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Posted on 05. Mar, 2011 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 05. Mar, 2011 by stephanie.
With a strong lead out by teammate Amanda Miller (HTC Highroad), Ina Yoko Teutenberg was able to power sprint her way to a win at the third stage of the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic’s Downtown Grand Prix. Teutenberg just beat out young sprinting phenom Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12). Swiss sprinter Pascale [...]
Posted on 04. Mar, 2011 by stephanie.
On a relatively flat 12 mile course, Alison Starnes (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12) and Jeremy Vennell (BISSELL Pro Cycling) both easily powered to win the time trial stage of the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic. The course included a long hill that proved to be a challenge for most of the riders. Both Starnes [...]
Posted on 03. Mar, 2011 by lyne.
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, [...]
Posted on 03. Mar, 2011 by stephanie.
Amanda Miller (HTC-Highroad) sprinted to a win at Stage 1 of the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic. This new 58-mile Merced Immigration District Road Race had challenging climbs and a very tough uphill finish. Miller’s teammate Ina Teutenberg attacked early on and stayed clear for almost the entire stage allowing Miller to remain fresh for [...]
Posted on 02. Mar, 2011 by lyne.
Teams are gathering in the Central Valley, more precisely Merced California for the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic. This year, the race expanded into a 4-day stage race for the Men’s Pro 1/2 and Women’s Pro 1/2/3 fields and the battle should be fun to watch, a preview of the NRC season with four men’s [...]
Posted on 24. Feb, 2011 by lyne.
1984 Olympic gold medalist, Alexi Grewal’s comeback to elite level cycling will take its most difficult step on March 3 when he lines up at the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic pb McLane. The Merco-McLane event will be his first time against top national level competition since he retired from cycling in the mid 1990s, [...]