USA Cycling ProTour 2009 calendar

The USA Cycling Professional Tour comprises all of the men’s events in the U.S. that are included on the UCI America Tour calendar. The 2009 calendar, in its third year of existence, includes 13 events down from 16 in 2008. Gone are the Tour of Georgia, the American Eagle Outfitters Tour of Pennsylvania and the…

Jayco Herald Sun Tour preview

While the road season is finished in the Northern Hemisphere, the action is heating up down under with Australia’s oldest stage race, now in its 57th year,  the Jayco Herald Sun Tour which started today. For the next seven days, 14 professional cycling teams including ProTour teams and riders familiar to the North American Racing…

Tour de Georgia Stage 1 – Dominguez does it again

Toyota-United’s Ivan Dominguez won the sprint in the first stage of the Tour de Georgia 2008. This makes Toyota-United the only domestic team to win a stage in every American stage race (California, Georgia and Missouri). Photo by Ken Conley With 1000 meters to go, team captain and tough guy, Henk Vogels led the charge…

Talking Break Tactics with Creed

What would you do if you found yourself in a 22-rider break that also included one teammate and four riders from the Garmin-Sharp team and a few more from other WorldTour teams? Would you work? When to work and how much to work are part of tactics 101 while in a breakaway. Mike Creed and…

Voigt – “I’ll probably do one more year”

“Actually I think I made up my mind. I’ll probably do one more year as a bike rider.” were the first words out of Jens Voigt‘s mouth at the 2012 Larry H Miller Tour of Utah press conference on Monday afternoon, Though the signs were there that the 40-year old Radioshack-Nissan rider would continue in…

One-on-One With Tim Johnson

With the US cyclocross season starting with a bang at CrossVegas tonight, it was more than time to catch up with Tim Johnson of the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com team and see what he’s been up to. After years of racing both road and cross seasons, the 34-year old rider put the road aside to focus…

Excitement builds up for Spidertech for Philly

Excitement builds for the TD Bank Philadelphia International Championship for Canada’s only UCI Pro-Continental Team, SpiderTech powered by C10. “Coming off a successful month of racing, I’m really looking forward to Philly. As a race our team has done well in the past, I expect our growing team work and strength will put Team SpiderTech…

Powers – “I was born ready”

One month into the cyclocross season and Jeremy Powers (Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com) has already racked up 4 UCI wins, and claimed a podium finish in all, but one, of the races he entered.  A win and second-place  at both the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Cyclocross and the first weekend of the Greenware US…

On Tap: US Pro Championships

Here we are once again in Greenville SC, for the fifth year in a row, for the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships where two American (male) pros will claim the honor to win the Stars and Stripes next year in the time trial and road events. The questions were put forth in the…

the week that was

Some of the happenings in the North American pro cycling scene for the week ending June 11 2010. Hilton Clarke to UHC. Sponsors bolster support for Bahati Foundation. Possible Tour of Maryland in 2012. Tour of Utah teams. USA Cycling, CCA news.

Friedman and Huff Back Together at Jelly Belly

Friends for six years, former teammates Mike Friedman and Brad Huff are back on the same team once again in 2010. After racing in Europe, Friedman returned to the United States and joined his friend at  Jelly Belly presented by Kenda. “He’s like my brother on the road, we share everything,” said Friedman who added…