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McCullough 40+ State Criterium Champion

Written by: Admin

Cody McCullough launched his finishing sprint away from the combined 30+/40+ field with two corners to go and rocketed to a comfortable victory salute in the Masters 40+ Iowa State Criterium Championship on Saturday, July 7th at Clear Lake. Steve Robinson (Zealous) was the 30+ champion. The race was part of the Bicycle Blues and BBQ Omnium which has grown into one of the most popular race weekends on the Iowa racing calendar. Bob Greigg was 14th and Todd Juhlin 15th in the 40+ field.

June Highlights

Written by: Admin

Summer MTB racing got off to a good start for SC Velo when Bill Feiges won the Cat 2, Masters 50+ race and Cody McCullough came in 3rd in the Cat 1, 40+ event at the Psycowpath Series #5, Maskenthine Park race in Nebraska on June 2nd.

iGranFondo Course Preview

Posted 7/17/12- Written by: Robert "Bob" Greigg, Site Admin.

The City of Sioux City has organized the first-ever Gran Fondo in Iowa and is promoting it as a kickoff event before Ragbrai 40 which begins in Sioux Center this year. The city plans to make this an annual event with the start point always being Sioux City and finishing where each subsequent year's Ragbrai will begin. Information for the iGranFondo can be found here. This is a USA Cycling permited race. If you don't want the jersey, the entry fee is $35.00. If you have questions about the Fondos please contact Aran Rush at arush@sioux-city.org.

2012 Time Trial Series- Canceled

The plan this year was to have a Saturday morning time trial series on open dates in the regional road schedule. We thought perhaps attendance would be better than it's historically been on Wednesday evenings (12 riders average). However, securing an open date in August along with scheduling an official to be there has proven to be more difficult than we anticipated. We could've gone back to the Wednesday evening format but decided it would not be worth the time and expense this year. We will revisit hosting the series again in 2013.

Spoke-n-Sport Criterium Series

Spoke-n-Sport and our pals at Central Plains Cycling are promoting a 4-race criterium series starting Wednesday, May 9th. The course will be in a different location this year (Yankton Trail Park). The other 3 races will be on Thursday evenings.

Twin Bing 'A' Race

Written by Bryan Redemske: www.GamJams-Midwest.net

Bumgarner Tops at Twin Bing

Avenging a narrow defeat from a few weeks ago, Lee Bumgarner (Team Mack) outkicked Lucas Marshall (Midwest Cycling Community) atop the final climb to win the A race at the Twin Bing Classic on Sunday.

Twin Bing 'B' Race Recap

Written by: Admin

The 2012 edition of the Twin Bing Classic will be remembered for mild temperatures and the howling, gusty southwest wind that made the hard course very challenging.

The field of 54 rolled out in a neutralized formation until the race's official start at the top of the hill for their 2-lap trip.

TBCRR Results- 'A' Race

'A' Race (68 miles) 45 starters
(Category 1,2,3)

-Final Results-

1. Lee Bumgarner, Team Mack
2. Lucas Marshall, Midwest Cycling Community
3. Lane Anderson, Zealous Racing

Twin Bing Classic Video

Courtesy of Central Plains Cycling. Thanks!

TBCRR Results- 'B' Race

'B' Race (44 miles) 54 starters
(Masters 40+, 4/5, Women, Juniors)

-Final Results-

1. Greg Gleason, Central Plains Cycling
2. Lincoln Eppard, Rasmussen
3. Joe Savoie, Elkhorn Valley Cycling Club