USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 1 – Preview

Stage 1 of USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Salida to Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte With a start in Salida, Colorado’s cycling mecca and the race’s smallest start city, racers will take a circuit through downtown Salida before heading on their way on this 102-mile course to Mt. Crested Butte. The first KOM comes at 26.2…

CLIF BAR Becomes Title Sponsor For CrossVegas

The nation’s biggest cyclocross race, CrossVegas, has taken CLIF BAR as its first title sponsor. The original energy bar made with organic ingredients, CLIF BAR is increasing its annual participation from supporting to title sponsor in a multi-year deal concluded recently. As a result, the 5th annual international cyclocross race scheduled for Wednesday, September 14…

BMC Racing Team Signs Philippe Gilbert

Belgian national road and time trial champion Philippe Gilbert will join the BMC Racing Team for the 2012 season, further bolstering a roster that will include the reigning Tour de France champion and a number of past world road champions. Will Play Several Roles. BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said Gilbert – currently…

Quotas For Canada and USA For Road Worlds

The USA will be able to field the maximum numbers of riders in almost all of the UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, on September 19-25, 2011. Canada also qualified but will be fielding a smaller squad. As usual, there are lots of UCI rules to determine the quotas (ie number of…

Richey, Day Join Renner Custom Cyclocross Team

The 2011/12 cyclocross season will see Canada’s Craig Richey and Great Britain’s Gabby Day race for the Renner Custom Cyclocross Team. Building from the success of sponsoring Gabby Day last season team manager Gregg Germer has expanded his support to include Canada’s Craig Richey. “I’m really excited to build up from last years support of…

Thor Hushovd Joins BMC Racing Team

Thor Hushovd will join the BMC Racing Team for the 2012 season, becoming the third straight world road champion to become part of the American team’s roster the past two seasons. Complements Others Well. BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said signing Hushovd fits perfectly into the future plans of the organization. “Thor brings…

Nicole Duke Joins Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com

The Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com Professional Cyclocross Team has added the final piece to its puzzle, adding Masters National Champion Nicole Duke to the team. After a breakout season in 2010, Duke will eye continued domestic success, while also dipping her toe in international waters. Duke, a Florida native, originally from Boulder, Colorado, joins Swiss…

Interbike Bringing ‘Circulus’ to September Show

Celebrating urban, fixed and track bike culture, Interbike is installing Portland Design Works‘ Circulus, a 132-foot circumference (40.2m), 45-degree wooden mini-velodrome inside the Sands Expo and Convention Center. Sponsored by Paved magazine, Yakima, All-City Cycles and Portland Design Works Ciculus Poster(PDW), Circulus will be the site of multiple events at the Interbike Expo in Las…

Amanda Miller Wins Stage 3 In Germany

American Amanda Miller attacked out of the breakaway on the final lap to win stage 3 of the Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen today. Swedish National Champion Emma Johansson (Hitec Products – UCK) remains in the yellow leader’s jersey with a seven second lead on Amber Neben (HTC-HighRoad). This marks Miller’s second individual international win this…