Jelly Belly p/b Kenda Back For Two More Years

The longest running title sponsor in US cycling is back for more. The Jelly Belly Candy Company will continue to sponsor the UCI Continental Men’s team through the end of 2013. Also renewing sponsorships are presenting sponsor Kenda Tires, Bicycle sponsor Focus, apparel sponsor Pactimo, and long-time eyewear and helmet sponsor Rudy Project. “I’m excited…

Cross Impressions After One Month

One month into the cross season and on the eve the second weekend of both the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) and Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge (NEPCX), it’s time to go over what happened and what didn’t happen. First, the facts. A total of 14 UCI races over…

Richmond, Virginia To Host 2015 Road Worlds

It’s official, the rainbow stripes will be awarded in Richmond in September 2015. That makes it the third UCI World Championships awarded to the United States, following the Cyclocross Masters World Championships to be held in Louisville, Kentucky on 2012, and the Cyclocross World Championships in 2013. Earlier today, the UCI announced that the city…

Hashtag Proposal For US UCI Cross Races

Here’s a list of twitter hashtag for US UCI Cyclocross race that we, @podiuminsight and @podium_live, propose to use this year. The use of hashtag (a # in front of a keyword) is used to categorize tweets which facilitates searching and allows a reader to quickly find all other tweets in the same category by…

Meredith Miller Is Pretty In Mud

Meredith Miller was sporting a pink ‘Pretty In Mud’ t-shirt at Interbike this past week, a shirt with a meaning. The tee is part of a fundraising effort that Miller, who rides with Team TIBCO/To The Top on the road and California Giant/Specialized during cross season, launched during the show. Created with stomachofanger, all profits…

Cal Giant/Specialized CycloCross Team Presentation

Cal Giant/Specialized presented their 2011-12 Cyclocross team to a very enthusiastic crowd of fans and friends at Spokesman Bicycles in Santa Cruz. Team Director Anthony Gallino introduced each rider. The 2011-12 team will be Cody Kaiser (El Dorado Hills, CA), Meredith Miller (Fort Collins, CO), Justin Robinson (Santa Cruz, CA), Teal Stetson-Lee (Durango, CO), and…

Team USA for Road World Championships

USA Cycling announced today the roster 31 riders that will represent the United States at the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, Sept. 19-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The short list for Team Canada was announced last week. Quotas for Worlds. Quotas for each country were a few weeks ago. Ranked 8th in the UCI WorldTour Classification,…

Tweet Your Maglia Rosa

Earlier today, the Giro d’Italia launched their ‘Tweet Your Maglia Rosa’ project along with a facebook vote to choose the 2012 design for the leader’s jersey, the Maglia Rosa. Once again, RCS Sport Cycling events which owns the Giro d’Italia along withe other races, show that they get social media, they use it to not…

Canada Short List For Elite Men Road Worlds

The CCA released the 12 cyclists named to the Selection Pool in the Men’s Elite category for both the Road race and the Time Trials race at the 2011 UCI Road World Championships held September 19-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Of the pool, six are racing for Team SpiderTech powered by C10, Canada’s only UCI Pro-Continental…