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Caesars Head Challenge Report

In hot and humid conditions riders rolled out from the Palmetto Cove RV park to tackle either the 33, 62 or 102 mile option of the Caesars Head Challenge. The route had been slightly modified from the previous year to eliminate some of the busier roads. One element remained the same for those choosing either […]

Caesars Head Challenge

Gran Fondos are quickly becoming the most widely attended cycling events for a good reason. The recreational rider can chose a scenic loop to enjoy. The competitive cyclist can satisfy their competitive urges as every rider is timed and then ranked afterward. In Europe Gran Fondos are a staple of the cycling calendar. These epic […]

South Carolina State Time Trial Championships

On parcours that race promoter Glenn Thrift described as a power/big ring course, approximately 80 plus riders toed the line in Pelzer, South Carolina for that state’s time trial championships. The distance was just 16 miles with several rollers dotting the course which included at the 10-mile point the longer hill which made the racers […]

Greenville Spinners Time Trial #2

In the second of the Greenville Spinner time trial series Eric Christopherson continued his winning ways on the SCTAC (aka Donaldson Center) 10-mile out and back course. This time the POA rider knocked off an additional 15 seconds from his previous effort in May, stopping the clock at 21:05. Team Globalbike teammates Thad Dulin and […]

Assault on Mt. Mitchell

The 35th annual Assault on Mt. Mitchell took place drawing over 1300 cyclists. The 102.5-mile route encompassed 12,000+ vertical feet of cumulative climbing from Spartanburg, SC to the top of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak in the Eastern U.S. This route is considered to be one of the most challenging in the entire country. This […]