A newbie and a pro: Courtney Nelson and Phil Gaimon on their Mt Washington Hill Climb victories
Get to know the winners and their bikes
Get to know the winners and their bikes
The 35-year-old is part of the new Jukebox Cycling squad but plans to carry on with his own projects: tough climbs, cheeky videos, and all things cookies.
The riders on the multi-discipline squad have lofty ambitions on the road, gravel, 'cross, track, and the internet.
On March 4 Drake Deuel broke Mike Woods' Strava KOM on Maui's famed Haleakala road climb, which soars 9,700 vertical feet over 34.5 miles.
An examination of the similarities and differences between virtual and in-real-life racing at the Redlands Classic.
Cycling was forced to adapt to the harsh new realities of our world. Here's how riders pivoted, and even thrived.
The pros have instincts, training, and planning on their side. But the right choice of gear can affect a rider's decision-making during a race, too.
Known for crushing Strava KOMs after his retirement, Phil Gaimon has never been shy about his (or his competitors’) exploits in the domestic peloton.
Whether you know Phil Gaimon as cookie aficionado, KOM stomper, or domestic and WorldTour pro, you may not know about his earliest years. But he's happy to tell you all about them.
Gaimon's post-racing career leans heavily on Strava's leaderboards. He says the fees are well worth it, but cautions against losing sight of the fun.
Phil Gaimon and Keegan Swenson take us inside their epic rides.
U.S. national mountain bike champion rode 29,680 feet in seven hours 40 minutes to beat previous record set by Phil Gaimon.
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.
USA Cycling has launched a storytelling website called "In Our Own Words," with guest columns by Katie Compton and Phil Gaimon.
When we excuse careless driving by blaming the victims of careless driving, we ensure that other drivers will continue to drive carelessly.
Phil Gaimon's new book has been generating lots of buzz. He pulls no punches in his unvarnished and raw look at pro cycling
While it is fraught in many ways, "Draft Animals" is a blatant attack on cycling's culture of silence.
Fabian Cancellara's lawyers have demanded that Phil Gaimon's publisher stops distribution of "Draft Animals."
Phil Gaimon is retired from pro racing, but he's busier — and maybe faster — than ever. He sounds off on dopers, Strava, and more.
Phil Gaimon is done with pro racing, but he's got one final mission on the bike: snatching Strava KOMs, and you get to pick which ones.
Phil Gaimon announces he's retiring from professional cycling. But it isn't really going to be "retirement" exactly.
VeloNews contributor Phil Gaimon is organizing a new Gran Fondo in Malibu with big climbs and delicious cookies.
Gaimon explains why nationals gives him goose bumps, even if it isn't exactly the most "important" race of the season.
Phil Gaimon reflects on the highlights from his Amgen Tour of California, from In N Out Burger to "Cookie Corner."
Gaimon describes how it is to fight into the Roubaix break, ride the cobbles blind, crash, and eventually withdraw from the Queen of the Classics.
Seven North American riders will line up in Compiègne, France this Sunday to take on Paris-Roubaix
Phil Gaimon is physically unsuited for the stones of Paris-Roubaix, but he is taking Cannondale's call-up to the Hell of the North in stride.
Phil Gaimon contends with Girona's loud church bells, enjoys a trip to Nice with his mother, and dines at the best restaurant in the world, Can Roca.
Phil Gaimon makes short work of the Cannondale team's first aid kit in Argentina then heads to France for more early season action.
In this week's Americans Abroad, we discuss Tejay van Garderen's time trial victory at the Ruta del Sol, his first win of the season.
Phil Gaimon's journey to his first race of 2016, Tour de San Luis, was long and fraught, but he made the best of airplane delays and food vouchers.
Phil Gaimon talks about his second chance at racing the WorldTour, how clean the peloton really is, and what to make of Tom Danielson.
It was a busy week for pro cycling's agents as numerous notable pros renewed contracts or traded to new teams for 2016.
Phil Gaimon returns to Slipstream's Cannondale team after a year away, with a new perspective after the loss of his father.
What does it take for a top domestic rider to make it to the WorldTour? That’s a question several pros are asking themselves.
Optum's Phil Gaimon walks through the finer points of how to make the most of a race's breakfast buffet — always keep an eye on your toast.
Forget what you think you know about this year’s USA Pro Challenge. It’s as wide open a stage race as you’ll watch this season.
