PA Int'l Cycling Championship


New Ticket Experience and Special Activities Offered for 2009 Race

For the first time in the race’s history, special VIP tickets will be sold for Champions Row tents along the start/finish line

Dutchwoman Beltman solos to victory

June 8, 2008:  Philadelphia, PA Like Big Brown at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, Ina-Yoko Teutenberg came up short in her bid to sweep the Triple Crown. But unlike the heavily favored horse, Teutenberg had teammates to fall back on.

 

CSC’s Breschel scores dramatic sprint win

June 8, 2008:  Philadelphia, PA On paper, Team CSC looked to be an underdog at the Philadelphia International Championship. The Danish-based team has been besieged by injuries this season and only sent six of a possible eight riders to contest the 2008 Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling series. But six was enough for the ProTour squad, which saw young rising star Matti Breschel score an impressive field sprint win at the end of Sunday’s 156-mile race.

Commerce Bank Encourages Greater Philadelphia to Pledge to Go Green

PHILADELPHIA, June 4  -- Commerce Bank, "America's Most Convenient Bank," is encouraging Greater Philadelphia residents to "go green" during the final leg of the Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling, the Philadelphia International Championship, on June 8. Commerce will donate $1, up to $10,000, for every person that pledges to reduce their carbon footprint to the Fairmount Park Conservancy to benefit Fairmount Park's environmental education programs.

Rock Racing Becomes Official Sponsor Of Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling

Culvert City, Calif. Rock Racing is going “all-in” for one of the most prestigious weeks of professional bicycle racing in the United States. The team voted most popular by fans in a Bicycling.com poll is now an official sponsor of the Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling.

 

ROSTERS FOR COMMERCE BANK LIBERTY CLASSIC ANNOUNCED

PHILADELPHIA - May 31, 2008 - Organizers of the Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling have announced rosters for the women’s three-race battle that begins next Tuesday in southeastern Pennsylvania. At stake is a $27,200 prize purse that includes $5,000 for the overall series winner.

COMMERCE BANK TRIPLE CROWN OF CYCLING MEN’S ROSTERS ANNOUNCED

PHILADELPHIA - May 29, 2008 - With less than a week to go before the
Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling commences, organizers have announced a
star-studded start list for the men’s three-race series. Among the big names
that will be toeing the line are former Paris-Roubaix champ Magnus
Backstedt, last year’s Triple Crown series victor Bernard Eisel, multi-time
Tour de France stage winner Daniele Bennati, and Cuban sensation Ivan
Dominguez, arguably the No. 1 sprinter in the domestic peloton.

CITY GEARS UP FOR COMMERCE BANK PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

PHILADELPHIAMay 28, 2008 -- On Sunday, June 8, more than 300 of the world's top men and women professional cyclists will descend on the streets of Philadelphia to compete in the Commerce Bank Philadelphia International Championship and Liberty Classic. For the 24th consecutive year, the world’s eyes will be on Philly as these riders take part in what is the longest-running -- and largest -- single-day, pro cycling event in North America.

CALLING ALL JUNIOR RIDERS: QUALIFYING EVENTS SET FOR JUNIOR PCT AT COMMERCE BANK PHILADELPHIA CHAMPIONSHIP IN JUNE

CALLING ALL JUNIOR RIDERS: QUALIFYING EVENTS SET FOR JUNIOR PCT AT COMMERCE BANK PHILADELPHIA CHAMPIONSHIP IN JUNE

PHILADELPHIA (March 28, 2008) – Aspiring junior cyclists will have a chance to race in the bright spotlight of North America’s biggest one-day professional bicycle race during the 24th running of the Commerce Bank Philadelphia International Championship on June 8, 2008.The Junior PCT, a points race for qualifying junior cyclists age 18 and under, will highlight the region’s best young talent as they compete on a portion of the same Commerce course as the international pros.

The Junior PCT race will include up to 28 junior cyclists, ages 15 to 18, with the top seven riders selected from the Junior PCT Qualifier category of each of the four events listed below.

The event will take place after the finish of the women’s race (Commerce Bank Liberty Classic) and approximately on lap six of the men’s event while the pros are out on the course.There will be a mandatory rider check-in at 22nd Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on the day of the race, Sunday, June 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

70,000 ACTIVE CONSUMERS EXPECTED AT LIFESTYLE EXPOS DURING COMMERCE BANK TRIPLE CROWN OF CYCLING EVENTS

70,000 ACTIVE CONSUMERS EXPECTED AT LIFESTYLE EXPOS DURING COMMERCE BANK TRIPLE CROWN OF CYCLING EVENTS (03/14/2008)

Lifestyle ExposExhibitors at Pro Cycling Tour Races Win Big with Family Fun, Free Stuff & Education

Consumer product companies and community organizations wanting direct access to active adults and families will find them – in droves – during the Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling events this June.

Cycling, fitness and sports enthusiasts from the region will swarm to the Triple Crown Lifestyle Expos to get ideas on the perfect bicycle, see the latest cycling fashions, find out how to choose a helmet, discover what to eat to avoid the “bonk” while cycling or running, and to learn more about other sporting and community events.