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
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?
It's that time of the week! We're into the single digits of the countdown and we're dotting the i's and crossing the t's. Course Changes If you've ever raced at Ft. Duffield during the Kentucky Points Series races, get ready, because we've changed up the cross country course. It's a shorter loop now, and it travels … Continue reading Course Updates and Pre-Reg Info for Cardinal Cup
As I drove Comm. Car 2 around Cherokee Park at 45 mph during the USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships, I got to talk with the official in the passenger's seat. I told him that while I was in college I had been a part of a collegiate club and currently volunteer my time as … Continue reading Journal: Why the Cardinal Cup is Different
The team had a busy weekend, putting in two days of trail maintenance at Ft. Duffield and Eva Bandman Park ahead of the inaugural Cardinal Cup on September 2nd and 3rd. The downhill course at Ft. Duffield received repairs to numerous lips and berms, in addition to reinforcements to steep banks and modifications to rock … Continue reading Course Prep for Inaugural Cardinal Cup
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The student members of the Student Cycling Coalition cast their ballots on Nov. 30 to elect the organization's student leaders for the 2017 calendar year. Headlining the results is the selection of engineering student John Francisco as president. Francisco brings years of experience to the leadership of the Student Cycling Coalition. A three year member … Continue reading Francisco Elected President, SCC Election Results
Earlier this year, downhill and dual slalom riders Mark Renn and James Francisco traveled Show Shoe, WV to represent the University of Louisville in the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals. Renn earned the team's best ever finish at a national championship.