World Champ Bronzini Wins Liberty Classic

The Liberty Classic had everything needed for a great bike race — a long solo breakaway, a calculated chase by the field and a dramatic field sprint seeing the current world champion Giorgia Bronzini (Colavita Forno d’Asolo) winning ahead of Shelley Olds (Diadora Pasta Zara) and Jennifer Purcell (Team Danbury Audi) in two hours, 28…

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team’s Blue Train Rolls Into Philly With A Full Head Of Steam

The Blue Train rolls into this weekend’s TD Bank Philadelphia International Championship with a full head of steam following a series of recent podium-topping performances throughout May and early June. On Thursday, June 2, Robert Förster (GER) and Hilton Clarke (AUS) took first and second place respectively, in Northern New Jersey’s BaseCamp International in Basking…

HTC-Highroad Men and Women Light The Fuse For Philadelphia

Both the HTC-Highroad men and women’s teams are raring to go for the Philadelphia International and Liberty Classic this weekend. With a young and powerful men’s group this year, sports director Allan Peiper is confident in the potential of his line-up, particularly from a tactical standpoint. “Leigh [Howard] has been in the U.S. since the…

Excitement builds up for Spidertech for Philly

Excitement builds for the TD Bank Philadelphia International Championship for Canada’s only UCI Pro-Continental Team, SpiderTech powered by C10. “Coming off a successful month of racing, I’m really looking forward to Philly. As a race our team has done well in the past, I expect our growing team work and strength will put Team SpiderTech…

World Road Champion Bronzini and Cliff-Ryan to Lead Colavita/Forno D’Asolo Squad at Liberty Classic

The Colavita/Forno D’Asolo Pro Cycling Team presented by Cooking Light is aiming for victory at the TD Bank Philadelphia International Championship Women’s Liberty Classic on June 5th. “We have an unbelievable roster,” said Directeur Sportif Rachel Heal. “Between World Road Champion Giorgia Bronzini, NRC Champion Cath Cheatley, and riders like Theresa Cliff-Ryan and Andrea Dvorak,…

Veteran Line-Up Announced for KBS-OptmHealth At Philly

Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling is fielding a veteran roster for this weekends Philadelphia International Championship. With a combined 60 years of professional racing experience split among the eight-man roster, the team will be making a push for the podium at the oldest and longest running one-day event in America. The roster features seven out…

Confident Wamsley Aims For Philly

Before the start of the season, Kyle Wamsley (BISSELL) adjusted his training to peak in the May/June timeframe with his sights set on Philly. The TD Bank Philadelphia International Championship is a top priority for the Pennsylvania native. He seems to have timed it perfectly. After a tough day of racing in the heat in…

Top Women’s Teams At Liberty Classic

The world’s premier women’s cycling teams will descend upon Philadelphia on June 5th to contest the 18th annual Liberty Classic, the longest-running, most prestigious race in the country. The big news this year is that in addition to the all-star cast of domestic teams, five of the top internationally-ranked (UCI) teams have confirmed they will be lining up to tackle the infamous Manayunk Wall and more. Current World Road Champion, Giorgina Bronzini, Will Race

News roundup

News from Support The Tour of Missouri, the TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship and the Air Force Cycling Classic’s Crystal City Cup. Domestic teams, Kelly Benefits, Jelly Belly and Team Type 1, racing internationally. TIBCO/To The Top heading over to Europe for Flanders. And racing in the US should be ‘tight’ this year maybe as tight as ‘a bee’s dick’.

Philly preview

Here I am back in Philly to cover the biggest one-day race in America, the 25th TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship and the 16th annual women’s Liberty Classic. My last time here was in 2005 when an ecstatic Chris Wherry attacked on the final climb up Lemon Hill to put a gap on his…