Second Women’s Prestige Cycling Series Race Begins Today

The Women’s Prestige Cycling Series resumes this week when the 24th annual SRAM Tour of the Gila begins Wednesday in Silver City, N.M. Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (HTC-Columbia) leads the individual and sprint competition but is not among the 75 women registered for the five-day National Racing Calendar event. However, second-placed individual Katharine Carroll and her Peanut…

Strong start for UnitedHealthcare-Maxxis in Southeast

The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis got off to a fast start in the opening weekend of the Southeast Criterium Series speed week. On Saturday, Karl Menzies of the UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis took the victory at the Terrapin Athens Twilight Criterium, besting five breakmates in a sprint finish. Andrew Pinfold of UnitedHealthcare…

Schneider starts strong in Southeast Crits week

With a squad in Europe and another heading to Gila this week, reigning U23 criterium champion Samantha Schneider is the lone representative of Team TIBCO/To the Top in the Southeast criterium series, which started this weekend in Georgia. But being on her own didn’t stop her from representing the team well to open the weekend.…

No areo equipment for Nature Valley Time Trial

This year’s edition of the Nature Valley Grand Prix will go “old school,” with a return to Eddy Merckx-style racing for the individual time trial that opens this year’s USA Cycling National Racing Calendar event. Executive Director David LaPorte said the Nature Valley Grand Prix has opted to invoke a new USA Cycling rule that…

Big Makeover for MAC’s 2010 Cross Schedule

It’s that time of year when cyclocross series start announcing their autumn programs. And, as usual, the well-organized MAC Cyclocross on America’s Eastern Seaboard is one of the first to publish a confirmed race schedule; a schedule sees the biggest makeover in many years for the venerable organization. The biggest news on the MAC tour…

Jamis/Sutter Home to race in Brazil

The Jamis/Sutter Home Men’s Cycling Team presented by Colavita has been invited to race the UCI 2.2 Tour de Santa Catarina in Brazil, which begins April 21 and continues through April 25. Directeur Sportif Sebastian Alexandre made the announcement. “We are pleased to be selected for this challenging race,” said Alexandre. “Alejandro Borrajo is racing…

Miller takes 6th in Drenthe World Cup

Brooke Miller of Team TIBCO/To the Top put in another strong performance today in the Ronde van Drenthe World Cup, finishing 6th out of a lead group of 13 that began to take shape just past the half-way point of the 135km race. The course featured three cobbled sections, all over 2 km long, as…

ASO and AEG Grow Media Partnership

ASO and AEG expand cycling partnership agreement: Tour de France TV production team will be in California entire Amgen Tour of California will be shot and distributed in HD to Eurosport and Versus ASO will produce & distribute a daily highlights and recap package of the Amgen Tour of California Full release Amaury Sport Organisation…

2010 USA CRITS Speed Week

The USA CRITS Speed Week Series begins in Athens, Georgia on April 24 and showcases bicycle racing in three states ending up in Sandy Springs, Georgia on May 2. This year’s series will host the best criterium racers in the world with a solid line up of USA CRITS Division 1 Teams in attendance. The…

Miller takes 13th to open TIBCO European campaign

Team TIBCO/To the Top made a solid start to its spring European campaign under extremely difficult conditions at the Tour of Flanders Sunday. Brooke Miller survived the wind, occasional rain and hazardous riding conditions created by slick cobbles and a nervous peloton to take 13th place in the race known to race fans simply as…

CCA Announces Launch Of Race Clean Own Your Victory Program

From CCA: After extensive consultation with athletes and Provincial and Territorial cycling associations the Canadian Cycling Association is pleased to announce the launch of the Race Clean OWN YOUR VICTORY program. This program is athlete driven and compliments the highly successful Roulez Gagnants au Naturel program that the Fédération québécoise des sports cyclistes has been…