Daniel Holloway – I just love to race

While only 21 years of age, Daniel Holloway is working towards a very clear goal, the track events – namely the Madison and Scratch races – at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. As part of his preparation, Holloway also races on the road, a member of the U23 development squad Felt-Holowesko Partners-Garmin team.

Teddy King is taking it day by day

One year ago, then riding for the BISSELL team, Teddy King unleashed a late attack to win a stage at the Joe Martin Stage Race in Fayetteville, AR. Fast forward to now, and the 26-year old King is racing in his first Grand Tour, the Giro d’Italia with his Cervélo TestTeam.

So far so good for Roman van Uden

Roman van Uden of the Land Rover-ORBEA team, scored the biggest win of his young career at Saturday’s Silver City Downtown Criterium at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. The New Zealander avoided the numerous crashes in the final two laps and outkicked everyone to claim victory. “This is the biggest win of my career.…

Talking Gila with Burke Swindlehurst

One of the toughest stage races in North America, the SRAM Tour of the Gila kicks off on Wednesday where it challenges riders with five days of leg busting climbing, arrowing descents and often brutal winds in New Mexico. Who best to describe the race and the stages than the (only?) three-time winner BISSELL’s Burke Swindlehurst who also conquered the Gila Monster four times in his career … so far.

Interview: TIBCO’s Kat Carroll

Kat Carroll is embarking her fourth year as professional rider, and  once again in 2009 will race with the TIBCO team in North America and with the US National Team in Europe. As as member of the U.S. National Team, the 28-year old Carroll  has won sprint jersey titles at the Tour of New Zealand,…

Interview: Bissell’s Omer Kem – part 3

Here we are, the final installment of my interview with Omer Kem of the Bissell Pro Cycling Team.  The 26 year-old Oregon native has been through his share of ups and downs but he has never diverged from his goal of being a professional cyclist.  Kem crashed violently at the Amgen Tour of California and…

Interview: Omer Kem – part 2

In the first part on our interview with Bissell’s Omer Kem, we talked about his violent crash at the Amgen Tour of California and his road to recovery where he  shared the ups and downs of the healing process. Our conversation then turned to Kem’s past and his road to professional cycling. Or as he…

Interview: Bissell’s Omer Kem – part 1

One of the work horses of the peloton, Omer Kem of the Bissell Pro Cycling Team crashed violently on the third stage of the Amgen Tour of Californa and fractured his pelvis. The 26 year-old Oregon native was out with one of the most painful injuries he’s ever faced in his career.

Ten days later, on a Friday afternoon, Kem took some time to share his feelings about his injury and recovery, his path to becoming a pro cyclist and his goals for 2009.