The Whiskey Off-Road and Cascade Cycling Classic are off; USA Cycling withholds race and event sanctioning through May 31.
Robin Carpenter defends his overall title at the Cascade Classic. Allie Dragoo win the women's race in Bend, Oregon.
Tvetcov takes overall lead after winning his second consecutive stage
Kristin McGrath, Jakub Novak lead the overall with three days remaining
Garmin-bound Bissell man launches late attack to take the stage, overall lead in Oregon
Mancebo, Powers finish off Cascade Classic for overall wins
Francisco Mancebo leads men's race; Alison Powers takes over women's GC as Kristin Armstrong skips crit
1. Francisco Mancebo, Competitivecyclist Racing Team, at 2:58:11 2. Ian Boswell, Bontrager Livestrong, at 2:58:11 3. Phil Gaimon, Kenda-5hr Energy p/b Geargrinder, at 2:58:11 4. Chris Baldwin, Bissell Pro Cycling, at 2:58:11 5. Matthew Cooke, Team Exergy, at 2:58:11
Olympic champ, young Optum rider jump out to early Cascade leads
U.S. women’s calendar back for ninth edition in 2012
Editor's Note: Phil Gaimon, 25, is a Velo magazine columnist and third-year pro racer for Kenda-5 Hr Energy Presented by Gear Grinder. He has an English degree from the University of Florida, and owns online stores at podiumcycling.com and sharethedamnroad.com.
- 1. Janel Holcomb (Colavita/Forno d'Asolo), in 10:47:44
- 2. Anne Samplonius (NOW and Novartis For MS), at 0:00:23
- 3. Clara Hughes (Cycling BC), at 0:01:09
- 4. Erinne Willock (Team TIBCO/To the Top), at 0:01:22
- 5. Kristin Mcgrath (Peanut Butter & Co.Twenty12), at 0:01:28
- 1. Francisco Mancebo (Realcyclist.Com Pro Cycling), in 10:42:00
- 2. Lachlan Morton (Chipotle Development Team), at 0:00:42
- 3. Jeremy Vennell (Bissell Pro Cycling), at 0:00:49
- 4. Luis Romero Amaran (Jamis Sutter Home), at 0:00:55
- 5. Tom Zirbel (Jamis Sutter Home), at 0:01:09
Stage 12 winner Sammy Sanchez's Orbea
Alex Dowsett and Tara Whitten win the final stage in Oregon.
Tibco's lead-out train delivers and Fly V's Tanner gets his win after his stage 1 solo fell short. Abbott and Sutherland hold the GC leads.
Riders, organizers at odds as a crash mars the finish at the Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort.
Sutherland, Abbott lead GC before Mt. Bachelor summit finish
UnitedHealthcare's Rory Sutherland deposes Trek-Livestrong's Jesse Sergent as Colavita's Cath Cheatley overthrows Vera Bradley's Alison Powers.
Trek-Livestrong and Vera Bradley Foundation open the race with wins, while a T-shirt clad Floyd Landis toes the line.
Floyd Landis is expected at the Cascade Cycling Classic, starting Tuesday evening. Meanwhile, his former team has either disbanded or reorganized.
Bill Demong, who won gold and silver medals in the Nordic combined at Vancouver, is the guy who rode double with Chris Horner at the 2008 Cascade Classic. But he'd like to be known for more in the cycling world.