Kersten clinches Singapore

Singapore – Fly V Australia fast man Ben Kersten won the prestigious OCBC cycle Singapore criterium  in emphatic fashion this past weekend. The stakes were high with big money on the line with a cool $12,500 for the criterium winner. Amongst the 65-rider field, BISSELL, Kelly Benefit Strategies, Team Type 1 and Fly V Australia…

USA Cycling names eight-person roster for Track World Championships

Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 5, 2010) – USA Cycling announced today the eight-person U.S. roster for the upcoming UCI Track World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, March 24-28. As the defending world champion in the individual pursuit, 19-year-old Taylor Phinney (Boulder, Colo./Trek-Livestrong) earned an automatic nomination to the men’s squad. The 2009 world championships in Poland…

CrossVegas Promoter Named “50+ Planners & Places to Watch in 2010”

Brook Watts of Longmont Colorado, was among the honorees of SportsEvents Magazine’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The special feature, “50+ Planners & Places to Watch in 2010,” included in the January 2010 issue of SportsEvents Magazine spotlights industry professionals from across the country including Watts, promoter of CrossVegas. The industry professionals profiled in SportsEvents Magazine’s…

Pros talk about Sea Otter Classic

Sea Otter Classic Spokespeople: Jacques-Maynes, Nash, Wallace, Benjamin, Stander, and Pruitt Tell a Tale of Sea Otters Past MONTEREY, Calif. Starting in 1991, the Sea Otter Classic laid the foundation to bring a celebration of cycling to mid-coastal California. Now in its twentieth year, Sea Otter continues to create the opportunity for competitors, fans, families,…

Tour of California starts with Women’s Racing

Project Sport, LLC – producers of the San Francisco and San Rafael Twilight Criterium cycling races – announced today an agreement with the Sacramento Sports Commission and the Amgen Tour of California to present a professional criterium-style cycling race in conjunction with Stage 1 of the 2010 Tour, to be contested on the morning of…

Ride 2 Tour of California stages with George Hincapie & Patrick Dempsey for Breakaway from Cancer

Two April Cycling Events will Raise Funds and Awareness for Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer® Initiative LOS ANGELES (February 17, 2009) – Patrick Dempsey and George Hincapie today confirmed their participation in the ‘Breakaway Ride presented by Specialized,’ two cycling events held in conjunction with the upcoming 2010 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race set…

Women’s Prestige Cycling Series Announces 2010 Events

Minneapolis – The 2010 edition of the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series will feature four national-caliber stage races that promise to showcase the country’s top female cycling talent. The four events take place in four different states, beginning in March and running through to July: March 25-28 – Redlands Bicycle Classic (California) April 28-May 2 –…

Mt Hood Cycling Classic returns for 2010

– Toughest Pro/Am Cycling Event in the Country Returns for 2010 – Hood River, Ore., February 5th, 2010– The Mt. Hood Cycling classic, renown for it’s challenging Columbia Gorge time trial and mountain top finishes, is pleased to announce the addition of a new title sponsor, Indie Hops, as well as two new stages in…