On Tap: St Francis Tulsa Tough

A matter of heat this weekend in Tulsa, OK. Hot crit racing, loud enthusiastic crowds and big purse this weekend at the St Francis Tulsa Tough, $50K for the pro/1 men and $30K for the pro 1/2 women in the 3-day omnium event which is on the NRC for the men, as 2.5.1 race but…

Rivera, Jensen Win Final Race In Tulsa

The break finally stuck in the third and final race of the St Francis Tulsa Tough. Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) and Brian Jensen (Tradewind Energy/Trek Stores) took the win in the Riverview Criterium with its Cry Baby Hill. Brad Huff (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda) and Jennifer Purcell (MSU Cycling) won the overall omnium.

Huff Does It Again In Tulsa

Jelly Belly p/b Kenda goes 1-2 at Brady Village Criterium with Brad Huff taking his second win of the series. Launching her sprint before the last corner, Cari Higgins (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) holds on for the win in the second event of the St Francis Tulsa Tough.

Hot Racing At St Francis Tulsa Tough

Amanda Miller (TIBCO/To The Top) soloed to victory after a late race attack at the Blue Dome Criterium. Last year’s omnium winner Brad Huff (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda) took the bunch win in the men’s race, the opener of St Francis Tulsa Tough.

On Tap: St Francis Tulsa Tough

The NRC continues this weekend – starting tonight – for both men and women, with the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough in downtown Tulsa OK. Not only does the race provide NRC points but we’re talking big money for the event in its fifth year. How much money? It is billed as ‘3 days, 3 intense…

Olds and Huff win omnium at Tulsa Tough

Hot weather, large crowds, fast racing and crashes – especially in the women’s races – over the weekend in Tulsa, Oklahoma as NRC points and big money were on the line at the 3 criteriums in 3 days of racing at the Tulsa Tough p/b The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis. Jelly Belly’s Brad Hiff and Proman’s Shelley Olds won the omnium title.

On tap: Tulsa Tough, AFCC Clarendon Cup, AFCC, Montreal World Cup, Junior World Championships Trials

Both men’s and women’s teams have to make some hard decision this weekend with multiple NRC races going on at the same time: the 3-crits/3-day Tulsa Tough in Tulsa, Oklahoma and the U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic Clarendon Cup in Arlington VA. And then to complicate matter even more, the U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic also in Arlington, which is on the USA Pro Tour, is on for the men and the Montreal World Cup for the women. And for the Juniors, the Road World Championship Trials are being held in Nashville.

Tulsa Tough Brady Crit – deja vu all over again

Toyota-United did it again, taking the top 5 spots this time in the second race of the Tulsa Tough series, the Brady Village Criterium, a USA Crits Series event. World B Champion Ivan Stevic crossed the line first followed by Jonnie Clarke, Caleb Manion, Hilton Clarke and Henk Vogels. In the women’s race, the same…

Tulsa Tough Blue Dome Results

As expected, the 9-man Toyota-United squad controlled the first crit of the Tulsa Tough series, the Blue Dome, and swept the podium. And managed an Australian sweep too. After lapping the 84-man field with 4 other riders, Hilton Clarke crossed the line first, followed by his teammates Caleb Manion and brother Jonnie Clarke. Dan Holloway…

Tulsa Tough – 3 days, 3 crits, $150K in cash prizes

The third edition of the Tulsa Tough starts tomorrow, Friday May 30th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa Tough is more that just a race, it’s a riding festival that includes a leisurely ride before the race, and the Children’s Hospital Tough Kids Challlenge & Bike Give-away. This year, the organization, with the assistance of the Children’s…