Rollercoaster Week For Rollin

The high was his second place finish at Tour de Poitou-Charentes, the low was when Dominique Rollin found out that his Cervelo TestTeam would stop at the end of the year. “It was one of the best performances of the year. It proves that regardless that my team is ending and that I found myself…

Worlds Recap

A quick recap of how the North American cyclists fared at the 76th World Championships UCI Road World Championships which were held in Mendrisio, Switzerland, from Wednesday 23 September  in Mendrisio, Switzerland. The competition started with the 33.2 km Men U23 Time Trial won by Jack Bobridge of Australia earned the U23 men’s world title…

High time for Haedo

After finishing on the podium every day, Saxo Bank’s JJ Haedo finally made it to the top step in Jefferson City. He surged to take the win in a chaotic sprint finish ahead of Thor Hushovd (Cervelo Test Team) and Dario Cataldo (Quick Step). Though tied with Hushovd on time, Haedo became the new leader…

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…

Let’s get it on

Looking at the third edition of the Tour of Missouri, two questions come to my mind: How many stage wins for Cavendish? And will the overall winner be decided in a time trial or via a long break? In last year’s edition of the Tour of Missouri, Mark Cavendish (Columbia-HTC) won three stages, all after…