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Rider bio: Isaac Enderline

The two toughest cyclocross races in the east are Three Peaks in Boone, North Carolina and Iron Cross in Gardners, Pennsylvania. Both ‘cross races are modeled after the legendary Three Peak cyclocross race in England – an epic race that tests a rider’s endurance as well as mental fortitude. Boone’s Three Peaks offers three tough […]

Rider Bio: Glenn Thrift

If you race in the Carolinas there’s a strong chance that you’ve met, seen or definitely heard the deep Southern drawl of 53-year old Glenn Thrift. This self described “red neck from Pickens” has a long history in the sport of cycling. Thrift was originally a runner who would accumulate 80 to 90 miles a […]

Rider Bio: Charlie Hough

The Les Amis squad [French for “The Friends”] was founded in 1996 by, appropriately enough, a group of friends. Since then it has sponsored a junior program development team coached by Matt Van Vleet. The white and yellow kit of this Greenville team can often be seen at training rides and races in the Southeast. […]

Rider Bio: Cinthia Lehner

If you have been paying attention to collegiate racing you have probably seen Greenville native Cinthia Lehner’s name at the top of the results list. This 19-year old freshman from Lees McRae College with an impressive racing resume and top placing in the junior national championships, now has her eye on the upcoming collegiate championships […]

Rider Bio: John Murphy

Last  Sunday  BMC’s John Murphy stepped into the big league of professional cycling – racing Paris-Roubaix. This is not the Athens native’s first day at the rodeo. Murphy has ridden the Roubaix cobbles as a U-23 rider for the U.S. National team, finishing in 13th place in 2006. Murphy answered Carolina Cycling New’s hard-hitting questions and […]