Recent Road Cycling News
Oakley cyclists showed their strength at the 2011 MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic, which consisted of the Lake McClure Road Race, an Individual Time Trial, the Downtown Grand Prix and the Almond Blossom Road Race for a total of 182 miles in sometimes less than perfect weather.
Mark Cavendish is starting off the season in style. Oakley’s star cyclist smashed his way to his first 2011 win in the final stage of the Tour of Oman from Qurayat to Mattrah Seafront. Cavendish powered across the line ahead of Russia’s Denis Galimzyanov and Italy’s Andrea Guardini at the end of the 157 kilometer stage to claim a bunch sprint victory. Our British standout’s win was HTC-Highroad’s second victory in the 2011 Tour of Oman, after teammate Matt Goss took Stage 2, also wearing the leader’s jersey for two days.
How do you define ‘Ownage?’ We can start with Oakley Team Athletes dominating every race at the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg, South Africa, this past weekend. And we mean full domination. The Men’s Road Race, Women’s Road Race/MTB Race and the Men’s MTB Race were all swept by Oakley Racers at the spirited event.