Mt Hood Cycling Classic returns for 2010

- Toughest Pro/Am Cycling Event in the Country Returns for 2010 – Hood River, Ore., February 5th, 2010– The Mt. Hood Cycling classic, renown for it’s challenging Columbia Gorge time trial and mountain top finishes, is pleased to announce the addition of a new title sponsor, Indie Hops, as well as two new stages in…

Final thoughts about Hood

Health Net-Maxxis’ Rory Sutherland is showing amazing form right now, and with two back-to-back wins, starting off with Joe Martin, he has taken a tremendous lead in the NRC standings. More importantly though, Sutherland hopes that these results with help in recruiting a sponsor for next year, as the team is on the final year…

A mountain runs through it – Mt Hood Queen stage

The Queen stage of the Mt Hood Cycling Classic was the last opportunity for the contenders to shake up the GC but after all the attacks, no changes to the leader of the overall after Stage 4. In the men’s race, only 31 seconds divided the three men at the top of the classification before…

The sprinters came out and played at Mt Hood Stage 1

On an absolutely beautiful course in downtown Portland, the sprinters came out and had fun in the Mt Tabor Criterium, stage 1 in the Mt Hood Cycling Classic. The riders went around an extinct volcano surrounded by lush foliage on a 1.3 mile course with 135 feet of elevation. The riders hit the climb immediately…

Value Act – ready for the Mt Hood Challenge

The ValueAct Capital Professional Women’s Cycling Team came to Mt Hood Cycling Classic with the aim of getting rider Leah Goldstein on the top step of the podium for the fourth-time. In a row. Last year, while riding for the Symmetrics team, Goldstein along with one and only one teammate Marni Hambleton, took the yellow…

Mt Hood Cycling Classic Preview

The scenic 6th annual Mt Hood Cycling Classic returns bigger than ever as one of only three UCI women’s point races in the United States making it a very important stopping point for the women hoping to earn a selection for the Olympics. On the men’s side, the race also earned the highest ranking, a…