USA Cycling nominates 53 to U.S. team for Mountain Bike Worlds Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 12, 2010) — USA Cycling announced today the 53 athletes nominated to represent the United States at the 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec, September 1-5. Seven men and seven women will wear the red, […]
Rule changes voted in place for upcoming 2010-2011 Cyclo-cross season Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 12, 2010) — USA Cycling announced today that its Road, Track & Cyclo-cross Board of Trustees has voted in favor of several rule changes for the upcoming cyclo-cross season. The new rules are in line with the UCI rulebook and will […]
Bicycle Stage Race Strategy By Greg Overton IT’S A TEAM THING It’s not obvious to the casual or novice observer, but bicycle racing, especially in stage races such as the Tour of Utah, is very much a team sport and a very cerebral sport that involves constant attention to tactics and strategy. In fact, it’s […]
A Guide to Bike Racing Terms Compiled by Greg Overton Attack v. to accelerate from the front of a pack or peloton in order to create distance between yourself and the rest of the field. n. reference to an effort put forth. ‘The two-man attack stayed off the front until the finish.” Bacon n. scabs […]
Mancebo Signs with Canyon Bicycles for Tour of Utah Press Release: Salt Lake City, August 11, 2010 — The evolution of the Canyon Bicycles Racing Team continues with the addition of Spanish cycling star Francisco Mancebo for the upcoming Tour of Utah. Mancebo, the defending champion, gives the Canyon squad strong general classification hopes and […]
Levi Leipheimer to Race in Tour of Utah SALT LAKE CITY – August 4, 2010 – The 2010 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah presented by Zions Bank is pleased to announce that Levi Leipheimer will race in the Tour taking place August 17-22. Leipheimer will race solo, not assigned to a team. He recently […]
Our August 2010 issue is now available as a PDF (8.1 mb download) – Tour of Utah Guide, Bikepacking Tips, Alleycat racing, Fezzari Profile, Nicole Evans and Nicky Wangsgard Profiles, Mid-Foot Cleat Position, Solitude MTB Race, Art of Cycling, Once Upon a Chariot Review, Bike Crashes on Rural Highways report, Horribly Hilly Hundreds Essay, Brian Head’s Scout Camp Loop, Jeff Louder Interview, Results, Commuter Column, Mechanics Corner, Calendar and More!