Archive for February, 2012

Boulder, Austin And Asheville Each Get USA Cross Nationals

Posted on 29. Feb, 2012 by .

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Three cities were bidding to get the USA Cyclocross National Championships for 2014 and 2015, three strong bids each with a different flavor and in the end, USA Cycling decided to award each with one year: Boulder, Colorado will host the 2014 Championships, Austin,Texas the 2015 and Asheville, North Carolina the 2016 USA Cyclocross National [...]

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Things That Make You Scratch Your Head…

Posted on 23. Feb, 2012 by .

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Things that make you scratch your head… the 2012 Amgen Tour of California poster

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Hashtag Proposal For Road Races

Posted on 16. Feb, 2012 by .

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Here’s a list of twitter hashtag for North American road races on either the NRC, NCC, UCI and/or CCA calendar  that we, @podiuminsight and @podium_live, propose to use this year. In the age of social media, #hashtags matter. Let us know if we missed any and/or if you’d like to propose a different hashtag for [...]

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One On One With Amy Dombroski

Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by .

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In 2011 American Amy Dombroski made the big decision to move and live to Belgium for the cross season, a season of highs and lows and lessons learned for the diminutive 24-year old from Vermont. And she is not done with her season with one final race coming up this weekend, final GVA race in [...]

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2012 Tour of America’s Dairyland Schedule

Posted on 14. Feb, 2012 by .

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The 2012 schedule for the Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (“ToAD”) is out. The omnium competition will travel throughout 11 Wisconsin communities, June 21 – July 1, and include four dates on the USA Cycling National Criterium Calendar (“NCC”). Thursday, June 21 Shorewood Criterium Cycling Classic (Pro Men and Pro [...]

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Behind THE Barriers Episode 17

Posted on 14. Feb, 2012 by .

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Jeremy Powers, his Rapha-Focus team and the Behind THE Barriers crew head back to Europe for Episode 17, the second to last episode in Behind THE Barriers’ second season. Jeremy is headed to the final World Cup of the season in Hoogerheide, The Netherlands.

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Louisville Invites The World In 2013

Posted on 11. Feb, 2012 by .

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“Lewisville,” “Looeyville,” “Looavull,” “Looaville,” and “Luhvull”. Any way you pronounce it, Louisville, Kentucky will be ready for the 2013 UCI Cyclocross World Championships. In front of a packed house in Koksijde, Belgium, the folks behind Louisville 2013 offered a warm welcome to the event next year and offered an overview of the venue. Media, cyclocross [...]

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One On One With Zach McDonald

Posted on 10. Feb, 2012 by .

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Don’t let the seemingly lackadaisical attitude (or the hairy legs) from the youngest member of the Rapha Focus Cyclocross team fool you, he is serious about his racing just as he is serious about his schooling. And there’s the rub for the 20-year old (almost 21) Zach McDonald who might soon be facing a tough [...]

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2012 Amgen Tour of California Route

Posted on 08. Feb, 2012 by .

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The 2012 Amgen Tour of California route includes a return to Mt Baldy, Big Bear Lake, Bakersfield and LA Live and for the first time one of the favorite NorCal climbs, Mt Diablo, is in. Out are Solvang and Thousand Oaks are out. The seventh-annual event will travel more than 750 miles over eight days [...]

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Open Letter To Sven Nys

Posted on 01. Feb, 2012 by .

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An open letter to Sven Nys after his comment about the possibility of skipping Cyclocross World Championships in the future. Time to walk the talk Sven.

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