Holcomb, Mancebo Win Overall At Cascade

The pressure was put on the yellow jersey on the final stage of the BMC Cascade Cycling Classic. The combination of a tough hilly circuit, temperatures in the high 90s, fast pace and non-stop attacking led to a late break sticking in both the men’s and womens’ races with different outcomes. Though isolated on the…

Hall, Bush Win Aggressive Cascade Crit

In both the men’s and women’s Downtown Twilight Criterium, the pace was very fast and the winner came out of a break but that’s where the similarities end. Lauren Hall (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) outsprinted her breakmates for the win in stage 5 of the BMC Cascade Cycling Classic while USA U23 Crit Champion Rob Bush (Chipotle…

Grajales, McGrath Climb Into Yellow Jersey At Cascade

With time gaps still tight after a short prologue, the 74-mile (119-km) McKenzie Pass Road Race with two decisive climbs  put the stage winner into the leader’s jersey on Wednesday at the Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic. Women. Kristin McGrath (Peanut Butter & CO Twenty12) outsprinted her breakmates at the top of the 10-mile…

Whitten, Antogna Win Cascade Cycling Classic Prologue

World Track Champion Tara Whitten of Team TIBCO/To the Top won her second consecutive opening prologue, this time powering to the win to open the Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic on Tuesday evening.Her first prologue win came at Tour de Toona a few weeks earlier. With an average speed of 31.03 mph (49.93 kmph),…

Day, Willock Fastest In Cascade TT

Australian Ben Day (Fly V Australia) and Canadian Erinne Willock (Webcor) clocked the fastest time in the Skyliners Time Trial p/b Hutch’s Bicycles, stage 2 of the Cascade Cycling Classic. Second in the TT Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) takes over lead. Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare) finished 3rd and holds on to the lead.

Zirbel and Phillips win Cascade TT

Zirbelicious did it again at the Bend Memorial Cascade Cycling Classic. BISSELL’s Tom Zirbel smoked another one, clocking 32:50.30 with an average speed of 29.24 mph (47.05 kmph) over the 16-mile (25 km) out-and-back Skyliner’s Time Trial.  Making it two stage wins for BISSELL after Ben Jacques-Maynes solo victory in stage 1. Just like the…

Catching up with Cascade Cycling Classic

As expected by the depth in the field, the racing has been hot – in temperature too – at the 30th annual Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic. After two stages, Rock Racing’s Oscar Sevilla leads the overall with 27 seconds on his teammate Francisco Mancebo and 35 seconds on Chris Baldwin of the Ouch…

Cascade Cycling Classic Preview – with maps

The NRC continues today with the 30th annual Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic, the six-day, six-stage race that starts in Bend Oregon. A record 185 men are scheduled to compete in what should be one of the most competitive stage races on NRC this year. With maps.