Alison Mundell writes about taking 2nd place in the Tecumseh Trail Marathon six weeks after fracturing her skull in a bike crash.
UofL Cycling capped off their best season ever this weekend at the regional championships, hosted by Marian University. Over the course of the season, the team earned 21 podium finishes (8 in the A’s), hosted a race weekend, and won the Conference Championships in the Club Division. Saturday’s races were at the Indy Cycloplex venue, … Continue reading UofL Cycling Wins MTB Conference Championships
On 9/30 and 10/1, the team ventured down south to test our skills at Lindsey Wilson College. As we’ve come to expect, the short track course was among the best around. The course features a tough climb, a fun descent, and always makes for fun racing. Josh Smithson started off the day with a solid 8th … Continue reading Lindsey Wilson Race Report
Last weekend, the team competed in the 3rd race weekend of the Mid-West Collegiate Cycling Conference mountain bike calendar in Whitewater, WI. Saturday's Cross Country event featured a technically challenging course and temperatures in the 90's. Josh Smithson battled through the heat to finish 7th in the Men's B XC race. Later in the day, James … Continue reading MWCCC Whitewater Race Recap
The team had a great weekend of racing over Labor Day weekend at the Cardinal Cup. In addition to doing all the work involved with hosting a race, they also managed to bring home an impressive set of results, including 1st place overall in the team competition. Cross Country The Cross Country event took place … Continue reading Cardinal Cup Recap
Following a great day of racing at Ft. Duffield today, we’re busy getting things ready for tomorrow’s Short Track events at Eva Bandman Park. Due to some standing water in the low sections of the park, the existing course has been modified to keep tomorrow’s races fast and dry. There was still some light mud … Continue reading Cardinal Cup Course Report: Eva Bandman
The UofL squad was out at Ft. Duffield Friday afternoon to set up for the Cross Country and Downhill races on Saturday. Though the park had received several inches of rain at that point and had also been subjected to some high winds, the course still looked race-worthy for Saturday’s events. Though there was shallow … Continue reading Cardinal Cup Course Inspection at Ft. Duffield
Hurricane Harvey, which brought unprecedented amounts of rainfall throughout the southern region of the country, has hit the Ohio River valley. Forecasts are calling for up to 6" of rain throughout Friday, Sept 1st. At the time of writing, the Cardinal Cup, with its Cross Country and Downhill Courses at Ft. Duffield in West Point, … Continue reading #CardinalCup weather and course update Mid-Day, Sept 1
We have been keeping a close eye on the weather, and are excited to say that both days of racing are still on! The remnants of Hurricane Harvey will be passing through town on Friday, but should be gone by race time on Saturday. Due to the topography of the park and the design of … Continue reading Cardinal Cup Weather Update
You're in luck pal. Pre-registration ended for the Cardinal Cup at Midnight last night, but if you still want to race mountain bikes, we won't turn you away. Here's what we can do for you if you decide to race last minute. One-Day Licenses USA Cycling really likes mountain bikers. Because of this, they allow … Continue reading I forgot to Pre-Reg but I want to race. What do I do?