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The USA Cycling Marathon MTB National Championships winners were...

The USA Cycling Marathon MTB National Championships winners were...

The new US national champions in the marathon mountain biking category are Erin Huck and Luke Vrouwenvelder. Small fields of 12 women and 19 men competed in the elite race, held on Sunday in Gambrill State Park in Frederick, Maryland. The route included a tough singletrack. Lea Davison and Deanna Mayles completed the women's podium. Alexis Skarda, the defending champion, made a strong effort to finish sixth after traveling from Bentonville, Arkansas, where she finished third in the 100-mile Bi

USMNT's Greg Berhalter said of the World Cup preparations that the team "can beat anyone" in Qatar.

USMNT's Greg Berhalter said of the World Cup preparations that the team "can beat anyone" in Qatar.

DOHA, Qatar u2014 Eight years ago, Jurgen Klinsmann said it was impossible for the US Men's National Team to win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He told me in a lengthy interview with The New York Times Magazine months before the tournament. Some of the players were annoyed by what appeared to be a defeatist stance. In an exclusive interview with ESPN on Saturday, two days before his US team opens the World Cup, head coach Gregg Berhalter asked himself the same question. He stopped and smiled, "W

QATAR 2022 WORLDCUP BRIEF

QATAR 2022 WORLDCUP BRIEF

The World Cup in Qatar starts today. His last draw for the World Cup group stage was in April, now the whole group is known. 32 teams have confirmed their eligibility for the competition, including the Three Lions and the host country. Wales managed to fend off Ukraine's challenge to qualify for their first World Cup since 1958, joined by Australia and Costa Rica in the second half. World Cup 2022: Qualifying Teams The group stage of the UEFA qualification ended last November, with England, G

The Australian squad won't give up in its battle to remove its top riders.

The Australian squad won't give up in its battle to remove its top riders.

Professional cycling's top teams may have every reason to jealously guard their best athletes so they can continue to produce the victories, points, and prestige that keep their standing high and their sponsors satisfied. Still, many teams for which losing their best athletes are the biggest win. Developmental group, One such team is ARA Pro Racing Sunshine Coast. Three of its racers have already left the Australian domestic circuit in the 2022 season to pursue opportunities to compete professio

Wattbike accepts USA Cycling's official smart bike endorsement.

Wattbike accepts USA Cycling's official smart bike endorsement.

The official smart bike of USA Cycling and the official sponsor of the national team, Wattbike, has announced a new partnership with the organization. (This latest collaboration with cycling's national governing organization in the United States follows a collaboration with AusCycling in Australia.) Wattbikes have long been a proven training tool in the US national team's training regimen. For nearly 15 years, the bikes have been housed at the Olympic Training Center's high-altitude chamber, s

Tour de France 2023: Courses reach for the stars with little sprint opportunities

Tour de France 2023: Courses reach for the stars with little sprint opportunities

The three-week men's race includes stages in the Pyrenees, the Massif Central, the Jura, the Alps, and the Vosges, and follows a 3,400km diagonal path from the Basque country to the German border.

British Cycling Partnered with Shell: Outrage fell out calling it 'Absurd'

British Cycling Partnered with Shell: Outrage fell out calling it 'Absurd'

After announcing a significant new collaboration with the oil company Shell, British Cycling has come under fire from environmental organizations and some of its supporters

Suing Connecticut over its transgender policy is a female track athlete

Suing Connecticut over its transgender policy is a female track athlete

Selina Soule, a track and field athlete from Connecticut, is suing the state of Connecticut due to the state's policy regarding transgender people, which required her to compete against biological males throughout her high school career.

Best Buddies Racing Team will no longer exist in 2023.

Best Buddies Racing Team will no longer exist in 2023.

The charitable organization that helps persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities find opportunities for inclusive living and one-to-one friendships was the Best Buddies Racing Team sponsor for both the 2021 and 2022 racing seasons.

In the Junior Men's Road World Championships, SHMIDT places fifth.

In the Junior Men's Road World Championships, SHMIDT places fifth.

The day's racing began with Shmidt, Alex Gustin (San Diego; LUX Cycling Development Team), and Viggo Moore competing over eight laps of the Wollongong city circuit for 139 kilometers.

After the World Championships accreditation for a reporter was denied, UCI became embroiled in a dispute.

After the World Championships accreditation for a reporter was denied, UCI became embroiled in a dispute.

Iain Treloar, a writer for the Cyclingtips website, had rejected two applications to cover the UCI Road World Championships in Australia. Both times, the championships were held in Australia.

Groad Trip: The Chequamegon 40

Groad Trip: The Chequamegon 40

The ATB (all-terrain bicycle) or drop bar mountain bike is excellent for exploring, thanks to the development of gravel suspension forks and wider tire clearances. But racing is another matter. I've been searching for a situation where such a setup will outperform a lighter rigid gravel bike or a lighter hardtail MTB for a long time. Although I hadn't yet discovered the ideal application, I thought there might be a competitive usage for such a rig. I looked into the Wisconsin race that had never

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