USA Cycling Reverses Radio Ban Decision

Eleven days ago, USA Cycling has announced their decision to permit race radios at NRC race and reverse the ban instituted the previous year. That decision went  against UCI rule. Well it didn’t take long for the UCI to apply pressure and today, USA Cycling reversed  its decision  and race radios will once again be…

What Would You Do To Revamp Cycling?

In an interview with BBC Sport, Jonathan Vaughters, who is both  president of the Association of Pro Tour and Pro Continental teams (AIGCP) and director of the Garmin-Cervelo Pro Team, delivered a 10-point list to revamp cycling. (Read it here) I find that his list, perhaps understandingly, focuses on the Pro Teams and does not…

Project London – The Revolution is Coming

Rubicon Cycling LLC is proud to announce the formation of Project London, an elite track cycling team, inspired, created and managed by Rubicon Cycling, LCC. Rubicon Cycling will carry on the mission of benefiting the LiveSTRONG organization while pursuing the development of young cyclists into champion professional athletes, fulfilling their dream of representing the United…

19 Teams For Amgen Tour of California

Finally, the 19 teams were announced for the Amgen Tour of California today. The list included the 18 teams already leaked to the race media partner, cyclingnews, earlier this year and one late addition: Movistar, the UCI Continental team out of Colombia and feeder team for the Movistar Pro Team. One can assume that the…

10 Teams Named For Quiznos Pro Challenge

5 more teams were announced for the The Quiznos Pro Challenge today: Leopard Trek (Luxembourg), UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team (USA), Team Type 1-sanofi aventis (USA), Skil-Shimano (Netherlands) and Team Spidertech Powered By C10 (Canada). These teams will join the 5 previously announced squads: Team RadioShack (USA), HTC-Highroad (USA), Team Garmin-Cervélo (USA), BMC Racing Team (USA),…

A Ride to Remember Carla Swart

On Wednesday, January 19, 2011, Carla Swart was tragically killed. While training in her native country of South Africa, she was hit by a truck. Swart was a talented rider, the first collegiate rider to win titles in mountain bike, track, road racing and cyclo cross. She was very much a rising cycling star and…

Battenkill Adds Twilight Criterium to Weekend

Organizers of the 2011 Tour of the Battenkill announce their Professional race as part of the 7th annual event on Sunday, April 10 in Cambridge, NY. The professional race which drew an international field in 2010 will be held the same day as the popular amateur event where an expected 3,000 participants are expected to…

Tables Turned And Amazing Things

Tables were turned this week when Christopher T. Smith, PR Helmeteer at Lazer Helmets, interviewed yours truly for his blog. It was fun but Chris sort of stomped me when he asked ‘what’s the most amazing thing you have seen so far in a race?’ I couldn’t find just one thing. Well, the question stayed…

Mercy Cycling rolls into 2011

With new sponsors, a new look, and an improved roster, the Mercy Elite Cycling Team has begun its 2011 campaign like no other season in the storied 16 year history of the team. For the first time Mercy Cycling will be on the best bikes in the world, built by one of biggest manufacturers in…