Every trail is unique. If you haven’t been involved in the creation or maintenance of your favorite trail (often colloquially referred under the catch-all term, “trail building”), have you ever stopped to consider who is? Have you ever traversed that trail on foot, and taken the time to inspect its nuances up close and personal?
TWENTY20 Pro Cycling has announced the signing of Simone Boilard, who will make her professional debut in 2019. Boilard is a rising talents, and has made the steady climb through the junior ranks, closing out her junior racing with a bronze medal in the junior women’s road race at the UCI Road World Championships.
Josh Amberger shocked the world last year when he emerged first out of the water during the 2017 Kona World Championship. He returned to Hawaii in 2018, but no longer as an up-and-comer. His is a story of tenacity and maturity, and it's one of the most unique of Kona 2018, one he shared with us in his own words.
Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae is amongst the most beloved stars of triathlon. And that’s all thanks to her fierce competitive drive, affable disposition, and never-say-die attitude. We sat down with Rinny a few days after Kona to gain some insight into the mind of a legendary competitor with a new outlook on life.
Daniela Ryf is the most dominant triathlete of her generation. After winning her fourth consecutive Kona world championship, she sat down with us a few days after her historic win to hear about the race day from her unique point of view, in her own words. You don’t want to miss this video interview.
In one of the most epic Kona World Championships in the event's storied history, records were shattered and expectations about the limits of human performance were obliterated. Daniela Ryf successfully defended her three consecutive titles by winning number four this past Saturday in the most dramatic fashion imaginable.
Daniela Ryf is the most dominant triathlete of her generation, and is well on her way to being considered the greatest of all time. She's the reigning, three-time Kona World Champion. So how does she find the motivation to keep training, competing, and suffering in a way that only a few elite endurance athletes ever have?
Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae is one of the biggest superstars the sport of triathlon has ever seen. After stepping away from competition in 2017 to welcome the arrival of her first child, daughter Isabelle, Rinny is back in a big way in 2018. After several wins this season, she has made the Kona World Championship her top objective.
Josh Amberger shocked the world last year by being the first out of the water after the swim leg at the Kona World Championship. A year older and a fair bit wiser this time around, Josh is ready for his sophomore effort at Kona. And no matter what his strategy may be, he’ll come out swinging, ready to fight for the win.
Kaisa Sali has finished in fifth place at each of the past two Kona World Championship races. The rising star from Finland is preparing for her third Kona event in 2018, and she’s eager to go a few places higher and take a podium finish. And hardly anyone would bet against her. After all, third time's the charm, right?
Through our commitment to helping others succeed, we’ve formed the Felt Freedom ambassador squad to help grow local cycling communities. Elizabeth Young is a Freedom ambassador in Southern California, and she's keen to share how she helped create a fun and supportive group ride at her local shop.
Five years ago, Camilla Pedersen suffered a traumatic brain injury after a bike crash during a training ride. After three weeks in a coma, the rising Danish triathlon star was given a grim diagnosis. But now, after a long road of recovery, she's back to her winning ways. Hear what she has to say about her road to recovery.
We're excited to announce a new, limited edition cycling kit, produced in collaboration with Eliel Cycling. Eliel and Felt share an incredibly similar ethos, one rooted in Southern California outdoor culture, iterative product development, and a commitment to performance at the highest level of racing and athletic achievement.
At the Pan American Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, American Ashton Lambie set a new world record in the Individual Pursuit event. Wait, no, that's not entirely correct. Lambie absolutely obliterated the previous record by over three seconds, a veritable eternity when it comes to racing on the velodrome.
Daniela Ryf has won a record fourth 70.3 world championship, obliterating one of the fiercest fields to take victory in dominating fashion. All told, she took the win in a total time of 4:01:12, which included the fastest bike split of the entire event. Now she will turn her attention to capturing a fourth Kona title in October.
The penultimate round of the World Triathlon Series went down this past weekend in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and several Felt athletes scored some big results. Joanna Brown of Canada took a solid fourth place finish overall. In the men’s race, Andreas Schilling of Denmark took fifth place overall.
We’re excited to usher in a new era at Felt Bicycles. Our commitment to making the best bikes in the world is unwavering, and our dedication to sharing the cycling lifestyle with you has been reinvigorated. For longtime Felt fans, we thank you for continuing on the ride with us. For new riders, welcome to the #feltfamily.
Bikes and basketball may not seem to have all that much in common, but superstar Lebron James loves the freedom and speed that comes with riding a bike, and we're pretty cool with that. We welcome Lebron to Southern California and look forward to seeing him out on two wheels someday soon.
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.
There's nothing quite like the heart of a champion. After shocking the world last year with an incredible maiden championship at the Leadville MTB 100 race in 2017, Larissa Connors returned to the famed Colorado town in order to defend her crown against a new crop of rivals.
Jennifer Valente of TWENTY20 earned four gold medals at the 2018 USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships, adding to her already impressive national and world jersey collection. Valente was victorious in Points Race, Scratch Race and Madison, a stunning display of dominance.
The U.S. National Track Cycling Championships wrapped up this past week, and the Texas Roadhouse Cycling Team dominated the event, capturing four national championship titles, as well as three silver medals across a variety of disciplines, with team rider Daniel Holloway putting on a show.
The TWENTY20 Women’s professional cycling team has announced that they’ve signed one of the most uniquely accomplished individuals in the world of cycling. Amanda Coker looks like she was born to ride a bike. The smooth, fluid pedal stroke and relaxed bike position are powered by a grand smile.
"Racing" doesn't have to be organized or categorized. It's a mindset. It's a motivation. It's a desire to take on a challenge. It's all about you and what you can do. We love racing, be it for town line sprints, for Strava segments, for lunch ride bragging rights, or whatever the circumstances may be.
To all the moms out there, happy Mother’s Day. Thank you for not only raising our future, thank you for showing your children how important self-love and care is. You’re amazing, and we appreciate the impact you have on this world. Cheers to continuing to push the envelope of what a “mom” is.
One of triathlon racing’s biggest stars is back for what should be an incredible 2018 season. Three-time Kona Ironman World Champion Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae took a year off form competition last season to welcome her first child into the world. After a long winter of training, the Australian is back.
Felt athlete Wout Van Aert has made history. The Belgian superstar won his third consecutive cyclocross world championship, his second of which came aboard the Felt Fx race bike. After a long and arduous racing season Van Aert showed the world what true champions are made of, taking the spoils on a momentous day of racing.
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.