News from Canada: Clara Hughes wins another Olympic medal, Katie Compton to Paris-Ancaster, Team Nanoblur/Gears, 2010 U23 Men’s Sprint European Program, Canadian Track Team for Worlds.
The DrugSearch 1.3 iPhone app is a free, advertising-supported app that puts the WADA (World Anti-Doping Authority) prohibited substance list at their fingertips as they walk the aisle of their grocery store or drug store. The application allows users to quickly browse or search the prohibited substances list to insure that the foods, vitamins, supplements, and medications that they are taking are legal.
Project Sport, LLC – producers of the San Francisco and San Rafael Twilight Criterium cycling races – announced today an agreement with the Sacramento Sports Commission and the Amgen Tour of California to present a professional criterium-style cycling race in conjunction with Stage 1 of the 2010 Tour, to be contested on the morning of…
Minneapolis – The 2010 edition of the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series will feature four national-caliber stage races that promise to showcase the country’s top female cycling talent. The four events take place in four different states, beginning in March and running through to July: March 25-28 – Redlands Bicycle Classic (California) April 28-May 2 –…
A closer look at the nine North American women, 4 American, 3 Canadian and 2 from Mexico that are racing with European-based UCI Women’s teams in 2010: Kim Anderson, Evelyn Stevens, Amber Rais, Liz Hatch, Audrey Lemieux, Julie Beveridge, Karol-Ann Canuel, Veronica Leal and Laura Morfin
Earlier today, USA Cycling sent out a release that clearly stated that radios will now be banned in all USA Cycling road and track races which means all NRC races and most of the UCI races. Only 5 road races in North America will not be impacted by the ban: Amgen Tour of California, Philadelphia International Championships, Tour of Missouri, le Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec and le Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal.
Roundup of some of the news: Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, le Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal, La Chrono Gatineau. Rock Racing-Murcia. Chance to ride with the pros at training camps for Team TIBCO, UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis and Colavita/Baci. Amber Rais joins Austrian team, positive B Sample for Tom ZIrbel, Clara Hughes is flag bearer for Canada
Czech bookend. Four races were held this weekend for the 61st edition of the UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Tabor where the home country of the Czech Republic took home two victories, in the first race the Junior and the finale with Zdeněk Štybar riding flawlessly to win the Men Elite race. Cherry on the…
Resources for fans in North America for the UCI Cyclocross World Championships: schedule, start list, video/tv coverage and links to results.
Earlier today, Louisville, Kentucky was awarded the 2013 Elite Cyclocross World Championships and the 2012 and 2013 Masters Cyclocross World Championships. For the first time ever, the UCI Cyclocross World Championships will be held outside of Europe in the 50 plus year history of the championships. These events will mark the first Elite Cycling World…
Cyclocross News: possibility of Louisville hosting the Cross World Championships in 2013, Louisville permanent cross course, Hoogerheide World Cup. Update from Joan Hanscom
Contest is over. Congratulations to the winner @falconofhuy. Giveaway: Autographed 18in x 24in Giro Helmet Poster signed by Levi Leipheimer. Contest ends Monday January 25 2010 at 6pm PST.
Congratulations to @velocb, the winner of the two autographed fan cards from Tim Johnson and Jeremy Powers. Dimension of each card is 5×7 inches. Say tuned for more giveaways.
USA Cycling finalized the National Team for the 2010 UCI Cyclocross World Championships by naming the five Elite Men: Jonathan Page, Tim Johnson, Ryan Trebon, Jeremy Powers and Jamey Driscoll. UCI Rankings update.
Update to story: Canadian Cycling Association announces the cancellation of three UCI sanctioned races for Elite women for 2010: Montréal Women’s World Cup (May 29th, 2010), the Tour de Grand Montréal (May 31st – June 3rd, 2010) and the Tour de PEI (June 6th-10th, 2010).
News roundup: Spidertech p/w Planet Energy announces 2010 roster and new title sponsor, Team VBF starts fundraising, Ride with Jelly Belly for a good cause, Pedal Power Photography Art Show, Auction and Party
Earlier today, the UCI announced their ruling on the final three teams that had appealed after their initial registration for a Pro Continental license has been refused. After a hearing involving the teams, the Management Committee decided to reject the registration of the US team Rock Racing while it approved Androni Giocattoli (VEN) and Xacobeo…
A quick news recap for the new year: US Continental teams, Rock Racing still waiting, Liz Hatch and Amber Rais to Europe, Cross news, Tim Johnson, Meredith Miller and Cody Kaiser to race in CA, MAC party
2009 – what a year! Podium insight was started because I wanted to focus on the North American professional cycling road scene and give it the attention I felt it deserved. No cookie cutter press release media-polished PR spin …. After working for other sites for a few years, I took the plunge to see…
April brought a gap in the NRC calendar which left yours truly to enjoy some of the other races: Copperopolis, billed as “the Paris-Roubaix of California” and Sea Otter Classic in Monterey.