Rally UHC Cycling today announces a new partnership with Garmin. The team will be equipped with GPS bike computers and multisport GPS watches to help increase performance and improve recovery.
Rally Cycling is currently enjoying an action-packed winter camp at the Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA in Winter Park, CO. While participating in team building exercises, the riders also received their new jerseys for the 2018 season.
Rally Cycling will race the 2017 edition of the Amgen Tour of California with heart, passion and a desire to make a difference. The team is proud to announce that they will race, and auction online, a collection of hand-painted race bicycles, each inspired by the imagination of a UHCCF grant recipient.
In addition to racing on the road for Rally Cycling and pursuing a dual major in Mathematics and Chinese at the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering, Kelly Catlin is an integral part of the United States track program.
Tom Zirbel smashed the American hour record today in Aguascalientes, Mexico. In his final event as a professional cyclist, Zirbel powered around the velodrome to set a new standard of 53.037 kilometers (32.95 miles). Zirbel topped the almost two-decade old record of 51.505 kilometer set by Norm Alvis in 1997. In setting the American Hour record, Zirbel also set the second fastest hour record time in the world.
We have found a favorite newcomer to watch, 19 year old Neilson Powless of Axeon Cycling landed a fierce attack on Stage 3 riding up Gibraltar Road, and of course, it wouldn’t be a proper AToC discussion without mention of Peter Sagan.
World Champion Peter Sagan (SVK) racing for the Tinkoff team has won his 15th all-time Amgen Tour of California stage after a day of racing arguably the most iconic stretches of California roadway, Highway 1. The 4th day of the 8-day race began in Morro Bay and concluded with a sprint showdown on the Mazda Laguna Seca racetrack in Monterey County.
The second stage of the Amgen Tour of California presented by AEG was a healthy mix of climbing through the hills and valleys between South Pasadena, where the race began, and Santa Clarita, the race finish.
We accompanied Rally Cycling to the San Diego Wind Tunnel earlier this month, and had the opportunity to see how the team uses the tunnel. Members of the team brought their bikes into the chamber and mounted them atop an aluminum platform that measures the effects on the static bike/rider combo by the forced air circulated by a 20-foot propeller on the other side of the building.
We talk about the new Issue of SCB, #132, our Bike to Work edition. We also discuss further safety concerns for the pro pelotons and what the kind of gear changes that could occur in the cycling world at large. Sponsored by Pedego Electric Bikes.
This episode, we’re discussing the opinion letter sent in by San Diego IMBA chapter president Kevin Loomis regarding trail access and a suggested leadership change at the national level of IMBA. We also discuss Mark Andrea’s article on breweries in the Southland and Tim’s love of Valiant Brewery.