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Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium

[media-credit id=2 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]The ninth annual Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium in downtown Charlotte brought out the heavy hitters. The women were racing for 25 miles and for a $25,000 total purse while the men were racing for 50 miles and $75,000. In addition the prime bell was going to clang all night long with cash. […]

Giordana Velodrome opens

In the planning stages since 2002, the Giordana Velodrome is opening to the public Saturday in Rock Hill, South Carolina at the Riverwalk community. Local attorney Spencer Lueders, the city’s Economic Development Department, and Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates were the driving force behind the velodrome project, which initially was just going to be a […]

Asheville bids for 2014-15 cyclo-cross nationals

Three cities are in the running to host the 2014 and 2015 cyclo-cross National Championships: Boulder, Colorado; Austin, Texas; and Asheville, North Carolina. To determine viability, USA Cycling examines the strength of each bid after reviewing the proposed course, venue location and available facilities. Additionally, USA Cycling meets with the local convention and visitors bureau […]

Southeast Pro Cycling News

As the transfer season draws to an end, 2012 season contracts for Southeast based pros are becoming public. Greenville’s George Hincapie will continue to ride for BMC in 2012 as is Athens, Georgia teammate Brent Bookwalter. However, his two other Southeast teammates are moving on: John Murphy and Chris Butler. Murphy also of Athens, Georgia […]

2011 Friday Night Fights

Downtown Gaffney once again played host to the Friday Night Fights Criterium. This was the second race in the series and while the field wasn’t huge, the quality of the racers more than made up for it. The category 1/2/3 race was the final race of the evening and they would be racing in the […]

Marhanka wins national championship jersey at Master’s Track Champs

The Upstate has a newly crowned national champion. In a hotly contested points race at the master’s national track championships in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, Darin Marhanka of the POA squad took the stars and stripes jersey. After a rain delay, which forced a pause in the action, 30 laps remained in the points race and Marhanka […]