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...]

Froome Pulls Out Of Time-Trial At Worlds

LONDON, Sept 17, 2012 (AFP) - Chris Froome has withdrawn from the midweek time-trial at the world road championships to focus on Sunday's road race, British Cycling have confirmed. The 27-year-old wants more time to recover ahead of Sunday's 261km road race in Limburg, Netherlands when Mark Cavendish will ride in defence of his title. The Team Sky rider was Tour de France runner-up … [Read more...]

Krisitn Armstrong Retires After Defending Time Trial Golden Crown

by Justin Davis LONDON, Aug 1, 2012 (AFP) - American Kristin Armstrong capped her return to the sport following the birth of her baby by successfully defending the women's Olympic time trial crown on Wednesday. The American, who returned to cycling after the birth of her baby nearly two years ago in a deliberate bid to defend her crown, then announced she'd taken part in her … [Read more...]

Olympic Time Trial Start Lists & Quotes from U.S. Contenders

Kristin ARMSTRONG (Boise, Idaho) – Start time: 1:04 p.m. local time On first impressions of 29km course: "It's a challenging course. It's a true time trial course. It has a little bit of everything. It has some technicality to it. It has some rollers going and coming back in. It's windy and the rain may come as well. There are a lot of variables out there. They call the time trial … [Read more...]

Evans Ruled Out of London Olympic Time Trial

LONDON, July 30, 2012 - Former Tour de France champion Cadel Evans has been ruled out of the Olympic time trial due to fatigue, Cycling Australia announced Sunday. Evans, Australia's first world champion in 2009 and first yellow jersey winner in 2011, endured a torrid campaign on the recent Tour de France finishing well behind British champion Bradley Wiggins. He completed the … [Read more...]