2016 in Review: UofL Cycling 12th in MWCCC Road Season

The 2016 Mid West Collegiate Cycling Conference road season was historic in some ways. It saw the addition of a new event, inclement weather and was the final season with divisional rankings that mixed varsity and club teams alike.  At the conclusion of the Conference Championships hosted by Purdue University, UofL cycling finished 12th of … Continue reading 2016 in Review: UofL Cycling 12th in MWCCC Road Season

Francisco Wins Twice, Mountain Bike Squad Shines at Marian

By Abner Miralda The University of Louisville mountain bike squad traveled to Indianapolis to earn nine total podium finishes including two wins by James Francisco at the Mid West Collegiate Cycling Conference race weekend hosted by Marian University. On Saturday, freshman James Francisco powered into third place in the B's Short Track Cross Country race, … Continue reading Francisco Wins Twice, Mountain Bike Squad Shines at Marian

Despite Freezing Weather, UofL Cycling Gets Results

East Lansing, Mich.- Greg Lewis and Abner Miralda earned three top-ten finishes at the omnium weekend co-hosted by Michigan State University and the University of Michigan. By Abner Miralda On Saturday's road race, 40 mph sub-freezing gusts, sleet and snow battered riders as they traversed the dirt roads that characterize Michigan State's "Strade Marrone." In the … Continue reading Despite Freezing Weather, UofL Cycling Gets Results

Weekend Wheelhouse: MWCCC Road and individual recognition

The road team competed at the Lindsey Wilson College Road Race while Emma Coakley and Mark Renn earned individual recognition in the Shelbyville Triathlon Series and the Downhill Southeast Series. By Abner Miralda After a week-long training camp outside Asheville, North Carolina, the UofL Cycling road team competed in the Lindsey Wilson College road race … Continue reading Weekend Wheelhouse: MWCCC Road and individual recognition

SCC elects Jacob Holtgrewe President for 2016, Caroline DuPlessis becomes Women’s Coordinator

Louisville, Ky. – The SCC held its annual leadership elections on Nov. 23, electing Jacob Holtgrewe as President. A new position for 2016, Women’s Coordinator, was filled by Caroline Duplessis. The remaining positions were filled evenly with incumbents and newcomers. By Abner Miralda “[I’m] honored to be the new president-elect,” announced Holtgrewe when the results … Continue reading SCC elects Jacob Holtgrewe President for 2016, Caroline DuPlessis becomes Women’s Coordinator

John Francisco Wins Mid-West Conference Cyclocross Championship

St. Charles, Mo.- John Francisco became the first-ever Louisville Cardinal to earn a USA Cycling Mid-West Collegiate Cycling Conference crown, winning this year’s championship race, The Lindenwood University Cyclocross Challenge. Ben King earned second place behind Francisco for a Cardinal one-two in the top-ranked Men’s A field. In the Men’s B race, Rikus Van Zyl … Continue reading John Francisco Wins Mid-West Conference Cyclocross Championship

Rider Journal: I’m slow

By Abner Miralda I’m a slug. I like to ride my bike, though. It was all this bike riding that kept me from gaining the Freshman-Fifteen, Sophomore-Sixteen, the Junior-Year-Jelly, and now that I’m a senior, it better keep me slim during all this internship anxiety. As I type this, I’m feasting on a post-ride meal … Continue reading Rider Journal: I’m slow