Alex Howes joins us for the final VeloNews Podcast of 2019 to talk Dirty Kanza, USPro, and his ambitions for next season.
U.S. champion renews for 14th season with EF Education First in two-year contract extension
American cycling hit a high point during the UCI world road championships in Yorkshire, winning seven medals, three of them gold. The race produced dramatic wins by Chloé Dygert in the women's elite time trial, and by Quinn Simmons and Megan Jastrab in the junior road races. Longtime race photographer Casey B. Gibson was there to document the action, and to snap photos of Team USA behind the scenes, as the riders, directors, and coaches prepared for the races.
Howard Grotts won his third-consecutive title at the Leadville 100; 18-year-old Quinn Simmons overcame thumbtacks on the course to ride his way into second place.
“The guys who do well at Leadville are the ones who don’t slow down all day. They never lose power.”
Top level roadies bring various ambitions to famed 100-miler in Colorado.
Photographer Casey B. Gibson was on the ground in Knoxville, Tennessee, to document the men's and women's time trial, criterium, and road races at the U.S. Pro Cycling National Championships. Here, we showcase the best images from the many moments of intense racing action.
The 2019 Dirty Kanza featured hot temperatures, sunshine, and a compelling battle in both the men's and women's races. VeloNews photo director Brad Kaminski was in Emporia this year to capture all of the action from the weekend.