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Behind the Wheel: Rally director Eric Wohlberg's 1964 Buick LeSabre estate wagon

Rally Cycling team director Eric Wohlberg prepares for travel like everyone else — with one exception. As often as possible, he avoids ai...

Stepping up: Three US teams aim for Pro Continental status in 2018

EDMONTON, Alberta (CT) — Three teams and three seasons removed from the WorldTour, Evan Huffman (Rally Cycling) will advance next season ...

Cannondale-Drapac riders stuck in career limbo as team searches for sponsorship

JASPER, Alberta (CT) — The Cannondale-Drapac team bus was the first to arrive Friday morning, nearly two hours before the Stage 1 start o...

US U23 national champ Geoffrey Curran poised to strike in 2017

Nearly nine years ago, on a February day at the Rose Bowl, a 12-year-old Geoffrey Curran was in the parking lot crowd of the iconic stadi...

Q&A with Axel Merckx: Team's exclusion from California is 'unfortunate for development of US cycling'

During his 15-year professional career, Axel Merckx experienced cycling’s disappointments as much as any rider. But as a team owner and d...

One step at a time: Teenage phenom Adrien Costa looks to build on breakthrough season

After his impressive debut season last year with Axeon Hagens Berman, Adrien Costa returned to his family’s home in Oregon and did what a...

Room to grow: With an eye on the WorldTour, Evan Huffman to return with Rally in 2017

Drayton Valley, in central Alberta, is about as far removed from Kazakhstan as imaginable. The rural town has a population of around 7,00...

After Alberta victory, the waiting game begins for Robin Carpenter

Now the waiting game begins for Robin Carpenter. Two years after breaking through with a solo stage win at the USA Pro Challenge, Carpent...

Faces of the Future: Colin Joyce, 2016 Tour of Alberta stage winner

American Colin Joyce has been winning bike races for nearly a decade, but the UCI 2.1 Tour of Alberta is a far different animal than juni...

Canada's Mike Woods, on his first WorldTour season: 'There are no easy days'

Bike racing is bike racing, but nothing can prepare a developing rider for the elite level of the WorldTour. Friends and teammates can te...

After an eventful 2016 season, Bauke Mollema returns to defend Alberta title

Nine years into his pro career, Bauke Mollema still has the boyish appearance of a neo-pro. His angled, narrow facial features and short-...