USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar starts Sunday

USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar starts Sunday Colorado Springs, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2011) — USA Cycling is excited to announce the beginning of the 2011 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar (CXNC). The calendar, which spans five races, begins with the Fall Back Cross Race in Colorado Springs, Colo. The calendar continues on Nov. 13 with the 25th Outdoors Inc Cyclocross … [Read more...]

USA Cycling to award its annual “Athlete of the Year” designations on Nov. 5

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2011) -- USA Cycling will award its annual “Athlete of the Year” designations on Nov. 5 at the 2011 U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in Davis, Calif. Developmental mountain biker Stephen Ettinger (Cashmere, Wash./BMC Mountain Bike Development Team) will receive the men’s award while the women’s designation will go to the foursome of Sarah … [Read more...]

NRC: Holcomb clinches women’s title with only two races remaining after Labor Day Omnium

Despite being overseas racing the Holland Ladies Tour with USA Cycling's National Development Program, Janel Holcomb (San Diego, Calif./Colavita-Forno d'Asolo) has clinched the women's individual title on the 2011 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC). The men's individual title remains up for grabs with two events remaining. The Sunbrella Labor Day Omnium highlighted the NRC over the … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Announces 2011 Road World Championships Squad

Colorado Springs, Colo. (September 2, 2011) – USA Cycling announced today the roster of elite, U23 and junior athletes that will represent the United States at the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, Sept. 19-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The roster includes many of our nation’s top young talent as for the first time the junior time trial and road race events will be combined with the U23 and … [Read more...]

Sixteen American cyclists named to Pan Am Games squad

Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 15, 2011) – USA Cycling announced today its nominees to the 2011 United States Pan American Games Team. Sixteen athletes have accepted their nominations and are expected to represent the United States in Guadalajara, Mexico, Oct. 14-30. The United States will compete in all Olympic disciplines of cycling – road, track, mountain bike and BMX – with a … [Read more...]

Five Americans ready to toe the line for the Olympic Road Race Test Event

Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 11, 2011) – Five American riders are set to contest the Olympic Road Race Test event in London on August 14. The event, termed the London-Surrey Cycle Classic, will follow the proposed Olympic road race route, however completing only two laps of the Box Hill circuit versus the nine proposed for next summer’s Olympic Games. Riders from 28 countries, including … [Read more...]

USA Cycling 24-Hour Mountain Bike National Championships moved to Palmer Park

Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 3, 2011) — Due to a change in security protocol at the United States Air Force Academy, the location of the USA Cycling 24-Hour Mountain Bike National Championships has been changed to Palmer Park in Colorado Springs. The date of the event remains Oct. 1-2, 2011. Palmer Park is a 104-year-old park named for the founder of Colorado Springs, Gen. William Palmer. … [Read more...]

Start order for Cyclo-cross Nationals to be determined by revamped USA Cycling Rankings System

Colorado Springs, Colo. (June 30, 2011) – Start order for all non-UCI categories at the 2012 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships will be determined by rider ranking using the organization’s new, improved rankings system to debut Sept.1. Cyclo-cross will be the first USA Cycling National Championship to use the remodeled rankings system to resolve call-up order for all race … [Read more...]

Keough closes in on NRC lead as Manhattan Beach and Glencoe crits highlight calendar’s mid-point

Men Two of the nation's top criteriums, the Glencoe Grand Prix presented by AT&T and the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix highlighted the men's portion of the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar last weekend. Jacobe Keough (Sandwich, Mass./UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team p/b Maxxis) narrowed Francisco Mancebo's (ESP/Realcyclist.com) lead in the men's NRC standings with his third-place … [Read more...]

First five national titles of USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships awarded in junior road races

Augusta, Ga. (June 22, 2011) – The USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships opened on Wednesday with the first five national titles awarded in the junior road races. Just under 200 of the nation’s top young road cyclists took to the 11-kilometer loop course around Augusta’s Fort Gordon as temperatures rose into the mid-90s. In a truly national event, the 10-16 … [Read more...]