Olympic Time Trial Start Lists & Quotes from U.S. Contenders

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Kristin ARMSTRONG (Boise, Idaho) – Start time: 1:04 p.m. local time On first impressions of 29km course: "It's a challenging course. It's a true time trial course. It has a little bit of everything. It has some technicality to it. It has some rollers going and coming back in. It's windy and the rain may come as well. There are a lot of variables out there. They call the time trial … [Read more...]

Neben and Martin Win Final Two Races For HTC-HighRoad

San Luis Obispo, California, 17th October 2011 - Amber Neben and World TT Champion Tony Martin won their respective events of Chrono des Nations this Sunday giving HTC-Highroad victories in it's final two events of operation. "It's wonderful to see the team successful again right to the very end of the season," said Team Owner Bob Stapleton. "Both the men and the women won their first race of … [Read more...]

Martin Smashes Millar Record At Chrono des Nations

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LES HERBIERS, France, Oct 16, 2011 (AFP) - Germany's world time trial champion Tony Martin, of HTC-Highroad, powered to victory in the 30th edition of the Chrono des Nations time trial on Sunday. American Amber Neben won the women's event. Martin, who upstaged Olympic champion Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland on his way to a maiden world time trial title in Copenhagen last month, … [Read more...]

Neben Replaces Olympic Champ Armstrong At Worlds

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, Sept 16, 2011 (AFP) - Reigning Olympic cycling time trial champion Kristin Armstrong was replaced on the United States squad at the World Championships on Friday after a successful protest by Amber Neben. USA Cycling announced that Neben would join Evelyn Stevens in representing the United States at the world event in Copenhagen, changing the lineup two weeks … [Read more...]

HTC-Highroad Heads Up Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

Minneapolis – On the strength of a dominant performance at the Nature Valley Grand Prix, the HTC-Highroad women are atop the Women's Prestige Cycling Series standings in three of four categories. Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) regained the lead in the individual standings she previously had after the first Women's Prestige Cycling Series event (Redlands Bicycle Classic) by winning the overall at … [Read more...]

Bronzini Wins Third Nature Valley Grand Prix Stage; Neben Finishes In Yellow

By Cynthia Lou, Nature Valley Grand Prix Stillwater, Minn. – Giorgia Bronzini (Colavita Forno D’Asolo presented by Cooking Light) attacked at the bottom of Chilkoot Hill Sunday to secure her third stage win at this year’s Nature Valley Grand Prix as Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) held on to win the race overall. Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12) attacked the penultimate time … [Read more...]

Neben Takes Race Lead as Kirchmann Wins Stage

by Cynthia Lou, Nature Valley Grand Prix Menomonie, Wis. — It was a battle of a pair of former world time trial champions Saturday at the Menomonie Road Race as Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) took over the yellow race leader’s jersey from Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12) at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. Rising star Lisa Kirchmann (Colavita Forno D'Asolo presented by Cooking … [Read more...]

Men’s NRC Standings Juggled, Women’s Largely Unchanged

At the Tour de Grove in St. Louis, Mike Northey (PureBlack Racing) surmounted inclement low temperatures, rain and gusty wind to earn a sprint victory in the men's race on Saturday. The young New Zealander broke ahead of runner-up Jacobe Keough (Sandwich, Mass./UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team p/b Maxxis) and Christian Helmig (Highland Village, Texas/ELBOWZ Racing), who would finish … [Read more...]

Neben Solos To First One Day Victory Of Career At Sad Roeselare

NEBEN SOLOS TO FIRST ONE-DAY VICTORY OF CAREER AT SAD ROESELARE San Luis Obispo, California - 24th April, 2011 - HTC-Highroad's Amber Neben rode to an impressive triumph in the Stad Roeselare Classic in Belgium on Sunday, the 36-year-old's first ever victory in a one-day Classic. Neben took off around 20 kilometers from the line and stayed away for a lone win, with team-mate Adrie Visser … [Read more...]

Neben, HTC-Highroad Lead Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

Minneapolis – Amber Neben and her HTC-Highroad team sit atop the Women's Prestige Cycling Series standings after the first event, the Redlands Bicycle Classic. Neben's overall victory at the four-day USA Cycling National Racing Calendar event in California puts her ahead of Erinne Willock (Team TIBCO/To The Top) and fellow HTC-Highroad teammate Evelyn Stevens in the individual standings of … [Read more...]