Monthly Archives: January 2011

First Look: Team Geox-TMC Team Bike

The Good News: Team Geox-TMC has bikes. The Bad News: This is the only one.

Posted in Equipment, Featured | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Geox-TMC – Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop?

In past years, ASO has generally waited until March to announce the teams participating in the Tour de France. This was typically done to give teams the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities in race situations, allowing ASO to select the most competitive teams for participation. However, this year they elected to announce the 2011 participants … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Teams | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Will the UCI Kill the Radio Star?

As the radio ban debate is taking full flight at the moment, two opposing parties have been set; The UCI with their desire to rid the peloton of radio equipment, and the riders, teams and most cycling fans who feel that radio’s play a key part in professional cycling. The UCI’s argument was first implemented … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Races | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

The Sticky Bidon – January 20, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, January 20, 2011 Cycling World Remembers Carla Swart Deeply Saddened By The Loss of Carla Swart McQuaid: ‘Cycling is bigger than Armstrong, Landis, Contador’ Tour de France Selects 22 Teams Skil-Shimano not surprised to miss out on selection to the Tour de France Sastre Disappointed But Dignified After … Continue reading

Posted in Sticky Bidon | Leave a comment

Letters from Abroad – Bad/Good News for Valentin?

For the past two seasons, Valentin Scherz, a 20-year-old elite cyclocross racer from Switzerland, has come to the US to compete in races as part of the Philadelphia Cyclocross School program. This season he was captain of their 2010 Cyfac-Champion Systems p/b Revolution Wheelworks Team.  In 2010, Scherz successfully defended his Mid Atlantic Cyclocross Series … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Races | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

International Cyclocross Weekend Preview

The cyclocross season is winding down. In fact, it’s been winding down since the end of “holy week” – all that’s left is to determine the winner of the UCI World Cup and to speculate wildly about the World Championships. Sure, there are two more rounds of the Superprestige series – on Feb 6th and … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Races | Leave a comment