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Compton Tops UCI Cross Rankings; Powers Moves Up To 11th

Posted on 29. Nov, 2011 by .

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Katie Compton (Rabobank-Giant) still tops the Elite Women’s UCI rankings with 1,900 points following her third place finish at the third World Cup in Koksijde, Belgium. The US National Champion has a 250-point lead on Sanne van Paassen (Brainwash Wielerploeg) of the Netherlands. Katerina Nash (Luna) of the Czech Republic is third and World Champion Marianne [...]

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Compton Still Tops UCI Standings

Posted on 25. Oct, 2011 by .

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American Katie Compton tops the UCI Cyclocross Rankings following Tabor World Cup with Katerina Nash up to 2nd. Jeremy Powers still leads North Americans.

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A Closer Look At UCI Standings

Posted on 19. Oct, 2011 by .

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Yesterday, the UCI issued the first Cyclocross Rankings of the 2011/12 season causing a surprise to many. The updated rules, which included how the rankings would be calculated, were issued this past summer and were missed by many – including yours truly. The UCI ranking (or classification) is of prime importance because it is used [...]

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Compton Tops UCI Cross Rankings; Powers Top American Man

Posted on 18. Oct, 2011 by .

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American Katie Compton tops the first UCI Cyclocross Ranking of the 2011/2012 season with Jeremy Powers the highest American Elite man, in 15th spot.

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Calendars Everywhere: A Closer Look At 2012 USA Cycling NRC and NCC

Posted on 13. Oct, 2011 by .

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As a friend said, “The USA Cycling National Criterium Calendar is out. Not to be confused with the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar, the USA Cycling Professional Tour, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge or the USA CRITS series.” Let’s try and clarify as much as possible. We knew it was coming, and yesterday USA Cycling [...]

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Team USA for Road World Championships

Posted on 02. Sep, 2011 by .

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USA Cycling announced today the roster 31 riders that will represent the United States at the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, Sept. 19-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The short list for Team Canada was announced last week. Quotas for Worlds. Quotas for each country were a few weeks ago. Ranked 8th in the UCI WorldTour Classification, [...]

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Canada Short List For Elite Men Road Worlds

Posted on 27. Aug, 2011 by .

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The CCA released the 12 cyclists named to the Selection Pool in the Men’s Elite category for both the Road race and the Time Trials race at the 2011 UCI Road World Championships held September 19-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Of the pool, six are racing for Team SpiderTech powered by C10, Canada’s only UCI Pro-Continental [...]

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Quotas For Canada and USA For Road Worlds

Posted on 17. Aug, 2011 by .

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The USA will be able to field the maximum numbers of riders in almost all of the UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, on September 19-25, 2011. Canada also qualified but will be fielding a smaller squad. As usual, there are lots of UCI rules to determine the quotas (ie number of [...]

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UCI Rules Crackdown: No Non-USAC Sanctioned Races For Pros

Posted on 07. Apr, 2011 by .

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The UCI continues to crackdown on rules enforcement. In an e-mail obtained by podiuminsight, USA Cycling reminded teams and riders of the UCI rules that limit the races – and number of grand fondo events – that they can do. The bombshell this time is rule 1.2.019 which simply states that pro riders cannot race non-USAC sanctioned races. Updated with comment from OBRA Executive Director Kenji Sugahara.

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USA Cycling Reverses Radio Ban Decision

Posted on 22. Mar, 2011 by .

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Eleven days ago, USA Cycling has announced their decision to permit race radios at NRC race and reverse the ban instituted the previous year. That decision went  against UCI rule. Well it didn’t take long for the UCI to apply pressure and today, USA Cycling reversed  its decision  and race radios will once again be [...]

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