Tag Archives: cycling


Northstar Grand Prix – Stage 3 – Cannon Falls Road Race

Stage 3 brought the race down to Cannon Falls, out in the countryside amongst farms. Some crashes changed the dynamics of the day but per usual the final selection were made on the four finish […]


Northstar Grand Prix – Stage 2 – Saint Paul Criterium

Some highlights from the criterium in Saint Paul last night. Unfortunately, the women’s race was nullified due to crashes. Justin Williams (Cylance) won the stage in the men’s race, while Tom Zirbel kept his overall […]


Northstar Grand Prix – Stage 1 – Saint Paul Time Trial

Photos from stage 1 of the Northstar Grand Prix, a time trial held on River Road in Saint Paul.


Stage 6 – Stillwater | Northstar Grand Prix

Stage 6 was its usual hot affair in Stillwater at over 80 degrees and mostly sunny. Lots of racing action. After 23 laps up Chilkoot Hill, Optum was able to control the race and claim […]


Stage 5 – Menomonie Road Race | Northstar Grand Prix

Today was the 100 mile road race in Menomonie, Wisconsin that saw multiple different breaks happen before the final selection was made. Once the break hit the finishing circuits the truce was over and the […]


Stage 4 – Uptown Minneapolis Criterium | Northstar Grand Prix

Friday night was the Uptown Minneapolis Criterium. The weather was good and the racing was fast ending with a photo finish. In the end Ryan Anderson (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) outsprinted race leader Ben […]


Stage 3 – Cannon Falls Road Race | Northstar Grand Prix

Unlike many years the weather in Cannon Falls was a gorgeous sunny day. No storms, no flood, no tornados, just lots of heated racing. After 95 miles out on the road Stefano Barberi (California Giant/Specialized) […]


Stage 2 – Saint Paul Criterium | Northstar Grand Prix

Photos from stage 2 in Saint Paul, MN. Courtesy of time bonus sprints Ben Hill (Donkey Label) took the leader’s jersey from Tom Zirbel and now sits 1 second ahead of him.


Stage 1 Saint Paul Time Trial | Northstar Grand Prix

Photos from the Stage 1 Time Trial of the Northstar Grand Prix won by Tom Zirbel (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) with a time of 9:55.37.


2013 NVGP Stillwater Criterium

The final stage in Stillwater was a a hot and sunny day. In the Men’s race Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies controlled the race well with Juan Jose Haedo (Jamis Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home) […]