When I was approached to review the movie, “The Levi Effect: The untold story of Levi Leipheimer”, directed by Frank Matson (Race Across the Sky) and brought to us by Bikemonkey, I thought to myself, “…what effect?”
How did the bomb that was dropped by the United States Anti-Doping Agency impact guys like Levi Leipheimer, a long-time teammate of Armstrongs? What would happen to David Zabriskie, a Utah native who has established himself as one of the world’s best time trialists? Both confessed to using banned performance enhancing drugs and methods as part of the investigation into Armstrong and the U.S. Postal Service team.
For Lance Armstrong – the no-longer 7-time winner of the Tour de France and once the poster child for succeeding against all odds – the crumbling of his empire came after years of denials and more than 1,000 pages of evidence compiled by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.
To most, Lance Armstrong was a cyclist — a 7-time Tour de France winner. To millions more, however, Armstrong is hope. He represents – or, perhaps, represented – hope that cancer was not the end. That the disease did not have to mean all was lost.
By Mark Deterline November is an exciting month for athletes in Utah. Many are getting back into more structured training following post-summer down time, and those who compete from spring to early fall are already planning and preparing for the coming season of events. Trail runners, mountain bikers and hikers continue to try to squeeze […]
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – Two months after the completion of the 2012 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional stage race, event organizers confirmed that new records were set for economic impact, national audiences, and media coverage. A quantitative research study reveals that out-of-state spectators contributed as much as $14 million in direct economic […]
Athens, GA — Ten high-speed cycling events in some of the country’s most compelling communities will make up the 2013 USA CRITS Series. The best criterium racers from around the world will compete from one side of the nation to the other for a chance at the coveted Champion System Orange Jersey and a prize purse worth $50,000. Highlights […]
Cycling Utah’s Fall Winter 2012 Issue is now available as a PDF (9 mb download), Pick up a copy at your favorite Intermountain bike shop or other location!