Tom Zirbel Tests Positive For DHEA

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Tom Zirbel who has raced with the Bissell Pro Cycling team has had a "A" test come back positive for the banned substance DHEA. Zirbel was scheduled to race with Team Garmin-Transitions for the 2010 race season but was surprisingly missing from the roster when it was announced. It left Bicycle.net wondering why, and it appears that now we know. "I want to inform the cycling community that an … [Read more...]

Rosters For Continetal Teams For 2010

Rosters announced for eleven Continental teams registered for 2010 racing season Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 23, 2009)— USA Cycling has announced the 11 squads that have been registered as UCI Continental teams in the United States for the 2010 racing season, as well as their respective rosters. Along with the previously announced UCI Pro Continental squad (BMC Racing) and UCI Pro … [Read more...]

Tour de Georgia Canceled for 2010

(Atlanta, GA) – The Board of Directors of the Tour de Georgia Foundation, Inc. announced today that the 2010 race, which had been scheduled to take place in the last week of April 2010, is officially canceled, postponing the return of the Tour de Georgia until at least 2011. “This was not an easy decision, but one that was best in the current economic climate. The Board of Directors and … [Read more...]

Hoy Will Drop Races To Stay All Gold

LONDON, Dec 22, 2009 (AFP) - British cycling great Chris Hoy is ready to abandon the defense of some of his Olympic titles at the 2012 London Games if it increases his chances of adding to his gold medal collection. Hoy was one of the stars of the Beijing Games where he added three gold medals, from the sprint, keirin and team sprint, to the gold he won in the kilometer at the Athens Games in … [Read more...]

Armstrong Makes A Comeback, But Contador Still The King

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by Justin Davis PARIS, Dec 23, 2009 (AFP) - As fans and rivals know only too well, Lance Armstrong is not used to coming second best. But in what proved to be a bumper year for cycling, with serious progress apparently being made to beat the drugs cheats, the record seven-time winner of the Tour de France had to, for once, play second fiddle. Apart from a conspicuous lack of … [Read more...]

UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis Releases Team Roster

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UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis blends veterans with up-and-coming riders for 2010 The big change for 2010 is that Floyd Landis is no longer with the team. he has been quoted as saying he wanted to go back and race in Europe where the races are longer and harder which fits his race style better. Bicycle.net was a little surprised that in the press release below there was no … [Read more...]

BISSELL® Returns As Primary Sponsor

BISSELL® Pro Cycling Confirms the Returning Support of its Top Sponsors GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 22, 2009 – The BISSELL Pro Cycling Team returns for 2010 with the continued support of team owner and title sponsor, BISSELL Homecare, Inc. BISSELL’s Chairman and CEO, Mark Bissell, reaffirms his commitment to the sport of cycling and being aligned with a top performing team. “The team is … [Read more...]

BMC Racing At 2010 Tour Down Under

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Team BMC Racing will be starting their 2010 racing season at the Tour Down Under. The race will run from January 19 to January 24. BMC is bringing a very strong team down under with Evans and Hincapie being the headliners. Team roster for Tour Down Under: Cadel Evans (Aus), George Hincapie (USA), Karsten Kroon (Ned), Danilo Wyss (Swi), Martin Kohler (Swi), Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) and … [Read more...]

Bahati Pro Cycling To Ride Cannondale

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Cannondale Strengthens Domestic Road Race Presence with Sponsorship of Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team BETHEL, Conn. (Dec. 21, 2009) – Cannondale Bicycles confirmed today that it will be the official bike sponsor of the 2010 Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team. The newly formed team, led by 2008 National Pro Criterium Champion and eight-time national champion Rahsaan Bahati, will be … [Read more...]

Carlos Sastre Confirms He Will Race The Giro

Spaniard Carlos Sastre, the winner of the 2008 Tour de France, confirmed Saturday he will compete in next year's Giro d'Italia. The 2010 edition of the Giro d'Italia gets underway on May 8, starting in Amsterdam. "After analyzing the routes of the three big Tours - Italy, France and Spain - and discussed things with the team sporting director I've decided to take part in the Giro," … [Read more...]