A Closer Look at 2013 NRC and NCC

The 2013  USA Cycling domestic road calendar, divided into the National Racing Calendar (NRC) and National Criterium Calendar (NCC) include an additional ten events next year for a grand total of 38 events that take place from early March to end of September 2013. Riders will compete for standings points tabulated for individual riders as…

Miller, Mancebo Win Joe Martin TT

Back in the United States after a European racing stint, Amanda Miller (TIBCO) set the fastest time of 9:59 to claim the leader’s jersey at the Joe Martin Stage Race. Kathryn Donovan (FCS|Rouse) was in second, second down with Maria Luisa Calle Williams (Colombian National Team) in third at three seconds. The FCS|Rouse team put…

34 Elite Domestic Teams Registered In USA

A total of 34 Domestic Elite Teams registered with USA Cycling for the 2012 road season. These teams, along with the USA registered UCI Continental squads, will be in the running for the team standings for both the National Racing Calendar (NRC) and the National Criterium Calendar (NCC).  Any rider that races at NRC and…

Hashtag Proposal For Road Races

Here’s a list of twitter hashtag for North American road races on either the NRC, NCC, UCI and/or CCA calendar  that we, @podiuminsight and @podium_live, propose to use this year. In the age of social media, #hashtags matter. Let us know if we missed any and/or if you’d like to propose a different hashtag for…

Men’s NRC Standings Tighter After Charlotte Crit And Tour de Nez

While the two criteriums, Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium and Tour de Nez, tightened the NRC men’s individual and team standings, Francisco Mancebo (Realcyclist.com) and BISSELL remain on top. No changes to top 5 in the women’s individual standings led by Janel Holcomb while her squad Colavita/Forno d’Asolo padded its commanding lead in the team standings.

Holcomb Back On Top Of NRC

Janel Holcomb (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) is back on top of NRC women’s individual standings after winning Cascade Cycling Classic. Francisco Mancebo (Realcyclist.com) remains the NRC leader after claiming his third NRC stage race. Bissell and Colavita/Forno d’Asolo increased its lead in the team standings.

Chicago-Area NRC Race Originally Slated For August 21 Cancelled

The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) event originally scheduled in Evanston, IL on August 21st has been cancelled. Organizers of the Evanston Grand Prix previously announced an event date change, due to contractual issues, which forced the race’s removal from the NRC schedule – as originally reported by ChicagoBikeRacing.com. Local Chicago-area and USA Cycling…

NRC Standings Going Into Cascade

With only eight events left on the NRC, the upcoming  Cascade Cycling Classic is even more important for the teams and riders battling for points. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) has been leading since winning the first race, the Redlands Bicycle Classic, back in March and it will be difficult to topple him especially as the next…

Bissell Back On Top Of NRC Team Standings After Toona

A stage win and four riders in the top 10 overall at the 2.4 Tour de Toona hoisted the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team back to the top of the NRC team standings. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) and Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) remain atop the individual standings with nine events to go on the USA Cycling’s National Racing Calendar (NRC). Colavita/Forno d’Asolo increased its commanding lead in the women’s team standings.

Mancebo, Neben Top NRC Standings Midway Through Calendar

Two events, only for the men, on the NRC last weekend, two crits on each side of the country, the Glencoe Grand Prix and the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix. More than midway through 28-event calendar, no changes to the top of the NRC Standings. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) has been on top the men’s individual standings…

No Changes To Top Of NRC Standings

With only one NRC event on the calendar this past weekend, and only for men, the standings remain mostly unchanged. RealCyclist.com’s Francisco Mancebo leads the men’s individual standings while BISSELL tops the team classification with PureBlack Racing moving up. Colavita-Forno d’Asolo continues to lead the women’s team and individual standings with Janel Holcomb.