We’re counting down the top 10 moments of 2017 for Felt athletes! There were countless race wins by Felt athletes around the world, both at the professional and amateur levels. Here are some of the most exciting victories, achievements, and moments in the lives and careers of Felt pro athletes.
Last week, the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships invaded Cairns, Australia, and Felt athletes put in some performances for the ages. Sina Frei, the reigning U23 European champion, shot out to the front of the field early on in the Women’s U23 event in a dominant performance.
On a pleasant morning in Chattanooga, Tennessee, triathletes from around the world woke up to perfect racing conditions to take on the Ironman 70.3 World Championships. In the pro women’s division, Felt athlete Daniela Ryf proved, yet again, to be the most dominant competitor in the sport.
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.
Wout Van Aert won the UCI Cyclocross World Championship on Sunday riding a Felt FX bike, his second consecutive victory at the sport’s most prestigious event. The Belgian athlete, sponsored by Felt Bicycles, has enjoyed a stellar 2016-2017 racing season with several wins.
Felt’s revolutionary TA FRD track bike has been awarded the prestigious “Bike Design of the Year” award from VeloNews Magazine: “When Felt engineers designed a new bicycle for the U.S. women’s team pursuit squad they tried to overcome a problem that few knew existed."
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.
Daniela Ryf won the Ironman Kona World Championship on Saturday, her second consecutive victory in triathlon’s most prestigious event. The Swiss athlete, sponsored by Felt Bicycles, finished the event with an overall time of 08:46:46, smashing the previous overall women’s course record.
The Olympic Games are considered by many to be the pinnacle of athletic achievement and the zenith of athletic competition. And to win a gold medal is to stamp one’s name firmly in the pages of history. But what of those athletes who win more than one gold medal? Their exploits are the stuff of legend.
TWENTY16 and Felt athlete Kristin Armstrong has been named by USA Cycling selection committee as one of the two time trialists to represent Team USA at Rio Olympics in August. Armstrong, who won a gold medal in Beijing and a gold medal in London, will be focused on a hat trick.
The 2016 Amgen Women’s Tour of California featured a very unique stage in the form of a team time trial, wherein riders on the same team roll out of the starting box in a race against the clock. But this wasn’t just any team time trial, which are typically contested on purpose-built time trial bikes.
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.
Ritch Viola is the founder of Every Man Jack, a company that produces a complete line of grooming products for men. An accomplished age group triathlete, Ritch formed his own team in 2011 to help promote his business, but discovered so much more about how he could contribute to the triathlon community.
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 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships wrapped this past weekend with the five-day festival of bike racing at London’s Lee Valley VeloPark showcasing some of the sport’s top athletes. Felt supported a wide array of athletes at the event, with many of them nabbing world titles and career bests.
The U.S. Women’s track cycling team made history on Friday, March 4, by winning the gold medal in the team pursuit event at the 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships. In front of a capacity crowd at the Lee Valley Velodrome in London, England, the four-woman team defeated Canada.
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.
What's it like to work in the bike industry? We ask Brian Wilson, Felt's Director of Product Development. Brian and his team strive to make sure that every bike is spec’d with the very best components and features to create the ultimate bike for every rider. So how do they do it?
Have you ever dreamed of riding your bike across the world, visiting unknown regions, meeting new people, and seeing all of the wonders from the unique perspective that only a bicycle can offer? Rob Lutter lived that dream, and his epic journey is a testament to the power of cycling.
Meet Daniela Ryf, the new triathlon world champion. The Swiss star has emerged as the new dominant force in the sport of triathlon thanks to a stunning performance on the big island of Hawaii, where she earned her maiden Ironman World Championship. Get to know this once and future queen of Kona.
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.
If you’re new to the bike industry his name may not ring a bell. But, if you’re an industry veteran, you'd know Bill Duehring as the former head of product development of the original GT brand who created the iconic triple triangle frame. Get to know one of the most interesting individuals in the bicycle business.
Swiss triathlon star Daniela Ryf cannot stop winning. Ryf took her second consecutive Ironman 70.3 World Championship this past weekend in Austria. We caught up with triathlon's fastest rising star shortly after her win for a glimpse into the unique mind of a multi-time world champion.
Meet Bob Thomson. A husband, father, rock musician, and certified bike geek. As Felt's creative director, Bob drives the artistic vision behind the art and style of all Felt models. And when it comes to artistic vision, he also has one of the most unique perspectives in the bike industry.
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.
If you've ever followed the sport of BMX, then you have probably heard of Alan Foster. A true pioneer in BMX and all things two wheel, Alan is a veteran at Felt Bicycles who has helped develop some of the company's most storied models and works daily with Felt riders around the world.
Mountain bike videos are a dime a dozen these days. But have you ever seen someone jump a fat bike over a snow plow? Neither had we. So went outfitted a top mountain bike rider with a fat bike and sent our video crew to a little-know ski resort in Switzerland. What could go wrong?
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