As days began to pass leading up to this year’s Tour of the Gila, elite bike racer Janelle Cole was in a bind. The pro cyclist, whose United Healthcare Pro Cycling team folded last year, likely couldn’t compete in one of the most challenging UCI stage races in the U.S. if she didn’t find a new UCI [...]
When Matthew Riccitello (LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized) was 14 years old, he wanted another challenge – something more than a weekend’s worth of racing. He wanted to experience what the UCI pros do week in and week out. What is it like to race your bike for five days straight over longer distances, challenging climbs and tough competition? [...]
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Gran Fondo a Huge Success! The Desert Springs Gila Monster Gran Fondo was held this past Saturday on October 14th, 2017, with cyclists riding 115, 78, and 40 mile courses and was a huge success! Rider participation was up over 40% this year over last year. Cyclists in the 115 mile ride covered the [...]
Onsite Registration and Pack Pickup is at Gila Hike and Bike starting Friday at 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Late Registration and Pack Pickup will be Saturday (Gran Fondo day) at Gough Park starting at 7:00am.
Register Now Ready to Earn Your Badge? Plan to “ride like a pro for a day” as you take on the Gila Monster Gran Fondo and Become Gila Proven. October 14, 2017, Silver City, New Mexico You can wear the badge, “Gila Proven,” after you have joined us this year’s Gila [...]
Narvaez takes final stage, Tvetcov second Rally Cycling’s Evan Huffman took the biggest win of his career when he safely crossed the finish line after stage 5 from Silver City to Pinos Altos to seal his overall victory at the 31st Tour of the Gila. Jelly Belly Pro Cycling's Sergei Tvetcov finished second to stage [...]
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling sweep final stage podium UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling’s Tayler Wiles sealed overall victory at the Tour of the Gila after claiming second to her teammate Katie Hall on the final stage of the five day race. Hall’s powerful performance on the Gila Monster stage bumped her to second on GC while Leah Thomas [...]