California

Cycling Santa Cruz, California

One of the last group of riders I saw heading down the hill before I got drenched.

Orange-yellow California Poppies beckoned brightly through the greenery edging the trail, while beyond the sparkling blue Pacific ocean shimmered, delighting my eyes. The smell of Eucalyptus wafted up as I pedaled along.

Where are the California Cycling Fans?

Amgen Tour of California, May 13, 2014–By Jim Freibert–Special reporter to Cyclists International–Opinion After nine years of solid efforts by a multi-billion dollar entertainment company, one might wonder where the fans were at the Amgen Tour of California. Like almost…

Wiggins Takes Lead at Tour of California Time Trial

Folsom, CA. –May 12, 2014 The Wig is back! Winning the Amgen Tour of California first time trial in stage two of this great eight-stage race across the big western state was anticipated and delivered. Now in Yellow, the Brit…

Cavendish Out-sprints Sagan in First Stage Tour of California

Sacramento, CA. (May 11, 2014) Mark Cavendish, “the fastest man on earth,” has won the first stage of the Tour of California. The 2014 Amgen Tour of California began and at the State’s Capitol building in Sacramento, with the Omega…

Germans Triumph by One Lap at Hollywood Championship

The Germans Leif Lampater and Christian Grasmann won the final Madison on Sunday night at the Hollywood Championship Cycling event by adding an extra lap to their total count. The USA Team of champions Bobby Lea and Jackie Simes had…

California wins Madison, Germany Leads at Half Six Day Race

October 12, 2013–By Jen Benepe Day 2 of the Hollywood Half-Six Day Track Event Features Aggressive Riding The two riders in Team California, Guy East and Daniel Holloway took the final sprint to the line in the final Madison at…

Cyclists International to Air Six Day Track Cycling Event on Sunday

This Sunday Cyclists International will host a simulcast of the first half-Six Day to take place in the United States for decades. Airing from Carson, CA., the event will feature world and Olympic champions from around the world. The simulcast…

Colby Pearce and Jake Duehring to Race at CA Half Six-Day

Many time national track Champion Colby Pearce will pair up with National Pursuit champion Jake Duerhing at the new half-Six Day races in California in two weeks. The pair will represent the Orange County California Team at the Hollywood Championship Cycling…

National Champ Moir, Bad-Boy Kovalcik To Race Half-Six-Day in CA

Ian Moir, two-time USA National Madison champion and Zachary Kovalcik, a tattoo and piercing-totting ex-messenger will be hitting the track next month in the first half-Six Day race to be held in the U.S. since the 1940’s. The two will…

New Half-Six-Day Race Signs USACRITS Champ Hilton Clarke

Sept. 26, 2013–California–By Jen Benepe Coming off his July USACRITS first place triumph, Aussie Hilton Clarke will be racing the new 3-day track races being held in California this October. Clarke, who will be crossing over into track racing from road for the first…