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Chloe Dygert: 'I want rainbow stripes every year and four Olympic gold medals'

With a flash of pink and blue, American Chloe Dygert zipped through the finish line in the centre of the Norwegian town of Bergen in Sept...

Route details announced for 2017 Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women's Race

Amgen Tour of California organizer AEG today announced the 256.6-mile course for the 2017 UCI  Women's WorldTour event, which after the c...

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...

Experience pays off in gold as Kristin Armstrong wins rainy Olympic time trial

"I want a third gold medal," American Kristin Armstrong had told media on the eve of the 2016 Olympic time trial, and it was that will co...

Controversy in US Olympic selection as Armstrong makes women's team while national champion is left off

June 24. It was a date the American Olympic hopefuls eagerly awaited...or dreaded. The day USA Cycling would announce its full team selec...

Phinney, Guarnier headline 2016 US Olympic team

USA Cycling announced Thursday the full squad of athletes competing in the cycling events at the 31st Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro this Aug...

LIVE STREAM: Women's US National Road Championships

America’s top professional road cyclists are headed to Winston-Salem for the 2016 Volkswagen Professional Road and Time Trial National Ch...

Women’s Tour of California ends in a lightning fast finale

Hidden within the pack and coming seemingly out of nowhere, Dutchwoman Kirsten Wild (Hitec Products) thundered down the centre of the pel...

Women’s Tour of California: Marianne Vos launches long sprint to take Stage 3 win

After nearly three hours of racing, a dwindled peloton dashed to the finish line in Santa Rosa, making way for a bunch sprint. Coryn Rive...

Big day for American cycling as Megan Guarnier wins the first stage of the women's Tour of California

Without a live feed to watch, the press gathered at the finish line, eagerly peering down the chute, waiting for the women’s peloton to a...

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour of the Gila

Celebrating its 30th edition in 2016, the Tour of the Gila took place in and around Silver City, New Mexico, consisting of three road rac...

McCabe wins Sunset Loop as Dal-Cin snatches GC victory from Acevedo at Redlands Classic

REDLANDS, CA (CT) — Twenty-four hours after a dramatic pile-up in the final turn of the Redlands Criterium sent him somersaulting over hi...

Ulises Castillo, Lauretta Hanson win Redlands Criterium as Sunset Loop looms on horizon

REDLANDS, CA (CT) — Mexico’s Ulises Castillo (KHS-Maxxis-JLVelo) and Australia’s Lauretta Hanson (Colavita-Bianchi) took sprint victories...

Mara Abbott takes Oak Glen summit finish, but uncertain to continue Redlands after mid-race crash

OAK GLEN VILLAGE, CA (CT) — It was an unusual day at the office for American Mara Abbott at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. For the second ...

Photo gallery: 2016 San Dimas Stage Race

It was a busy weekend for domestic racing in the US. While the 2016 USA Cycling Pro Road Tour kicked off with a pair of one-day events in...

Chris Horner, Kristin Armstrong among marquee names for 32nd Redlands Bicycle Classic

Chris Horner, the 2013 Vuelta a España champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong are among the marquee names partici...

After five near-misses, Linda Villumsen finally wins the rainbow jersey

Bronze in the world championship time trial in 2009 and again in 2010. Silver in 2011. Bronze in 2012. Silver in 2013. Linda Villumsen (N...

Evelyn Stevens wins fast, flat Amgen Tour of California time trial

Evelyn Stevens (Boels-Dolmans) won the Amgen Tour of California women’s invitational time trial in Santa Clarita on Friday. The American ...

Kristin Armstrong to come out of retirement for second time

Having already retired in 2009, then returning in 2011 to take a second Olympic time trial gold medal in 2012 and then retiring again, Kr...