Hiatus

Many pro riders have talked about their need to take  time completely off the bike to rejuvenate both their bodies and minds. Well the time has come for podiuminsight to do the same. For the past three years (and more), we have been traveling non-stop all over the United States, Canada and Europe to bring…

34 Elite Domestic Teams Registered In USA

A total of 34 Domestic Elite Teams registered with USA Cycling for the 2012 road season. These teams, along with the USA registered UCI Continental squads, will be in the running for the team standings for both the National Racing Calendar (NRC) and the National Criterium Calendar (NCC).  Any rider that races at NRC and…

Courses Approved For Limburg 2012

Last week, the UCI gave the approval for all road and time trial races held in the UCI Road World Championships in Limburg, Netherlands. Not only was a team time trial, for trade teams, added this year but the Limburg 2012 added an extra twist to the elite men’s race with an added 100km approach to…

Evan Huffman (CalGiant) finished 20th at the 2011 SRAM Tour of the Gila TT

Meet Evan Huffman

Yesterday at the Merco Cycling Classic time trial in a stacked field that included some of the top time trialists of the United States, youngster Evan Huffman of CalGiant/Specialized pulled off an upset, surprising everyone by setting the fastest time over the 12-mile course. “I’m definitely excited, I’m a little bit surprised that I finished…

Boulder, Austin And Asheville Each Get USA Cross Nationals

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…

Hashtag Proposal For Road Races

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…

One On One With Amy Dombroski

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…

2012 Tour of America’s Dairyland Schedule

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…

Louisville Invites The World In 2013

“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…

One On One With Zach McDonald

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…