USA Cycling statement on UCI Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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Colorado Springs, Colo. (January 25, 2013) – USA Cycling fully supports the decision announced today by the International Cycling Union (UCI) that it intends to work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to create a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. This is an important step in bringing much-needed transparency and reconciliation to an era of cycling that has been tainted by abhorrent … [Read more...]

USA Cycling names 22-person roster for 2013 Cyclo-cross World Championships

Colorado Springs, Colo. (January 14, 2013) -- USA Cycling announced today the 22 riders named to its roster of elite, U23, and juniors athletes that will represent the United States at the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Feb. 2-3 in Louisville, Ky. ELITE WOMEN Always a contender for the win in any major competition, Katie Compton (Colorado Springs, Colo./Trek Cyclocross Collective) … [Read more...]

2013 UCI Continental Teams and Women’s UCI Teams announced

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Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 19, 2012) -- USA Cycling on Wednesday announced the eight teams registered as men’s continental teams in the United States as well as the four U.S.-based squads registered as UCI women’s teams for the 2013 racing season. The eight teams are in addition to the two U.S.-based UCI ProTeams (BMC Racing Team and Garmin Sharp) and the two professional continental … [Read more...]

2013 Cyclo-cross World Championships

USA Cycling, Louisville Sports Commission and community leaders team up to stage Cyclo-cross World Championships Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 18, 2012) -- USA Cycling, together with the Louisville (Ky.) Sports Commission, have teamed up to stage the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships race, to be held Feb. 2-3 in Louisville, after the event found itself in danger of collapsing due to … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Announces 2013 Pro Mountain Bike Cross-Country Tour

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Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 10, 2012) — USA Cycling on Monday announced the 2013 edition of the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Cross-Country Tour (Pro XCT). In its fifth year, the Pro XCT will feature nine events at which world-class athletes will race for Pro XCT ranking points and prize purses. Mountain bike season will unofficially kick off in the U.S. in Dripping Springs, Texas as … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Unveils Its 2013 National Championships Calendar

Colorado Springs, Colo. (November 16, 2012) -- USA Cycling on Friday unveiled its 2013 national championship calendar, highlighted by several new locations for events. “We are excited about all of our national championships venues,” Vice President of National Events Micah Rice said. “Our new locations in Tennessee, Pennsylvania and North Carolina have really stepped up and we’re looking … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Announces Creation of Women’s Professional Team Structure

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Colorado Springs, Colo. (November 13, 2012) — USA Cycling on Tuesday announced the creation of a formal women’s professional team structure for the 2013 national calendar. This groundbreaking initiative gives women racers the opportunity to compete in the Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships, May 25-27, in Chattanooga, Tenn., on the same weekend as the … [Read more...]

USA Cycling’s Statement On Today’s UCI Announcement

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(October 22, 2012) -- The International Cycling Union (UCI) announced today that it accepted the sanctions handed down by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in conjunction with the Lance Armstrong investigation. USA Cycling applauds the USADA and UCI decisions and fully supports their continuing efforts to ensure a clean and level playing field for the sport. "Today’s announcement by the UCI … [Read more...]

USA Cycling changes name of junior road race series

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Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 19, 2012) – USA Cycling announced on Friday the renaming of its series of juniors road races to the “USA Cycling Road Development Race Series”. The calendar was previously named the Lance Armstrong Junior Race Series (LAJRS). The name change is intended to maintain the focus on the great work of the race directors who make the effort to put on quality juniors … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Announces Domestic Road Calendars

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Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 10, 2012) -- USA Cycling on Monday announced its 2013 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) and 2013 USA Cycling National Criterium Calendar (NCC). The premier domestic road cycling calendars sanctioned by USA Cycling begin in the spring and continue into the fall staging races throughout the United States. Riders will compete for standings points tabulated … [Read more...]