Caleb Ewan Wins People’s Choice Classic In Adelaide

2016 Australian criterium champion Caleb Ewan has claimed the People’s Choice Classic at the Santos Tour Down Under this evening. Ewan launched off the wheel of ORICA-GreenEDGE teammate Daryl Impey and found an opening to burst ahead of Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek–Segafredo) and Adam Blythe (Tinkoff) for the first honours in Adelaide. The win takes the 2015 Vuelta a Espana stage winner to six … [Read more...]

Kwiatkowski In Everyone’s Sights At Fleche Wallonne Ardennes

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Waremme, Belgium, April 21, 2015 (AFP) - World champion Michal Kwiatkowski will be a marked man when the 205.5km Fleche Wallonne Ardennes Classic race gets underway on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Pole comes into the race off the back of a sensational victory at Sunday's Amstel Gold race. Not since Philippe Gilbert in 2011 has anyone managed to triumph in … [Read more...]

A Speechless John Degenkolb Wins The 2015 Paris-Roubaix

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Roubaix, France, April 12, 2015 (AFP) - John Degenkolb said he doesn't know where to put his winner's trophy after taking victory in the 113th edition of the prestigious Paris-Roubaix race on Sunday. The 26-year-old German became only the third person in history to win Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix in the same year as he bested Czech … [Read more...]

Everything You Wanted To Know About The 2015 Paris-Roubaix

Bicycle.net picks out 10 riders to keep an eye on in Sunday's 253km Cobbled Classic Paris-Roubaix race: ALEXANDER KRISTOFF (NOR) Katusha Quite simply the man of the moment, the 27-year-old is the most in-form rider. His wins at the Tour of Flanders, Scheldeprijs and Three Days of De Panne, all in the last two weeks, as well as a second place to John Degenkolb last month at … [Read more...]

Redlands Bicycle Classic Kicks Off Pro Racing Season

A record number of teams register for the first National Racing Calendar event of the year. Redlands, CA: With racing action and the official kick-off of the 2015 National Racing Calendar just a few days away, the Redlands Bicycle Classic Organizing Committee has revealed the entry list for the Men’s and Women’s Pro races. The race is set to kick-off with twenty-five Men’s teams and a … [Read more...]

John Degenkolb Wins The Milan-San Remo One-Day Classic

By Jean MONTOIS San Remo, Italy, March 22, 2015 (AFP) - Germany's John Degenkolb dominated a bunch sprint to win the 106th edition of the Milan-San Remo one day classic, held over 293km, on Sunday. Degenkolb, of Team-Giant, finished nearly a bike's length ahead of defending champion Alexander Kristoff of Norway, with Australian Michael Matthews completing the podium in a time … [Read more...]

Cyclocross to Debut at Sea Otter Classic 2012

Growing racing category will join next April's cycling festival MONTEREY, Calif. - November 10, 2011 - Cyclocross racing is breaking away from the cold, wet days of fall and winter to debut at next spring's Sea Otter Classic, a four-day "Celebration of Cycling", scheduled to take place April 19-22, 2012 in Monterey, California's Laguna Seca Recreation Area. "During the last few years, … [Read more...]

Teens Notch Men’s Omnium Wins at Fixed Gear Classic

Blaine, Minn. – Two teenagers made their presence felt in a world-class men’s field at the 2010 Minnesota Fixed Gear Classic. Colton Barrett (Texas Roadhouse), a 19-year-old, and 17-year-old Matt Baranoski (Alliance Environmental), won the endurance and sprint omniums, respectively, defeating such luminaries as Emile Abraham (Aerocat), Austin Carroll (Adageo Energy Pro Cycling) and Colby … [Read more...]

Minnesota Fixed Gear Classic Begins Friday

Minneapolis – U.S. Olympian Colby Pearce, multi-time U.S. national champion Kacey Manderfield and Pan American Games silver medalist Emile Abraham of Trinidad and Tobago headline the star-studded field for this weekend’s Minnesota Fixed Gear Classic. Action in the three-day event begins Friday at the National Sports Center Velodrome in Blaine, Minn., and leads off the Nature Valley Bicycle … [Read more...]

Fly V’s Day Repeats Redlands Classic Prologue Win

Redlands, Calif. – Ben Day said he put pressure on himself to successfully repeat his victory in the prologue of the 26th annual Redlands Bicycle Classic. But the Fly V Australia rider was quick to add he would not have had it any other way. Day won Thursday’s uphill, 3.1-mile (5 km) Sun Time Trial race in 9 minutes and 16 seconds, two seconds faster than Carter Jones (Jelly Belly Cycling … [Read more...]