Tour de Grove Highlights MO PRO

The Missouri Professional Cycling Series (MO PRO) returns top level national and international professional cycling to the streets of Missouri today, on Friday May 11th, 2012. The men’s and women’s professional field promises to bring the fastest show on two wheels to three signature neighborhoods in St. Louis City and County; the Delmar LOOP, the…

Keough – Next year Is Going To Be Huge

Luke Keough (Champion System p/b Keough cyclocross) did it again at the Cycle-Smart International this past weekend. The 20-year old picked his first and second UCI wins of the cross season to sweep, for the second year in a row, the races in Northampton, MA. The victories put him on top of the Shimano New…

Team NoTubes Ready For Iron Hill Twilight Crit

Team NoTubes/ AXA Equitable picks up steam as they enter the second half of the USA Crit series with the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium this weekend in Westchester, PA. After 4 rounds of racing, Team NoTubes/ AXA Equitable’s Clayton Barrows is sitting in 3rd place overall in the USA Crits series following a strong 3rd…

Schneider Gets First NRC Win At Chris Thater

Samantha Schneider (TIBCO/To The Top) won a two-up sprint over Cath Cheatley (Colavita/Baci) to earn the win at the Chris Thater Memorial, making it the first NRC victory for the USA U23 National Crit Champion. After numerous attacks were nullified in the 35-mile criterium, the duo made it off the front of the pack with…

On Tap: Chris Thater Memorial Criterium

The 27th Annual Chris Thater Memorial Criterium heralds the end of the 2010 pro road season for many, it is final race on the NRC for both men and women and is the final race for women in the USA CRITS Series. The Chris Thater Memorial is dedicated in memory of Chris Thater, an avid…

Cantwell, Cliff-Ryan Win In Charlotte

The man is hot right now.  Jonathan Cantwell of Fly V Australia racked up another win at the Presbyterian Hospital Criterium in Charlotte on Saturday night. He called it last week  when he said, after winning his first of two stages at the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove,  “I’m in good form, I feel…

2010 USA CRITS Speed Week

The USA CRITS Speed Week Series begins in Athens, Georgia on April 24 and showcases bicycle racing in three states ending up in Sandy Springs, Georgia on May 2. This year’s series will host the best criterium racers in the world with a solid line up of USA CRITS Division 1 Teams in attendance. The…

Recap from Chris Thater and NRC Standings

While the US  Pros were fighting it out for the Stars and Stripes jersey this weekend in Greenville SC, another battle, this one for the individual NRC lead, was being waged in Binghamton, NY at the Chris Thater Memorial criterium. Going into the penultimate race in the series, only 97 points divided leader Tom Zirbel…

On Tap: Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium and Hanes Park Classic

The NRC continues, for both the men and the women, with two criteriums in North Carolina this weekend. First off on Saturday is the richest one-day crit, the Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium (sometimes called Charlotte Crit) in Charlotte. Sunday brings the Hanes Park Classic in Winston-Salem. The Charlotte race is also part of the USA Crits Series currently led by Tom Soladay (Mt Khakis) and Laura van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom).