Glaesser Takes Over Best Young Rider at Exergy Tour

Young Canadian Jasmin Glaesser has been quietly impressive on the road this past four weeks, first at the SRAM Tour of the Gila where she held the white jersey for two days and then here at the Exergy Tour where she now leads the best young rider competition. Prior to that, Glaesser won two medals…

NCC: Clarke and Allar Still On Top After Wilmington GP

The USA Cycling National Criterium Calendar (NCC) rolled into its seventh event as riders stormed the streets of Wilmington, Del. for the Wilmington Grand Prix. Thousands of cycling fans and local residents lined the downtown Wilmington streets, watching competitors turn laps on the figure-eight course. Men. After placing second to Demis Aleman (Jamis-Sutter Home) at…

Hesjedal Made Canadian History

Canadian road cyclist Ryder Hesjedal of Victoria, British Columbia (Garmin-Barracuda) made Canadian sport history today by becoming the first Canadian cyclist to ever wear the famous Pink jersey, a distinction awarded to the overall leader of the general classification at the Giro d’Italia. Hesjedal finished fifth on the seventh stage at the Giro d’Italia, and…

Two-Time National Champion Ryan Trebon joins Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com

The Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com Professional Cyclocross Team has reloaded in a big way for the 2012-2013 season, signing two-time cyclocross National Champion Ryan Trebon. Trebon joins six-time National Champion Tim Johnson, Jamey Driscoll and reigning U23 National Champion and elite women’s silver medalist Kaitlin Antonneau on the squad for 2012. “Stu [Thorne] asked me…

Hiatus

Many pro riders have talked about their need to take  time completely off the bike to rejuvenate both their bodies and minds. Well the time has come for podiuminsight to do the same. For the past three years (and more), we have been traveling non-stop all over the United States, Canada and Europe to bring…

34 Elite Domestic Teams Registered In USA

A total of 34 Domestic Elite Teams registered with USA Cycling for the 2012 road season. These teams, along with the USA registered UCI Continental squads, will be in the running for the team standings for both the National Racing Calendar (NRC) and the National Criterium Calendar (NCC).  Any rider that races at NRC and…

Courses Approved For Limburg 2012

Last week, the UCI gave the approval for all road and time trial races held in the UCI Road World Championships in Limburg, Netherlands. Not only was a team time trial, for trade teams, added this year but the Limburg 2012 added an extra twist to the elite men’s race with an added 100km approach to…

Boulder, Austin And Asheville Each Get USA Cross Nationals

Three cities were bidding to get the USA Cyclocross National Championships for 2014 and 2015, three strong bids each with a different flavor and in the end, USA Cycling decided to award each with one year: Boulder, Colorado will host the 2014 Championships, Austin,Texas the 2015 and Asheville, North Carolina the 2016 USA Cyclocross National…

Hashtag Proposal For Road Races

Here’s a list of twitter hashtag for North American road races on either the NRC, NCC, UCI and/or CCA calendar  that we, @podiuminsight and @podium_live, propose to use this year. In the age of social media, #hashtags matter. Let us know if we missed any and/or if you’d like to propose a different hashtag for…