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The Delray Beach Twilight Festival opens the 2014 USA Crits series Saturday and you can catch all the action live
The USA Crits series and National Criterium Calendar continue for the men in Pennsylvania this weekend
Rain shortened the women’s event and took a fair amount of the fire out of the men’s field at the USA Crits event
USA Crits director, teams talk about a salary cap to equalize the men's USA Crits field
Exergy expands junior program and looks for support; Allar, Clarke lead the U.S. criterium calendars; two qualify for Nature Valley Grand Prix
The evening criterium in Tucson marks the start of the USA Crits series and the National Criterium Calendar
USA Crits founds sees, and hopes for, growth in U.S. events after the Armstrong fall-out clears
The USA Crits series adds the Glencoe Grand Prix to its 2013 schedule before the finale in Las Vegas on September 20
Series champs secure their titles with race wins at the Tour of Vail finale
U.S. road champ Timmy Duggan joins forces with USA Crits over its new, three-day weekend in Vail, Colorado
The Exergy Twilight Criterium in Boise is the penultimate race in the USA CRITS series
Canadian, Kiwi school the Americans in latest round of the USA CRITS series
As in 2011, Luke Keough will be racing the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium despite injury
The Hyde Park Blast in Cincinnati was one of the hardest-fought races of the USA CRITS season
Local boy Oscar Clark takes USA CRITS Series lead into Twilight Criterium; hopes to defend lead and maybe podium
Kenda-5-hour Energy riders had to act fast in the odd position of chasing a teammate at the Old Pueblo Grand Prix
Director Frankie Andreu looking to make up for Amgen Tour exclusion with split squads for USA Crits and San Dimas
Allar, Zawacki win USA Crits opener in Delray Beach
This weekend the USA CRITS Series kicks off with the Delray Beach Twilight
2011 TD Bank Mayor's Cup men's race photos by Barry Koblenz
2011 TD Bank Mayor's Cup women's race photos by Barry Koblenz
WASHINGTON, D.C. (VN) — Citing schedule conflicts, financial constraints and rider burnout, organizers of the Capital Criterium have canceled the October 2 event in Washington, D.C.. The race was scheduled to be the final stop of the 2011 USA Crits Championship Series.
BINGHAMPTON, NY — After 40 laps of racing at the 28th Annual Chris Thater Memorial, Theresa Cliff-Ryan (Colavita/Forno d'Asolo) won another USA CRITS event victory, her third of the five USA CRITS held so far this year. Erica Allar (RideClean p/b PatentIt.com) was able to finish on the podium for the fourth time (out of five tries) this year and remains in the orange USA CRITS Leader's Jersey.
- 1. Christian Helmig, Elbowz Racing, with 730 points
- 2. Luke Keough, Team Mountain Khakis, with 594 points
- 3. Juan Pablo Dotti, Aerocat Cycing Team, with 525 points
- 4. Euris Rafael Vidal, Foundation/crca, with 501 points
- 5. Neil Bezdek, Team Mountain Khakis, with 498 points
- 1. Laura Van Gilder, Mellow Mushroom, with 715 points
- 2. Erica Allar, Rideclean Presented By Patentit.com, with 611 points
- 3. Kacey Manderfield, Pure Energy Cycling Team Proairhfa, with 573 points
- 4. Carrie Cash-Wootten, Mellow Mushroom/pedal The Cause, with 540 points
- 5. Samantha Schneider, Team Tibco/to The Top, with 437 points
- 1. Laura Van Gilder , Mellow Mushroom
- 2. Erica Allar , Rideclean Presented By Patenti
- 3. Cari Higgins , Peanut Butter & Co.
- 4. Kat Carr , Bell Lap Coaching
- 5. Carrie Cash-Wootten , Mellow Mushroom/pedal The Cause
- 1. Clay Murfet , Rideclean P/b Patentit.com, in 1:25:14
- 2. Juan Pablo Dotti , Aerocat Cycling Team, in s.t.
- 3. Neil Bezdek , Team Mountain Khakis Presented, in s.t.
- 4. Andrew Crater , Serenity Bikes P/b Yoga 1 Stud, in s.t
- 5. Christian Helmig , Elbowz Racing, in s.t.
The USA CRITS Championship Series is on the rise in 2011. The series will roll out in Athens, Georgia, in April and will include ten men’s and eight women’s events, up from eight and five a year ago, respectively. Isaac Howe (Mountain Khakis-Jittery Joe’s) and Erica Allar (Vera Bradley Foundation) won the series overall titles in 2010.
Mountain Khakis finishes five riders on the night and takes the second consecutive team title.
USA Crits series action continues Sunday with the men's event.
Erica Allar and Clayton Barrows maintain their overall leads in the USA CRITS series.
Jackie Simes and Bobby Lea shell a fading break to duke it out for the win.
The aggressors rule the day at the USA Crits event
Rahsaan Bahati (Bahati Foundation), Jacquelyn Crowell (Team Type 1), James Stemper (Kenda-GEARGRINDER) and Erica Allar (Vera Bradley Foundation) each took criterium wins over the weekend as the Tour of America's Dairyland pushed through its first weekend.
Athens, GA – The USA CRITS Speed Week Series begins in Athens 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 2010 USA CRITS Championship series has new final races for both men and women. The women’s series will conclude at the Chris Thater Memorial race, after four races. The men’s competition will conclude at the TX Tough Grand Prix, after eight events. The series is now nine events strong, visiting as many states.