Riders pedaled silently into the Kansas countryside Friday morning to honor Moriah Wilson and to try to process her tragic death.
Brook Watts laid the foundation for the Fayetteville ’cross worlds from 2019 to 2021. Transgender legislation in Arkansas prompted a severing of the relationship.
A stage win and the Tour de France polka dots are huge accomplishments for the riders at Team Ineos Grenadiers. But these prizes won't suffice for the history books, the crusty press corps, or team management, writes Fred Dreier.
Doping rings often use legal pharmaceuticals that have been illegally diverted to the black market. The Outer Line examines how anti-diversion tactics used by the healthcare industry can be used to combat doping.
The Outer Line examines the role that rider agents play in pro cycling. These power brokers can influence which riders start in which races, who gets a contract and who is left out, and how much a rider will get paid.
VN Podcast: Should the Tour Down Under change? UCI and gravel; plus, James Piccoli and Larry Warbasse
On this week's episode of The VeloNews Podcast, the guys debate whether or not the Tour Down Under should shake up its traditional format. Plus, interviews with Larry Warbasse and James Piccoli.
Three years after the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway, the race's problematic financials shed light on how not to organize a major international sporting event.
Special guests Lennard Zinn and Nick Legan help explain the complexities of the tire, tire pressure, and how those things lead to changes in comfort, grip, rolling resistance and much more.
Dirty Kanza winner Colin Strickland sits down to discuss his 2019 campaign and the reasons why he said 'No, thank you' to the WorldTour. Plus, Andrew Hood checks in from the Tour Down Under.
The Outer Line examines the news that Bjarne Riis will take a director role with NTT Pro Cycling for 2020.
The Outer Line charts the victories and top-10 finishes of the UCI men's WorldTour squads, and draws some sharp conclusions about which teams are succeeding, and which teams are not.
For SRAM, an opportunity is born — and for Campagnolo, a moment of reflection. What does Movistar's move to SRAM mean for component manufacturers?
Frozen temperatures, heavy rain, and an extremely difficult course combine to make Namur World Cup race one of crashes, abandons, and epic racing.
Van der Poel's biggest enemy in coming years could be over-ambition as he continues to challenge across three disciplines.
Contributor Rebecca Reza followed Israel Start-Up Nation on a training ride through the Negev Desert. The ride took in sights, sand, and plenty of history.
Female cyclists are at a lower risk of suffering Sudden Cardiac Death than male athletes, but women should still learn about ways to screen for heart problems before engaging in endurance sports.
The time is right for pro women's cycling to see growth in audience and racing days, writes veteran Dutch journalist Raymond Kerckhoffs.
Alejandro Valverde's involvement with the Operacion Puerto doping ring makes him a controversial figure. On paper, Valverde is pro cycling's best male rider over the past decade.
Former Giro d'Italia boss Michele Acquarone pens a lengthy opinion column on how pro cycling should address its many problems.
The association of men's pro teams, AIGCP, is attempting to force a debate with the UCI about the fundamental problems of pro cycling.
The boom in gravel racing makes it a strong alternative to a career in the WorldTour thanks to increased sponsor interest and rapid expansion in events.
The 2020 Tour de France route boasts nine mountain stages, and plenty of climbing. The Outer Line says the race will be won during the sole individual time trial on stage 20.
The Amgen Tour of California's best battles involved riders on U.S. domestic teams as they battled against the sport's biggest stars.
Phinney's talents on the bike were matched by his ability to express himself off it. We trace the key threads that ran through his career, as he told them to us.
The Outer Line was at the finish line of the Race Across America this year, and gained an inside look at the punishing 3,000-mile event.
Jonathan Vaughters's new book "One-Way Ticket: Nine Lives on Two Wheels" sheds new light on pro cycling's 'EPO era'
Seven months after the tragic death of Paul Sherwen, NBC Sports will slot several announcers into its Tour de France broadcast
The UCI's new reforms to track racing leave no room for sponsor-backed trade teams
The women's-only Colorado Classic faces many of the same challenges that plagued previous editions of the men's race. Can it turn the corner?
On paper, Jakob Fuglsang should be a top contender for the Tour de France. Why do we have a hard time lumping him alongside Thomas, Dumoulin, and the other favorites?
A new study by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation suggests that there is no such thing as too much exercise. But recent stories about cardiovascular problems amongst cyclists suggests otherwise. We examine the competing facts in this medical debate.
The non-traditional racing calendars of WorldTour teams brings riders closer to fans, however they also create potential pitfalls on social media
What's the buzz at this year's Dirty Kanza? Tire choice and weather conditions surpass pro participation and corporate ownership
Cycling’s dependence upon financial sponsorship could leave it more susceptible to sports-washing
In chapter 9 of the Rapha Roadmap, the authors explore ways to create an emotional connection between fans, participants, and pro racing
In this chapter of the Rapha Roadmap, we examine whether different structures could create new revenue models for pro cycling
Pro cycling needs to break free from its sponsorship-revenue model, and develop new ways to bring money into the sport
Pro cycling needs to do more than just develop and produce more compelling television broadcast coverage. It also needs to explore and embrace new approaches and technologies.
Cycling can build its fan base by telling compelling stories about the personalities in the races and by harnessing modern broadcast technology to enrich the viewer experience.
Reimagining cycling's points structure and the way that grand tour overall results are decided could encourage fans to follow cycling all season long.
Lulled into a false sense of security, my bike was stolen at one of the biggest cyclosportives in Europe. Please learn from my mistake, because it could happen to you too.
With WorldTour teams dependent on short-term sponsorships, there's a lack of continuity. Regionally based teams or a franchise-based model could help fix that.
The current pro cycling calendar is a patchwork of events lacking a clear season-long narrative. A major shakeup could make it more accessible for fans.
Northwest Arkansas is vying to be considered alongside places like Boulder, Colorado and Austin, Texas as a hotbed for active people, namely cyclists.
Zwift's growing online racing scene has attracted millions of dollars of investment capital and legions of devoted indoor cyclists.
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Women's cycling has a deep history with champions that overcame unbelievable hardships, but those stories sometimes go untold.
Track pursuit teammate Dygert remembers Catlin's quirky, sometimes reserved personality after years of racing together with Team USA.
Could Van Avermaet have won Omloop if he'd played the tactics differently? We debate an exciting classics opener and look ahead to the spring season.
Where should cycling and pro sports draw the line when it comes to companies and countries that are morally suspect?
Like fans of any other sport, cycling enthusiasts can't easily pin down the names of the five greatest cyclists of all time.
The UCI needs to hold riders and teams responsible for sexist behavior with real consequences and penalties.
These one-week stage races help us through the winter months. They can also provide key indicators of who will be winning big come summer.
Corporate acquisitions spell the end of Team Sky's salad days. The world's dominant cycling team may be forced to trim its budget in coming years.
The late Paul Sherwen's legacy extends well beyond the world of pro cycling. He devoted his life away from the races to helping the Ugandan people.
Running is wildly popular in America. Cycling? Not so much. With new leaders at the helm of EF and USA Cycling, can cycling take a cue from foot races?
Cycling's tactical nuances lend themselves to confusion over what is corrupt and what is harmless sportsmanship.
The pro peloton has a number of young up-and-comers who are in line to emerge as new superstars in 2019. Here are our five favorites.
WADA is at a turning point. The next few months will be both a challenging time and a time of opportunity for the anti-doping agency's leaders.