DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — It's not at all clear what kind of "commute" a pro road racer has, but nevertheless the BMC Racing Team this week has been outfitted with what are possibly the WorldTour's only official team commuter bikes, the BMC urbanchallenge with Gates belt-drive drivetrains.
NEVADA CITY, CA (BRAIN) — After Armstrong was charged with doping and had his race results nullified last year, Nevada City race organizer Duane Strawser — who also owns the Tour of Nevada City Bicycle Shop and is mayor of the old Gold Rush town — was an obvious interview subject for the hordes of journalists sniffing around the story.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) – New organizers are bringing a major road race back to Philadelphia earlier than expected thanks to some help from a congressman.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Outdoor retailer REI is the new title sponsor of the Muddy Buddy Adventure Series and the presenting sponsor of TriRock Triathlon Series; both series are owned by San Diego-based Competitor Group Inc.
The sponsorship agreement includes in-store classes for event participants.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA (BRAIN)—Cannondale wrapped up a four-day camp for its first title-sponsored WorldTour road race team on Monday, an event marked by the Hollywood-themed rider introduction in the heart of Southern California’s film industry.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Friends, family and supporters of mountain bike racer Burry Stander, who died after being hit by a car last month, are forming a foundation in his name in hope of
CARSON, CA (BRAIN)—Custom apparel maker Champion System on Friday introduced its 2013 pro road cycling team, marking the second year for the world’s first Asian-based UCI Pro Continental squad.
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles, based in Southern California, is the latest top-tier sponsor of the SoCal High School Cycling League, the league announced this month.
AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Ever wanted to work for a pro cycling team, helping top athletes prepare and recover, washing their clothes, making their food, and basically acting like a combination coach, physical therapist and mom?
LOUISVILLE, KY (BRAIN) — A Belgium software company, AFAS Software, has stepped up as a major sponsor of the UCI Cyclocross World Championships, to be held here the first weekend of next month.
So you’ve finally decided to speak out. Frankly, it’s not before time and I trust the hype, preparation and anticipation will be worth it. In fairness, by choosing to undertake a broadcast interview with Oprah Winfrey you have certainly guaranteed visibility for your much-awaited response.
CHULA VISTA, CA (BRAIN) — The National BMX Hall of Fame has opened the nomination process for this year's inductions.
HONG KONG, China (BRAIN) — Starting at this month's Tour Down Under and for the next three three years, Team Lampre-Merida will be racing in Champion System cycling clothing, the team announced Wednesday. The new kit features Lampre's trademark blue and fuchsia combined with Merida's green.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — Shimano Latin America announced a new UCI Continental team on Wednesday to be based on Buenos Aires and led by Walter Perez, gold medalist in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and a prolific Argentine athlete.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — In 2013 SRAM will sponsor and supply one of the world's top women's road racing teams, Specialized-lululemon.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Champion System will provide the official leaders' jerseys for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, the race announced Friday.
The custom race jerseys will be awarded to the race leaders in various categories throughout the eight-day competition from May 12-19, 2013.
PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — Industry veteran and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame inductee Jim Wannamaker has been named to the board of advisors for the Providence Cyclo-cross Festival, the event announced this week.
ASPEN, CO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the USA Pro Challenge stage race on Wednesday unveiled the route for its 2013 race, the third edition of the event. Next year's race will start with a circuit race near Aspen and conclude with a circuit in Denver.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike fit company Retül will be fitting riders on three major road teams in 2013, the company announced Thursday.
TAMPA, FL (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Amgen Tour of California are producing a new series of events in partnership with Ride 2 Recovery, a nonprofit whose mission is to improve the health of recovering Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.