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Portland State’s cycling team has the second-coolest kit in the nation

(Designed by Portland-based graphic artist and photographer Gavin Rear. Photos by Gavin Rear.) A kit designed in Portland (by Gavin Rear) and made by a Portland-based company (Castelli US) for a Portland-based team has been singled out for recognition by America’s sanctioning body for bicycle racing. USA Cycling announced last week that the Portland State University Cycling Team earned runner-up honors for Best Kit of 2019. The inaugural contest was held via USA Cycling’s Instagram...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, America, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, PSU, Portland State, Colorado School of Mines, USA Cycling, Castelli, Jonathan Maus, Joe Flannery, Portland State University Cycling Team, Gavin Rear

Sagan wins Tour of California opening stage

Three-time road cycling world champion Peter Sagan held off fast-finishing Travis McCabe of the USA Cycling team to win the opening stage of the Tour of California.
Tags: California, Sport, Peter Sagan, Sagan, USA Cycling, Travis McCabe

US Olympic cyclist Catlin found dead in her home at age 23

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Olympic track cyclist Kelly Catlin, who helped the U.S. women’s pursuit team win the silver medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016, died Friday at her home in California. She was 23. USA Cycling chief executive Rob DeMartini said in a statement Sunday that “the entire cycling community […]
Tags: News, California, US, Sports, Catlin, Rio de Janeiro Games, USA Cycling, Rob DeMartini, COLORADO SPRINGS Colo AP, Kelly Catlin

USA Cycling hires New Balance boss as CEO

Rob DeMartini, the longtime New Balance boss, has been hired as the new president and CEO of USA Cycling. He takes over for Derek Bouchard-Hall.
Tags: Usa, Sport, USA Cycling, Rob DeMartini

USA Cycling hires New Balance boss DeMartini as its CEO

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Cycling has hired Rob DeMartini as its president and CEO, giving the longtime New Balance boss the job of not only growing the sport at the grassroots level but preparing the nation’s elite athletes for success at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The governing body announced DeMartini’s hiring in a […]
Tags: Business, News, Colorado, Sports, Tokyo, Colo AP, USA Cycling, Rob DeMartini, Demartini

The Monday Roundup: GM’s e-bike, no helmet needed, make driving dangerous again, and more

Today’s Monday Roundup is sponsored by Greenfield Health who invites you to an Open House at their Lloyd clinic (700 NE Multnomah) this Wednesday November 7th. Here are the most notable stories we came across in the past week… Walmart-ville: In a fascinating turn of events, U.S. mega-retailer Walmart now wants to turn its massive parking lots into “town centers” — so they can re-create the vibe that used to exist before Walmart opened in the first place. No helmet for me: A respected cycling ...
Tags: California, San Francisco, General Motors, Walmart, Sport, Bbc, Features, Front Page, Chicago, Cycling, Portland, Gm, Lloyd, Golden State, VeloNews, USA Cycling

Ride Centers: The Region’s Best Biking Meccas

There’s a revolution taking place in the world of mountain biking. Moab and British Columbia’s North Shore are no longer the centers of the bike universe. Trail towns are popping up all over the country, in some pretty unlikely places. Destinations you’ve never heard of, like Anniston, Alabama, are increasingly appearing on bikers’ radars. Locally minded pro riders, move-n-shake community leaders, and innovative trailbuilders are transforming long-ignored backwaters into knobby-tire hubs. With ...
Tags: Virginia, Alabama, Georgia, Sport, Atlantic, Pennsylvania, Cycling, Tennessee, Gaza, Moab, Davis, Biking, DuPont, Jordan, British Columbia, Chattanooga

Teen Hannah Roberts rises to top in BMX, Olympics in sight

The next potential star for USA Cycling at the Summer Games is a 16-year-old BMX rider getting ready for her senior year of high school            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, USA Cycling, Hannah Roberts

Rivera, Brown capture USA Cycling road titles

Coryn Rivera had won national championships by the dozen, at nearly every level of her sport, yet the top step of USA Cycling's road racing ladder had always eluded her by the slimmest of margins.
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USA Cycling unveils 51-member national team

