James Francisco became the first earned 10th place in the Club-Division Downhill event as the lone qualifier from the University of Louisville for the 2018 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships on October 19-21.
The State of the Union is a new monthly update on what the Student Cycling Coalition has been doing to promote cycling at UofL.
Josh is back! Here's his recap of this weekend's collegiate mtb race at Marian.
This year our club was hit hard by old age. Our top point-winners from last year have nearly all graduated, but our two stalwart workhorses, Josh Smithson and James Francisco have kept the stoke alive. We were able to sit Josh down only long enough for him to type out his memories from the previous … Continue reading MWCCC Mountain Bike Race Reports – The Josh and James Midwest Adventures
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
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