St. Wendel, German (January 29, 2011) â€” Danny Summerhill (Centennial, Colo./Garmin) finished 13th in the U23 menâ€™s contest to led the U.S. team on day one of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in St. Wendel, Germany on Saturday. Sixteen-year-old Andrew Dillman (Fairdale, Ky.) led the American juniors with a 21st place finish. Both riders suffered mid-race mishaps causing them to fall from lead groups on the fast, but slick course.Â
U23 Menâ€™s Race
Both Summerhill and Zach McDonald (Bainbridge Island, Wash.) had good starts in the 52 minute U23 menâ€™s race, putting them inside the top 15. On the second lap Summerhill was able toÂ Â …Â Details
What a cop-out.
In taking the mushy middle ground of a proposed one-year doping ban for Alberto Contador, Spanish cycling officials are timidly sitting on the fence.
Theyâ€™re apparently signaling that they believe the Tour de France championâ€™s story that tainted beef caused his failed drug test, but theyâ€™re shying away from the far tougher decision on whether to clear him completely.
If he doped, then Contador should be banished for two years, not one. Thatâ€™s the ruleÂ …Â Details
USA Cycling released today the selection procedures that will be used to determine the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team. The procedures outline the selection process across all four Olympic disciplines â€“ Road, Mountain Bike, Track and BMX.
The selection procedures outline: prioritized automatic and discretionary selection criteria, key dates including any tryout events and long-team qualification period, maximum team size and more. The only discipline set to include an Olympic Trials event is menâ€™s BMX where one of three maximum spots will be determined at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calf. on June 16, 2012Â Â …Â Details
USA Cycling today announced its five-man team for the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in St. Wendel, Germany. While the national champion, Todd Wells, declined his automatic nomination in order to focus on the upcoming mountain bike season, two other automatic qualifiers, Jeremy Powers and Tim Johnson (both Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld) accepted their selections.
Powers, rankedÂ …Â More