Transfer News Roundup

It’s that time of year again, the so-called silly season – though there really is nothing silly about it – when riders and teams announce transfer news  and contract renewals. Here’s a quick roundup of the info so far: Merger. The biggest news has to be the merger of the Inferno Racing and On The…

Hall takes 2nd in Stage 2 of Giro della Toscana

With 40 km to go in stage 2 of the Giro della Toscana -Memorial Michela Fanini, the battle for the stage win and the leader’s jersey was to be decided in a break of 10 riders. The riders which included Team TIBCO’s Lauren Hall and Jamie Bookwalter of Team USA, escaped after seven kilometers into…

Meredith Miller CalGiant) finished 3rd at USGP day one Planet Bike Cup

One-On-One With Meredith Miller

After finishing on the podium of three UCI cross races in the United States, American Meredith Miller (California Giant/Specialized) traveled to the Czech Republic to race in the first two World Cups of the season. Her goal is to get points and to make onto Team USA for the World Championships held in Koksijde, Belgium…

Meredith Miller Is Pretty In Mud

Meredith Miller was sporting a pink ‘Pretty In Mud’ t-shirt at Interbike this past week, a shirt with a meaning. The tee is part of a fundraising effort that Miller, who rides with Team TIBCO/To The Top on the road and California Giant/Specialized during cross season, launched during the show. Created with stomachofanger, all profits…

Powers Excited About Racing Again

It’s been a long road to get back to racing for Alison Powers (TIBCO/To The Top) following an elbow injury sustained at the Redlands Bicycle Classic at the beginning of the season. After a long recovery, Powers came back to racing in mid-July in a small Boulder race but due to UCI rules, was forced…

Team TIBCO puts two on top at ‘Toona prologue

World Track Champion Tara Whitten and Jennifer Wheeler of Team TIBCO/To the Top powered their way to the top two spots in the opening prologue of the Tour de ‘Toona in Pennsylvania this evening. Whitten covered the roughly three-mile course in a shade under 5:40, averaging nearly 32 mph. Impressively, teammate Wheeler was less than…

Young, Mackie Win Glencoe Grand Prix

Neo-pro Eric Young (BISSELL) took the first NRC win of his career at the Glencoe Grand Prix, besting Anibal Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Ken Hanson (Jelly Belly) in the bunch sprint. Young stayed glued to his teammate David Williams‘ wheel  on the final lap before unleashing his sprint. “With one to go, Dave did awesome,…

Neben Takes Race Lead as Kirchmann Wins Stage

Tough Menomonie stage lived up to its billing. At the end of the 81-mile road race, the yellow jersey had changed shoulders, from Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12) to Amber Neben (HTC-HighRoad). Decisive climbs all day. After lots of attacks, seven riders escaped on the first QOH, only 13 miles into the stage.…

Numainville 2nd at GP Gatineau

Joelle Numainville of Team TIBCO/To the Top narrowly missed out on repeating as champion of the Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau on Saturday, losing a close sprint to World Champion Georgia Bronzini (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo). “The girls rode incredibly well,” said Team Directeur Sportif Lisa Hunt. “It was a hard race, and Joelle was a marked rider…