Under clear blue Malibu skies, the Optum Pro Cycling men and women led media, sponsors and partners on a 2 hour coffee ride. The new team intro was not only a showcase of America’s top men’s and women’s cycling teams, but also of their new Diamondback bikes. The Bike For many cyclists, Diamonback has not […]
16 April 2012 No. This is not correct. This is not the way the story goes. The ending is too soon. Chapters are missing. The story, which began about 3 months ago, was one of courage, valor, and strength. One of a woman who had overcome, not only physically, but mentally and emotionally, the ravages […]
As I swung open the door to the frosty Bulgarini Gelato in Altadena, an immediate smile told me it was her. Jamila Gaskins, a woman of great vision and aspirations, and I were to have a bit of gelato on this gloriously hot Southern California day. We opted to sit outside to have our conversation, […]
When USA Cycling issued the first press release announcing the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championship team, Pua Mata was not on the list. The winner of the 2011 Whiskey Off Road was the first candidate in many minds for a nomination. The Whiskey Off Road, contested 1 May 2011 in Prescott, Arizona, was not an official qualifier for the Worlds team, but with the likes of Catharine Pendrel (Luna Chix) and Kelli Emmett (Giant) showing up for the cash, any result would be worthy. Pua took the win in Prescott in the last minutes of the race, besting Canadian National Champion Pendrel, earning $4,000, and cementing her name as the best Marathon Mountain Bike Racer in North America.
Amy Dombroski is one of the most well-rounded female cyclists in the US right now– one of the few who can boast of National titles in mountain bike, road and cyclocross. And with a full schedule and a handful of goals in 2011, she is persists in her pursuit of pedal perfection. Dombroski is also […]
The Sea Otter Classic 2011 was blessed with perfect weather and incredible energy. Here are some moments caught by our photographer Corey Keizer. Rebecca Rusch puts an incredible amount of time into growing the sport of mountain biking. If you are not familiar with Rebecca, she has won the Leadville 100 multiple times and has […]
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