Team USA for Road World Championships

USA Cycling announced today the roster 31 riders that will represent the United States at the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, Sept. 19-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The short list for Team Canada was announced last week. Quotas for Worlds. Quotas for each country were a few weeks ago. Ranked 8th in the UCI WorldTour Classification,…

Quotas For Canada and USA For Road Worlds

The USA will be able to field the maximum numbers of riders in almost all of the UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, on September 19-25, 2011. Canada also qualified but will be fielding a smaller squad. As usual, there are lots of UCI rules to determine the quotas (ie number of…

Men’s NRC Standings Tighter After Charlotte Crit And Tour de Nez

While the two criteriums, Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium and Tour de Nez, tightened the NRC men’s individual and team standings, Francisco Mancebo ( and BISSELL remain on top. No changes to top 5 in the women’s individual standings led by Janel Holcomb while her squad Colavita/Forno d’Asolo padded its commanding lead in the team standings.

Holcomb Back On Top Of NRC

Janel Holcomb (Colavita/Forno d’Asolo) is back on top of NRC women’s individual standings after winning Cascade Cycling Classic. Francisco Mancebo ( remains the NRC leader after claiming his third NRC stage race. Bissell and Colavita/Forno d’Asolo increased its lead in the team standings.

Chicago-Area NRC Race Originally Slated For August 21 Cancelled

The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) event originally scheduled in Evanston, IL on August 21st has been cancelled. Organizers of the Evanston Grand Prix previously announced an event date change, due to contractual issues, which forced the race’s removal from the NRC schedule – as originally reported by Local Chicago-area and USA Cycling…

NRC Standings Going Into Cascade

With only eight events left on the NRC, the upcoming  Cascade Cycling Classic is even more important for the teams and riders battling for points. Francisco Mancebo ( has been leading since winning the first race, the Redlands Bicycle Classic, back in March and it will be difficult to topple him especially as the next…

Mancebo, Neben Top NRC Standings Midway Through Calendar

Two events, only for the men, on the NRC last weekend, two crits on each side of the country, the Glencoe Grand Prix and the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix. More than midway through 28-event calendar, no changes to the top of the NRC Standings. Francisco Mancebo ( has been on top the men’s individual standings…

Farina, Korus Crowned US Road Champions

Emerging from a late race break, Robin Farina (NOW & Novartis) outsprinted her breakmates to win the USA National Road Championships to close out the USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships in scorching hot Augusta, Georgia. Alexey Vermeulen (Prochain) won the Men Jr 17.18 title and and Max Korus (, the Elite Men.

Olds, Rivera, Bush Win USA Crit Titles

USA Criterium champions were crowned on day three of the USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships. Shelley Olds (Diadora Pasta Zara), Robert Bush (Chipotle Development Team) and Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY 12) took home the Stars-and-Stripes in the day’s marquee contests on the four-corner course in beautiful downtown…

No Changes To Top Of NRC Standings

With only one NRC event on the calendar this past weekend, and only for men, the standings remain mostly unchanged.’s Francisco Mancebo leads the men’s individual standings while BISSELL tops the team classification with PureBlack Racing moving up. Colavita-Forno d’Asolo continues to lead the women’s team and individual standings with Janel Holcomb.