Post Grape-Nuts Joins USA Cycling as Official Sponsor

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Jan. 3, 2012) -- USA Cycling is pleased and proud to announce Grape-Nuts, a heart healthy cereal power-packed with fiber and whole grains made by Post Foods LLC, as an official sponsor of the sport’s national governing body. Along with supporting the development of America’s next generation of World Champions and Olympic medalists, this partnership allows Grape-Nuts to … [Read more...]

Colorado Governor Proclaims Week of USA Pro Cycling Challenge as the “Colorado Cycling Holiday”

Professional Cycling Race Honored by State Officials After Announcing Host Cities for the Second-Annual Event DENVER (Dec. 14, 2011) – Just following the announcement of the host cities for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed the week of the race as the “Colorado Cycling Holiday.” Stating spectators, economic activity, the caliber of the … [Read more...]

2012 USA Olympic Track Long Team Announced

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dec, 15, 2011) — USA Cycling announced Thursday the 19 athletes in the discipline of track cycling who are eligible to be nominated to represent the United States of America at the 2012 Olympic Games. As part of its Olympic Team nomination process, USA Cycling names a Long Team of eligible athletes in the discipline of track cycling. This will serve as a pool of … [Read more...]

USA Cycling announces winners of the 2011 “CLUB OF THE YEAR” AWARDS

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dec. 16, 2011) -- USA Cycling is excited to announce the recipients of its 2011 “Club of the Year” awards. In addition to being recognized for outstanding programs, the ten winning clubs will also receive complimentary renewal fees in 2012. Winning clubs were chosen for exhibiting excellence in several areas including race promotion, membership composition, … [Read more...]

SRAM Tour of the Gila added to 2012 UCI America Tour

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dec. 13, 2011) — USA Cycling is pleased to announce that the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) approved the addition of the SRAM Tour of the Gila located in Silver City, N.M. to the UCI America Tour calendar as a category 2.2 race. The race, slated for May 2-6, 2012, will serve as a strong lead up for many teams participating in the 2012 Amgen Tour of California, … [Read more...]

Kintner wins second jersey as Mountain Bike Gravity National Championships complete

Beech Mountain, N.C. (Sept. 25, 2011) — The 2011 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Gravity National Championships concluded Sunday in Beech Mountain, N.C. with the downhill national championships. An overnight downpour was slow to clear, leaving the course muddy. The dampened course didn't affect the spirit of the fans as an outstanding crowd, including an estimated 300 spectators in the rock garden, … [Read more...]

Neben Replaces Olympic Champ Armstrong At Worlds

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, Sept 16, 2011 (AFP) - Reigning Olympic cycling time trial champion Kristin Armstrong was replaced on the United States squad at the World Championships on Friday after a successful protest by Amber Neben. USA Cycling announced that Neben would join Evelyn Stevens in representing the United States at the world event in Copenhagen, changing the lineup two weeks … [Read more...]

Eight titles awarded on final day of Masters Road National Championships

Bend, Ore. (Sept. 4, 2011) — The 2011 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships completed Sunday with nearly 500 riders contesting the second day of road races at Summit High School. Eight national championship jerseys were awarded to men 30-59 and women 30-39 in the road race. The men’s 55-59 road race started the day and nearly half of the 73-rider peloton separated itself after … [Read more...]

Young wins the 2011 Herman Miller USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship

Grand Rapids, Mich. (August 20, 2011) – Eric Young (Bloomington, Ind./Bissell Pro Cycling) won a field sprint to win the 2011 Herman Miller USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championships Saturday in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich. After the officials shortened the race several times, the race was finally delayed for approximately an hour due to inclement weather. The contest was … [Read more...]

USA Set To Bid For 2015 Road World Championship

RICHMOND, Virginia - The United States, which has not hosted the ICU road world championships since 1986, appears set to announce a bid next week to host the 2015 edition of the event at Richmond, Virginia. USA Cycling and Richmond mayor Dwight Jones announced on Friday they would stage a news conference next Tuesday to announce the city's bid for a major cycling event and the upcoming launch … [Read more...]