Allar takes 3rd in dicey sprint finish at Clarendon Cup

Team Vera Bradley Foundation once again climbed onto the podium at the Air Force Cycling Classic’s Clarendon Cup criterium, as Erica Allar sprinted to third place. TIBCO/To The Top’s Brooke Miller won the race, after clashing handlebars with Theresa Cliff-Ryan (Colavita-Baci) in the last 50 meters of the race, who went down after the two…

Nature Valley Pro Ride Teams Finalized

The Nature Valley Pro Ride men’s and women’s teams have been selected for the Nature Valley Grand Prix, June 16-20 in East Central Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Mary Maroon of Sacramento, Calif., and Lucas Binder of San Diego qualified at the Mt. Hamilton Classic Road Race and Memorial Day Criterium to become the 11th and…

Minnesota Fixed Gear Classic: Day 1 Report

Youth Is Served As High-Schoolers Best Olympians and National Champions In unusually cool temperatures and under the threat of rain, the Minnesota Fixed Gear Classic began its three-day run at the National Sports Center Velodrome in Blaine with an evening of hot racing. In the men’s field, the surprise was the performance of Colton Barrett…

Fixed Gear Classic Returns in Minnesota

The Fixed Gear Classic returns as part of the Nature Valley Bicycle Festival after a one-year hiatus. U.S. Olympian Colby Pearce, multi-time U.S. national champion Kacey Manderfield and Pan American Games silver medalist Emile Abraham of Trinidad and Tobago headline the star-studded field for this weekend’s Minnesota Fixed Gear Classic. Action in the three-day event…

Final Nature Valley Pro Ride Qualifier This Weekend

This weekend’s Mt. Hamilton Classic Road Race/Memorial Day Criterium in California marks the end of the 2010 Nature Valley Pro Ride qualifiers. The final two riders selected will join the five men and five women who have already qualified. Sunday’s 63.5-mile point-to-point road race begins in San Jose and climbs 4,500 feet to the top…

BMC Racing Team Ready For Success In California

U.S. national champion George Hincapie and Norwegian sprinter Alexander Kristoff will hunt for stage wins while the BMC Racing Team will look to Hincapie and Swiss Steve Morabito for the overall at the Amgen Tour of California. Race Begins Sunday. BMC Racing Team Assistant Director Michael Sayers said the eight-day, 1,304-kilometer race suits Hincapie, a…

Four More Added To Nature Valley Pro Ride Rosters

The rosters of the Nature Valley Pro Ride men’s and women’s teams are more than halfway filled, with another two riders to be selected this weekend. Sunday’s Bear Mountain Spring Classic in Harriman State Park in New York will be contested on a challenging 21-mile loop that includes a climb of more than two miles,…