s UCI 1.2 event – announce the withdrawal…

5 Elite Men Named To US Cross Worlds Team

In the not a surprise department, USA Cycling announced the Elite Men name to the U.S. National Team for the 2011 UCI Cyclocross World Championships. The Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com trio Jeremy Powers, Tim Johnson and Jamey Driscoll with Jonathan Page and Ryan Trebon will be racing in St. Wendel, Germany, January 29-30.  It is the…

Canada Names Team For Cross Worlds

The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) announced today the six cyclists who will be representing Canada at the 2011 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, held January 29-30, 2011 in St. Wendel, Germany. (See USA Names Elite Women, U23 & Junior For Cross Worlds) Canada’s team at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships has two riders with previous participation…

Albasini To Head USA Cycling U23 Development Program

Sports Director with Cervelo TestTeam last year, Swiss Marcello Albasini takes over USA Cycling U23 Development Program. USA Cycling announced today the hiring of Alba Radsport to manage the national governing body’s men’s U23 division of the National Development Program. Led by Director Sportif Marcello Albasini, the Swiss company will direct USA Cycling’s U23 development…

UnitedHealthcare Name Algeri and Greene As Directors

In continuing its preparation toward its first season as a Pro Continental squad, the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team officially announced today that it has named Eric Greene as its U.S. Team Director and Vittorio Algeri as its European Team Director. Both individuals will report to Mike Tamayo, the Team’s General Manager and Directeur Sportif. When…

USA Names Elite Women, U23 & Junior For Cross Worlds

USA Cycling announced the first round of nominations to the United States National Team for the 2011 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, slated for January 29-30 in St. Wendel, Germany. Thirteen athletes have been named to the elite women’s, U23 men’s, and junior men’s squads based on their performances over the last cyclo-cross season.  Nominations to…

BISSELL Pro Cycling Signs Jay Thomson

The BISSELL Pro Cycling Team announced today that it has made a late addition to its roster — South African Jay Thomson. Thomson is a well rounded rider with strengths in time trials, stage races and sprints, and the BISSELL Team will benefit from his wealth of talent. Thompson was originally signed to another team…