Racing & Sponsorship
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Next season Trek Bicycle will own the WorldTour team it has sponsored and supplied for the last three years.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (BRAIN) — For the first time in Serfas’ 20-year history the company is running a television commercial. The brand will run two 30-second ads during the Tour de France, which starts Saturday.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Cannondale has launched the second issue of the Cannondale Gazette for the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France. The free digital magazine is created by Cannondale in partnership with Peloton magazine.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) — Some of the bikes that Liv/Giant has donated to the Afghan National Women's Cycling Team, along with other
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Nike will stop manufacturing Livestrong-branded products following the 2013 holiday season, ending a nine-year relationship that has pumped more than $100 million into the nonprofit founded by Lance Armstrong.
CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN) — This weekend's USA Cycling professional road and time trial championships are being held, for the first time in the event's 28-year history, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, after many years in Greenville, South Carolina.
FAIRFAX, CA (BRAIN) — Osmo Nutrition announced its sponsorship of the Cannondale Pro Cycling team two stages into this year's Amgen Tour of California, which ended Sunday.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized is offering a limited edition replica frameset to celebrate pro Mark Cavendish's 100th race win.
The $3,750 frame set is expected to be in stores as early as next week, the company said.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike will host the final race of the 2013 USA CRITS criterium series during the trade expo in Las Vegas this fall. The USA CRITS Finals will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 19.
LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Reigning cyclocross world champion Sven Nys of Belgium will compete in this fall's ClifBar CrossVegas race, which is scheduled for September 18 in Las Vegas, on the evening of the first day of the Interbike Expo.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Cycling athletes can now add information from their Strava account to their member page on the USA Cycling website. Athlete pages on the USAC site already list race results, but now members can add a Strava "widget" that will show their training stats and achievements.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Blackburn is adding a twist to the Whiskey Off Road endurance race, to be held this weekend near Prescott, Arizona.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — John Frothingham, USADA’s chief operating officer, had no surprises to rouse a lethargic after-lunch seminar dubbed “Clean Cycling: Suppliers and Sport Working Together.”
SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN) — Thule will be a presenting sponsor for the cross-country mountain bike race and the road time trial at June's GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado.
EAGLE, CO (BRAIN) — The town of Eagle, Colorado, is spending $60,000 to build a new mountain bike trail specifically for the high school mountain bike league's state championships this year.
AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The UCI said it won't enforce a rule this season that penalized its licensed athletes who competed in non-sanctioned events. But cycling's international governing body said it plans to enforce the rule next season.
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Several noted critics of Lance Armstrong are venturing into the retired racer's hometown this month to speak at a symposium about doping in cycling.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Eleven Event Services will produce the 2013 Raleigh Midsummer Nights Cyclo-cross race at DealerCamp 2013, held Thursday evening, July 25, during this year's camp.