Anthony Prevails; Sutherland Takes Stage Win At NVGP

Finally. After losing the overall on the final day of Nature Valley Grand Prix last year, the Kelly Benefit Strategies-Optumhealth team prevailed this year with Jesse Anthony winning the overall. Anthony was protected by his teammates who covered all the dangerous attacks by the Jamis/Sutter Home team until the final laps, and then it time…

Bronzini Wins Again; Neben Takes Overall At NVGP

Although known as a sprinter, Giorgia Bronzini (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) has no problems with short steep climbs as she showed in Geelong when she won the World Championship which ended in a climb. Bronzini waited patiently in the lead group, reduced to 12 riders by the tough tempo set by the HTC-Highoad squad and then launched…

King of the Hill Brad Huff

Meet the new King of the Hill, Brad Huff of Jelly Belly p/b Kenda. Yep sprinter Huff won the King of the Hill (KOH) competition at Nature Valley Grand Prix. While the climbs might not have been that long, he still had to contend with steep kickers and aggressive riding.

Northey Gets Most Aggressive

“A good accomplishment.” said Mike Northey of the Rubicon-ORBEA; Benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation team. “We walked away with something and Taylor was up there in the young rider and amateur as well, it’s good.” Northey was awarded the Most Aggressive jersey and his teammate Taylor Gunman, in his first race in the US, finished…