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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 ...

Axel Merckx on team tragedies: 'I don’t want to ever experience this again'

With the recent application for a UCI Pro Continental license, there is a clear path forward for the successful Axeon Hagens Berman progr...

The kid who beat Armstrong: Keegan Swirbul's journey back to form and fitness

Professional cycling is full of unknowns. Oftentimes, the hardest aspect of the sport doesn’t come during the race, no matter the duratio...

Reflecting on Utah field sprint: No satisfaction in second place for Lawless

Dealing with failure is a reality of any sport, and one that becomes easier with experience. This is especially true in pro cycling, wher...

American cycling press officer Sean Weide dead at age 49

Sean Weide, public relations manager for the Axeon Hagens Berman cycling team, was found dead in his apartment in Omaha, Nebraska, Tuesda...

A tribute from the team soigneur: Remembering Chad Young

On Friday, April 28, American Chad Young succumbed to head injuries sustained five days earlier during a high-speed descent at the Tour o...

Axeon Hagens Berman team announces passing of Chad Young

Following Thursday’s announcement that Chad Young was ‘not expected to recover’ from a crash at the Tour of the Gila last Sunday, his Axe...

Chad Young 'not expected to recover' after Tour of the Gila crash

American racer Chad Young is “not expected to recover” from injuries he sustained in a crash at the Tour of the Gila last Sunday, his Axe...

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...

Dunbar poised to seize chances heading into year two with Axeon Hagens Berman team

He’s seen as a promising young talent for the future, an aggressive rider who has fired off a salvo of long-range attacks in recent seaso...

Photo gallery: 2017 Axeon Hagens Berman team camp

The 2017 Axeon Hagens Berman held a training camp January 8-18 in Calabasas, California. Founded in 2009 by Axel Merckx, the Continental ...

Commentary: These were the 10 most important stories in US cycling in 2016

There were countless stories to emerge during the 2016 season that had great significance, and impact, on American cycling. These were th...

Baptism by fire at Tour of Britain for US prodigy Adrien Costa

A momentary lapse of concentration is all it can take to end a race. Sometimes a rider touches a wheel absent-mindedly, sometimes taking ...

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...

Riding the rollercoaster: Days after broken collarbone, US champ Greg Daniel finalizes jump to WorldTour

At the recent Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, the peloton was screaming towards the grueling climb of Mount Nebo on the fifth stage when a ...

Adrien Costa: A mind that moves mountains

He sits down in the plush armchair, but instead of leaning back, he leans forward – elbows on the knees, hands clasped together. Tense, n...

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de Beauce

Celebrating its 31st edition, the 2016 Tour de Beauce did not disappoint in providing a week of aggressive racing. While the WorldTour te...

Stars-and-stripes saga: The backstory behind Greg Daniel's missing national champion's jersey

Over Memorial Day weekend, 21-year-old Greg Daniel shocked the favorites with an emphatic victory at the U.S. national road championship....

Anatomy of a victory: How Greg Daniel surprised the favorites and won the US national championship

“Immediately after the race, I said I pity the reporter who’s going to try to recreate what happened, because it’s going to be impossible...