Phil Gaimon rides the Tour de Beauce, rests, and returns to training, with help from Henry David Thoreau
Gaimon keeps track of everything he eats during one day of racing at the Amgen Tour of California. Spoiler alert: There are cookies
Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-Quick-Step) is sitting in good position among the main GC protagonists in California
Phil Gaimon's special one-off Diamondback, pro-peloton aero with a cookie-covered custom paintjob, will be auctioned for charity
Phil Gaimon reflects on his pro career, talks about why writing a book was important to him, and samples the best cookies in L.A. area
Gaimon burns some fish, returns to Redlands, and celebrates with a bit of fudge, with an eye to bigger races to come this season
Coryn Rivera and Sebastian Haedo win the finale as Mara Abbott and Phil Gaimon collect the overall titles at the Redlands Bicycle Classic
Brendan Rhim wins out of a break as a crash takes down race leader Phil Gaimon and other contenders
Phil Gaimon and Mara Abbott catapulted to the front of their respective fields using a hard hill on stage 3's Yucaipa circuit to win
Phil Gaimon opens his season at the Volta ao Algarve, getting acquainted with stray cats around town and launching attacks out on the road
Gaimon wraps up his season in Asia and then tries to avoid making eye contact with his bike during a four-week break from riding
American Phil Gaimon is among several riders on the Garmin-Sharp team impacted by Slipstream Sports' merger with Cannondale
Phil explains how the Tour of Utah, USA Pro Challenge, Tour of Alberta, and Canadian WorldTour races end up feeling like a grand tour
The Garmin-Sharp rider checks in as he comes off racing the Tour of Utah and prepares for the USA Pro Challenge
Tom Danielson takes command of the Tour of Utah on what he calls “the hardest climb I’ve ever done” at the end of stage 4
It's funny how the races you focus on and prepare for can go to hell, just like a big result can come by accident, when you least expect it
The Garmin-Sharp rider talks about a pre-race illness and a stage 1 crash that plagued the team in California
When the race starts, the public-relations storm is over, the schedules are issued, and your smart pro goes into "dumb animal mode"
In an excerpt from his forthcoming book, Garmin-Sharp's Phil Gaimon reflects on the day Johnny Sundt taught him a lesson at Univest
Sidi sneakers, Strava's Activity Playback feature, a top-tube-extending headset from Chris King, free tattoos, and wider cassettes from SRAM
The Garmin-Sharp rider writes about finishing the "longest and hardest race" he has ever done
The team made big changes on its roster, signing several younger riders
In his latest blog, the Garmin-Sharp rider talks about settling into his new Spanish lifestyle — and getting comfortable with it all
Phil Gaimon writes about riding onto the podium at his first race as a member of Garmin-Sharp
Vaughters says the squad will meet in February to give the riders more time to spend at home before the season gets going
After spending a week in Argentina, Neal Rogers provides a final analysis of the Tour de San Luis
As Arredondo takes his second stage win, Quintana finishes third to confirm his grip on the leader's jersey by 35 seconds over Gaimon
Phinney misses stage win and Gaimon gives up overall lead in Argentina
Tour de San Luís leader Phil Gaimon reflects on a hard fourth stage at the Tour de San Luís and looks ahead to the race's final mountaintop finish
Has Phil Gaimon locked up the overall victory in his first race for Garmin-Sharp? That depends on who you ask
American's win in Argentina has a lot of cycling observers asking, "Who is Phil Gaimon?"
American is best from a long breakaway to take the overall lead in Argentina
Several young riders make up the squad's lineup for the upcoming season
The American rider checks in and talks about some recent experiences he had with his new teammates at Garmin-Sharp
Phil Gaimon, who will ride for Garmin-Sharp next year, talks about a recent block of hard training
The Bissell rider talks about the final stage at the USA Pro Challenge, his teammate's affinity for real eggs, and more
Phil Gaimon gets aero with his SRM head unit at the USA Pro Challenge and sees the world's best-named tackle shop
The Bissell rider talks about the first two stages at the USA Pro Challenge, which included an unnecessary bottle run for his teammates
Phil Gaimon relays his conversations with Mount Nebo, Jens Voigt, and his legs in the Wasatch mountains
Gaimon shares his thoughts on the second stage in Utah, which featured 10,000 feet of climbing
The Bissell rider talks about stage 1 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, which was mostly quiet — except for some nature breaks
Garmin-bound Bissell man launches late attack to take the stage, overall lead in Oregon
WorldTour-bound Phil Gaimon takes a month off racing, at altitude, save for the occasional frustrating seaside criterium