Sweet Solo Win For Pierce At Tour de Nez

In front of an enthusiastic crowd, Amber Pierce (Diadora-Pasta Zara) soloed to win the Tour de Nez, which for the first time was on the NRC for women. A sweet win in her hometown of Reno, Nevada was made even sweeter by the way she did. Planning a counter-attack after a prime sprint, Pierce took…

Ramsey Solo’s To Win Tour de Nez

Taking advantage of a lull in the attacking, Daniel Ramsey (Full Circle) took a solo flyer on an unexpected portion of the course to win the Tour de Nez on Sunday, an NRC criterium. With a bit less than 30 minutes to go, Ramsey attacked on a somewhat unexpected spot on the course, right before…

Le ouch at the Northstar Road Race


Stop or continue?


BMC’s Ian McKissick, ill from intestinal issues, got dropped in the second lap and suffered by himself


An exhausted McKissick made it to the finish after his lonely ride. Amazingly, McKissick worked for his teammate in the final stage and finished the race.

Tour de Nez – 6 day festival with pro racing

Started 16 years ago to celebrate the anniversary of Reno’s first coffee house, Deux Gros Nez, the Tour de Nez has grown from a Masters Twilight Criterium to a six-day festival complete with pro, amateur and enthusiast events. After scaling back last year to just two days, with a new partnership with Northstar-at-Tahoe the cycling…