@Vaughters And 140 Characters

We have long been advocates of social media here at PodiumInsight. We were the first site to provide live domestic race updates for both men and women races via @podium_live on Twitter and the first to provide live interactive interviews. It’s very much the way sports fans are requesting and receiving their sporting news. When…

The DS Corner

Time to talk to some of the Directeur Sportif on the women’s teams in our second installment of the DS Corner: Lisa Hunt, DS of TIBCO/To The Top, Rachel Heal, DS of Colavita/Forno d’Asolo and Susannah Gordon, DS of Primal/MapMyRide answer our questions.

Success Breeds Success For Colavita

What a start of the season for the Colavita/Forno d’Asolo squad. By my calculation, the team has already racked 16 victories in 2011, with 13 of those coming in NRC events. Those wins include winning the overall at both the USA Crits Speedweek series and the overall at Joe Martin Stage Race at the same…

Figuring Out How To Win For BISSELL

It was a heated battle at the Joe Martin Stage Race, and this time the BISSELL came out on top. They finally won the overall at an NRC stage race, it’s been a long time coming. For DS Omer Kem, the win meant “the world.” He added, “We finally figured out how to win, that…

Jacques-Maynes Going For The Win At Joe Martin

The duel is on once again at the Joe Martin Stage Race between RealCyclist.com and the BISSELL Pro Cycling team. After the opening time trial, RealCyclist’s Francisco Mancebo is in the lead with BISSELL’s Ben Jacques-Maynes at three seconds down. Sounds familiar doesn’t it? It’s happened before this year. At the NRC opener, the Redlands…

Staying Hydrated With Logan-Sprenger

At the Redlands Bicycle Classic where the temperatures hovered in the high 90s under cloudless sunny days, staying hydrated became even more important for the racers. For most, it was the first hot spell of the year and the heat took a toll, some suffered from muscle cramps that forced to stop and drink during…

Blood, Sweat And Tears For Day

One year ago, Ben Day was sitting on the top of the moon. His long-time dream of racing in Europe at the top-level seemed to be within his grasp with the Pegasus Sports project. He had just won the overall at the San Dimas Stage Race and was about to embark on a very successful…

Neben Still Has The Passion

Just as she was embarking on a road cycling career in 2000, Amber Neben won the overall at the San Dimas Stage Race. Two years later, she was racing on the T-Mobile Professional Women’s Team where she won the U.S. National Road Championships. Fast forward to now, where Neben is back to working for Bob…

Pure Black Racing Adds Color

Success is the only way that can describe Pure Black Racing’s first race in the USA, the San Dimas Stage Race. The Kiwi team added some color to its black kit with Roman Van Uden and Mike Northey winning the KOM polka-dot jersey and the Green Sprint jersey  respectively. After a week of training at…

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…

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…