Broken Ribs But Spirit Whole For Holloway

Less than three weeks ago, US Criterium Champion Daniel Holloway of the Kelly Benefit Stategies-OptumHealth, crashed hard on stage 1 of  the 6-stage Jelajah Malaysia; at full speed, he went head first into a concrete trench. Broken ribs and a lung contusion forced him to stay  in  Malaysia for two weeks before it was safe…

Quebec Withdraws Bid For World Championships

Surprising news: Québec City has withdrawn its bid to host the 2015 UCI Road World Championships. Race organizer Serge Arsenault told Radio Canada that, at a cost of 20 million dollars, the event was simply too expensive. With no assistance provided by the provincial and federal governments, Arsenault decided to withdraw the bid. The UCI…

New Road Cycling League in Southeastern PA

The growing popularity of bicycle riding and racing throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania is the impetus behind the Road Cycling League Super Series, a six-weekend, eight-day series of bicycle road races in Chester and Lancaster County communities this spring, beginning March 26 and running through July 4. Each weekend event is sanctioned by USA Cycling, the national…

USA Cycling Reverses Radio Ban Decision

Eleven days ago, USA Cycling has announced their decision to permit race radios at NRC race and reverse the ban instituted the previous year. That decision went  against UCI rule. Well it didn’t take long for the UCI to apply pressure and today, USA Cycling reversed  its decision  and race radios will once again be…

Trebon Talks New Team And Future

After seven successful years with Kona, Ryan Trebon along with friend, mechanic and road manager Dusty Labarr have struck out on their own. Their goal is to create a long-term program to offer a viable option to racers that want to focus on cyclocross. “It is what I want to do because I think right…

A Motivated Wamsley Is Ready For 2011

At the beginning of 2010, Kyle Wamsley stated that after his successes in crit racing, he was now going for results in stage races. In his first year with the BISSELL Pro Cycling, he seemed poised to achieve his goal with a strong start of the season that included a podium at SRAM Tour of…

What Would You Do To Revamp Cycling?

In an interview with BBC Sport, Jonathan Vaughters, who is both  president of the Association of Pro Tour and Pro Continental teams (AIGCP) and director of the Garmin-Cervelo Pro Team, delivered a 10-point list to revamp cycling. (Read it here) I find that his list, perhaps understandingly, focuses on the Pro Teams and does not…

Youth Movement At CalGiant/Specialized

Last year, a rejuvenation took place for the elite amateur squad California Giant/Specialized and what a success it was with breakthrough rider Andrew Talansky. For its tenth year of existence, the team has continued with the youth trend and has taken the mantle of being a development team. “That’s the whole transition over the last…

Project London – The Revolution is Coming

Rubicon Cycling LLC is proud to announce the formation of Project London, an elite track cycling team, inspired, created and managed by Rubicon Cycling, LCC. Rubicon Cycling will carry on the mission of benefiting the LiveSTRONG organization while pursuing the development of young cyclists into champion professional athletes, fulfilling their dream of representing the United…

19 Teams For Amgen Tour of California

Finally, the 19 teams were announced for the Amgen Tour of California today. The list included the 18 teams already leaked to the race media partner, cyclingnews, earlier this year and one late addition: Movistar, the UCI Continental team out of Colombia and feeder team for the Movistar Pro Team. One can assume that the…

10 Teams Named For Quiznos Pro Challenge

5 more teams were announced for the The Quiznos Pro Challenge today: Leopard Trek (Luxembourg), UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team (USA), Team Type 1-sanofi aventis (USA), Skil-Shimano (Netherlands) and Team Spidertech Powered By C10 (Canada). These teams will join the 5 previously announced squads: Team RadioShack (USA), HTC-Highroad (USA), Team Garmin-Cervélo (USA), BMC Racing Team (USA),…