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...]

USA Cycling Announces Domestic Road Calendars

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Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 10, 2012) -- USA Cycling on Monday announced its 2013 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) and 2013 USA Cycling National Criterium Calendar (NCC). The premier domestic road cycling calendars sanctioned by USA Cycling begin in the spring and continue into the fall staging races throughout the United States. Riders will compete for standings points tabulated … [Read more...]

Hilton Clarke Champion of Pro Cycling’s 2012 National Criterium Calendar

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By Wesley Mallette "Our success in the criterium circuit is 100% due to teamwork. We have assembled a group of riders that are fully committed to each other and the goal of the team win. In crit racing, you bring that do or die mentality. And with our lead-out speed and a fast finisher in Hilton Clarke, we have a great formula for success.” - Mike Tamayo, General Manager and Team Director, … [Read more...]

NRC: Exciting Racing in Pennsylvania Ends 2012 Calendar

The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) concluded Saturday in Pennsylvania with the Thompson Bucks County Classic, a one-day men's road race. Although the top spots of the standings had previously been clinched, it didn't cloud an otherwise brilliant day of racing. MEN The top five of the men's standings are unchanged as Francisco Mancebo (ESP/Competitive Cyclist Racing Team) tops … [Read more...]

NRC: Powers motors into top spot of women’s standings after Exergy Tour

The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) rolled into its fifth stop, the inaugural Exergy Tour, a five-day stage race in Idaho from May 24 to 28. After this women-only contest, the women's standings are under new leadership and now feature several new, fierce competitors threatening to climb higher. WOMEN After finishing fifth overall at the Exergy Tour, Alison Powers (Pinecliffe, … [Read more...]

2012 NRC rolls out Thursday with Redlands Bicycle Classic

Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 19, 2012) —The nation's premiere road racing calendar, the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) begins March 22 with the Redlands Bicycle Classic in Redlands, Calif. The Redlands Bicycle Classic is the first of 11 races making up the 2012 NRC. For the first time, the NRC is comprised solely of road races and is separated from the criteriums that constitute … [Read more...]

Battenkill Added To The UCI America Tour

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Nov. 7, 2011) – USA Cycling is pleased to announce that the Tour of the Battenkill will once again be a part of the UCI America Tour as a UCI category 1.2 race, as it was in 2010. As such, it will be upgraded to HC status on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) as well. “We have been discussing this possibility with Dieter Drake for several months and … [Read more...]

Tour of the Battenkill added to 2012 National Racing Calendar

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Oct. 26, 2011) – The Tour of the Battenkill has been added to the 2012 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC). Known as America’s toughest one-day race on nearly 25% dirt roads, Battenkill will join the NRC as a 1.1-rated event. Set for April 15 in Cambridge, N.Y., the eighth annual Battenkill will mark the second of 10 events on America’s top pro-am road race … [Read more...]

NRC Season concludes with exciting sprint finish

USA Cycling's National Racing Calendar (NRC) completed Saturday with the Univest Grand Prix in Souderton, Pa. Despite the top spot in the men's standings already secured, there was plenty to ride for as the remaining spots in the top five were up for grabs. Men Jacobe Keough (Sandiwich, Mass./UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team) secured the second position in the men's NRC standings in a … [Read more...]

Mancebo Clinches Top Spot of National Racing Calendar

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sept. 15, 2011) — Francisco Mancebo (ESP/ has clinched the top spot on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) men's standings. The cancellation of the CapCity Crit leaves the Univest Grand Prix in Souderton, Pa., as the last event on the calendar. Mancebo holds a 130-point lead over Jacobe Keough (Sandwich, Mass./UnitedHealthcare) and the … [Read more...]