Weekend Recap

Weekend racing recap from Air Force Cycling Classic Clarendon Cup and Crystal Cup, Tour de Grove and La Grande Visite de Gatineau.

Clarke wins UnitedHealthcare pb Maxxis debut At AFCC Clarendon Cup

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…

Allar takes 3rd in dicey sprint finish at Clarendon Cup

Team Vera Bradley Foundation once again climbed onto the podium at the Air Force Cycling Classic’s Clarendon Cup criterium, as Erica Allar sprinted to third place. TIBCO/To The Top’s Brooke Miller won the race, after clashing handlebars with Theresa Cliff-Ryan (Colavita-Baci) in the last 50 meters of the race, who went down after the two…

Miller back to her winning ways at AFCC Clarendon Cup

Brooke Miller of Team TIBCO/To the Top took a strong sprint victory at the Clarendon Cup Saturday. Miller out-sprinted veteran Laura Van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom) and Erica Allar (Team Vera Bradley) for the win at the end of the 50-lap, 50 km race. But Miller said, “today was the Emma Mackie show. Emma raced phenomenally.…

Borrajo and Allar win USAF Clarendon Cup

Colavita/Sutter Home’s Alejandro Borrajo almost celebrated too soon his victory at the U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic Clarendon Cup. As he raised his arms, Team Type 1’s Ken Hanson was coming in full speed ahead and might have won if the line had been a few meters away, but Hanson had to settle for second…

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.