USA Cycling has unveiled a national team program that includes 51 athletes across five disciplines who will receive year-round support based on their level of accomplishment.
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BMX's Staff to head USA Cycling's sprint team

BMX's Staff to head USA Cycling's sprint team
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Triathlon: USA Triathlon Announces Joint Endurance Coaching Summit with TrainingPeaks and USA Cycling

USA Triathlon, TrainingPeaks and USA Cycling announce the 2017 Endurance Coaching Summit (ECS) to be held on Aug. 3 and 4 at the University of Colorado Boulder. ECS will provide a unique blend of business and science topics for endurance coaches to expand their knowledge and learn new ways to grow their business.
Tags: Usa, Sport, Running, USA Cycling, USA Triathlon TrainingPeaks, University of Colorado Boulder ECS

Pro Bike Check: Tobin Ortenblad’s shiny new custom painted Santa Cruz Stigmata CC

Tobin Ortenblad is on a streak, winning the last 11 races he’s entered. That’s put him 2nd overall in pro points for USA Cycling and 26th for UCI worldwide. To celebrate, his mechanic and coach, Chris McGovern, called in a lot of favors to piece together an all new bike complete with custom paint…all in […] The post appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Feature, Video, Sport, Cycling, UCI, USA Cycling, Cyclocross

How the cloud, infused with analytic insights, impacts athletes and sports fans

 Smart technology continues to streamline and transform nearly all aspects of our lives. Consider how technology is being used in the world of professional sports. Sensors and wearables connected to the cloud are providing instantaneous access to data and analysis, providing meaningful insights that can be used to improve performance. Read More
Tags: TC, Cloud, Column, Sports, NFL, Tech, Sensors, Virtual Reality, Fitness Wearables, Nascar, Solos, Nbc Sports, USA Cycling

Olympic gold three-peat: Kristin Armstrong’s Felt DA1

In Rio, American Kristin Armstrong won a historic third Olympic gold medal in the time trial, following up on her victories in London and Beijing. Armstrong turns 43 on August 11, and was a controversial selection for the 2016 Games after placing third in the US national time trial in May. BikeRadar took a look at the Felt DA1 her husband and mechanic Joe Savola meticulously assembled for the US TT. Her Olympic bike features a different paint job, but is largely the same build.How to watch cycl...
Tags: London, US, Sport, Beijing, Cycling, Kristin, Armstrong, Jim Miller, Kristin Armstrong, USA Cycling, BikeRadar, Savola

Olympians Suit Up in High-Tech Apparel To Shave Seconds

When seconds count, the right clothing matters. For the Rio Olympics, Nike used 3-D printing technology to develop small silicone protrusions for redirecting air flow around the runner. Body scanners helped Adidas design suits to keep swimmers in ideal form. Swiss cycling specialist Assos turned to wind tunnels to craft custom, form-fitting suits for the U.S. cycling team. Innovations in suits and shoes have sped up, thanks to advancements in how clothing is designed and tested -- all as manufa...
Tags: Adidas, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Jim Miller, Desiree Linden, USA Cycling

Olympic gold three-peat? Kristin Armstrong’s Felt DA1

Kristin Armstrong has won Olympic gold, twice. This summer, as a 42-year-old, the triathlete-turned-time trialist hopes to compete for a third Olympic medal in Rio. Here is a look at the Felt DA1 her husband and mechanic has meticulously assembled.Armstrong and her husband, Joe Savola, have a unique relationship with the bike in the middle. While some racers can say their husbands help with the bike here and there, how many can say their husband machined parts for their first Olympic gold-...
Tags: Sport, Beijing, Cycling, Kristin, Armstrong, Jim Miller, Kristin Armstrong, USA Cycling, Savola

