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LONDON, Sept 17, 2012 (AFP) - Chris Froome has withdrawn from the midweek time-trial at the world road championships to focus on Sunday's road race, British Cycling have confirmed.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...]

Cancellara To Battle Through The Pain To Defend TT Crown


LONDON, July 30, 2012 (AFP) - Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara will fight through the pain of an injured shoulder to defend his Olympic time trial crown on Wednesday. Cancellara crashed heavily while in contention for a medal in the men's road race on Saturday, injuring his shoulder but crucially avoiding fracturing his collarbone. The Swiss, also a four-time world champion in the … [Read more...]

A ‘Beaten’ Cadel Evans Looking To Time Trial For Some Salvation

Cadel Evans On Tdf Stage 9 Time Trial

BRIVE-LA-GAILLARDE, France, July 20, 2012 - A "beaten" Cadel Evans admitted his only salvation from this year's Tour de France could come in the race's final time trial on Saturday. But after a tough three weeks of racing that is set to see the BMC team leader lose his crown to Britain's Bradley Wiggins, the Australian faces a challenge if he is to hoist himself higher than sixth … [Read more...]

Small Overcomes Theft For Nature Valley Grand Prix Time Trial Victory

Minneapolis, MN, June 13 - For Carmen Small, winning the St. Paul Riverfront Time Trial on Wednesday morning – the first stage of the Nature Valley Grand Prix -- almost made up for a particularly aggravating Tuesday afternoon. While Small and her Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies teammates checked out the new course along the Mississippi River bluffs, someone broke into their team car and … [Read more...]

Wiggins Rides To Crushing Time Trial Win At Dauphine Stage 4

Wiggins Wins Dauphine Time Trial Stage 4

BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France, June 7, 2012 (AFP) - Team Sky star and defending champion Bradley Wiggins cemented his position as leader of the Dauphine Libere when winning the fourth stage time trial here on Thursday. The triple Olympic champion went into this 53.5 kilometer race against the clock with a slender 1sec lead over reigning Tour de France champion Cadel Evans. But after this win … [Read more...]

David Zabriskie Earns His Seventh Time Trial National Title

Greenville, S.C. (May 26, 2012) – Dave Zabriskie (Westlake Village, Calif./Garmin-Barracuda) on Saturday collected his seventh victory in the time trial at the 2012 Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Time Trial National Championships presented by Duke Energy in Greenville, S.C. Zabriskie overcame temperatures approaching 90 degrees and completed the 20.7-mile course in … [Read more...]

Start Times For Tour of California 2012 Time Trial

1. Wilson Marentes, Colombia-Coldeportes 13:00:00 2. Marcel Kittel, Argos-Shimano 13:01:00 3. Logan Loader, Exergy 13:02:00 4. Juan Pablo Suarez, Colombia-Coldeportes 13:03:00 5. Travis Meyer, Orica-GreenEdge 13:04:00 6. Jonathan Patrick Mccarty, Spidertech-C10 13:05:00 7. Christophe Riblon, Ag2r La Mondiale 13:06:00 8. Carter Jones, Bissell 13:07:00 9. Carlos Julian Quintero, … [Read more...]