Escuela Wins, BISSELL Dominates At Merco Downtown GP

Everyone knew that the BISSELL team would come to the front to try to take control the 100+ rider field in stage 3 of the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic, the Downtown Grand Prix. And that’s exactly what they did. The nine riders lined up with GC leader Ben Jacques-Maynes sitting seventh wheel right in…

BISSELL Sweeps Merco Opener

The BISSELL team dominated the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic opener, the 82-mile Merced Immigration District Road Race today. After scoping out the first two laps of the new 12.5-mile loop and grabbing KOM points, the team hit and stacked the 11-rider break with 6 riders. On the final lap, another surge and five riders,…

BISSELL Pro Cycling Signs Jay Thomson

The BISSELL Pro Cycling Team announced today that it has made a late addition to its roster — South African Jay Thomson. Thomson is a well rounded rider with strengths in time trials, stage races and sprints, and the BISSELL Team will benefit from his wealth of talent. Thompson was originally signed to another team…

BISSELL Pro Cycling Announces 2011 Team

The BISSELL Pro Cycling Team announced that it will continue as a continental team in 2011, with three new and 10 returning riders, in addition to former riders joining the team’s management. BISSELL Homecare, Inc. will return as the team’s owner and title sponsor, extending its eight-year relationship with professional cycling and emphasizing its commitment…

Phinney Fastest Again At Utah

Only three riders cracked the 17-minute barrier at the Miller Motorsports Time Trial in Utah, with Taylor Phinney (Trek-LIVESTRONG) coming out on top of stage 3 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. Twentieth rider out of the start gate, Phinney zoomed along the course, taking the banked turns at high speed to finally…

Red BISSELL Wants Blue At Utah

“There’s plenty more racing to go and every day is decisive.” said Ben Jacques-Maynes of the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team. Three more days of racing – a time trial, a tough criterium and the Queen Stage – at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, to defend the blue Powerade/vitaminwater Best Young Rider jersey on…

Leipheimer Takes Over At Utah

Riding solo, Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny’s) rode away from select group of riders on the tough climb up Mt Nebo to win stage 2 of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah.  He also rode away with the yellow jersey with three stages to go. Can he defend without a team, especially on the tough…

Veilleux Wins Glencoe GP, Holloway Takes Stars & Stripes

Stronger or smarter? That’s the question that was posed to Daniel Holloway (BISSELL) a few minutes after he became the new US Pro Crit Champion at the AT&T USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship in Glencoe, IL. “I guess, after it’s all said and done I was definitely a smarter rider today. Ten laps to…

Latham Wins Elk Grove TT

Only 19 hundreds of a second separate the winner from second place after the opening stage, the MTI Construction Time Trial at the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove. Kiwi Peter Latham (BISSELL) stopped the clock at 8:32.56 to take the win ahead of 2007 overall winner Mike Friedman (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda).  After leading…

the week that was

Paddy Bevin to BISSELL. Andy Williams to Rubicon-ORBEA. Danny Finneran retires. Kelly Cup no longer NRC, Chicago Criterium canceled. Amateur Time Trials opens Philly weekend.