Posted on 23. Dec, 2009 by lyne.
USA Cycling has announced the 11 squads that have been registered as UCI Continental teams in the United States for the 2010 racing season, as well as their respective rosters. The U.S. teams receiving Continental status for 2010 are: Adageo Energy, Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team, BISSELL Pro Cycling Team, Jamis/Sutter Home presented by Colavita, […]
Posted on 19. Oct, 2009 by lyne.
Team Rubicon-ORBEA, presently known as Land Rover-ORBEA; Benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation, a first year UCI continental team, is in search of a title sponsor. Rubicon’s two-year partnership with Land Rover will end December 31st, 2009.
Posted on 16. Jan, 2009 by lyne.
USA Cycling spokesman Andy Lee contacted Boulder Report‘s Joe Lindsay to say that Rock Racing had “fulfilled all of its obligations for registering as a UCI Contentinal Team in 2009.” One requirement of the UCI Continental license requirement for a team is a bank guarantee for 10% of the riders’ salaries to be provided by […]
Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by lyne.
Yesterday, the UCI issued the first Cyclocross Rankings of the 2012/13 season. These rankings are of prime importance as they dictate the position of rider on the start grid of UCI races. Time to take a close look (once again) at how they are calculated. Last season, the UCI not only returned to a 12-month […]
Posted on 17. Sep, 2012 by pressrelease.
Wearing the Canadian Maple Leaf uniform, Hugo Houle place 13th in the U23 Time Trial race as the UCI Road World Championships continued today in Limburg, the Netherlands. Houle, a member of Canadian-based Pro Continental squad Team SpiderTech, rode solo to the finish line after 36km of racing with a time 48:08.64, showing a time […]
Posted on 01. Nov, 2011 by lyne.
Hincapie Sportswear, BMC and Holowesko Partners have expanded their support of development cycling by creating a professional Under 23 development team for the 2012 racing season. The new BMC-Hincapie Sportswear Team is registered with USA Cycling as a UCI continental team and is the official development program for the BMC Racing Team. “I strongly believe […]
Posted on 19. Oct, 2011 by lyne.
Yesterday, the UCI issued the first Cyclocross Rankings of the 2011/12 season causing a surprise to many. The updated rules, which included how the rankings would be calculated, were issued this past summer and were missed by many – including yours truly. The UCI ranking (or classification) is of prime importance because it is used […]
Posted on 07. Apr, 2011 by lyne.
The UCI continues to crackdown on rules enforcement. In an e-mail obtained by podiuminsight, USA Cycling reminded teams and riders of the UCI rules that limit the races – and number of grand fondo events – that they can do. The bombshell this time is rule 1.2.019 which simply states that pro riders cannot race non-USAC sanctioned races. Updated with comment from OBRA Executive Director Kenji Sugahara.
Posted on 04. Feb, 2011 by lyne.
Team SpiderTech today unveiled Canada’s first ever professional cycling team to achieve UCI Professional Continental status, one level before the Tour de France. Never before has a Canadian team been in pursuit of the Tour de France, considered the highest level in pro cycling in the world. According to Team SpiderTech founder Steve Bauer, Olympic […]