Armstrong – “It’s a dream”

Defending champion Kristin Armstrong dominated from start to finish to win the gold medal in the women’s time trial at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The American clocked a time of 37 minutes and 34 seconds on the 29-km course. Germany’s Judith Ardnt was second, 15 seconds slower and a further seven seconds back was…

Twitterverse on Olympic women road race

Dynamic. Exciting. Thrilling. These are some of the words used to describe the women’s road race at the London 2012 Olympic Games.   Attacks flew early in the race with the aggressive Dutch team  launching moves and counter-moves. But they were not the only one, the Americans, British, Italians covered and also sent riders up the…

Numainville Crashes, Hughes Happy With Form

Multiple world champion Marianne Vos, of the Netherlands, made the winning move Sunday in the women’s road race at the 2012 London Olympics Games, adding a road goal medal to her extensive palmares. After following its pre-race stategy throughout the race, the Canadian team had to revise its plans with 14 kilometers to go when…

USA Cycling Announces 2012 Olympic Team

USA Cycling announced today 21 of its 24 nominees to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, including 10 male and 11 female athletes across the disciplines of road cycling, track cycling, mountain biking and bicycle motocross (BMX). Six of these were automatic nominees and 15 were nominated to the Olympic Team via discretionary selection. All of…

Olympic Time Trial Schedule Reminder

The Time Trial for both the men and the women at the Olympic Games are tonight (well tomorrow in Beijing). Quick reminder for the online schedule: Road Date Pacific Time Channel Tue 12 20:30-22:05 nbcolympics.com Women’s individual time trial, medals are awarded. Tue 12 22:30-02:10 nbcolympics.com Men’s individual time trial, medals are awarded. Tue 12…

The NA female roadies for the Olympic Games

Today (tomorrow in Beijing) is the Women’s Road Race where the women compete on the same course as the men,  just fewer loops, 2 instead of 7,  of the closing circuits making it 126.34 km long. Startlists are available here, and gavia wrote up a preview over at PodiumCafe.com, and here’s a brief overview of…