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Sponsor Highlight: TRP Brakes
July 30, 2014 by Astrid van Uden under News

This week we took a closer look at the company that puts the brakes on Team SmartStop as they speed through races. TRP Brakes is a devision of Tektro based out of Ogden, Utah, the start of stage four of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah and has been in operation since 2006. Team SmartStop spoke with Lance Larrabee and Bryce Olsen of TRP Brakes to find out more about the company, their three year relationship with Team…

Meet the Team: Adam Myerson
July 24, 2014 by Astrid van Uden under News

Adam Myerson has been a member of this team since 2008, when it was known as Time Pro Cycling. His roles with the team in the past have varied, including serving as the Director, but this year, Adam has enjoyed focusing purely on cycling, allowing him to feel better prepared for races this season. Sporting Director, Michael Creed, valued Adam as “a legacy on the team. The team couldn’t of existed without him. The experiences he’s had on…

Eric Marcotte Sprints to Stage One Victory and Claims Yellow Jersey
July 18, 2014 by Astrid van Uden under News

  The change in route for stage one of the Cascade Cycling Classic did not put off Team SmartStops plan to win races in Bend. Eric Marcotte took his first win in the stars and stripes winning stage one and with that he took the yellow jersey from Tom Zirbel (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies). The action started from the gun with the break of the day getting away just 5km from the firing gun,…

Mother Nature Causes Changes in Cascade
July 16, 2014 by Astrid van Uden under News

Mother Nature and all her fury have swept across parts of Bend, Oregon causing officials to change the course of the first stage of the Cascade Cycling Classic today, originally to be held in  the town of Maupin. Wild fires started in Maupin late last week after thunderstorms brought more than 3,000 lightening strikes to the area, with that in mind, organizers have been forced to abandon route for rider safety. “Wednesday’s Stage 1 of the Bend Memorial…