Tag Archives: nrc
Posted on 10. May, 2011 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 03. May, 2011 by lyne.
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) [...]
Posted on 20. Apr, 2011 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 12. Apr, 2011 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 11. Apr, 2011 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 09. Apr, 2011 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 18. Mar, 2011 by lyne.
Good news. Not only has the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove received a UCI rating of 2.2 for the men’s stage race but the organizer has added an NRC stage race for the women too. In previous years, the race offered two crits, not on the NRC, for the pro/1/2 women as part of [...]
Posted on 11. Mar, 2011 by lyne.
While the UCI moves forwards to ban race radios in World Tour races, USA Cycling has reversed the ban instituted last year. This means that teams can use race radios for the 28 races on the NRC schedule and and at the USA Cycling professional and elite road national championship events. Radios are still banned [...]
Posted on 27. Aug, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 10. Aug, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]