- 1. Anne Samplonius, Now Cycling/now And Novartis For Ms, in 59'06
- 2. Kristin Armstrong Savola, Peanut Butter & Co. Twenty 12, at s.t.
- 3. Lauren Hall, Colavita / Forno D'asolo, at s.t.
- 4. Kristin McGrath, Peanut Butter & Co. Twenty 12, at 3
- 5. Kristin Sanders, Colavita / Forno D'asolo, at 6
ASPEN, Colo. (VN) — With the excitement of the incoming 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge as a backdrop, Olympic champion Kristin Armstrong of the Peanut Butter & Co.-Twenty12 team rode to overall victory in the inaugural 2011 Aspen/Snowmass Women's Pro Stage Race Wednesday before tens of thousands of cycling fans on the streets of downtown Aspen.
- 1. Kristin Armstrong Savola, Peanut Butter & Co. Twenty 12, in 1.35'58"
- 2. Janel Holcomb, Colavita / Forno D'asolo, at 40
- 3. Anne Samplonius, Now Cycling/now And Novartis For Ms, at 2:37
- 4. Kristin Mcgrath, Peanut Butter & Co. Twenty 12, at 2:37
- 5. Andrea Dvorak, Colavita / Forno D'asolo, at 2:37
SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo. (VN )— Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co.-Twenty12) soloed to victory in Tuesday's 35 mile stage 2 road race to take the overall lead in the 2011 Aspen/Snowmass Women's Pro Stage Race.
- 1. Kristin McGrath (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY 12) 0:29:15.50
- 2. Kristin Armstrong-Savola (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY 12) 0:00:03.52
- 3. Janel Holcomb (Colavita / Forno D'Asolo) 0:00:16.34
- 4. Amanda Miller (HTC Columbia Women's Team) 0:00:46.93
- 5. Kelly Crowley (Metromint Cycling) 0:00:47.83
ASPEN HIGHLANDS, Colo. (VN) — Kristin McGrath of the Peanut Butter & Co.-TWENTY 12 team won the opening stage of the three-day Aspen Snowmass Women’s Pro Stage Race on Monday, completing the 7.8 mile course from the Aspen Highlands ski resort up Maroon Bells Road in 29 minutes and 15 seconds, climbing about 1,500 feet in altitude along the way.
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After a 23-year hiatus, Aspen, Colorado, will once again host international professional men’s cycling this summer, when the USA Pro Cycling Challenge comes to town. But two-time national champion and Aspen resident Jessica Phillips wasn’t content to simply watch the men. She wanted women to have a chance to race as well.
2011 Women’s Tour of Flanders
- 1. Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Nederland Bloeit, in 3:36:03
- 2. Tatiana Antoshina (Rus) Gauss, at 0:01
- 3. Marianne Vos (Ned) Nederland Bloeit, at 0:10
- 4. Emma Johansson (Swe) Hitec Products-UCK, at 0:10
- 5. Judith Arndt (Ger) HTC Highroad Women, at 0:10
The Women's Prestige Cycling Series kicks off Thursday with the Redlands Bicycle Classic in California.
After thinking her days in Holland were over, Neben finds herself back — and actually enjoying the racing this time.
Grace Verbeke (Lotto) wins the women’s Tour of Flanders.
Contested Sunday alongside the Ronde Van Vlaanderen will be the seventh running of the women’s Tour of Flanders, or Ronde Van Vlaanderen Vrouwen, which begins in the town of Oodenarde and loops east, also ending in Meerbeke, near Ninove.
American Shelley Evans retook the overall lead at the Tour of New Zealand, winning the tour’s fifth stage in a field sprint ahead of Australian champion Ruth Corset and China's Xin Liu and gaining enough bonus time to move ahead of teammate Amber Neben.