US cyclist Tejay van Garderen withdraws from Olympics over Zika virus

• Road racer says his decision is due to concern for pregnant wife• Van Garderen hopes to be in position to race at the 2020 GamesThe cyclist Tejay van Garderen has withdrawn from consideration for the USA team for the Rio Olympics over concerns that the Zika virus outbreak could present risks for his pregnant wife, USA Cycling said on Thursday.US health officials have concluded that Zika infections, a mosquito-borne virus, in pregnant women can cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small...
Tags: Usa, US, Sport, World news, Cycling, US sports, Olympic Games 2016, Olympic Games, Rio Olympics, Zika Virus, Zika, USA Cycling, Tejay van Garderen

Tech gallery: US time trial championships

The little things add up in time trials, and at the US national championships, held May 27 in North Carolina, a bevy of interesting little things popped up as riders, teams and coaches tried to squeeze out every last drop of performance. Some details had been set long ago; some adjustments by riders before they rolled down the start ramp, including men's winner Taylor Phinney. Taylor Phinney’s championship-winning BMC TimeMachine TM01How to become a better time trial racer With...
Tags: US, Sport, Cycling, North Carolina, Bmc, Zeiss, UCI, Stevens, Armstrong, Kristin Armstrong, USA Cycling, Phinney, SRM, Evelyn Stevens

Solos smart glasses hit their Kickstarter target

A Kickstarter fund is helping the world's smallest heads-up display for cyclists get closer to becoming a reality. With more than 40 days left until it stops accepting backers, the fund for the Solos smart glasses has already hit its $50,000 target.Related: Recon Jet ReviewRelated: Garmin Varia Vision adds live data to your eyewearThe Solos sunnies need the app to connect to external sensors and display GPS information ADVERTISEMENT The people behind Solos have been working with USA Cycling to d...
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Garmin, Solos, Varia Vision, USA Cycling

Solos heads up cycling display puts a deal in view on Kickstarter

Launched at Interbike last year and now the official heads up display of USA Cycling’s Olympic contenders, the Solos micro display and sunglasses combo is now in production and on Kickstarter to let you get one for half off. Suggested retail will be $500, but the crowdfunding campaign will let you nab one for as […] The post appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Kickstarter, USA Cycling, Clothing-Gear-Tools, Interbike

Endurance Films Training Institute unleashes streaming cycling workout videos on any device

Endurance Films Training Institute (EFTI) has moved their library to a streaming platform to, allowing cyclists (and triathletes, runners and swimmers) access to all of their videos on any device. The videos are produced largely with USA Triathlon and USA Cycling and offer training programs from the likes of six-time Olympic running coach, Bobby […] The post Endurance Films Training Institute unleashes streaming cycling workout videos on any device appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Training, Bobby, USA Triathlon, USA Cycling, Endurance Films Training Institute, Endurance Films Training Institute EFTI

USA Cycling announces Olympic track team

USA Cycling announces Olympic track team
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The future of going fast

Winning bike races meaning skirting the outer edge of sustainability. How light can you make a bike or a wheel before it breaks? How thin can you make a racer's body before he gets sick? How fast can you take that descent without flying off the cliff? The best performances push right up to the edge of disaster. In the future, high-tech tools could precisely measure and analyze the minutiae of performance on and off the bike, guiding the sport out to the razor's edge of possibility. Here, ...
Tags: UCI, USA Cycling, Benjamin Sharp, Stages Cycling

US Cyclocross Nationals Travesty Report: Junior Girls

Note:  if you're a USA Cycling representative or Austin 2015 representative, and want to add a comment, rebuttal, fact, or perspective to this discussion, feel free to email me at [email protected] and I'll post it here verbatim.  I fully accept that I wasn't there and don't know every issue that may have contributed to the decisions that were made.  There may be an explanation for these [Author: Colin R]
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Ford: Bouchard-Hall frank about challenges for USA Cycling

Ford: Bouchard-Hall frank about challenges for USA Cycling
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U.S. includes Phinney in roster for road worlds

After a devastating crash nearly ruined his career, Phinney has been named part of the roster announced by USA Cycling on Friday that will compete this month in Richmond, Virginia. Phinney returned to racing at the Tour of Utah, more than a year after colliding with a motorcycle during the national championships.
Tags: Utah, Richmond, USA Cycling, Phinney, Virginia Phinney