June 2011 – It was a banner day for the host team Ski Utah-MarketStar at the Derek Leyde Memorial Downtown Criterium with team members Michael Booth and Laura Howat winning the Men Pro 1-2 and Women Pro 1-3 events, respectively.
June 2011 – Guardian angels. That must be it. Jon Smith, promoter of the Cycle Salt Lake Century Ride (CSLC), has to be the most fortunate promoter around. His event has not had bad weather for as long as I can remember.
June 2011 – Cycling is becoming more popular than ever and the most popular road cycling routes in the state are becoming positively crowded with cyclists. It’s a good news-bad news scenario. It’s awesome that there are so many cyclists out on the road and you can presume that people who ride their bikes on weekends will be more sympathetic to the cyclists they encounter on weekdays when they are driving.
A competitive cyclist who had found considerable success racing in the Cat 3 field, Bradley had built a reputation as an aggressive racer who showed little fear when attacking the field, even winning the 2010 Tour of the Depot.
June 2011 – An early season start, a brutally rugged course and nasty reputation for being the toughest event in the series didn’t scare off nearly 1,700 triathletes who signed up for Ironman St. George.
June 2011 – The 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional cycling stage race will now feature a total of five UCI pro teams. Liquigas-Cannondale and Garmin-Cervélo have been confirmed for the August 9-14 event for a who’s-who of pro cycling, which also includes HTC-Highroad, Team RadioShack, and BMC Racing.
A deep and unyielding snowpack at Sundance Resort and continuing spring/winter (sprinter) weather conditions prompted the decision. The Soldier Hollow course was designed as a nine-mile loop with one thousand feet of climbing per lap.