Solo tour de force for Cervélo’s Emma Pooley at Montréal World Cup

Emma Pooley, of the Cervélo TestTeam, did something that is very rarely seen at a World Cup Event. She attacked in the first 400 meters of the climb of the first lap and went off to claim victory riding solo in the wind for the next 110 kilometers at the 12th edition of the Montréal World Cup. Emma Johansson (Swedish National Team) won the sprint for second place over Trixie Worrack (Nürnberger).

On tap: Tulsa Tough, AFCC Clarendon Cup, AFCC, Montreal World Cup, Junior World Championships Trials

Both men’s and women’s teams have to make some hard decision this weekend with multiple NRC races going on at the same time: the 3-crits/3-day Tulsa Tough in Tulsa, Oklahoma and the U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic Clarendon Cup in Arlington VA. And then to complicate matter even more, the U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic also in Arlington, which is on the USA Pro Tour, is on for the men and the Montreal World Cup for the women. And for the Juniors, the Road World Championship Trials are being held in Nashville.

Judith Arndt wins the Montreal World Cup

Last year, Judith Arndt (High Road) crashed at 300 meters from the finish line at the Montreal World Cup and finished in third place. This year, with the help of her teammates including Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, the current World Cup leader Arndt came through by outsprinting defending champion Fabiana Luperini (Menikini), after three hours, eleven minutes…

Coupe du Monde Cycliste Féminine sur route UCI

For the eleventh year, Montreal is holding a Women’s World Cup event, on Saturday May 31. The seventh event in the World Cup series is the last race to be held before the Olympics selection rules kick in, as far as the number of riders that can represent their country. At midday, the women will…