Bissell rider talks about his hard crash at the San Dimas Stage Race, which left him with a myriad of injuries
Bissell's Phil Gaimon doesn’t recall the accident that landed him in a hospital, but the support he received is something he’ll never forget
Jamis-Hagens Berman sweeps the podium in stage 2 and Janier Acevedo takes the overall lead
Bissell's Phil Gaimon was airlifted to a Los Angeles hospital following a dramatic crash during the San Dimas Stage Race.
Mara Abbott marks comeback with TT win in California and VeloNews columnist Phil Gaimon takes the men's race
Rodriguez will ride Redlands to promote his gran fondo; U.S. gravity mountain bike tour opens
"I am surrounded by both the very best in the sport and the up and coming “next bests.” Being somewhere in between, I am in a place where I can continue to learn, while I’m also able to share what I have learned. And, I will always be ready to do either."
The San Dimas Stage Race is becoming the Ben Day and Highroad show. Last weekend Kenda-5-hour Energy’s Day took his third consecutive overall title – and Amber Neben won the fourth overall title in a row for HTC-Highroad – in the final tune-up for the Redlands Classic.
Final Over Standings Women
- 1. Amber Neben, Htc-Highroad Women
- 2. Heather Logan-Sprenger, Colavita/forno D'aso, at 00:08
- 3. Amanda Miller, Htc-Highroad Women, at 00:09
- 4. Kristin Armstrong, Peanut Butter & Co.t, at 00:12
- 5. Erinne Willock, Tibco/ To The Top, at 00:19
Final Overall Standings - Men
- 1. Ben Day, Kenda P/b Geargrinder, in 3:36:51
- 2. Matt Cooke, Team Exergy, at 00:14
- 3. Tyler Wren, Jamis Sutter Home Pr, at 00:17
- 4. Francisco Mancebo, Realcyclist.com Pro, at 00:17
- 5. Cesar Grajales, Realcyclist.com Pro, at 00:20
A stacked, new-look Tibco-To The Top squad is set to kick off the team’s season at the San Dimas Stage Race this week.
Hilton Clarke scored the first major win for his Bahati Foundation team in the Incycle/Cannondale Old Town Grand Prix criterium Sunday evening, the final stage of the San Dimas Stage Tace. Clarke, overall winner at San Dimas in 2002, beat out Alejandro Borrajo (Jamis-Sutter Home) and Raymond Kreder (Holowesko Partners) for the stage 3 win.
Grajales, who teammate Nathan O’Neill calls Gecko, is making a comeback of sorts from the no man’s land to which he had banished since early 2008. “Difficult to describe,” he quickly answered when asked about his previous two seasons with Rock Racing, during which he bounced between the team’s professional and amateur rosters and was even fired and rehired once within the same week.
Benjamin takes San Dimas stage win, Abbott holds lead
Peanut Butter & Co.'s Mara Abbott and Fly V Australia's Ben Day repeats their 2009 wins.
The world’s best professional women’s team will take the start Friday at the San Dimas Stage Race. After camp in the team’s NorCal hometown of San Luis Obsipo, HTC-Columbia prepared for San Dimas and the Redlands Bicycle Classic before heading to Europe.
While U.S. pros have shown up in big numbers to regional races over the last two weeks, the U.S. domestic season gets underway in earnest this week as the San Dimas Stage Race runs Friday – Sunday in San Dimas, California. The three-stage race is the final tuneup ahead of the NRC opener in Redlands, California, a week later.
World class professional and talented amateur cyclists from around the world are once again gearing up to compete in the 11th annual San Dimas Stage Race. The race, hosted by local bike club SC Velo, is scheduled for March 19th, 20th, and 21st. Three exciting stages of racing are planned as well as a Kids Race on the last day. Over 800 amateur and professional cyclists are expected to compete for cash prizes. The San Dimas Stage Race has grown and matured from its modest beginning in 2000 to become well known and highly regarded within the cycling community.
Fly V Australia's Ben Day turned a blistering opening time trial performance into an overall victory at the three-day San Dimas Stage Race in California this weekend. Day's teammate Jonathan Cantwell won the final stage criterium, ahead of Colavita's Lucas Haedo and OUCH-Maxxis' John Murphy. Team Type 1's Shawn Milne added to Team Type 1’s polka dot jersey collection by winning the King of the Mountains classification.
Fly V Australia's Ben Day and Columbia-Highroad's Mara Abbott won Friday evening's 3.7-mile prologue up a piece of Glendora Mountain Road in the San Gabriel Mountains.[nid:89496] Mitchell Clinton was there to photograph the action for VeloNews. The race continues Saturday with a 84-mile circuit race for the men; pro women will do 56 miles.
The domestic stage-racing calendar opens up this weekend with the three-day San Dimas Stage Race. The race begins Friday with a 3.7-mile climbing prologue, followed Saturday by a hilly road race run on a 7.15-mile circuit. The race concludes Sunday with the Old Town Grand Prix, raced on a 1.2-mile circuit in downtown San Dimas. Rising Canadian star Cameron Evans of OUCH-Maxxis returns to San Dimas Friday as the defending champion.
Symmetrics’ Cameron Evans did what was necessary to overtake Rock Racing’s Oscar Sevilla on Sunday, taking the overall title at this weekend’s San Dimas Stage Race in California. Evans joined a winning break in the Cannondale Incycle Old Town Classic and, over the course of the 90-minute, six-corner criterium, grabbed just enough time to take the overall title by one second over the one-time Tour de France best young rider.
Alejandro Borrajo (Colavita-Sutter Home) sprinted to victory Saturday in stage 2 of the San Dimas Stage Race. Borrajo overpowered Henk Vogels (Toyota-United) and Jonathan Cantwell (Jittery Joes) to take the 84-mile San Dimas Hospital Road Race. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) retained his leader’s jersey, but at a cost — a 5 percent time cut that trimmed 17 riders from the field saw the team lose Peter Dawson, Rahsaan Bahati and Adam Switters, leaving a five-man squad to defend Sevilla’s lead in Sunday’s finale, the Incycle/Cannondale San Dimas Classic criterium.