John Murphy Wins The 2014 US Men’s Pro Criterium Championship

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UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Rider, Teammates Lap Field from Early Breakaway In the High Point Classic, host to the men’s US National Criterium Championship event in High Point, North Carolina, the racers threw out the script almost from the first pedal strokes of the day. The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team was able to adjust their strategy on the fly, and they came out victorious, with … [Read more...]

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Signs Eight New Riders

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Eight New Riders Set to Join 2013 UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Include Lucas Euser, Alessandro Bazzana, Kiel Reijnen, Martyn Irvine, Danny Summerhill, Aldo Ilesic, John Murphy, and Luke Keough Oakland, CA – The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team announced today, Monday, November 19, 2012, that eight new riders have officially joined the US-based Pro Continental outfit for the 2013 season. … [Read more...]

Rumble in the Nature Valley Grand Prix GC

Murphy takes over yellow jersey, while Alzate wins stage Minneapolis, MN, June 13 - What threatened to be a straightforward race ended with a shakeup in the GC as John Murphy (Kenda/5hr Energy p/b Geargrinder) won one intermediate sprint to take over the general classification lead from Tom Zirbel (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) by just one second, the result of winning just one of … [Read more...]

Tour of Qatar, Stage 5: Murphy Gives It A Go

Not content with his two straight top 15 finishes at the Tour of Qatar, the BMC Racing Team’s John Murphy rolled the dice Thursday and threw down an attack in the final kilometer of Stage 5. Headwind Foils Opportunity Murphy was part of a group of 14 riders that shook free of the peloton after a breakaway group of six (which included BMC Racing Team’s Simon Zahner) was caught inside the … [Read more...]

Murphy Takes U.S. Criterium Championship

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Downers Grove, IL – John Murphy of the OUCH Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis will wear the stars and stripes jersey of the U.S. National Criterium Champion for the next 12 months. Murphy took advantage of exceptional work by his four teammates and succeeded in avoiding several crashes – including one by his own lead-out, Karl Menzies with less than half a kilometer remaining in the … [Read more...]

Murphy, Pic and England Win Pro and Elite Criterium Crowns

Downers Grove, Ill. (Aug. 16, 2009) - USA Cycling awarded three national titles on a rainy Sunday in suburban Chicago as the nation’s top sprinters gathered to compete for stars-and-stripes jerseys in three criterium categories. In the USA Cycling Professional Criterium Championships – the fourth stop on the season-long USA Cycling Professional Tour – former USA Cycling National Development … [Read more...]

Murphy Solos To Win In Cytomax Benicia Criterium

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Benicia, CA – As John Murphy of the OUCH Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis noted after the Cytomax Benicia Criterium, “you don’t want to leave empty handed from a race sponsored by one of your sponsors.” Murphy took this race by the hands and came away with the win after attacking out of a small break with four laps to go and soloing in for the victory on an afternoon where … [Read more...]

Johnson, Murphy lead OUCH Presented by Maxxis at Battenkill

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Rough roads put Johnson, Murphy in leadership position for OUCH Presented by Maxxis at Battenkill. Oakland, CA – With a quarter of its 200km course run over eight sections of dirt roads, this Sunday’s Tour of Battenkill favors riders who can handle the changing conditions, especially if weather is a factor. Multi-time U.S. National Cyclocross Champion Tim Johnson of the OUCH Pro Cycling … [Read more...]