Cliff-Ryan Makes It Two At NVGP

Team TIBCO took it to the streets at the Uptown Minneapolis Criterium where they launched attack after attack to try and disrupt Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies’ control of the field. Unfortunately, it was also a battle to avoid the numerous crashes that peppered the 28-lap race including one that forced a short neutralization. In…

It’s about respect at Specialized-lululemon

After grabbing the leader’s jersey following the time trial at the Exergy Tour, Amber Neben stated “really it doesn’t matter who goes up the road as long as it’s Specialized-lululemon.” Though sounding cliché, the sentiment, echoed by all the women on the Specialized-lululemon, was obviously heartfelt. On the final day, actions spoke louder than words…

Neben Takes Race Lead as Kirchmann Wins Stage

Tough Menomonie stage lived up to its billing. At the end of the 81-mile road race, the yellow jersey had changed shoulders, from Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12) to Amber Neben (HTC-HighRoad). Decisive climbs all day. After lots of attacks, seven riders escaped on the first QOH, only 13 miles into the stage.…

Cliff-Ryan Easily Wins Sprint At Beaumont

With a brilliant lead out from teammate Cath Cheatley (Colavita Forno D’Asolo), Theresa Cliff-Ryan easily won the bunch sprint finish at the City of Beaumont Circuit Road Race. Today was stage one of the Redlands Bicycle Classic. She won ahead of Christina Gokey-Smith (Rouse Bicycles), who finished in second, and third place Jennifer Purcell (Danbury…

Neben Wins Tough Uphill Redlands Prologue

On a tough a five-kilometer uphill Sun Time Trial, former UCI World Time Trial Champion, Amber Neben (HTC Highroad) threw down the gauntlet with a solid win. This was her 5th career Redlands Prologue win. Teammate and current US Time Trial Champion, Evelyn Stevens was eight seconds behind in second. Team TIBCO-To The Top’s Erinne…

Neben Still Has The Passion

Just as she was embarking on a road cycling career in 2000, Amber Neben won the overall at the San Dimas Stage Race. Two years later, she was racing on the T-Mobile Professional Women’s Team where she won the U.S. National Road Championships. Fast forward to now, where Neben is back to working for Bob…

Neben Leads 1-2 Punch at San Dimas Opener

Continuing where they left off last year, the HTC-High Road women took control of the San Dimas Stage Race by taking the top 2 in the opener, the Chaffey Auto Body Mountain Time Trial. Former Time Trial World Champion and 2000 overall SDSR winner, Amber Neben clocked the fastest time of 15:09 over the 6…

Neben and Miller To High Road Sports

High Road Sports has added American riders Amber Neben and Amanda Miller its 11-rider 2011 women’s team. Amber Neben is a former World Time Trial Champion and US National Road Champion, a two-time winner of the Tour de l’Aude, and represented the USA in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, while Amanda Miller is known to…