UofL Cycling Set to Build a New Velodrome

A multi-million dollar indoor velodrome on the Belknap Campus will be the new home of “Louisville Cycling & Triathlon.” The venue was unveiled at a press conference on Friday, April 1st with a special appearance by the only American Tour de France winner Greg LeMond and a special performance by hip hop artist Young Thug. … Continue reading UofL Cycling Set to Build a New Velodrome

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

One week away, Cardinal Criterium changes venue

  The race venue for the Cardinal Criterium on March 12 will change to Long Run Park in the east end. “It’s unfortunate that we had to make the change so late,” said event coordinator Abner Miralda. “Sometimes things come up that are completely out of your control.” The March 12 opening ceremonies of the … Continue reading One week away, Cardinal Criterium changes venue

UofL Cycling & Triathlon partner with Hincapie Sportswear, will produce a UofL Supporter’s Jersey

The iconic cycling and triathlon clothing brand Hincapie Sportswear will be the official performance-wear provider of Louisville Cycling & Triathlon in 2016. UofL Cycling and Triathlon joins Hincapie’s Collegiate Program to race and train in custom, team-issue Hincapie clothing. In addition, UofL Cycling and the University of Louisville are partnering with Hincapie to produce high-quality … Continue reading UofL Cycling & Triathlon partner with Hincapie Sportswear, will produce a UofL Supporter’s Jersey

Francisco 18th, King 43rd at Cyclocross Nationals

Asheville, N.C.-- On a muddy and difficult course at the Biltmore Estate that featured more than 400 vertical feet of climbing in a roughly one mile course, John Francisco rode to 18th place while Ben King rode to 43rd place at the USA Cycling Collegiate Cyclocross National Championships. The event marked the fourth time UofL … Continue reading Francisco 18th, King 43rd at Cyclocross Nationals

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

UofL Cycling and Triathlon competes simultaneously in 3 cities, earns 3 wins.

By Abner Miralda Louisville, Ky. — UofL Cycling and UofL Triathlon have historic weekend, earning three wins, two podiums, and two top-10 finishes simultaneously. Mark Renn earned wins in the Down Hill and Four-Cross disciplines in St. Louis, Mo. while Rikus Van Zyl rode to the top spot in a cyclocross race in Cincinnati, Oh. … Continue reading UofL Cycling and Triathlon competes simultaneously in 3 cities, earns 3 wins.

Four Cardinals Compete in Triathlon Conference Championships

By Abner Miralda Muncie, Ind. — Building on Mike Baird’s 2nd place finish at Michigan State, Cards earn a top-25 in the Men’s event and a top-15 in the Women’s group. The unique distance Muncie Man Triathlon served as the MECTC Conference Championship. The difficult Muncie Man Triathlon featured a 1.5k swim, a 61.8k bike, … Continue reading Four Cardinals Compete in Triathlon Conference Championships

Team Time Trial 2nd, 9 Top-10 Finishes for Cards in opening Collegiate Race Weekend

Columbia, Ky.— Amid a weekend full of crashes and heartbreak for the Lindsey Wilson College cycling team, UofL’s Mens’ D Team Time Trial team earns second place, while several riders go on to contest top ten finishes in the inaugural Mid-West Collegiate Cycling Conference race weekend hosted by Lindsey Wilson College on March 21st and … Continue reading Team Time Trial 2nd, 9 Top-10 Finishes for Cards in opening Collegiate Race Weekend