• spring classic

    Merco Cycling Classic Men’s Stages 3 and 4

    by  • March 5, 2013 • race coverage, spring classic

    The amazing setting at the Hilltop Ranch Road Race.

    The McDonalds Downtown Grand Prix was a fast bott-dot-dodging multi-corner criterium situated right beneath the shadow of the tall white mission-style spire of Merced town hall. The famous voice of Dave Towle boomed over the speakers as initial attacks provided a dangerous breakaway for Bissell, which sought to protect the overall leader of Merco, Phil “The...

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    2013 Merco Stage 4 Results & GC

    by  • March 3, 2013 • race coverage, spring classic

    Merco Credit Union Classic p/b Mercy Medical Center March  2013 Women’s Stage 4 Results 71,693m Time of winner: 3.00’15″ Position;”No.”;”Rider”;”Team”;”Time”;”Gap”;”Bonuses”; 1;436;”NEWELL Elizabeth ‘Beth’”;”NOW and Novartis for MS”;3:00:15;0:00:00;10; 2;413;”TETRICK Alison”;”Exergy TWENTY16″;3:00:20;0:00:05;6; 3;441;”HALL Lauren”;”Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies”;3:00:35;0:00:20;4; 4;412;”TAMAYO Lauren”;”Exergy TWENTY16″;3:00:35;”…”;””; 5;464;”KIESANOWSKI Joanne”;”Team TIBCO”;3:00:35;”…”;””; 6;408;”OLIVEIRA Flavia”;”DNA Cycling p/b Plan7″;3:00:35;”…”;””; 7;439;”RYAN Alexis”;”NOW and Novartis for MS”;3:00:35;”…”;””; 8;435;”KINSELLA...

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    Merco: Specialized-lululemon Bests Powers

    by  • February 28, 2013 • race coverage, spring classic

    I think this is the Specialized 'S'....

    Photographer/Contributor: Tim Westmore The big guns in women’s cycling came to Merco for some early season racing, and fans were not left disappointed. Tayler Wiles (Specialized-lululemon) took the win shortly ahead of her teammate, Olympian Evelyn Stevens. Stevens and Wiles were the final survivors of a break that included Andrea Dvorak (Exergy 2016), Lauren...

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