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The Diamondback Podium


A delicate balance of speed, aerodynamics, and ride quality. Climb aboard a Podium: The Ultimate Race Bike.

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Phil Gaimon – Winning Races and Sharing Experiences


Phil Gaimon: pro cyclist, clean racer, author, cookie connoisseur, sweet tea enthusiast. The list could go on, but Phil's goal is simple. He wants to share his experience as a professional cyclist with anyone that aspires to take a similar path in life. He wants you to know the highs, the lows, and everything in between. He lives each day with humor, and he most definitely doesn't take life too seriously. Follow along as we ride with Phil though his hometown of LA and experience a day in the life of cycling's most "real" athlete.

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We are proud to present "Between Two Wheels" a video series launching this summer which candid interviews with pairs of our favorite Orange & Black athletes. Our first teaser features a classic moment with Canadian goofballs Will Routley and Ryan Anderson.

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Photo Essay | Turning Wheels for Kids with the San Francisco 49ers


On November 10th, volunteers from Optum Pro Cycling and the San Francisco 49ers teamed up to build bicycles for foster youth in the Bay Area. For the third consecutive year, the two organiations partnered with Turning Wheels for Kids, a passionate 501(3)C run entirely by volunteers who provide bikes, helmets and locks to underprivileged kids around California.

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2014 UCI Team Time Trial World Championship


The women of the Orange & Black faced off against the best riders and teams in the world at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. The team averaged nearly 30 MPH on the 23 mile course to placed 4th overall, just seven seconds shy of the podium. Here are some photos from the memorable race day.

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Photo Essay | Colorado in Black & White| USA Pro Challenge


The chance to traverse Colorado’s snowy peaks and lush valleys for eight days is a gift from nature, but a stage race is inevitably a grind. Daily routine settles over athletes and staff like heavy dust. Nerves and adrenaline vibrate together at each start line. In the thin mountain air, oxygen is a commodity. Lost opportunity hangs heavy in the air after a rough finish, while success and victory heals all. This year’s rain-soaked USA Pro Challenge provided a full spectrum of emotions for the team.