UCI Men Serghei Tvetcov (Floyd’s Pro Cycling) gave the rest of the men’s UCI field a lesson in toughness Friday as he sailed through Tour of the Gila’s Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial finish, shattering times with 33:21 — nine seconds faster than his winning time last year and after crashing the day before. [...]
Women see GC shakeup; men’s overall holds UCI Women Rally UHC Cycling showed Thursday that pure grit can power you to the top of the podium as Heidi Franz stuck a break with several other riders, climbed away from them, then never gave up as she barreled toward the finish in a two-up drag race [...]
James Piccoli (Elevate KHS Pro Cycling) and Brodie Chapman (Team TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank) ascend to victories in the Mogollon Road Race – Presented by Grant County UCI Men The 33rd Annual Tour of the Gila kicked off Wednesday as teams fought for early leads in the five-day stage race, but it was Canadian James Piccoli [...]
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.