Racing & Sponsorship
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch and Troy Lee Designs are producing a two-race series of electric mountain bike races at two California ski resorts this summer.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — A moment of silence will be held Saturday at the Sea Otter Classic in memory of racer Steve Tilford, who died in a highway accident earlier this month at age 57.
The moment will be held prior to Saturday's men's cross-country race.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the second annual e-MTB race at the Sea Otter Classic have created a course designed to challenge the electric bikes and their riders.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pearl Izumi is now the exclusive cycling apparel, training apparel and cycling shoe sponsor of USA Triathlon, including the USA Triathlon National Team, USA Paratriathlon National Team and Team USA.
DENVER (BRAIN) — For the second year, the Sea Otter Classic will feature an electric mountain bike race, the Haibike eMTB Race epowered by Bosch.
PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC is continuing its sponsorship of the Ibis Cycles Enduro Race Team for the 2017 season. The relationship began last year.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool's 2017 team sponsorships include three World Tour teams, four Continental Pro teams, six women's pro road teams and a variety of other mountain bike, multisport, and cyclocross teams and athletes.
DENVER (BRAIN) — The NBC Sports Group will televise the inaugural Colorado Classic pro road race on NBCSB and NBC Sports Gold. The four-day race is Aug. 10-13.
BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has added Mike King to its growing roster of athletes and ambassadors.
ESTAVAYER-le-LAC, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The Professional Cyclists Association is threatening to take legal action against the UCI for resuming a disc brake trial in the pro peloton.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Box Components Box Components and the UCI have reached an agreement by which Box has been named an Official Supplier of the UCI BMX World Championships and UCI BMX Supercross World Cup for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 seasons.
BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has added four new board members, done some organizational restructuring and added new staff to meet the needs of continued growth in high school mountain bike racing.
HONOLULU (BRAIN) — TEAM Unlimited LLC, the owner and producer of the XTERRA World Tour, has appointed Suunto as the official GPS sports watch of XTERRA in the United States and a marquee patron of the XTERRA Pan America Tour.
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — The Trek CXC Cup, held at the bike company's headquarters since 2013, will become a UCI World Cup event this year.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — CBS's 60 Minutes on Sunday aired a report on allegations that top racers have been using secret motors in competition.
DENVER (BRAIN) — A Colorado company is looking to replace the short-lived USA Pro Challenge stage race with a new race in the state this year. The Colorado Classic will be held August 10-13 and hold a UCI 2HC ranking, the same as the Pro Challenge, which has not been held since 2015.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Assos of Switzerland, which announced in April last year that it was sponsoring Team USA and providing it with clothing through the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, has now expanded its relationship with USAC.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Veteran cycling journalist John Wilcockson, the editor at large of Peloton Magazine, was recently recognized by the International Association of Cycling Journalists with the Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Cycling Journalism Award.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) — World Champion road racer Peter Sagan will wear 100% eyewear for the 2017 season.
VALLÀ, Treviso, Italy (BRAIN) — The Italian clothing brand Global Sports Gear (GSG) has agreed to sponsor and supply the AG2R La Mondiale pro cycling team for the 2017 and 2018 seasons.