August 2013

  1. INSPIRATIONAL AUGUST: Jade Wilcoxson - 2013 U.S. Road and Individual Pursuit National Champion

    "I was scared to do my first bike race with a bunch of boys, I was scared to quit my day job to pursue my cycling passion, I was scared to race my bike after I crashed and broke my arm. Now that I think about it, I'm scared to do things on a fairly regular basis. My point is...
  2. Sagan Speeds to Stage 3 Win in Steamboat Springs

    Peter Sagan (Cannondale) took his second stage victory of the USA Pro Challenge on Wednesday, winning the 170km trek from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs ahead of Argos-Shimano's Luka Mezgec and Ryan Anderson (Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies). The Slovakian champion made it look easy, taking a patient approach to the final 200m. While BMC's Greg Van Avermaet jumped early and Anderson took...
  3. Champion System Taking Determined Squad to Colorado

    Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Craig Lewis earned most aggressive rider honors after a solo attack on Stage 4 of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. (Cathy Fegan-Kim, VeloImages (www.veloimages.com) Aspen, Colo - The Champion System Pro Cycling Team is sending an experienced roster of climbers to vie for the overall title of the seven-day USA Pro Challenge that...
  4. Ben Stoneberg - Crossfit Athlete, 2013 Crossfit Games

    "As a Crossfit athlete there are down times and times where you feel like you haven't improved! It's at those times I think about how far I've come and think what a waste it would be to stop! I say enjoy the journey and embrace every moment even if it's bad, because it's all going to make you a better...
  5. Bell Earns Most Aggressive Rider Honors in Norway

    Harstad, Norway - Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Zach Bell earned most aggressive honors on Sunday's Stage 4 of the Arctic Race of Norway after leading a solo attack from a six-man breakaway, while teammate Chris Butler finished just outside the top 10 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Bell, along with five other riders, escaped just before...
  6. INSPIRATIONAL AUGUST: Ted King of Team Cannondale

    I hit the ground at 53kph. With no more protection than a millimeter or two of neon green spandex plus some aerodynamic styrofoam atop my head, I didn’t stand a chance. My jersey has a some tears and my helmet received a few minor dings, but instead of a glancing skim across the asphalt, the crash was a shockingly brunt...
  7. INSPIRATIONAL AUGUST: Pat McCarty of Team Bissell

    "A positive attitude should be trained in the mind, just like any physical attribute is trained in the body... I was most of the way through my first Grand Tour (a three week bike race), when I realized the only obstacle I had control over, was my attitude. If I were going to compete and finish, the course, competitors, and...

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