Luke Keough (UnitedHealthcare) nips Ryan Anderson (Optum) at the line to win Gastown Grand Prix - photo c Greg Descantes

Kirchmann, Keough Win Gastown Grand Prix

Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by .

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Luke Keough (UnitedHealthcare) takes Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix for his second straight win at BC Superweek on Wednesday, July 9 in Vancouver, BC. Canadian National Champion Leah Kirchmann (Optum) claims the richest women’s criterium in North America with her third victory at BC Superweek. Speed necessitated a change to the Global Relay Gastown Grand […]

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UBC Grand Prix Women's podium (l-r): Leah Kirchmann (Optum), second, Jo Kienasowski (TIBCO), first and Laura Van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom), third

Kiesanowski, Keough Win UBC Grand Prix

Posted on 09. Jul, 2014 by .

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Joanne Kiesanowski of Team-TIBCO To The Top outsprinted her breakmates to win the UBC Grand Prix p/b Mahony and Son, second event of the nine-race BC Superweek on Tuesday evening. Luke Keough led a UnitedHealthcare sweep in the men’s race. Fans who watched the UBC Grand Prix p/b Mahony and Sons in 2013 when seven […]

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Talansky and Team Support At Gila in 2010

Posted on 08. Jul, 2014 by .

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In a story published July 7, Jonathan Vaughters stated that he first noticed Andrew Talansky at the 2010 Tour of the Gila and that Talansky had no one feeding him, no mechanic, no teammates. In reality, Talansky had the full support of his California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized team.

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Jesse Anthony (Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) wins the Tour de Delta Men's UCI Race - photo c Greg Descantes

Kirchmann, Anthony Take 2014 White Rock| Delta Road Race

Posted on 07. Jul, 2014 by .

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It was an historic day for women’s cycling as the first ever UCI sanctioned road race took place as part of the Tour de Delta. The White Spot | Delta Road Race received the UCI designation last December and saw 59 riders start the eight lap, 93-km race on Sunday morning. Despite the race being […]

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Women's action - photo c Greg Descantes

Kirchmann, Kline Win Brenco Criterium

Posted on 06. Jul, 2014 by .

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Just like last year, one team is really flexing its muscles at the Tour de Delta. In 2013, it was NOW and Novartis for MS who was dominant, and this year, it looks like Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies is poised to take command early at BC Superweek. Leah Kirchmann, the reigning triple Canadian […]

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Ryan Roth (Silber Pro Cycling Team) wins the Tour de Delta MK Delta Criterium, the opening stage of BC Superweek.- photo c. Greg Descantes

Ramsden, Roth Win MK Delta Lands Criterium

Posted on 05. Jul, 2014 by .

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A few rain showers didn’t damper the spirits of fans and riders in attendance for the opening of the 14th annual Tour de Delta and 4th annual MK Delta Lands Criterium Friday night, July 4, in social heart of North Delta. In his post-race interview, Ryan Roth of Silber Pro Cycling Team said he is […]

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Leah Kirchmann (Optum) racing at North Star Grand Prix

Pelletier-Roy and Kirchmann take Canadian Criterium titles

Posted on 29. Jun, 2014 by .

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Rémi Pelletier-Roy and Leah Kirchmann are the newest Canadian Criterium Champions, winning the men and women titles on a gorgeous day to close the 2014 Global Relay Canadian Road Cycling Championships in Lac Mégantic. Kirchmann made history by winning all three titles this year. In the men’s race, Pelletier-Roy (Garneau-Quebecor) won the top honors by […]

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Show of Strength for Tuft at Canadian National Championships

Posted on 29. Jun, 2014 by .

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A fantastic showcase of cycling took place Saturday at the 2014 Global Relay Canadian Road Cycling Championships with the presentation of the men’s road race. The powerful Svein Tuft (Orica-GreenEDGE) raced to the victory of this grueling road race in dominating fashion. Tuft demonstrated his exceptional endurance, racing in a solo breakaway for more than […]

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