Beijing World Cup results

Results from the first day of the track cycling World Cup here on Friday: Men Team sprint 1. China (Cheng Chang, Zhang Lei, Zhang Miao) 44.237 2. Team Jayco (AUS - Daniel Ellis, Shane Perkins, Scott Sunderland) 44.748 3. France (Gergory Bauge, Michael D'Almeida, Thierry Jollet) 44.638 30km points race 1. Zachary Bell (CAN) 50 pts 2. Kwok Ho-Ting (HKG) 38 … [Read more...]

Munich Six Days Race Axed

PARIS, 15 jan 2010 (AFP) - Munich's six days cycling event is set to be scrapped due to the lack of crowds despite the event's 46-year history, organizers admitted Friday. "We could not find a way of bringing this event back on track," said organizer Ralph Huber. "And we could not find another agency to take on the event in 2010, so the decision is final." In 2009, 52,000 fans … [Read more...]

Australian Team Named For World Cup Track Classic

The Australian team named on Monday for the Beijing UCI Track World Cup Classic from January 22 to 24: Australia Roster - Alex Bird, Luke Durbridge, Michael Hepburn, Leigh Howard, Peter Lewis, Travis Meyer, Shane Perkins, Glenn O'Shea, Ashlee Ankudinoff, Megan Dunn, Sarah Kent, Anna Meares, Emily Rosemond, Josephine Tomic. Team Jayco - Daniel Ellis, Jason Niblett, Scott Sunderland, Kaarle … [Read more...]

Hoy Wheels Away In Fresh Triumph

MANCHESTER, England, Nov 1, 2009 (AFP) - Sir Chris Hoy won his third gold at the Track World Cup here on Sunday as Great Britain ended the meeting with yet more medals. Four-time Olympic champion Hoy, who at this event was making his international return from injury, added team sprint gold to the keirin and sprint crowns he'd already won and in the process replicated his Beijing haul. … [Read more...]

Phinney, Hammer, Massie and Walker Hold Multiple Titles After Four Days Of Competition

Carson, Calif. (Oct. 3, 2009)—The 2009 USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships continued at the Home Depot Center velodrome on Saturday with Giddeon Massie (Zion Hill, Pa./Bike Religion) and Taylor Phinney (Boulder, Colo./Trek-Livestrong) earning their third national titles of the week while Cristin Walker (Houston, Texas/Momentum Coaching Group) and Sarah Hammer (Temecula, … [Read more...]

Women’s Team Pursuit Record Falls On Day Two of Elite Track Nationals

Carson, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2009)—The 2009 USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships continued at the Home Depot Center velodrome on Thursday with the women’s team pursuit national record falling, young stars showing flashes of greatness in the men’s team pursuit, an Olympian re-gaining his national title in the kilo and scratch race champions crowned. In all eight Stars-and-Stripes were … [Read more...]

Elite Track National Championships Sept. 30-Oct. 4 in Carson, California

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Carson, Calif. – (September 28, 2009) –The 2009 USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships will take place September 30 – October 4 at the Home Depot Center Velodrome in Carson, Calif. on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills. The USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships are the National Championships for the sport and will feature more than 300 elite … [Read more...]

Olympic Track Cycling Set For Overhaul

by Justin Davis MENDRISIO, Switzerland, Sept 26, 2009 (AFP) - Female track cyclists could be among the biggest winners at the London Olympics after it emerged Saturday that world cycling chiefs want "gender parity" at the 2012 Games. Currently, there are 10 track cycling finals at the Olympics. But while the men compete in seven competitions, the women get to contend just … [Read more...]

Lauren Jacobsen, has won the UCI Track Cycling Masters World Championships and set a new world record

UCI Masters Lauren Jacobsen

PRESS RELEASE: Toulca Lake, California resident, Lauren Jacobsen, has won the UCI Track Cycling Masters World Championships and set a new world record. Representing the USA and racing for cycling team NOW MS Society, Lauren won the gold medal in the women’s age 50-54 500 meter Time Trial on October 16th, at the Dunc Gray Velodrome in Sydney Australia. Lauren set a new world record of 39.704 … [Read more...]