Carmen Small

Small’s appeal denied, US squad unchanged for Rio

USA Cycling today announced that its selections for the women’s individual time trial at the 2016 Olympic Games were upheld by an independent arbitrator, after an appeal by national time trial champion Carmen Small. The arbitrator concluded that USA Cycling’s Selection Committee followed the selection procedures, fairly applied the criteria and exercised its discretionary expertise appropriately without bias or …

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Daily News Digest

Today’s CT Daily News Digest: Shimano Dura-Ace 9100 and 9150 – Everything to know; Your guide to the 2016 Giro Rosa, women’s cycling’s biggest tour; BikeExchange steps up as new naming sponsor for ‘Orica-BikeExchange’; Twenty and thwarted: Why a world champion left pro cycling after just one season; Varnish will not appeal non-selection for Rio; Carmen …

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Controversy in US Olympic selection as Armstrong makes women’s team while national champion is left off

June 24. It was a date the American Olympic hopefuls eagerly awaited…or dreaded. The day USA Cycling would announce its full team selection for the Rio Olympics. The announcement, however, came a day early. Today, USA Cycling announced its 21-member Olympic roster with two-time Olympic time trial gold medalist, Kristin Armstrong (Twenty16-RideBiker), and Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans), bronze medalist …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Oh, the drama! Nibali takes stage win, Kruijswijk crashes, plummets to third overall as Chaves moves into pink at Giro d’Italia; Devenyns wins stage and takes Baloise Belgium Tour lead; Two years after devastating injury, Taylor Phinney wins US national time trial championship; Carmen Small wins US time trial championship; …

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LIVE STREAM: Women’s US National Road Championships

America’s top professional road cyclists are headed to Winston-Salem for the 2016 Volkswagen Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships this Friday and Saturday. The championships are not only a chance to vie for the coveted stars-and-stripes jerseys but also to make a final push for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. We are happy to announce that …

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Photo gallery: Boels-Dolmans takes its third WWT win with Lizzie Armitstead’s victory in Trofeo Binda

None of the first three UCI Women’s WorldTour races so far have been completely livestreamed, but the Trofeo Binda organisers did offer us live images from the finish in Cittiglio. With the peloton crossing that finish line five times before the arrival would determine the winner of the race, it was certainly a step up …

Lizzie Armitstead takes back the Women’s World Tour leader’s jersey after another Italian win

It was the third weekend in a row with UCI Women’s WorldTour action on the calendar. After last weekend’s races in Holland, the peloton returned to Italy for the Trofeo Alfredo Binda today. A course for the climbers, Trofeo Binda had been a World Cup event for several years and was won by Lizzie Armitstead …

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff wins stage 2 of the Tour of Qatar; UCI Discliplinary Commission deems Paolini’s cocaine positive as recreational, will not suspend Katusha; Riders react to Doha Worlds course; Santaromita on Orica-GreenEdge tenure – ‘The longer it went on, the worse it got’; Carmen Small’s Road …

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Carmen Small’s Road to Rio: ‘the racing will be more dynamic this year than ever before’

As the UCI road calendar kicked off at the Santos Women’s Tour in Australia last week and women’s peloton is now  readying themselves for action in Qatar, American Carmen Small has yet to put the first race kilometres to her name. Cervélo-Bigla was not invited to Qatar, which was a disappointment to say the least. …

Ella Eats: Carmen Small’s three favourite recovery recipes

A former US national time trial champion, UCI world champion bronze medalist and two-time team time trial world champion, Cervélo-Bigla’s Carmen Small knows a thing or two about the importance of recovering well. In addition to massages and rest, nutrition is key to rebuild your muscles. While Small’s prowess on the bike is well known, her second …

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