US professionals head to Greenville for road championships

For the fourth consecutive year the US Professional Road Cycling Championships return to Greenville, South Carolina where the American professional peloton will compete for the stars and stripes jersey in the time trial on Saturday, August 29 and the road race on Sunday, August 30. While several of the American peloton's top riders are overseas contesting the Vuelta a España, including Garmin Slipstream's Tyler Farrar and Tom Danielson as well as Chris Horner (Astana), many of America's ProTour professionals will line up alongside the country's UCI Professional Continental and UCI Continental teams to determine the holders of the coveted jerseys for the next 12 months.

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Based in the southeastern United States, Peter produces race coverage for all disciplines, edits news and writes features. The New Jersey native has 30 years of road racing and cyclo-cross experience, starting in the early 1980s as a Junior in the days of toe clips and leather hairnets. Over the years he's had the good fortune to race throughout the United States and has competed in national championships for both road and 'cross in the Junior and Masters categories. The passion for cycling started young, as before he switched to the road Peter's mission in life was catching big air on his BMX bike.

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