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Athens Twilight

Under pouring rain the men and women battled for the honor of winning the Athens Twilight criterium. In both races the brutal weather conditions along with the savage pace of the racers decimated the fields. In the women’s field approximately 30 women out of a little over 60 finished. In the men’s field only 50 […]

WE RACE Initiative

If you have ever attended a bike race, there is a noticeable difference between the amount of men racing in contrast to women. What you may not have realized is that women’s racing does not have the same amount of categories as men, creating a steeper learning curve. Women’s racing starts at category 4, not […]

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 […]

Review: Giro Prolight Helmet

Sharp eyed viewers of the 2009 Tour de France might have noticed a slightly different looking helmet on the heads of several Giro sponsored teams during the first mountain stage. Giro was using the world wide media platform of the Tour to unveil their lightest helmet – the Prolight. The primary characteristic of the Prolight […]

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 […]

Race Report: Rock Hill Omnium Woman

The Performance Bicycle Racing Team, America’s newest elite women’s cycling team, battled regional and national-level riders in the Rock Hill Spring Cycling Classic, a three day omnium in its 30th year that included street sprints, a road race with a Queen of the Mountains competition, and a criterium. Evie Boswell-Vilt, Nicole Vincent Jordan, and Dana […]