NRC: Exciting Racing in Pennsylvania Ends 2012 Calendar

The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) concluded Saturday in Pennsylvania with the Thompson Bucks County Classic, a one-day men's road race. Although the top spots of the standings had previously been clinched, it didn't cloud an otherwise brilliant day of racing. MEN The top five of the men's standings are unchanged as Francisco Mancebo (ESP/Competitive Cyclist Racing Team) tops … [Read more...]

Time trials kick off 2012 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships

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Prineville, Ore. (September 5, 2012) — On a clear, sunny day in central Oregon, the nation’s fastest masters time trialists battled for coveted Stars-and-Stripes jerseys on the first day of the 2012 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships. Riders competed in Prineville, a town northeast of host city Bend, and utilized a course on the Crooked River Highway that has also served as a … [Read more...]

NCC: Calendar winds into penultimate event in Central New York

The USA Cycling National Criterium Calendar (NCC) continued into its penultimate event last weekend as riders took to the streets of Binghamton, N.Y. to compete in the Chris Thater Memorial. WOMEN After winning the women's race on Saturday evening, Laura van Gilder (Cresco, Pa./Mellow Mushroom Racing) collected 100 points and further solidified her second-place position in the NCC women's … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Backs Armstrong Against WADA

NEW YORK, Aug 17, 2012 - USA Cycling sided against the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in its fight against seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong in a letter written to a US federal judge about their dispute. The US sport governing body said it must back the International Cycling Union (UCI) claim that it has jurisdiction in the case and not USADA, which claims jurisdiction … [Read more...]

Cyclists Evelyn Stevens and Connor Fields receive U.S. Olympic Committee’s April honors

Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 10, 2012) — Two cyclists earned Athlete of the Month recognition for their performances in the month of April, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Evelyn Stevens (Acton, Mass./Specialized-lululemon) earned top prize in the monthly honor while Connor Fields (Henderson, Nev./Chase BMX) placed third in the male voting. Stevens became the first … [Read more...]

Men’s team sprint and scratch race featured on Day 1 of Track Worlds

Melbourne, Australia (April 4, 2012) — The 2012 UCI Track World Championships began Wednesday at a boisterous Hisense Arena in Melbourne. With a chance to earn a berth in the 2012 Olympic Games on the line in the men's team sprint, the Americans were focused on what was in front of them. Men's Team Sprint The Americans' effort began with the defending men's team sprint national champion trio … [Read more...]

USA Cycling to bring Mountain Bike 24-Hour National Championships to Gallup

Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 29, 2012) — USA Cycling has awarded the 2013 and 2014 Mountain Bike 24-Hour National Championships to Gallup, N.M. The event will be held on the third Sunday in June in each year in the Zuni Mountains in conjunction with 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest. The 16-mile course is nearly entirely singletrack and starts at 7,850 feet of elevation and reaches as … [Read more...]

USA Cycling awards 2014 – 16 Cyclo-cross National Championships

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2012) -Following an unprecedented bevy of strong bids, USA Cycling has selected Boulder, Colo., Austin, Texas and Asheville, N.C. to host its 2014, 2015 and 2016 Cyclo-cross National Championships respectively. “We had three outstanding bids making the only logical choice to award all three communities,” said USA Cycling Managing Director of National Events … [Read more...]

USA Cycling partners with Chase BMX to support junior development efforts

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2012) – USA Cycling is pleased to introduce Chase BMX, a division of the Bicycle Racing Group (BRG), as an official sponsor of its BMX Junior Development Program (JDP). The two-year sponsorship, which began this month and ends in December of 2013, will see Chase supply BMX frames, as well as other BRG products, to USA Cycling’s JDP camps. The JDP camps, … [Read more...]

USA Cycling announces U.S.-based UCI Continental Teams and Women’s UCI Teams for 2012

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2011) – USA Cycling announced today the 12 teams registered as UCI Continental Teams in the United States, as well as the two U.S.-based squads registered as UCI Women’s Teams for the 2012 racing season. The 12 Continental Teams are in addition to the two U.S.-based UCI ProTeams (BMC Racing and Garmin-Cervelo) and the two Professional Continental … [Read more...]