Breakthrough season for Canadian Hugo Houle

Hugo Houle – photo courtesy cyclesportmanagement.com 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 Breakthrough season for Canadian Hugo Houle

Equal Prize Money to Elite Women And Men At Jingle Cross

Executive Race Director John Meehan of the UCI Carousel Volkswagen Jingle Cross Rock presented by Scheels has announced that the top 15 elite women will be awarded the same prize money as the top 15 elite men over the course of the entire 3 day Jingle Cross weekend. The Jingle Cross is scheduled from Friday … Read more Equal Prize Money to Elite Women And Men At Jingle Cross

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

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 Gregg Germer: Why I Didn’t Dope

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 Statement Regarding 2012 Olympic Team Selection

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 USA Cycling Announces 2012 Olympic Team

Champion System’s Craig Lewis Wins Tour de Beauce Stage 2

Champion System Pro Cycling Team’s Craig Lewis soloed to victory out of a three-man breakaway that enjoyed more than 100 kilometers of freedom Wednesday on Stage 2 of the Tour de Beauce. Champion System Pro Cycling Team’s Craig Lewis soloed to his first professional victory Wednesday on Stage 2 of the Tour de Beauce – … Read more Champion System’s Craig Lewis Wins Tour de Beauce Stage 2

Neben – “I just really try to stay in the moment”

Former World Time Trial Champion (2008) Amber Neben set the fastest time on stage 2 of the Exergy Tour, leading not only a sweep of the podium for her Specialized-lululemon team but also taking over the yellow jersey from her teammate Ina Teutenberg. With rain falling and cool temperatures, Neben stopped the clock at 21:37 … Read more Neben – “I just really try to stay in the moment”

Whitten Fastest, Armstrong Crashes Out At Exergy Tour Prologue

Robin Farina (NOW and Novartis for MS) called it in the Exergy Tour prologue preview when she said that the turn-around would be key to the race. For hometown hero, Kristin Armstrong (Exergy TWENTY12) and favorite to take the win, the turn brought disaster when she crashed hard after putting the fastest time so far. … Read more Whitten Fastest, Armstrong Crashes Out At Exergy Tour Prologue