One of the most endearing features of a bicycle is that it’s a relatively simple machine. But in between routine mechanical services from your local bike shop, make sure your bike is safe to pedal and performing at its optimal level with these five essential checks that you should perform before every ride.
Winter has arrived in the northern hemisphere, and that means shorter days, colder weather, and additional precipitation. Of course, racing cyclocross is also a great way to stay fit in the wintertime. But for those sticking to the road, here are a few tips to maximize your bike’s ability to handle some big-mile days during winter.
Rally UHC Cycling’s Megan Jastrab won gold in the junior women’s road race at the UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire, England, narrowly finishing ahead of Belgium’s Julie De Wilde. The 17-year-old American was perfectly set up by her USA Cycling teammates heading into the technical finale of the 86-kilometer race.
In the final individual time trial of his under-23 career, Rally UHC Cycling’s Brandon McNulty claimed bronze at the U23 World Road Championships in the Individual Time Trial. The performance marked McNulty’s fourth world championship medal which includes a junior world title from 2016.
The world is best seen from the saddle of a bicycle. That’s one of the countless reasons why cycling holds such glorious appeal to so many people around the globe. It’s also the reason why riding long distances holds such a unique mystique. We all yearn to maximize our time on the bike. Here's how.
Rally UHC Cycling’s road captain, the venerable Svein Tuft, is calling it a career at the Grand Prix Cyclistes de Québec and Montréal on September 13th and 15th. The 11-time Canadian National Time Trial Champion and two-time road champion will lead a roster full of Canadians at North America’s premier WorldTour one-day races.
We're race fans through and through, and we'd love to watch our favorite racers roll up to the start line for one more season. But life is much, much more than bike racing, and we're always thrilled when our athletes can retire on their own terms. Thank you, Allie, for the memories—we salute you.
The Tour of Utah kicks off on August 12 and runs through August 18, and it's an annual showcase of some of the best talent in North America, along with some of the United States's most epic riding areas and landscapes. We caught up with two pros from Rally UHC Cycling, each of whom has a unique perspective on the event.
There’s never been a better time to treat yourself to a new road bike, or to start road cycling for the very first time. Thanks to the latest advancements in bicycle technology, today’s road bikes are lighter, stiffer, more comfortable, and better performing than ever before. But what bike is best for you?
The Rally UHC Cycling men's team arrived in Zurich, Switzerland, this week to compete in the biggest stage race in program history, the WorldTour ranked Tour de Suisse. Running from June 15 to June 23, the race features epic snowy mountain passes and lush rolling valleys, highlighting Switzerland’s natural beauty.
Rally UHC Cycling earned an invitation to the most prestigious day of racing on the women’s calendar, La Course by Le Tour de France. The team received one of only five wildcard spots available and returns to the race for the first time in four years. Described as a ‘puncheurs’ course, it will suit those riders with raw power.
Over the past few seasons, Rally UHC Cycling has created one of the best traditions in all of pro cycling. Each year at the Tour of California, the team creates several unique, custom-painted race bikes for select riders. They're then auctioned off with all proceeds going towards an incredible charity.
Brandon McNulty Il Giro di Sicilia in spectacular fashion on Saturday, with Rally UHC Cycling successfully defending his leader’s jersey on the legendary slopes of Mt Etna. McNulty finished fourth on the final stage after his teammates, one by one, sacrificed themselves en route to the greatest GC triumph in team history.
With tough early season contests in Spain and Oman under their belt, Rally UHC Cycling enters a second block of European racing with renewed strength and confidence. The team lands in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport Friday for a five-week campaign that begins in France and ends with England’s Tour de Yorkshire.
The first stop of USA Cycling’s Pro Road Tour finished as strongly as it had started for Rally UHC Cycling with Sara Poidevin claiming second from the breakaway on the final stage of the Redlands Bicycle Classic. Megan Jastrab collected the field sprint for fourth and Krista Doebel-Hickok won the Queen of the Mountain.
The Sho-Air TWENTY20 Pro Cycling team just kicked off its season by winning the Team General Classification at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. Team rider Erica Clevenger also took home a stage win on the final day of the event. Learn more about Erica and what makes her team so unique in pro cycling.
The Redlands Bicycle Classic is one of the longest-running and most prestigious stage races in the United States. Check out our behind-the-scenes photo gallery of the Stage 1 time trial and the Sho-Air TWENTY20 Pro Cycling women's team to catch a glimpse into the world of pro cycling.
At the end of a grueling four-week-long Spanish campaign that included forays into Mallorca, Valenciana, Murcia, and Almeria, Rally UHC Cycling closed their Spanish tour by seizing control of the peloton to deliver Colin Joyce to an incredible fifth place finish in the Vuelta a Andalucía finale.
After an extended stay in Spain, Rally UHC Cycling returns to the Arabian Peninsula to tackle the Tour of Oman from February 16 – 21. With six stages, featuring a mix of climbing and desert crosswinds, the race will test the peloton’s resolve as Rally UHC Cycling’s Middle Eastern campaign begins.
After a Mediterranean season opener on the island of Mallorca, the men of Rally UHC Cycling travel to the Spanish mainland to tackle three of the most prestigious races in Spain over the course of eleven days: Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Vuelta Ciclista a la Región de Murcia, and Clasica de Almeria.
Rally UHC Cycling has received an invitation to one of the world’s most historic one-day races, Le Flèche Wallonne. As part of Belgium’s Ardennes Classics Week, this grueling one-day race occupies the heart of the spring season. Rally UHC Cycling's inclusion is the first time an all-North American team will take part.
