Tour of Missouri preview

Tomorrow, the seven-day, seven-stage Tour of Missouri starts off in St Joseph Missouri showcasing professional cycling around the ‘Show Me’ State. Show me is right. All eyes will be on Team Columbia’s Mark Cavendish as he skipped his home country’s Tour of Britain to take on the fast men of North America in this stage…

Pro Cycling Returns To Missouri With Tour de Grove

National and International Professional Cycling return to Missouri with the Tour de Grove. Featuring three days of racing in three historic neighborhoods across the City of St. Louis, the Tour de Grove is comprised of three events; Friday evening May 13th, the Midtown Rally Grand Prix in the Locust Business District, Saturday May 14th, The…

Tour de Grove Highlights MO PRO

The Missouri Professional Cycling Series (MO PRO) returns top level national and international professional cycling to the streets of Missouri today, on Friday May 11th, 2012. The men’s and women’s professional field promises to bring the fastest show on two wheels to three signature neighborhoods in St. Louis City and County; the Delmar LOOP, the…

Tour de New York Canceled

Another race bites the dust, unfortunately. The Tour de New York can now be added to the list of races canceled this year due to economic difficulties. The UCI 2.2 Men’s race originally scheduled from Aug 7 to 11 was to showcase the beautiful Western and Finger Lakes Regions of Upstate New York. Tour de…

Zabriskie takes over in Missouri

Four-time and reigning US Pro Time Trial Champion David Zabriskie crushed another time trial, this time at stage 5 of the Tour of Missouri, clocking a time of 36:30 with an average speed of 50.301km/h (31.255mph) over the flat 30.6 km (19 mi) course in Sedalia. Silver medalist at the Beijing Olympics, Saxo Bank’s Gustav…

Thunder Strikes in Missouri

After two podium finishes this week, Thor Hushovd of the Cervelo Test Team finally got the better of  Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC team to take the win in a chaotic sprint in Rolla and claimed the yellow leader’s jersey after stage 3 at the Tour of Missouri. Once again, Saxo Bank’s JJ Haedo made…

Deja vu in Missouri

In a deja vu from the previous day – or is it from last year – Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC team easily took the bunch sprint to claim stage 2 in back-to-back victories at the Tour of Missouri. The same three men were on the podium but with a flip as Thor Hushovd (Cervelo…

Cavendish opens his account in Missouri

And one for Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC squad who outsprinted JJ Haedo (Saxo Bank) and Thor Huschovd (Cervelo Test Team) for the the win at stage one of the Tour of Missouri. “Like I said, I can’t do it alone. I have the best team around me,” Cavendish said about his 24th career victory…

Moving Tour of California to May, good or bad?

As first reported  by cyclingnews, the Tour of California is moving up in the calendar  from its original February timeframe to May 16 to 23 starting in 2010, which  conflicts with the Giro d’Italia. During two of its four years, riders at the Tour of California have faced rain, hail, wind and cold temperatures, and…