Armstrong – “It’s a dream”

Defending champion Kristin Armstrong dominated from start to finish to win the gold medal in the women’s time trial at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The American clocked a time of 37 minutes and 34 seconds on the 29-km course. Germany’s Judith Ardnt was second, 15 seconds slower and a further seven seconds back was…

Bronzini Wins Again; Neben Takes Overall At NVGP

Although known as a sprinter, Giorgia Bronzini (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) has no problems with short steep climbs as she showed in Geelong when she won the World Championship which ended in a climb. Bronzini waited patiently in the lead group, reduced to 12 riders by the tough tempo set by the HTC-Highoad squad and then launched…

Rainbow Shines In Wet St Paul

After a raining morning for the opening St Paul Riverfront Time Trial, the sun came out and everyone was hoping for a dry stage 2 at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. But once again mother nature decided to make hard racing even harder when a storm hit before the start of the Downtown St Paul…

Armstrong Crushes Sea Otter Road Race

After her teammates softened up the field, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) attacked with less than 2 laps to go and simply flew away from the field at the Sea Otter Classic Road Race. By the time she crossed the finish line, she had over two minutes on the field and made it…

Armstrong Returns To Her Winning Ways At Sea Otter

Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter Co Twenty12) took her first win since returning from her short retirement. Surprisingly it was not at a time trial where she excels but at a criterium. Armstrong won a 3-up sprint with Samantha Schneider (TIBCO/To The Top) taking second and Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter Co Twenty12), third.

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…