Evelyn Stevens Wins Tough Uphill Time Trial

The Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial was a battle between Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) and Alison Powers (NOW and Novartis for MS) who started 30 seconds behind Stevens. Powers made her move on the technical descent and was able to catch Stevens mid way through the course. Stevens was able to ride away from…

Alison Powers (Now and Novartis) blitzed her way to the win

The best defense is a good offense for Powers

Known to race aggressively, the NOW and Novartis for MS team will now have to switch gears and go on the defense to protect Alison Powers‘ yellow jersey at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. “That’s going to be interesting for us because we have the mentality of racing hard, going for stages but now we have…

Exergy Tour Stage 3 Preview With Farina

The Queen Stage. The battle for the GC heats up on Sunday’s stage at the Exergy Tour. “Definitely I think the hardest day of climbing, in the mountains.” said US Road National Champion Robin Farina (NOW and Novartis for MS) about stage 3. “It will definitely be a decisive day for the GC.” Farina shared…

Exergy Tour Stage 2 Preview With Farina

A no frills time trial for stage 2 of the Exergy Tour on Saturday. “It’s a TT for power riders.” said Robin Farina (NOW and Novartis for MS). US Road Champion Farina shared her insights prior to the start of the five-day stage race after she and her team pre-rode all the stages. “It’s a…

Exergy Tour Stage 1 Preview With Farina

The first road stage of the Exergy Tour will give a chance to suss out the contenders and could be the only chance for a sprinter to get a stage win. “This one looks like it won’t be the hardest, but it could be very hard.” laughed USA National Road Champion Robin Farina (NOW and…

Exergy Tour Prologue Preview With Farina

The only 2.1 race for women in North America in 2012, the inaugural Exergy Tour is starting later today. Not only with the top female cyclists in the world compete for the win, but for many the stake is even higher with the Olympic Games looming. The selection for the Games will be made at…

Pros talk about the radio ban

Prior to the third and final stage of the San Dimas Stage Race, Kat Carroll (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12), Robin Farina (Team VBF), Meredith Miller (TIBCO/To The Top), Reid Mumford (Kelly Benefit Strategies) and Colavita/Baci Directeur Sportif Rachel Heal talk about the impact of the race radio ban on the previous day’s road race.

When Teutenberg attacks

Riveting. The final stage of the  San Dimas Stage Race, the women’s Grand Prix delivered fabulous racing. Until the end, no one knew who had won the overall as we all tried to do math calculations, looking at time bonuses and time gaps. It was clear from the start that we were going to be…