stage 5 podium (l-r): Fabio Calabria (Horizon Organic/Einstein Bros), Tom Devriendt (Team3M) and Eric Marcotte (SmartStop)

Belgian Devriendt Wins Wet Menomonie Road Race

Belgian Tom Devriendt of Team 3M outsprinted his breakmates in the pouring rain to win the Menomonie Road Race, stage 5 of the North Star Grand Prix on Saturday afternoon. Australian Fabio Calabria of Horizon Organic/Einstein Bros was second and the reigning US National Champion Eric Marcotte of Team SmartStop was third. The three were…

Coryn Rivera (UntedHealthcare) wins stage 2 in a tight sprint with Carmen Small (Specialized lululemon)

Rivera Wins Downtown St. Paul Criterium By A Bike Throw

UnitedHealthcare kept the fast, crash-filled race controlled, allowing Coryn Rivera to maintain her position in the last few turns until she and Carmen Small (Specialized-lululemon) dueled down the finishing straight to Rivera’s photo finish victory. Lizzie Williams (Vanderkitten) captured third on the stage ahead of many of the dominant teams, leveraging her years of experience…

Tom Zirbel (Optum) won the St Paul time trial, stage 1 of North Star Grand Prix

Zirbel Fastest At North Star Grand Prix Opening Stage

Tom Zirbel of the Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies team set the fastest time on the Saint Paul Riverfront Time Trial, the opening stage of the North Star Grand Prix on Wednesday morning. The only rider to crack the 10-minute mark, Zirbel clocked a time of nine minutes and 51 seconds on the five-mile course…