With the start of a new racing season comes the opportunity to test out new equipment, bond with teammates, and get in plenty of base miles. Those are the primary goals for any pro team's early season training camp. The men of Rally UHC Cycling are getting ready to take on the best in the world throughout 2019.
For the past few years every January, the Rally UHC Cycling pro continental team has converged near the Santa Monica Mountains in Southern California to kick off a new racing season. It's a time to meet up with teammates, take in plenty of base miles, and to check out and test ride their new bikes and gear.
Both men's and women's contingents of the Rally UHC Cycling pro continental squad will race the Felt FR Disc road bike in 2019. Here's a look at the all-new team bike, with TIME pedals, SRAM drivetrains, HED wheels, Arundel bottle cages, Garmin computers, Easton components, and Kenda tires.
We're incredibly excited to announce our new partnership with Rally UHC Cycling, which will see us serve as the team's equipment sponsor for the next three racing seasons. Both men’s and women’s contingents of the American-based, Pro Continental squad will ride the FR Disc in road racing events and the DA in time trials.
As 2018 comes to a close, we’re looking back on a year filled with incredible moments from our family of professional teams and athletes. The dedication these athletes put towards their competitive goals inspires us to ride, train, and push ourselves further, and it's also a vital component into how we create the best bikes.
Jennifer Valente of the TWENTY20 Pro Cycling Team earned a stage victory and the Frontier Airlines Sprint Competition Jersey at the crowd packed four-day Colorado Classic stage race this past weekend. Valente showed from the first sprint on stage one that she was in command, where she took the time bonus.
The Felt-powered Holowesko-Citadel pro cycling team has taken the 2017 Tour of Utah by storm, winning two of out four stages thus far. On Stage 1, Ty Magner took an emphatic sprint victory and captured the overall leader’s jersey. On Stage 4, Magner’s Holowesko teammate John Murphy took a huge win.
Both the Felt-powered pro cycling teams of Holowesko-Citadel and TWENTY20 Sho-Air put in dominating performances over the past weekend, with each taking home the general classification titles at the Cascade Cycling Classic. The Bend, Oregon, event is one of the most prestigious races in North America.
Robin Carpenter of the Holowesko-Citadel pro cycling team continued his winning ways in 2017 with an impressive victory at the Winston-Salem Classic. Carpenter’s teammate, Ty Magner, took victory in the event’s criterium the day prior. The short but tough climb up Pilot View Street proved decisive.
Felt Bicycles is proud to announce its sponsorship of both the Crelan-Charles pro cyclocross team, and the Verandas Willems-Crelan Pro Continental road cycling team for the 2017 season. The new Belgian-based outfits will be among the most unique in the sport thanks to its focus on both road and cyclocross.
World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist Chloe Dygert has re-signed for the 2017 season with TWENTY20 RIDEBIKER Professional Cycling. Dygert, a native of Brownsburg, Indiana, continues to flourish in the program, adding versatility and experience to the long-standing and dominant Twenty20 Ridebiker team.
The Felt-powered TWENYT16 women’s pro cycling team has been having a stellar season thus far, racking up wins left and right and showing a dominant performance at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. The squad took the victory in the Team GC category, while captain Kristin Armstrong secured the overall win.
The Holowesko-Citadel men’s pro cycling team has been enjoying one of its most exciting seasons in recent years, punctuated by several scintillating victories and a few heart-stopping near misses. In early April, the team headed to sunny Southern California for the 31st annual Redlands Bicycle Classic.
It’s 8:45am on a Wednesday in the city of Highland, California, and the Redlands Bicycle Classic is about to begin. The fastest road racers from all across the Americas are lined up at the start, ready to roll out for a neutral procession before charging into racing action and a brutal day on the bike.
The TWENTY16 Ridebiker powered by Sho-Air professional women’s cycling team’s 2016 race season has been ramping up throughout the Spring, and the squad has been racking up wins at domestic events like Valley of the Sun Stage Race and Chico Stage Race, with an eye toward other big races.
Although the Holowesko cycling team kicked off their 2016 racing season back in January at the Tour de San Luis in Argentina, they hosted their first official team training camp earlier this month in the city of Greenville, South Carolina, getting together for a few days of riding, strategizing, and good times.
The TWENTY16 Ridebiker powered by Sho-Air Women’s Pro Cycling Team continued its impressive run of form by winning the Chico Stage Race last weekend. Allie Dragoo, who stormed to victory two weeks prior at the Valley of the Sun Stage Race, continued her winning ways this season.
The TWENTY16 Ridebiker powered by Sho-Air professional women’s cycling team kicked off its 2016 racing season at the Valley of the Sun Stage Race near Phoenix, Arizona. The three-day event, which ran February 12-14, saw TWENTY16 athletes put in a dominating performance.
Go behind the scenes of the TWENTY16 professional women's cycling team as they prepare for the start of the racing season with a team camp in sunny Southern California. Glimpse what it's like for a pro cycling team during this time of new equipment, new goals, and a new season.
It's one thing to win a world championship on the biggest stage in sporting competition. It's quite another to double-down with two rainbow jerseys in a single event. Here's how TWENTY16 Women's Pro Cycling Team rider Chloe Dygert achieved the nearly impossible feat of ascending to the top step of two podiums.
They came, the saw, they conquered. Here's how the ragtag group of underdogs of the Hincapie professional cycling team went to the biggest race on the domestic circuit and emerged with stage wins, jerseys galore, and well-earned respect from the world's best cycling teams.