Racing & Sponsorship
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has added new leagues in Arkansas, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, bringing it to 19 total leagues for high school and middle school mountain bike racing. The organization announced the new leagues at Interbike on Wednesday.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry announced at Eurobike this week that new wheel testing procedures have been finalized and will be presented to the Union Cyclist Internationale (UCI) Equipment Commission in October.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Registration has opened for this year's Bill Woodul Race Mechanics Clinic, held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. The clinic is Nov. 18-22.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Raleigh Bicycles is sponsoring this year's CLIF Bar CrossVegas race. It's the third year that Raleigh will be the official bike sponsor of the event.
INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Local retailer The Bike Line and Smith are providing the Marian University Cycling Team with helmets for all riders starting this fall.
Marian racers will use the Smith Overtake MIPS and the Maze helmets.
KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — Germany-based consumer-direct bike brand Canyon will sponsor a top-level women's professional road racing team in 2016.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Retailer NYC Velo is helping to increase the registration discounts available to female racers at next month's CrossVegas race in Las Vegas.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Liv will return as sponsor of the women’s category of the Wheelers & Dealers industry race at this year’s Clif Bar CrossVegas, race organizer Watts Marketing announced Friday.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers is launching a new charitable program that will work with 25 of the brand's sponsored athletes to support various bike-related causes worldwide.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Spectator tickets went on sale Monday for the Clif Bar CrossVegas cyclocross race, which will be held Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Las Vegas during the Interbike show. Race registration opens Aug. 4.
Tickets for the race are $15 for adults. Children under age 12 are fee.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — The CLIF Bar CrossVegas race will be broadcast live on the Universal Sports Network, the race organization announced Thursday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BRAIN) — British pro rider Bradley Wiggins broke the UCI Hour Record this weekend on a Pinarello Bolide HR bike co-engineered by Jaguar and Pinarello.
LONDON (BRAIN) — Indoor cycling software Zwift has partnered with professional road racer Evelyn “Evie” Stevens to inspire and encourage more women to ride. ￼Stevens will host regularly scheduled women’s rides on Zwift’s virtual course.
LEADVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — In this community that bills itself as the highest city in America every high school graduate receives a $1,000 scholarship courtesy of the endurance mountain bike and trail running events held there, including the Leadville 100 mountain bike race.
GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Amy D. Foundation is searching for a woman cyclocross racer to sponsor for the 2015-16 season. The chosen athlete will race a full USA Cycling Professional Cyclo-cross Calendar (Pro CX) schedule while traveling under the wing of the Raleigh Clement Professional Cyclocross Team.
BONSALL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Petal Power is sponsoring the LUNA Pro Team as its official chamois cream supplier for 2015.
LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Clif Bar has extended its title sponsorship of the CrossVegas cyclocross race by two years, through the 2017 event. This year the event will be designated a UCI World Cup, the first time a cyclocross World Cup has been held outside Europe. The race will be Sept. 16.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Derek Bouchard-Hall, a former pro cyclist who most recently was an executive at the UK-based e-commerce company Wiggle, is set to become the next CEO and president of USA Cycling.
AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The International Cycling Union (UCI) has decided to allow teams to test disc brakes in a limited number of road races this season and next, with an official introduction of road discs scheduled for the 2017 season.
RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — Erica Greif, a member of the ZOCA-Halo Sports Hedrick Women's Racing Team, died Tuesday night in an auto accident on the way to this week's Redlands Bicycle Classic in Southern California. She was 23.