Mancebo, Holcomb Top NRC

The race to the top of the NRC standings heated up after the Joe Martin Stage Race and USA Crits Speedweek, especially in the men’s standings. The battle between RealCyclist.com and BISSELL is reflected in the top 5 of the men’s individual standings. Francisco Mancebo of RealCyclist.com remains at the top with 555 pts with…

Mancebo, Hughes top NRC standings

Two NRC events were completed last week, the SRAM Tour of the Gila for men and women and The Dana Point Grand Prix for men only. Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) and Clara Hughes (Pactimo Cycling) won the overall at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. Read all about it here. Brad Huff (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda)…

A Closer Look At The NRC – The Points

After looking at the races and the teams that can accrue points in the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar,  it’s time to look at how these points are calculated in our third and final installment of our Closer Look At The NRC series. Two standings are maintained for the women and the men during the…

A Closer Look At The NRC – The Teams

After taking a closer look at the races, it’s now time to examine the changes that impact Team Classification scoring on USA Cycling’s NRC. More specifically, the rules were modified this year to limit which riders and teams can accrue points throughout the year. As part of the changes, a new type of team targeted…

Mancebo, Neben Still Top NRC After Sunny King Criterium

The 2011 National Racing Calendar continued with Saturday night’s Sunny King Criterium on a .7-mile circuit along the streets of Anniston, Ala. Jonathan Cantwell (V Australia) won the top spot of the men’s podium ahead of Mike Northey (PureBlack Racing) and Rahsaan Bahati (SKLZ p/b Pista Place). On the women’s side, the Italian Colavita/Forno D’Asolo…

A Closer Look At The NRC – The Races

It’s more than time to take a closer look at the races on the 2011 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar or NRC. The pro road season opened up in the USA with a stage race, the 27th annual Redlands Bicycle Classic last week in California and ends with a criterium, the CapCrit p/b WCSA in…

On Tap: Chris Thater Memorial Criterium

The 27th Annual Chris Thater Memorial Criterium heralds the end of the 2010 pro road season for many, it is final race on the NRC for both men and women and is the final race for women in the USA CRITS Series. The Chris Thater Memorial is dedicated in memory of Chris Thater, an avid…

2010 NRC to end with Chris Thater Memorial

The US 10K Classic, set for September 6, is no longer an official USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) event. Previously set as the women’s NRC finale, the race has been removed from the schedule due to a reduction in prize money below USA Cycling’s minimum requirement. The issue with the prize money was first…

Cheatley, Amaran Maintain NRC Lead

The only NRC race – for men only – this weekend, the Boise Twilight Crit, brought no changes to the top of the NRC leaderboard. Luis Amaran, Alison Powers and their respective teams, Jamis/Sutter Home and Team VBF are still in the lead.

Cheatley Takes Over NRC Lead

Overall winner of Fitchburg-Longsjo Classic, Cath Cheatley (Colavita/Baci) takes over the lead in the NRC women standings with Team VBF still lead the team competition. No changes on the men’s side, Luis Amaran and his Jamis/Sutter Home team still top the men’s standings.

Amaran, Powers Still Lead NRC

No changes to the top of the leaderboard after 13 of 24 events in the NRC. Luis Amaran and his Jamis/Sutter Home team still leads the men’s individual and team standings. Alison Powers and his Team Vera Bradle Foundation remain in the lead of the women’s individual and team standings.

No Changes to NRC Lead

No changes to the top of the leaderboard for the USA Cycling NRC Standings after two events held this past weekend. Luis Amaran (Jamis/Sutter Home p/b Colavita) and Alison Powers (Team VBF) still lead the individual standings while Fly V Australia and Team VBF top the team classification.

Fly V Australia Retakes NRC Team Lead

With a win and two second places this past week, the Fly V Australia moves back to the top of the NRC men’s team standings. Luis Amaran (Jamis/Sutter Home) still tops the men’s individual standings. Alison Powers and her Team VBF still hold a strong lead in the women’s individual and team standings.