Here’s mud in your eye for Compton and Powers

Jeremy Powers ( and Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) both took a solo victory at today’s Cyclo Stampede, the opener of this year’s Cincinnati UCI3 Cyclocross Festival. But the race was truly dominated by Mother Nature, as she delivered days of rain prior to the race to turn the off-camber straights and turns on the course … Read more

Mike Creed unplugged

A few weeks ago, I chatted with Mike Creed of  Team Type 1 to catch up on all the changes in his life since our last conversation back in the fall of 08. So much had happened since then from his mis-adventures with Rock Racing to his move to his current team at the start … Read more

Thunder Strikes in Missouri

After two podium finishes this week, Thor Hushovd of the Cervelo Test Team finally got the better of  Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC team to take the win in a chaotic sprint in Rolla and claimed the yellow leader’s jersey after stage 3 at the Tour of Missouri. Once again, Saxo Bank’s JJ Haedo made … Read more

Teddy King is taking it day by day

One year ago,  then riding for the BISSELL team, Teddy King unleashed a late attack to win a stage at the Joe Martin Stage Race in Fayetteville, AR. Fast forward to now, and the 26-year old King is racing in his first Grand Tour, the Giro d’Italia with his Cervélo TestTeam. I had a chance … Read more

Moving Tour of California to May, good or bad?

As first reported  by cyclingnews, the Tour of California is moving up in the calendar  from its original February timeframe to May 16 to 23 starting in 2010, which  conflicts with the Giro d’Italia. Harsh weather conditions at the 2009 Amgen Tour of California During two of its four years, riders at the Tour of … Read more