The Case For Finally Racing A Bicycle Crit

By Zachary Rynew Racing is dangerous. If you have a family member that cares for you, they'll discourage it and rightfully so. With speeds starting at 25 mph and your only protection a Tupperware grade helmet, there is virtually no margin of error while entrenched in a herd of riders. All it takes is a split second for someone to improperly guide their line, react to debris or just not … [Read more...]

Chris Anker Sørensen Recovering From Race Crash

Last Tuesday, Saxo Bank-SunGard Dane Chris Anker Sørensen crashed on a decent during a criterium in Jerusalem and the first reports about his condition were not that positive. But a check-up at the local hospital revealed that the Danish climber wasn't struck by fractures but merely had a hematoma inside his muscle and a large cut on his shin that required several stitches. After a about a … [Read more...]

Young wins the 2011 Herman Miller USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship

Grand Rapids, Mich. (August 20, 2011) – Eric Young (Bloomington, Ind./Bissell Pro Cycling) won a field sprint to win the 2011 Herman Miller USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championships Saturday in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich. After the officials shortened the race several times, the race was finally delayed for approximately an hour due to inclement weather. The contest was … [Read more...]

Holloway Wins Professional Criterium National Championship

stars and stripes jersey at AT&T USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship Glencoe, Illinois (August 14, 2010) – By becoming the first American to cross the line in Glencoe, Daniel Holloway (Morgan Hill, Calif./ BISSELL Pro Cycling) earned the stars and stripes jersey at Saturday’s AT&T USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championships at the Glencoe Grand Prix. … [Read more...]

AT&T USA Cycling Pro Criterium National Championship Goes Off In Glencoe Saturday

Glencoe, Ill. (August 10, 2010) — The nation’s top sprinters will head to Glencoe, Illinois on Saturday to contest the AT&T USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship. Nearly 100 of the nation’s top professional criterium racers will take to the line to vie for the Stars-and-Stripes jersey that will be awarded to the first American across the line at the conclusion of the … [Read more...]

Sunny King Criterium Bringing Out The Best

Some of cycling’s royalty are expected to shine brightly at the Sunny King Criterium Top men’s & women’s pro cycling teams will light up the Alabama night at the NRC event that benefits local American Cancer Society chapter Anniston, Alabama: Bicycles will speed through the streets of Anniston, Alabama on Saturday, April 17th. Sandwiched on a weekend between an Indy car race and a … [Read more...]

Teutenberg Soloes To Amazing Victory In San Dimas

San Dimas, CA -21st March 2010 - Ina-Yoko Teutenberg soloed to an amazing stage victory in San Dimas on Sunday which saw her winning the final criterium by over a minute. Taking time bonus sprints on the way she also stole the overall General Classification by 18 seconds after starting the day 1'23" down on Peanut Butter and Co.'s Mara Abbott. Teutenberg attacked mid way into the race and was … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship Moves to Glencoe, Illinois

Colorado Springs, Colo. (February 19, 2010)— The 2010 USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship will be held in the northern Chicago suburb of Glencoe, Ill. on Saturday, August 14, the national governing body announced today. The event, which attracts many of the nation’s top professionals, has historically been held in Downers Grove, Ill. but will move to a new location for the … [Read more...]