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Chad Young succumbs to injuries sustained in Sunday’s crash

The Tour of the Gila has been informed that 21-year-old Axeon Hagens Berman rider, Chad Young, succumbed to his injuries Friday evening, sustained in a crash during Sunday’s Gila Monster stage while descending to the Cliff Dwellings. The Tour of the Gila community is devastated by the news of Young’s passing. On behalf of the [...]

2017-04-29T14:21:34+00:00 April 29th, 2017|

Meet a contender: Aliya Trafincante – Amy D Foundation

Amy D Foundation returns to the Gila without Mara Abbott, but ushering in the next generation of talent. Founded in the memory of Amy Dombrowski, the composite team encourages and supports young women in cycling, pursuing their dreams in the sport. We sat down with one of their youngest members, 19-year-old Aliya Traficante from Chico, [...]

2017-04-20T03:31:24+00:00 April 20th, 2017|

Fortunato Ferrara returns for possible third win in cat 1/2 at the Gila

The Italian veteran discusses finishing second to Adrien Costa, and other favorite memories racing Gila Fortunato Ferrera stood on the podium last May, holding the pottery trophy bowl proudly in the air for the second year running. The Italian veteran, racing alone as he traditionally does, beat a strong 5-man U23 Mexican team that included [...]

2017-04-17T23:33:46+00:00 April 17th, 2017|