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North Carolina Cycling Talent at Track Nationals

North Carolina continues to create outstanding cycling talent. At last month’s US National Championships in Augusta, Georgia 17 year old Thomas Wrona, became the national criterium champion. “Anyone would have won any of the races, it just happened to be my attack that stuck,” is how Wrona graciously described his victory. In a press release […]

Mars Hill College Cycling Team wins Collegiate Club of the Year

Mars Hill College had a successful 2010 cycling season. As previously reported, the Mountain Lions were second in the team competition at the collegiate national cyclocross championships contested in Bend, Oregon. This result earned the squad enough points to be the number one ranked Division II team in the country. It must be something in […]

Appalachian State University and Wake Forest take Div 1 and 2 cross titles

Two North Carolina colleges took home the honor of Atlantic Conference cyclocross champions. Appalachian State University, racing this past weekend on their home territory of Boone, overtook North Carolina State for the Division 1 title. Wake Forest had no trouble defending their lead in the overall team competition and finished the Atlantic Conference as the […]

Southeast collegiate cycling teams battle for top ten

With the conclusion of the collegiate mountain bike season USA Cycling posted the Division 1 and Division 2 school rankings. In the Division 1 category one southeast college is sitting in the top ten. The Division 2 category has three southeast schools occupying the first ten. The 2008-2009 Division 1 champions Fort Lewis are once […]

2010 Collegiate National Mountain Bike Championships

This weekend the Division I and II collegiate national mountain bike championships were held in Truckee, California. Friday the cross country champion’s jersey was on the line and Saturday was the short track competition. Sunday the downhill finished the weekend of mountain bike racing. Friday was a hotly contested battle for the stars and stripes […]