The women of the Orange & Black kicked off the second half of their season with a month-long racing campaign in Europe that so far has taken them through the motherland of racing in Western Europe.
This year was my 5th time racing the Philly Cycling Classic. It has always been my most favourite race of the season. The course is beautiful, the fan presence is absolutely spectacular, and the race is always challenging…in a way that suits me. This year the race was a lap longer than in previous years, meaning we raced over Strawberry Hill, Lemon Hill, and the famous Manayunk Wall 6 times.
Rising star Mike Woods claimed an emphatic solo victory at this weekend’s Clássica Internacional Loulé. The first one-day race of the team’s six-week stint in Portugal came one week after their impressive performance at the UCI 2.1 ranked Volta ao Algarve, where Woods captured fifth in the race’s queen stage.
A five-man team delivered a complete and dominant performance at Chico Stage Race, a four stage, three day event in Northern California. Scott Zwizanski took home the overall victory, Brad Huff won two stages and helped fellow sprinter Pierrick Naud onto three podiums, and the quintet of Huff, Zwizanski, Naud, Bjorn Selander and Tom Soladay won best overall team.
Stage five was a chance for the sprinters, with the only flat run-in to the finish line over the five days of racing at Volta ao Algarve. The Orange & Black assembled as planned on the final laps, delivering the team’s sprinters to a chance at the finish. Unfortunately, they
Women’s training camp came with several firsts for the Orange & Black. It was the first time the team has held camp further south than the L.A. basin, exploring new territory in the tip of the unforgiving Sonora Desert. It was the first time training camp came after the first race of
As a cycling team, we spend a lot of time in California, but Borrego Springs could be one of the most unique spots the Orange & Black have ever put down their wheels.
Training camp is about riding, riding, more riding. Old friends and new recruits acquaint themselves with each other and their bikes on some of our country’s most stunning stretches of pavement. This photo essay captures a loose chronology of camp.
Our men’s team descended on Oxnard, CA yesterday to begin a block of training and team building in the heart of California’s southern coastline.