Alison Powers

Alison Powers

Date of Birth

14-Dec-1979

Height

5' 10"

Weight

150lbs

Nationality

American

Current Residence

Pinecliffe, CO

Strengths on the Bike

All-arounder

Pro Since

2007

Previous Teams

Colavita Sutter home presented by cooking light
Team Type 1
Vera Bradley Foundation
TIBCO
NOW and Novartis for MS

Rider Bio

Alison Powers encompasses what it means to be a true winner. This well-decorated American joins Team UnitedHealthcare from NOW and Novartis for MS and is the current U.S. criterium national champion and former U.S. national time trial champion (2008). She took the 2013 USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship in memorable fashion by soloing to the win after an early breakaway that obliterated the pro women’s peloton. Other standout results during the 33-year-old’s 2013 season include the win at Redlands Bicycle Classic, second at the Tour of Elk Grove, third at the US National Road Championship and the US National Time Trial Championship, and stage wins at Cascade Classic, Tulsa Tough, Tour of the Gila and Redlands Bicycle Classic. Powers, who is known for thriving under poor weather conditions, is a time trial specialist whose accolades also include the Sea Otter Classic (2012), Cascade Classic (2012), Joe Martin Stage Race (2009 and 2010) and the Pan Am Continental Time Trial Championship (2007).

 

Hailing from Fraser, Colorado, Powers has been racing bikes professionally for seven years. She is a true athlete with her career beginning as a teenager in mountain bike racing. In her mid 20s, she added in alpine ski racing before switching over to the road. In addition to being the current Criterium National Champion, Powers has two other national championships (Time Trial, Team Pursuit) and 2 NRC titles (2009, 2013).

Career Highlights>>

2013
3rd    Overall Tour of Elk Grove
1st    Stage 1 Tour of Elk Grove
1st    USA National Criterium Championships
3rd    Stage 4 Cascade Classic
3rd    Stage 3 Cascade Classic
1st    Stage 2 Cascade Classic
1st    Prologue Cascade Classic
1st    Stage 3 Tulsa Tough
3rd    USA National Road Race Championships
3rd    USA National Time Trial Championships
2nd    Overall Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial
2nd    Overall Tour of the Gila
1st    Stage 3 Tour of the Gila (I.T.T.)
2nd    Overall Joe Martin Stage Race
2nd    Prologue Joe Martin Stage Race
1st    Overall Redlands Bicycle Classic
1st    Stage 2 Redlands Bicycle Classic
1st    Stage 1 Redlands Bicycle Classic
1st    Prologue Redlands Bicycle Classic
2nd    Overall Merco Classic
2nd    Stage 2 Merco Classic (I.T.T.)
3rd    Stage 1 Merco Classic

2012
2nd    Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge Aspen
2nd    Overall Tour of Elk Grove
1st    Stage 1 Tour of Elk Grove (I.T.T.)
1st    Overall Cascade Classic
3rd    Stage 5 Cascade Classic
2nd    Stage 2 Cascade Classic (I.T.T.)
2nd    Prologue Cascade Classic
2nd    Exergy Twilight Criterium
3rd    National Championships United States (Augusta) I.T.T.
2nd    Overall Tulsa Tough
1st    Stage 3 Tulsa Tough
2nd    Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial
3rd    Overall Tour of the Gila
2nd    Stage 5 Tour of the Gila
2nd    Stage 3 Tour of the Gila (I.T.T.)
1st    Overall Sea Otter Classic
1st    Stage 4 Sea Otter Classic
1st    Stage 3 Sea Otter Classic (I.T.T.)
1st    Stage 2 Sea Otter Classic
1st    Stage 1 Sea Otter Classic
2nd    Overall Redlands Bicycle Classic
1st    Stage 3 Redlands Bicycle Classic
3rd    Prologue Redlands Bicycle Classic

2010
3rd    Stage 2 Cascade Classic (I.T.T.)
1st    Prologue Cascade Classic
1st    Overall Joe Martin Stage Race
3rd    Stage 3 Joe Martin Stage Race
3rd    Stage 1 Joe Martin Stage Race
2nd    Prologue Joe Martin Stage Race
2nd    Overall Tour of the Gila
3rd    Stage 5 Tour of the Gila
1st    Stage 3 Tour of the Gila (I.T.T.)
1st    Overall Sea Otter Classic Circuit Race

2009 
3rd    National Championships United States (Bend) I.T.T.
3rd    Overall Cascade Classic
3rd    Stage 4 Cascade Classic
3rd    Stage 3 Cascade Classic (I.T.T.)
2nd    Overall Fitchburg Longsjo Classic
1st    Stage 1 Fitchburg Longsjo Classic (I.T.T.)
3rd    Overall Nature Valley Grand Prix
2nd    Stage 1 Nature Valley Grand Prix (I.T.T.)
1st    Overall Joe Martin Stage Race
1st    Stage 3 Joe Martin Stage Race
1st    Prologue Joe Martin Stage Race
2nd    Overall Tour of the Gila
3rd    Stage 5 Tour of the Gila
2nd    Stage 3 Tour of the Gila (I.T.T)
3rd    Overall Redlands Bicycle Classic
1st    Stage 3 Redlands Bicycle Classic

2008
1st    National Championships United States (Orange County) I.T.T.
3rd    Stage 2 Tour de Bretagne Féminin
3rd    Overall Lehigh Valley Classic
2nd    Stage 4 Tour de l’Aude Cycliste Féminin
3rd    Prologue Tour de l’Aude Cycliste Féminin

2007 
3rd    Memorial Davide Fardelli (I.T.T.)
1st    Stage 2 International Tour de Toona
1st    Pan American Championships (Valencia) I.T.T.
1st    Quad Knopf Sequoia Cycling Classic (I.T.T.)

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