During scary and transformative times like these, we often look to history to provide insight, answers or comfort. When have similar calamities befallen mankind in the past, and how did we react? Did new innovations result? Was there eventually a silver lining? There is one historic parallel which should be of great interest to the cycling community.
The Outer Line recently sat down with former USA Cycling Chief Mike Plant to discuss his career in cycling, including his work with the Tour du Pont, Tour of China, and the modernization of the sport's national governing body.
Almost every discussion about the future of pro cycling comes down to creating a new business model for the sport. Study after study have suggested that cycling’s fundamental challenges are anchored to its reliance on sponsorship, and its related inability to transform the racing calendar into a more exciting, fan-accessible and season-long narrative. Velon, the […]
ASO's decision not to broadcast marquee races opens the door for someone to create a broadcast platform for women's pro cycling