Champion System Ready for U.S. Debut

The Champion System Pro Cycling Team makes its U.S. debut Wednesday at the 26th annual SRAM Tour of the Gila with a pair of Americans, Chris Butler and Craig Lewis, on its five-rider roster. General Manager Ed Beamon said the mountainous, five-day race in New Mexico is an ideal event to launch the first Asian…

Routley Claims 10th At Tour of Turkey

Will Routley of Team SpiderTech powered by C10 finished in tenth place as the eight-day 2012 Presidential Tour of Turkey came to an end. The last day of racing in Turkey was held in Istanbul, in one of the world’s most historically important cities. Routley rode conservatively and safely on this last day of competition…

Stevens wins Stage One of Gracia Orlova

Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) won Stage One of Gracia Orlova on Thursday in a virtual repeat of her win at Fleche Wallone. Winning at the top of a steep one kilometer climb, she took enough time out of her team-mate Ellen Van Dijk to take the leaders jersey going into stage three. “I’m starting to really…

Longer TT Course for Nature Valley Grand Prix

Street construction is forcing a change in the opening time trial for the Nature Valley Grand Prix. The five-day stage race, one of the top races on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar, has often been decided by seconds, and team directors expect this new time trial course will have a huge effect on the…

Kabush Blazes to Win

Geoff Kabush (SCOTT-3Rox) atop the Sea Otter Classic cross-country podium, Sid Taberlay (H2O Overdrive) 2nd, Max Plaxton (Specialized) 3rd – photo courtesy SCOTT-3Rox The Sea Otter Classic marks the official beginning of MTB racing in North America and the debut of new SCOTT – 3Rox Team. With a commanding lead, Geoff Kabush piloted his Spark…

Routley Top 10 Of Mountain Stage In Turkey

Canadian cyclist Will Routley of Whistler, BC had a stellar day with Team SpiderTech powered by C10, cracking the Top 10 on the third stage of the Presidential Tour of Turkey, in what proved to be a very difficult mountain stage stretching almost 152 kilometres. Routley finished the day in 10th place, three minutes behind…