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Posted April 17, 2013

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.”

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / IBD Summit
Posted April 17, 2013

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.

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Posted April 17, 2013

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.

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Posted April 11, 2013

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.

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Posted April 10, 2013

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.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Competition
Posted April 4, 2013

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted April 1, 2013

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek has expanded its sponsorship of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association to offer high school athletes the same benefits as other racers supported by Trek's retailer-sponsored athlete program.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted April 1, 2013
RICHMOND, VA (BRAIN) — Organizers of the 2015 UCI Road World Championships here say they have raised more than $11 million, about half their fundraising goal for the event.
 
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Posted March 27, 2013

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland is now sponsoring 2012 Paralympic Games competitor Steve Peace. Peace suffered a life-changing stroke in 2006, and since then has battled back to become one of the top para-cyclists in the world. 

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition
Posted March 27, 2013

 

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Micky Dymond, a top pro motocross and supercross racer from the 1980s and 1990s, is training to compete in the 2014 Race Across America in the solo division.

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Posted March 26, 2013
A drawing of the wheel test protocol from the UCI website.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Wheelmakers are preparing to take on cycling competition's governing body, the UCI, over testing the Swiss body requires for wheels used in sanctioned competition.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Competition / Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 26, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Castelli, which established a separate triathlon division earlier this year, has signed two top triathlon pros to exclusive apparel contracts for 2013.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted March 21, 2013
From the magazine

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA (BRAIN) —Bob Burbank refers to the days of Mario Cipollini and the Cannondale-sponsored Saeco race team often as he discusses the brand’s latest venture, Cannondale Pro Cycling.

Posted in Industry News Tagged From the Magazine / Competition
Posted March 6, 2013
The Cushe Evo Slide Canvas sandal

DAHLONEGA, GA (BRAIN) — The U.S. road racing team 5-hour ENERGY/Kenda has a new sponsor for off-the-bike footwear this season: Cushe Footwear.

The agreement is the first pro team sponsorship for the casual shoe brand, whose name is pronounced "cushy."

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted March 1, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — NBC Sports Network will air daily coverage of the Paris-Nice stage race, with coverage starting Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. For the second year in a row, the network will air daily coverage of all eight stages.

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Posted February 26, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — A documentary that details the positive impacts of the high school cycling movement is about to begin a nationwide tour. “Singletrack High” follows a diverse group of high school students through the 2012 mountain bike racing season. 

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Posted February 18, 2013

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) — Scott Sports will be providing luxury bike tour operator Velissimo Tours with Scott Foil road bikes for Velissimo's 2013 Tour of California tours.

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Posted February 18, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Triathlon has added four new members to its 12-member board of directors, the organization announced Monday.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted February 13, 2013
Left to right: Champion System president Scott Kaylin, Profile Design director of product development Mark Vandermolen, Giant general manager Elysa Walk, and American Bicycle Group CEO Peter Hurley.

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — The three-day Triathlon Business International Conference, which concluded Tuesday, underscored the organization’s focus on the growth of commerce surrounding the sport.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Competition / Triathlon Business Conference
Posted February 13, 2013

SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN) — Orange County-based race promoter Over the Hump Mountain Bike Race Series has signed its first licensing deal, adding a new midweek summertime race series in neighboring Los Angeles County.

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