The State of the Union is a new monthly update on what the Student Cycling Coalition has been doing to promote cycling at UofL.
We're proud to have wrapped up an exciting weekend hosting the 2nd annual Cardinal Cup earlier this month on September 8 and 9!
Registration is now open for the 2018 Cardinal Cup! This year's event will feature Domestic and Collegiate Cross Country and Downhill races at the legendary Ft. Duffield on Saturday, September 8, and Collegiate Short Track and Team Relay events on Sunday, September 9 at Eva Bandman Park. We have been hard at work the past … Continue reading Registration Open for Cardinal Cup
Mitchell Ford talks about his experience in the Collegiate Men's B Road Race at the Cardinal Omnium The 2018 Cardinal Omnium started at Joe Huber's Family Farm and Restaurant in Starlight, IN and featured a hilly 12.3 mile loop. The Collegiate B field consisted of 13 riders, with 5-6 from Indiana University, 3-4 from Wisconsin, … Continue reading Race Journal: Mitchell Ford Places 4th in Men’s B Road Race at the Cardinal Omnium
Road Race at Huber's Orchard Saturday, March 17, 2018 The men’s 3/4 road race was a relatively large field, so the pace stayed fast but manageable through the first 30 or so miles. A couple of breakaways formed, but all of them were reeled back in in due time. There was a little chaos while we … Continue reading Race Journal: Alum Ryson Walden Finishes 2nd in the Cardinal Omnium Criterium
The Cardinal Omnium is a bigger, better version of the Cardinal Criterium of the past two years. It first started out as a one-day collegiate and domestic race in 2016. The next year it expanded to two days, and this year, the plans are more ambitious than ever before. Here’s what’s different about this year’s … Continue reading Top 5 things that are new for the Cardinal Omnium in 2018
It’s official! We’re adding chip timing to the Cardinal Omnium in 2018. This race has steadily improved every year we’ve put it on and it’s that evolution that makes great events what they are. For 2018 we’re glad to have brought on board J. Baumeister of Tenspeeds Production as the official chip timer for the … Continue reading Cardinal Omnium to have Chip Timing
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
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