Tony Martin Defends World Time Trial Title

FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 25, 2013 - Germany's Tony Martin came close to matching the speed of his six-man Omega-Pharma team on his way to a third consecutive time trial title at the world road race cycling championships Wednesday. Britain's reigning Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins finished second, with Swiss former champion Fabian Cancellara taking the bronze. Martin clocked a … [Read more...]

Australia’s Damien Howson Races To Under-23 Time-Trial Crown

FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 23, 2013 (AFP) - Australian Damien Howson dominated the world championship under-23 time-trial on Monday as he led home the field by 57secs over Frenchman Yoann Paillot with Danish 2012 Olympic omnium champion Lasse Hansen a further 13secs back. The 21-year-old covered the 43.5km route between Pistoia and Florence in 49mins and 49secs to better his bronze medal … [Read more...]

Chris Froome Beats Contador To Tour de France’s 17th Stage TT


CHORGES, France, July 17, 2013 (AFP) - Britain's Chris Froome tightened his grip on the Tour de France yellow jersey after beating Spanish rival Alberto Contador in the 17th stage time trial on Wednesday. Froome, taking his third stage win of the 100th edition, finished the hilly 32 km race against the clock in a time of 51min 33sec to beat former two-time champion Contador by nine … [Read more...]

Tony Martin Wins Time Trial, Froome Reinforces Lead


MONT SAINT MICHEL, France, July 10, 2013 (AFP) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome tightened his grip on the yellow jersey after finishing runner-up to world champion Tony Martin in the 11th stage time trial on Wednesday. Martin had set the early pace for the windswept 33 km course from Avranches to Mont Saint Michel in 36min 29sec but had a nervous wait as Froome threatened to upset … [Read more...]

Leader Tejay Van Garderen Wins Tour of California Time Trial

SAN JOSE, California, May 17, 2013 (AFP) - American BMC rider Tejay van Garderen strengthened his grip on the overall lead in the Tour of California on Friday with a victory in the individual time trial sixth stage. The 24-year-old was the only rider to break 49 minutes on the 31.6-kilometer (19.6-mile) course, winning in 48:52 to extend his lead in the overall standings over Australian … [Read more...]

Dowsett Beats Wiggins In Giro d’Italia Time Trial

SALTARA, Italy, May 11, 2013 (AFP) - Briton Alex Dowsett stole the limelight from compatriot and former teammate Bradley Wiggins in the Giro d'Italia eighth stage time trial on Saturday with Italian Vincenzo Nibali inheriting the leader's pink jersey. This 54.8 kilometer race against the clock was seen as an ideal opportunity for Wiggins, the Olympic time trial gold medalist, to make up … [Read more...]

Tour of California Selects Top Women Cyclists For Time Trial

LOS ANGELES (March 18, 2013) – Race organizer AEG has confirmed participants for the third annual Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial Race, presented by SRAM, which will begin in San Jose at 12:45 p.m. Friday, May 17. This year’s invitation-only event will showcase 15 riders, including several event veterans, from the ranks of Olympians, world champions, national champions, and … [Read more...]

Redlands Bicycle Classic To Start With Time Trial In Big Bear

Redlands, CA – The Redlands Bicycle Classic presented by San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its first Time Tribal in the City of Big Bear. The Time Trial, presented locally by RE/MAX Big Bear, will be a 7.8 mile/12.5 kilometer course that will take advantage of the Big Bear Lake’s north shore terrain and natural beauty. The Time Trial will serve … [Read more...]

2013 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships

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Course Routes Unveiled for 2013 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Men’s and Women’s Road & Time Trial National Championships Chattanooga, Tenn. – USA Cycling has announced the proposed course routes for the 2013 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships and the U.S. Handcycling Criterium National Championships, to be held May 25-27 in Chattanooga. … [Read more...]

Martin Barely Beats Phinney In Successful TT Title Defense


VALKENBURG, Netherlands, Sept 19, 2012 (AFP) - Germany's Tony Martin on Wednesday successfully defended his world time-trial title, beating US rider Taylor Phinney by five seconds over 45.7km in Valkenburg, the Netherlands. The race between Martin and Phinney was the highlight of the competition and saw the German clock an average speed of 46.8 kmph. After his narrow victory, he lay flat … [Read more...]