Breakthrough season for Canadian Hugo Houle

Hugo Houle – photo courtesy Canadian Hugo Houle raced to the best performance of his career, so far, when he finished fourth at the under-23 road race at the UCI Road World Championships last Saturday. “Generally, I had a super season. That fourth place is my biggest result this season, even though I’m very … Read more

Adam Myerson – On Racing Clean and The Impact of Doping On His Career

Doping admissions, outings and life-time bans have hit in the past weeks, some with a big explosion some quietly. In his book, The Secret Race – Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs, Tyler Hamilton recounts his and his team’s years of doping. “I think everybody … Read more

Gregg Germer: Why I Didn’t Dope

The cycling world has been in turmoil with the doping admissions (and allegations) these past weeks. Three weeks ago, Jonathan Vaughters wrote an OP/ED for the NY Times where he finally admitted to doping. Vaughters, retired pro and  chief executive of Slipstream Sports, the sports management company behind ProTour team Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, Continental under-23 Chipotle-First Solar … Read more

USA Cycling Statement Regarding 2012 Olympic Team Selection

Many expressed surprise in the USA Cycling men’s team selection for the road events for the Olympic Games, with a few names missing. Today, they issued the following statement: USA Cycling has received numerous inquiries regarding the men’s Olympic road team announced yesterday. Prior to the commencement of the Olympic team nomination process, George Hincapie, … Read more

USA Cycling Announces 2012 Olympic Team

USA Cycling announced today 21 of its 24 nominees to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, including 10 male and 11 female athletes across the disciplines of road cycling, track cycling, mountain biking and bicycle motocross (BMX). Six of these were automatic nominees and 15 were nominated to the Olympic Team via discretionary selection. All of … Read more