Summers Not Over Yet the UCI World Cup in New York

Summers Not Over Yet the UCI World Cup in New York
With summer quickly coming to end we felt it was time to point out that there is still a major cycling event to take place within the United States. Lost in all the hubbub over Lance Armstrong, Floyd Landis, and the doping controversy is the news that Windham Resort in the Catskill Mountains of New York...

2009 Pro XCT Promoter Opts Out for 2010

2009 Pro XCT Promoter Opts Out for 2010
Velonews.com reported that the owners of the US Cup MTB Event Management have opted out of the Pro XCT series associated with USA Cycling and UCI for 2010. The move comes in response to reportedly large fees due UCI to continue with the program and the low value of such UCI sanctioning to the average...

Racing versus Riding

Racing versus Riding
The originally planned World Championship Tandem Mountain Bike race to be held in California was canceled by organizers due to low pre-registrations. Although disappointing to the racers out there the cancellation brings up a good question: Do tandem teams prefer to race or just to ride? A large number...

Congratulations to Lance Armstrong

Congratulations to Lance Armstrong
As you are sure well aware, Lance Armstrong has finished 3rd in the 2009 Tour de France. In a memorable showdown of several of the best riders in the world Lance has proven his god given talent at competing on the bike. His efforts and ambitions bring notariety to the sport and awareness to his cause;...

TandemBicycling.com Riders Crowned Kenda Cup West Champions

TandemBicycling.com Riders Crowned Kenda Cup West Champions
Congratulations to Katarina and Mark Koep for their recent championship in the Kenda Cup West Series standings. The tandem pair competed in 4 of the 6 races to accumulate enough points to claim the championship. The two riders carried the TandemBicycling.com flag to its first championship. Way to go...

Commuter Race Proves What We Already Know – Tandems Rule

Commuter Race Proves What We Already Know – Tandems Rule
To highlight the advantages of bicycle commuting and to honor the annual Bike to Work Day in San Jose a race was held featuring three pedal powered and two motor powered competitors. The challenge, to navigate around downtown San Jose while following all applicable traffic laws in pursuit of specific...

Missy “The Missile” Giove Ex Mountain Bike Downhill Racer Accused of Drug Dealing

Missy “The Missile” Giove Ex Mountain Bike Downhill Racer Accused of Drug Dealing
In one of those twists that make you turn your head and say “huh”, Ex- World Champion downhill mountain biker Missy Giove has been arrested for allegedly transporting a huge load of marijuana. Should the allegations stick and she eventually be charged this becomes a sad twist in her career. Read...