The 2011 Iceman Cometh kicked off today with the Ice Cycle Expo. The 4,500 racers and more than a few thousand fans will trickle through the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa to see vendors from around the country. TREK, Specialized, … Continue reading →
The results from the first-ever TC competition that rewards strong teams, strong riders, and strong people. It’s not about the prize, it’s about the race. The best award possible is the distinction of being good Gentlemen and Gentlewomen.
Cody chucks the Jawbones at the top of the Tow Rope Climb.
At a pre-race press conference, the Sovis family vowed to leave it all on the trail, swearing that fans and competitors alike would remember the TOLaw team was there to do battle. Arriving early, signing up and getting their bikes in order set up TOLaw for a day of serious bike racing. And what a day it proved to be….
Stybar, the Czech CXer, takes the 2010 World Championship.
As the cycling community turns its attention to Spain and the Vuelta A Espana, TOLaw Cycling is gearing up for the Fall Classics and cyclocross season. After Team RadioShack was snubbed by race organizers last year, TOLaw’s own disappointment at a lack of an invitation in 2011 was no surprise. “If they can leave out a team like RadioShack last year, we can’t be overly startled to be left out. It’s a big blow, but we’ll rebound,” said TOLaw Team Director and strongman Dan O’Neil.
Heading into the Fall Classics, TOLaw will not attend an altitude training camp as they’d hope. The squad had looked at a potential trip to utilize high altitude training, so popular among cyclists and endurance athletes in modern sports, in order to properly prep for the string of races this fall so important to the team’s mission. Team Director Dan O’Neil said the team would focus and train “here at home where everything is cheaper” rather then spend thousands on a trip to Livorgnio .