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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.