(May 6-8, 2011) GRAND JUNCTION, Colo- The 2011 Ranchstyle came with a few big changes. Bigger jumps, bigger landings, new wooden features, a massive judging tower, and let’s not forget all the big name riders that made a presence there.
Binion claims repeat solo victory and Team Street Swell Longboards sets high mark of 36 laps for the men’s duo win.
(May 7, 2011) FRUITA, Colo.—18 Hours of Fruita ran for the second year in a row with splendid spring weather and plenty of fun singletrack around Highline Lake State Park.
Kalan Beisel and Kelly Boniface clean up in race #2 of the Rocky Mountain Endurance Series.
(MAY 7, 2011)-Lakewood, Co-A warm spell settled in over the Front Range and temperatures would climb into the eighties before the day was done. Hundreds of racers showed up to test themselves in race #2 of the Rocky Mountain Endurance series. Put on by Warriors Cycling, the event was held at Bear Creek Lake State Park where a 10-mile loop of mostly singletrack ran through the expansive acreage of the park.
May 7 2011 – Pioneer Park, Salt Lake City UT
Mike Booth claims title as 2011 Utah's top criterium racer. Utah's fastest racers gathered Saturday for 90 minutes of hard four corner racing around Pioneer Park in downtown Salt Lake City. The course is dead flat, four corners, four straight-aways around a tree lined city park. Races for all USA Cycling categories and a young riders field made it a full day of racing in the spring sun
Francisco ‘Paco’ Macebo outclasses field with solo win on Queen stage to solidify overall GC victory.
(April 31, 2011) SILVER CITY, NM—“He just got another gear” was the announcement that echoed over the Tour of the Gila race radio as Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) seemingly hit the after-burners to quickly distance his last breakaway companion while ascending the last climb to the Stage 5 Gila Monster finish.
PRESCOTT, ARIZ.- Just like the liquor after which it was named, the Whiskey Off-Road keeps getting better with age.
Lewis and Hughes take stage wins in a field sprint.
(April 30, 2011) SILVER CITY, NM—The festivities on tap for Saturday were easily a town favorite with tight and fast criterium racing held on a four corner course covering 1.08 miles in historic downtown Silver City.
A Hill Country Classic
April 30 - May 1, 2011 Juan Pelota Ranch, Dripping Springs, Texas
When you're racing in the backyard of cycling legend, Lance Armstrong, there is an added ingredient of legacy and nostalgia mixed into the weekend of Mountain Bike Racing. The 2011 Mellow Johnny's Classic delivered incredible racing and good times.
Parker and Hughes put in breakthrough surprise performances to claim TT victories.
(April 29, 2011) SILVER CITY, NM—Just in time for the time trial, the dreaded winds of southwestern New Mexico got back up to speed to provide an extra challenge for the racers and their aero-dynamic machines.
Pipp takes field sprint and Logan-Sprenger takes impressive solo win
(April 28bv, 2011) SILVER CITY, NM—More excellent New Mexico weather greeted racers at the start of the second stage of racing in and around the Gila National Forest.
Mancebo and Abbott climb to victory at Mogollon
(April 27, 2011) SILVER CITY, NM—In its 25th year of running, the Tour of the Gila presented by SRAM got off to another fantastic start with pleasant weather and a $66,000 cash purse for racers to contest.
Swenson Beats Grant in a Sprint Finish, Sarah Kaufmann Bests the Women's Field
Saturday marked the beginning of a new mountain bike race series in Utah, the Utah State Championship Series (USCS). If Saturday’s race was any indication the USCS will quickly become a major player in local MTB events. Despite being the first event, the race, in Lambert Park, went off like clockwork. After the finish, all participants raved about the great course and exciting race atmosphere.
Kappius and Anderson take wins in the Marathon, while Alders and Reeves clean up in the Half Marathon.
(April 23, 2011) PUEBLO, Colo-Race #1 of the Rocky Mountain Endurance Series kicked off this past weekend at Lake Pueblo State Park. Under mostly cloudy skies and a stout breeze, hundreds of racers competed in both the marathon, a 70 mile endeavor, and the half marathon, for those less inclined to the full size suffer fest. Either way, racers were treated to plenty of excellent single track that worked its way around the canyons and grassland surrounding Lake Pueblo.