Mirsama Pourseyedigolakhour is still in the leader’s jersey heading into the final stage of the Tour de Langkawi.
Sarah Hammer celebrated after winning her second consecutive gold medal in the women’s omnium at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships at the Alcides Nieto Patino velodrome in Cali, Colombia. Hammer won three of the six events that make up the omnium.
Max Plaxton won the sprint against Geoff Kabush at the 2014 Mellow Johnny’s Classic. Katerina Nash won the women’s race.
Niels Albert early in the race.
A sloppy start.
Tom Boonen wins Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. Omega Pharma-Quick Step controlled a late selection to push the former world champion to victory.
Jeremiah Bishop pushed the pace in front of Geoff Kabush and Todd Wells at the Mellow Johnny’s classic. Bishop faded during the final lap, finishing fourth. Kabush would finish second, losing the sprint to Max Plaxton, and Wells crossed the line in third place. The Mellow Johnny’s Classic was the first race of the USA Cycling U.S. Pro Cup series for 2014.
Sven Nys muscling through the sloppy circuit.
Just when everyone thought Cadel Evans (BMC Racing) was washed up, the Australian uncorked a thrilling attack to remind the peloton he can still throw down.
The veteran pulled a searing surge over the short but steep Corkscrew climb to win stage 3 and snatch the overall lead at the Santos Tour Down Under.
Cyclocross National Championships
On the first lap Jeremy Powers opened up a significant gap on Ryan Trebon and the rest of the field. Here, Powers descends the off-camber corner at the bottom of “Pete’s Plunge,” named for course designer Pete Webber.
Katie Compton claimed her 10th U.S. #cyclocross national championship in a row on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Boulder, Colorado. She recently clinched her second consecutive UCI World Cup title as well. She is the most successful American cyclocross rider, male or female, in history. And next month she aims to win her first World Championship in Europe.