American TT champion Brandon McNulty won stage 3 and increasedhis overall lead

McNulty Wins Stage 3, Increases Overall Lead

American time trial champion Brandon McNulty blitzed the wet 10.6-km time trial, stage 3 of the Tour de l’Abitibi on Thursday morning in Val-d’Or, Quebec. The only other rider to break the 14-minute barrier was his teammate Adrien Costa, who was second at 11 seconds down. Canadian time trial champion Derek Gee was third, 44…

“It feels amazing.” – Cooper Willsey

Cooper Willsey (Hincapie Sportswear) didn’t let the rain, cool weather and a “little” road rash stand in the way of taking the biggest win of his cycling career – so far – on stage 2 of the 47th Tour de l’Abitibi on Tuesday evening. The 18-year old American was part of a 50-rider group that…

Tour de l’Abitibi

Over 150 junior 17-18 men from 25 teams will contest the 47th edition of the Tour de l’Abitibi Desjardins, in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue in northwestern Québec (Canada), 20-26 July. The Tour de l’Abitibi Desjardins is the only event of the UCI Juniors Nations Cup to be presented outside of Europe. During its 47 year history, the…

Stage 6 podium: Brandon Eltz (Canada) first, Migue Bryon (USA Selection A) second and Elliot Doyle (Québec) third - photo c Hugo Lacroix

Eltz Wins Stage 6 At Tour de l’Abitibi

The penultimate stage at the Tour de l’Abitibi brought non-stop attacking with many teams trying to disrupt the tight control of the USA National Team. Though the field was all back together for another bunch sprint, the tactics worked for the Canadian National Team with Brandon Eltz taking the win. Double-stage winner Miguel Byron (USA…

Field on stage 5 at the Tour de l'Abitibi

Bryon Wins Stage 5 At Tour de l’Abitibi

Once again the USA National Team continued their control of the race, shutting down attacks on the 103-km stage 5 at the 44th Tour de l’Abitibi to force a bunch sprint but they were denied on the stage win on Friday. Another American, the reigning USA National road champion Miguel Bryon of the USA Selection…

USA National Team Dominate At Tour de l’Abitibi

The Americans simply dominated the double stage day at the Tour de l’Abitibi first with the time trial in the morning where the six riders on the USA National Team finished in the top 7, and then by winning – and taking third – in the short stage in the early evening. After four days…