Champions are born, right? Maybe not. We spoke to Holly and Scott Simmons, parents of junior world champion Quinn Simmons, to see how their love of the outdoors steered their sons on a pathway to pro cycling.
USA Cycling brought home seven medals at the Yorkshire road worlds with Chloe Dygert, Quinn Simmons, Megan Jastrab, and others earning hardware. Each medal resulted from a deeper backstory.
American Quinn Simmons has big ambitions for his WorldTour debut, including starts in Paris-Roubaix, Strade Bianche, and gravel racing's biggest event, the Dirty Kanza 200.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step director believes young American could be up with the top on a range of terrain some day, but will ride his first WorldTour season free of pressure.
LeMond optimistic about the future of U.S. cycling thanks to the growing grassroots scene and a crop of young talent in the WorldTour.
After three years with Hagens Berman Axeon, Garrison steps up to WorldTour with two-year contract
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.
A detailed examination of Quinn Simmons's power files from his world championship victory in Yorkshire, with additional information about Simmons's training and workouts in the lead-up to worlds.
On this week's episode we break down all of the action from the Yorkshire road races, including USA Cycling's success in the junior races. Also, we analyze Mads Pedersen and Annemiek van Vleuten's big wins, and hear from Quinn Simmons, America's latest junior men's world champion.
Budget cuts led USA Cycling to reorganize its junior development program, and it's paying off handsomely this week in Yorkshire
Rather than race for a development squad, Quinn Simmons will make his WorldTour debut at age 18. The world champ says he's ready for the jump.
Amid the chaotic dynamics of the junior bunch, Team USA executed its plan perfectly. Their success underscores the value of the U.S. development program, and hints at future greatness in the spring classics.
Durango, Colorado rider takes 56-second solo victory over Italian Alessio Martinelli, with fellow American Magnus Sheffield snagging bronze in Yorkshire
For years, America has sent its best young cyclists to Europe to develop in the breakneck Belgian youth leagues. Shifting dynamics in the U.S. youth system could change this pathway.
Quinn Simmons, Megan Jastrab, and Magnus Sheffield all collect big wins ahead of the UCI World Championships.
18-year-old Quinn Simmons overcame a mid-pack start, on-course sabotage, and multiple flat tires to finish second place at the Leadville 100.
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 SoCal-based development team has its rider race constantly; Lux also funds overseas racing trips to give riders European racing experience
Aevolo and Lux Cycling took home multiple national titles at USA Cycling's Amateur Road National Championships
We break down all of the action from Gent-Wevelgem, where Alexander Kristoff stunned the favorites in a windy sprint finish.
Quinn Simmons became the first American to win the junior men's race at Gent-Wevelgem.