Max Jenkins – from Berkeley to Denmark

Go down the top 15 of the US Pro Road Race results and every name has done the race multiple times, every one but one. 22-year old Max Jenkins of the UCI Continental Glud & Marstrand Horsens out of Denmark, finished fourteenth overall. On his first year on a professional team, the young Californian took…

Zabriskie does it again at US Pro TT

David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) blitzed his way on the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships course clocking a time of 39:37 to win the US Pro Time Trial title for the fourth time  in a row. Zabriskie beat his time of last year, on the same course, by one minute and two seconds. “No, I…

Zirbel is ready for the big race

Tom Zirbel of the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team has won most of the time trials this year on the NRC circuit and today he faces his biggest race of the year, the US Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Time Trial Championship. Last year, Zirbel finished in second place,  less than five seconds from the…

On Tap: US Pro Championships

Two riders will win the right to wear the Stars and Stripes this weekend at the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships in South Carolina. The battle of the Zs. The time trial is shaping up to be a battle between 3-time TT Champion  David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) and Tom Zirbel (BISSELL). The two men…

It came down to two thousandths of a second

After 4 hours,  thirty-eight minutes and nineteen seconds, the 110-mile (177 km) US Pro Road Race came down to two thousandths of a second (0.002) or 2 milli-seconds.  That is the margin by which Tyler Hamilton (Rock Racing) beat Blake Caldwell (Garmin-Chipotle presented by H3O). For comparison-sake, on average an eye blink takes approximately 300…

Tyler Hamilton is the new US National Road Race Champion

In what is sure to re-ignite the discussions on cycling forums all over the world, in a photo finish, Rock Racing’s Tyler Hamilton won a 2-man sprint ahead of Garmin-Chipotle’s Blake Caldwell to win the US Pro Road Race Championship earlier today in Greenville, SC.  Danny Pate (Garmin-Chipotle) was third.  Many tried but no moves…

US Pro Road Race streamed live – 10am PST (1pm EST)

The US Pro Championships Road Race will be streamed live, from 10-2:30pm PST (1-5:30pm EST) on justin.tv The 110-mile (177 km) road race course is quite similar to last year and still includes 4 times up Paris Mountain but has a new start/finish line in downtown Greenville.  The race will make a total of 10…

Meet the new boss, he’s the same as the old boss

David Zabriskie (Garmin-Chipotle) did it again for the third time in a row. On his third race back after his breaking his back at the Giro d’Italia, Zabriskie won the US US Pro championships Time Trial, again, setting the fastest time of 40’39″04 over the flat but billed-as technical 20.7- mile (33.3 km) course. (photo…

US Pro TT streamed live – 8am PST (11am EST)

The US Pro championships Time Trial will be streamed live, from 8-10:30am PST (11-1:30pm EST): on justin.tv New  20.7- mile (33.3 km) time trial course, 3 laps of a relatively flat 6.9-mile closed course with numerous turns. Start/Finish is at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). At 8am PST/11am EST, staggered start …

US Pro Preview

This weekend, the US Pro championships races (or the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships) will be held in Greenville, SC., starting with the time trial on Saturday followed immediately the day after by the road race. Only one returning champ to defend his jersey as current USPro Road Race Champ Levi Leipheimer (Astana)…