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Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup Los Angeles

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Carson, CA. – The fourth and final leg of the UCI World Cup Series kicked off last night at the Velo Sports Center. The world’s top elite cyclists are in town to compete one last time over two days to qualify for the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships to be held in Hong Kong on April 12-16. This is the last major competition before world’s and the first time since 2008 that Los Angeles as hosted a world cup event.  Continue reading Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup Los Angeles

Olympian Kirsti Lay Competes at Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Los Angeles

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Carson, CA. – The Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup Los Angeles is happening this weekend at the Velo Sports Center. A great opportunity to watch elite cyclists compete and some of your favorite riders like Canadian Kirsti Lay. Continue reading Olympian Kirsti Lay Competes at Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Los Angeles

RALLY CYCLING MEN’S & WOMEN’S TEAMS EXCITED FOR 2017 CAMPAIGN

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Torrance, CA. -While waiting for the shuttle in the parking lot of the American Honda headquarters, I had the opportunity to meet a local cycling rider from the club South Bay Wheelman. We began to talk about local cycling, his cycling club and about the state of cycling in Southern California and the United States. We were both enthusiastic about attending the Rally Cycling 2017 Team Launch Party at the American Honda Museum less than a mile from the headquarters. Two Rally Cycling vans pulled up and we thought to ourselves, “wouldn’t it be cool if we could ride in the team van?” Well ask and you shall receive! We were fortunate that the driver who is also the team bicycle mechanic welcomed to take the two guests and two other attendees to the party. Continue reading RALLY CYCLING MEN’S & WOMEN’S TEAMS EXCITED FOR 2017 CAMPAIGN

RALLY CYCLING 2017 TEAM LAUNCH

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Torrance, CA. – The 2017 professional cycling season is about to start, and teams have finalized their rosters, finished training camp and are ready to get back in the saddle. Continue reading RALLY CYCLING 2017 TEAM LAUNCH

AMGEN Tour of California – Stage 1

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Peter Sagan celebrates the yellow jersey with the customary podium girls while members of the race media team document the moment. Photo Credit: Dan Ryan, Photographer (Swift Shot Photography)  http://www..swiftshotphoto.com

By Amy Firth, Cycling Writer

For any cycling race, be it a local Gran Fondo, road racing, cyclocross or mountain biking, California always promises backdrop of stunningly beautiful scenery. For the second time in the Amgen Tour of California’s 11yr history the race passes from South to North starting today, in San Diego, for the “grand depart”.  San Diego is a city whose residents thrive on a healthy lifestyle and is home to many passionate cyclists. In fact, it was recently described as North America’s cycling capitol in a survey by San Diego Sports Innovators generating a 600-million-dollar industry supporting 1,100,000 cyclists throughout the county.  Continue reading AMGEN Tour of California – Stage 1