Talking About Glencoe GP & US Pro Crit

Clip from the hour-long Glencoe Grand Prix/US Pro Criterium (for men) press conference, held in Glencoe Village, Chicago on August 13, 2010. With defending champions Devon Haskell (TIBCO/To The Top) and Ben Kersten (Fly V Australia), Alison Powers (Team VBF), Kristen Meshberg (Flatlandia), Karl Menzies (UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis), Rahsaan Bahati (Bahati Foundation) and Ivan Dominguez (Jamis/Sutter Home).

Clarke sprints to 3rd at Grand Cycling Classic

Hilton Clarke of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis took 3rd place in the Grand Cycling Classic on Saturday, taking 2nd in a bunch sprint that just about caught race winner Patrick Bevin (Bissell) on the line. “We were really close to catching him,” said Karl Menzies of UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis. “I…

On Tap: Grand Cycling Classic

Interesting battle is shaping up in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday for the 4th Grand Cycling Classic presented by Herman Miller. One team, the defending team, is sponsored by Grand Rapids-based BISSELL. Another team includes a Tasmanian who won in 2007 and now resides in Grand Rapids. They will meet on a 1.2-km 6-corner circuit…

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.…

Team Type 1 Go 1-2 In Menomonie

What a difference a day makes for Ken Hanson at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. Yesterday, the sprinter from Team Type 1 was disappointed from his second place behind repeat winner Hilton Clarke (UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis). Today, Hanson waited patiently until the finale of the 95-mile Menomonie Road Race to launch his sprint and take…

the week that was

Some of the happenings in the North American pro cycling scene for the week ending June 11 2010. Hilton Clarke to UHC. Sponsors bolster support for Bahati Foundation. Possible Tour of Maryland in 2012. Tour of Utah teams. USA Cycling, CCA news.

Big Bear Makes Five For Sagan

Over six hours in the saddle, 135.3 miles (217.7 km) of racing, 7 categorized climbs, more than 12,000 feet of climbing, headwinds, clear blue skies, enthusiastic crowds all could be used to describe stage 6, the Queen Stage of the Amgen Tour of California. Another word could be tough. So tough that 17 riders pulled…

Cantwell wins chaotic Dana Point Grand Prix

Jonathan Cantwell (Fly V Australia) came out the victor of the physical and chaotic Dana Point Grand Prix earlier today. Brothers Alejandro and Anibal Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) were a close second and third in the final bunch sprint. Kendall Ryan (Now-MS Society) outsprinted Maria Lechuga (Helen’s) and Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) to win the women’s non-NRC crit. Post-race video interviews.

Monday News Roundup

Roundup of some of the news: Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, le Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal, La Chrono Gatineau. Rock Racing-Murcia. Chance to ride with the pros at training camps for Team TIBCO, UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis and Colavita/Baci. Amber Rais joins Austrian team, positive B Sample for Tom ZIrbel, Clara Hughes is flag bearer for Canada

The Keoughs – bike racing 24×7

Browse the results of road and cross races, and one name pops up, Keough. Five brothers, Jake, Nick, Luke, Jesse and Ian have been making a name for themselves in the cycling world. Ranging in age from 22 to 12, they live and train together and are coached by the oldest Jake. “They’re pretty close,…