Mancebo Claims Gila

Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) notched another NRC stage race with the overall at the SRAM Tour of the Gila.  After bridging up to the break, Mancebo upped the pace  to drop his breakmate on the second to last climb and soloed to victory. The pace was so high in today’s Queen Stage, that he crossed the…

Lewis Wins Chaotic Silver City Crit At Gila

The Trek-Livestrong kids did it again at stage 4 of the SRAM Tour of the Gila. Seventh out of the final corner, Australian Joe Lewis opened and sprinted to the line to take the bunch sprint, making two years in a row for Trek-Livestrong following Taylor Phinney‘s win last year.  Alejandro Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) took…

Parker Fastest At Gila TT

The Trek-Livestrong U23 team did it again at the SRAM Tour of the Gila time trial. Last year it was Jesse Sergent, and this time it was Dale Parker, the 18-year old Australian with a time of 34:39 on the 16.15 miles (26km) out-and-back course with 1000 feet (305 m) of climbing.  Coming back to…

Mancebo Wins Atop Mogollon

Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) did it again at stage 1 of the SRAM Tour of the Gila. He put in an attack with 2km to go on the steep climb to Mogollon and outclimbed everyone to win the stage and take over the GC and KOM lead. Continuing on his great start to the season, Tyler…

King Crowned US Pro Champion

In an amazing show of grit and determination, after spending the whole race off the front, first in a 3-rider break then solo, Benjamin King of Trek-Livestrong, held off a chase group to win the US Pro Road Race in Greenville SC on Sunday.  Making that two titles for the U23 development team following Taylor…

Phinney Wins US Pro TT

A story almost as old as time itself, the young up-and-comer taking on and beating the veteran. In his first US Pro Time Trial, phenom Taylor Phinney (Trek-Livestrong U23) beat veteran Levi Leipheimer (Team Radioshack) by hundreds of a second, a difference of only 0.14 seconds separated the two riders after 20.7 miles (33.3 km)…

US Pro Press Conference

Video from US Pro Press Conference with Taylor Phinney (Trek-Livestrong), defending champion George Hincapie (BMC Pro Racing Team), Levi Leipheimer (Team Radioshack), Teddy King (Cervelo TestTeam) and Scott Stewart (Team Type 1).

Phinney Fastest Again At Utah

Only three riders cracked the 17-minute barrier at the Miller Motorsports Time Trial in Utah, with Taylor Phinney (Trek-LIVESTRONG) coming out on top of stage 3 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. Twentieth rider out of the start gate, Phinney zoomed along the course, taking the banked turns at high speed to finally…

Tanner Takes Sprint, Dowsett Takes Yellow In Utah

After working hard in two breaks, David Tanner (Fly V Australia) outsprinted Alex Dowsett (Trek-Livestrong) for the win in the tough stage 1 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. The pair had flown away from a break on Emigration Canyon. “I had good legs, I was feeling really strong.” said Tanner. “I cooperated…

the week that was

News for the week ending July 23: Canada and South Africa name teams for 2010 Commonwealth Games. Canada and USA squad for Junior Road Worlds and Junior Track Worlds. Jesse Sergent to Radioshack as stagiaire.

Two for King, Hat Trick for Rivera at USA Road Nats

Saturday brought repeat winners at the USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite Road National Championships. Following his surprise win in the U23 Men Criterium yesterday, Benjamin King (Trek-Livestrong) made it two by soloing to win the U23 men’s road race. Hat trick for Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) who continued to dominate the junior 17-18…

Sutherland Threepeats at Nature Valley Grand Prix

Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis) did it again at the Stillwater Criterium, the nail-biting finish to the Nature Valley Grand Prix. Not only did the Australian overcome a 3-second deficit to leader Scott Zwizanski (Kelly Benefit Strategies) but he also pulled out the stage win to claim his third consecutive overall victory at the race.…

Phinney and Evans Golden in Silver City

Shelley Evans (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) and Taylor Phinney (Trek Livestrong) win the SRAM Tour of the Gila Silver City Criterium in bunch sprints. No changes to GC. Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny’s) and Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) remain in the lead with one stage to go, the big one, the Gila Monster.