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Posted on 14. Aug, 2010 by lyne.
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).
Posted on 12. Jul, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 09. Jul, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 21. Jun, 2010 by lyne.
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. [...]
Posted on 20. Jun, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 17. Jun, 2010 by lyne.
Speed and control were on display at the St Paul Downtown Criterium, stage 2 of Nature Valley Grand Prix on Wednesday night. In the second stage of the opening day, the men battled each other in the 40-lap crit on a course with turns, some tight, brick roads in front of an appreciative crowd. And [...]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2010 by lyne.
The Air Force Cycling Classic weekend wouldn’t have ended any better for the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis. Really. The Team swept the podium of the Crystal City Cup today, as Jake Keough led the charge to the line just ahead of teammates Karl Menzies and Hilton Clarke. The win completed the sweep [...]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2010 by lyne.
Talk about a good first impression. In his first race with the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis, Hilton Clarke paid back his new teammates for their hard work by winning the Air Force Cycling Classic Clarendon Cup Saturday. Clarke and teammate Brad White were part of a six-rider break that took leave of [...]
Posted on 12. Jun, 2010 by lyne.
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.
Posted on 21. May, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]