Hoy Looking For Olympic Markers On Track Worlds Return

by Justin Davis PARIS, March 22, 2010 (AFP) - Four-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy will return to familiar ground this week in search of assurances that his bid to rule the London VeloPark in 2012 is still on track. Hoy was one of the stars of the Beijing Olympics in 2008 when he won three gold medals from the sprint, keirin and team sprint, adding to his 2004 gold in the … [Read more...]

Chicchi Finds Glory at Tour of Qatar Stage 4

Francesco Chicchi of Italy won the fourth stage of the Tour of Qatar cycle race here on Wednesday while Dutchman Wouter Mol retained the overall lead. Chicchi won a sprint finish ahead of Heinrich Haussler of Germany and Juan Jose Haedo of Argentina. The stage was a 146.5 kilometer run from The Pearl to the Al Khor corniche. Details To Follow Stage 4 Results 1. … [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...]

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

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...]

Taylor Phinney Stands Tall Among The Track Giants

by Justin Davis PRUSZKOW, Poland, March 30, 2009 (AFP) - Less than seven months after the Beijing Olympics the slow march to London in 2012 began in earnest at the world track cycling championships which ended here on Sunday. But of the numerous young riders who staked an early claim to future Olympic glory, a few stood out - quite literally - from the rest. American teen … [Read more...]

American Taylor Phinney To Meet Jack Bobridge In Men’s Pursuit Final

American Taylor Phinney clocked the fastest time in qualifying for the men's individual pursuit Thursday to set up a gold duel with Australian Jack Bobridge here at the world track cycling championships. Phinney fulfilled predictions of topping qualifying in an impressive time of 4min 15.160sec over 16 laps of the 250 metre track. In his heat against New Zealand's Jesse Sergent, … [Read more...]

Phinney Gunning for Wiggins’ World Crown

by Justin Davis PRUSZKOW, Poland, March 25, 2009 (AFP) - American sensation Taylor Phinney is gunning for the first of a possible two gold medals when he lines up for the men's individual pursuit here at the world championships on Thursday. On a day that will see five finals decided, the 1.93m tall teenager is being tipped to grab the individual pursuit crown from absent world … [Read more...]

American Prodigy Taylor Phinney Targets World Triple

American cycling prodigy Taylor Phinney has entered three events at the world track championships later this month, the American cycling federation said. The 18-year-old Phinney will ride in the individual pursuit, the one-kilometer time trial and the omnium at the March 25 to 29 world event at Pruszkow in Poland. Phinney caused a sensation in mid-February after winning both the … [Read more...]

Taylor Phinney Backs Up Pursuit Record With Record Kilo Time

PARIS, Feb 14, 2009 (AFP) - Teenaged track cycling tyro Taylor Phinney added lustre to his new American record in the individual pursuit by winning the four-lap kilometre event at the World Cup event in Copenhagen Saturday. Phinney, the son of former road professional Davis Phinney and former women's world pursuit champion Connie Carpenter, is going from strength to strengh one month … [Read more...]


Eighteen-Year Old Captures Second Straight Elite Individual Pursuit Championship Carson, Calif. (October 4, 2008)—Taylor Phinney (Boulder, Colo./Garmin-Chipotle) set a new track record in the men’s 4,000-meter individual pursuit and won his third national title of the week on Friday at the 2008 USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships at the ADT Event Center veldorome at the Home … [Read more...]