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2011 Friday Night Fights

Downtown Gaffney once again played host to the Friday Night Fights Criterium. This was the second race in the series and while the field wasn’t huge, the quality of the racers more than made up for it. The category 1/2/3 race was the final race of the evening and they would be racing in the […]

2011 US Pro road race championships

The US Pro road race was once again won by a worthy rider. After 115 miles the race for the national champion’s jersey came down to four riders: Greenville’s hometown hero George Hincapie (BMC), Matt Busche (RadioShack), Ted King (Liquigas-Cannondale) and Tejay Van Garderen (HTC-Highroad). In the last three small laps through the downtown area, […]

US Pro National Time Trial Championships

David Zabriskie (Garmin-Cervelo) made a triumphant return to Greenville taking the win in the US Professional time trial, his sixth national championship in that discipline. Another rider making his return to not only Greenville, but to the professional peloton as well, was Tom Zirbel (Jamis/Sutter Home). Rounding out the podium in third was RadioShack’s Matt […]

Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California started in Lake Tahoe and after eight stages made its final arrival to enthusiastic crowds in Thousand Oaks. The overall racing was predictable – the top favorites stomped the competition in all the key stages. However instead of three-time Amgen Tour of California champion Levi Leipheimer it was the selfless […]

Athens Twilight – Friday

This weekend is the 32nd edition of the Athens Twilight and all the top criterium racers in the country were descending on this college town like marauding locusts. Carolina Cycling News stopped by the Team Mountain Khakis meet and greet and spoke to team captain Adam Myerson who gave his thoughts on Saturday’s Twilight Criterium. […]