Mara Abbott Takes Overall Win at Tour of the Gila

UnitedHealthcare Women's Squad Captures Overall Team Honors The Silver City Tour of the Gila concluded on Sunday with the Gila Monster Road Race. The UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team's Mara Abbott claimed both the stage win and the overall victory with a well orchestrated attack on the stage’s final climb and the unwavering support of her teammates throughout the event. This … [Read more...]

Phinney and Abbott USA Cycling Male and Female Athlete of the Year

USA Cycling partners with U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame to launch new award Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 28, 2010) – For the first time in history USA Cycling is partnering with the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame to award USA Cycling Athletes of the Year, with Taylor Phinney (Boulder, Colo./Trek-Livestrong) and Mara Abbott (Boulder, Colo./Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY 12) earning the inaugural … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY 12 Misses Clean Sweep of Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

Minneapolis (Aug. 11, 2010) – Coming into the last event for the 2010 Women’s Prestige Cycling Series, Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY 12 held all of the jerseys and the team classification. However, they let the sprinter’s jersey slip from their grasp, just missing the clean sweep. U.S. national road champion Mara Abbott won both the individual title and the best young rider category. Abbott … [Read more...]

Mara Abbott Honored by U.S. Olympic Committee

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Mara Abbott honored by U.S. Olympic Committee for outstanding performance in July Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 10, 2010) – The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) announced its July Athletes of the Month today with cyclist Mara Abbott (Boulder, Colo./Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY 12) receiving runner-up honors. Softball player Natasha Watley and track & field star David Oliver were named the USOC … [Read more...]

NRC Rankings

Leaders hold NRC advantages in Bend; Sutherland takes over second place, Abbott moves into third Giro Donne champion Mara Abbott (Boulder, Colo./Peanut Butter & Co. Twenty12) finished on the podium four of the six days in Bend to win the Cascade Cycling Classic title. Abbott's performance allowed her to move into third place in the women's NRC overall standings. Leader Cath Cheatley … [Read more...]

Mara Abbott 1st American To Win Overall Giro Donne

Mara Abbott (Boulder, Colo./Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY 12) riding for the USA Cycling Women's National Development Program, won the overall Giro Donne today in Italy. The 25-year-old soloed to wins in stages 8 and 9 and finished in the main pack in Sunday's final stage 10 to win the race’s general classification. The team exercised its strategy perfectly, defending Abbott's pink leader’s jersey … [Read more...]

Abbott Wins Elite Women’s Road Race, Craddock Completes The Trifecta

Bend, Ore. (June 27, 2010) – The final three Stars-and-Stripes of the 2010 USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite Road National Championships were awarded on Sunday as Mara Abbott (Boulder, Colo./Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY 12) used a late-race attack to grab her second elite women’s road race national title. Lawson Craddock (Houston, Texas/Hot Tubes) completed the sweep winning the junior men’s … [Read more...]

Abbott Takes Individual Lead In Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

Minneapolis – Mara Abbott of Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY 12 is the new leader of the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series after the second of four events on the 2010 schedule. Abbott tops the individual standings over Alison Powers (Team Vera Bradley Foundation) on the strength of her overall win at the recent SRAM Tour of the Gila. Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, who won the Redlands Bicycle Classic to … [Read more...]