Stybar Unsure About Louisville

Two-time Cyclocross World Champion Zdenek Stybar (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) is not sure if he will be racing and trying to regain the title at the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships in Louisville, KY.  With still some road racing on his schedule, including the road race at the Road World Championships this weekend, his upcoming cross season…

Canadian Team for Road Worlds

Finally, Cycling Canada announced today – via twitter – the riders named to represent Canada at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships, set for September 15 to 23 in Limburg, Netherlands. The event starts on September 16 with the newly added Team Time Trial race for professional cycling teams, and closes on September 23 with…

Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series Brings World-Class Bike Racing To New England

Riders from all around the world will converge on New England, the epicenter of American cyclocross, for the second edition of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series. The series will include races held in four of the most prestigious U.S. venues: Gloucester, Providence, Northampton and Warwick. This series grew from the prestigious Verge Series…

Transfer News Roundup

It’s that time of year again, the so-called silly season – though there really is nothing silly about it – when riders and teams announce transfer news  and contract renewals. Here’s a quick roundup of the info so far: Merger. The biggest news has to be the merger of the Inferno Racing and On The…

Small, Potent Cross Team For CalGiant/Specialized

California Giant Berry Farms has sponsored a cycling team for twelve years, starting with road and added cross a few seasons back with resounding success. And they are back. The California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized is back with a strong mix of youth and experience in their cross team to tackle what promises to be an…

Strong Team For Optum p/b KBS For Inaugural Cross Season

The Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies team is taking on cyclocross for the 2012/2013 season. In order to do so, they put together a strong cross squad  for its inaugural season which includes a mix of experience and up-and-coming talent.  National Racing Calendar (NRC) champion Carmen Small, Jade Wilcoxson, and Optum p/b…

Fans Say Goodbye to @GHincapie

After 19 years in the pro peloton, George Hincapie of the BMC Racing Team launched down a start ramp for the final time on Sunday. The final stage of the USA Pro Challenge was also the final race for the three-time USA National Champion. Fans took to twitter to thank him and say goodbye.

2013 Tour of California: From South to North?

It’s been talked about before but it does seem that the 2013 Amgen Tour of California will following a South to North route for the first time since its inception in 2006. The city of Escondido approved up to $475K expenditure in order to host the overall start next May. According to nctimes, the race…