Mauro Finetto of CSF Group-Navigare

"This editorial was submitted by At we feel that it is important to get the voices of the cycling world be heard. If you have a comment on this topic please make sure to let know, we just might post it here also". Mauro Finetto of the CSF Group - Navigare team won the sixth stage of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey today. A fantastic win for the … [Read more...]

Tyler Hamilton Calls It Over After Drug Test Positive And Depression

American cyclist Tyler Hamilton has retired from the sport after testing positive for DHEA that he is claiming he took in an herbal supplement he used on February 7th and 8th 2009 to self treat clinical depression after going off his prescription drug Lexapro. The 38-year-old tested positive for the banned substance DHEA in an out-of-competition drug test taken in February 2009 by the … [Read more...]

Scheduling Conflict Means Hamilton Will Miss Worlds

Boulder, Colo. — Rock Racing announced Thursday that Tyler Hamilton has declined his automatic selection to represent the United States at the World Championship road race due to a scheduling conflict with a ride for his charity. Speaking earlier this week at an appearance at Harrods of London following the team’s participation at the Tour of Britain, Hamilton said he was honored to be … [Read more...]

Rock Racing’s Hamilton Wins National Title In Photo Finish

Greenville, S.C. — Rock Racing’s “Fast Freddie” Rodriguez predicted it. Tyler Hamilton made it happen. But ultimately it took a photo to decide it. Hamilton edged Blake Caldwell (Garmin-Chipotle presented by H3O) by two-thousandths of a second Sunday at the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Road Race Championship. The thrilling finish capped the 115-mile (185 km) race … [Read more...]

Rock Racing Autograph Signing Follows Saturday’s Race at The Tour of Utah

Salt Lake City — Two of the top cyclists in U.S. history will join Rock Racing Team Owner Michael Ball at a free autograph signing this weekend at Utah’s premier bicycle shop, Contender Bicycles. Olympic time trial gold medalist and Tour de France stage winner Tyler Hamilton and three-time U.S. national road race champion Fred Rodriguez headline Saturday’s 5:30-6:30 p.m. event at the … [Read more...]

Rock Racing’s Hamilton Wins Tour of Qinghai Lake

Xining, China — Tyler Hamilton delivered Rock Racing its most prestigious victory to date Sunday when he captured the overall title at the Tour of Qinghai Lake in China. Hamilton crossed the finish line with the peloton at the end of a 68-mile (110 km) circuit race through the streets of Xining to secure a 10-second win over Marek Rutkiewicz (Polish National Team). Iranian Hossein Askari … [Read more...]

Rock Racing’s Hamilton Rolls Into Lead At Qinghai

Menyuan, China — Rock Racing’s Tyler Hamilton won his first race in nearly four years Friday while grabbing the overall lead at the Tour of Qinghai Lake with only two stages of the race in China remaining. Hamilton easily out-sprinted Mark Rutkiewicz (Polish National Team) at the end of Stage 8 as the pair finished more than a minute ahead of a decimated field that included previous race … [Read more...]

The Soft Side of Rock Racing

With so much focus on the the hardness and hyper-competitiveness of the professional cycling circuit, its nice to see that these guys out on the bikes are true sportsmen and truly nice guys. Our creative director was working his way through Palo Alto on the day before the prologue and came upon the bad boys of Rock Racing hanging out at the local Petes Coffee. They were chatting with a father … [Read more...]