Posted on October 15th, 2019 at 9:14 am.
Racing article archives
From road racing to mountain biking, and everything in between, browse the headlines below for coverage of Portland’s competitive racing scene.
Posted on October 7th, 2019 at 9:14 am.
Posted on October 2nd, 2019 at 2:29 pm.
This weekend the 50 acres of land around Alpenrose Dairy in Portland’s southwest hills will be teeming with cyclocross racers and fans. The hills, kitschy village, and velodrome have provided a route for the kickoff event of the River City Bicycles Cyclocross Crusade for many years. This year a dark cloud has hung over Alpenrose as race organizers worried that a sale of the dairy would result in them being kicked out for good.
Posted on September 16th, 2019 at 5:57 pm.
“Incredible. This was absolutely a surprise. For anyone who’s been watching her rise through the ranks this is something you dream of happening you just don’t expect it to happen so soon.” [Read more…]
Posted on September 13th, 2019 at 4:21 pm.
Posted on August 27th, 2019 at 3:37 pm.
It feels strange to write this during a heat wave, but cyclocross season is here. And if you’re new to Portland’s bike scene, let us be the first to tell you this is a very big deal.[Read more…]
Racing news roundup: Rathe conquers gravel, Wrye-Simpson gets her due, Point-S Nokian off to Colorado
Posted on August 21st, 2019 at 11:58 am.
I often feel like we should talk a lot more about Portland’s bike racing scene and the people who make it tick. After all, our region has a dynamic community of people who love competitive cycling in all its forms.
At this point in the season, many of those folks are switching gears from road and track racing to cyclocross. Before we embark on another muddy season, I want to share a few racing-related tidbits on my list…
Posted on May 7th, 2019 at 12:44 pm.
For the past 12 months Portland resident Kevin Hyland has worked 40 hours a week on a big dream: He wants to bring the UCI Road World Championships to Portland in 2026.
Posted on April 24th, 2019 at 2:19 pm.
It wasn’t until our community was faced with losing the Alpenrose Velodrome for good that many people realized just how much love exists for this facility.
We recently heard from Jim Graves of the Portland Velodrome Committee and Oregon Bicycle Racing Association Membership Director/Alpenrose Velodrome Director Jen Featheringill about what’s in store for 2019. [Read more…]
Posted on March 6th, 2019 at 7:49 am.
A 57-year tradition of bicycle racing at Alpenrose Dairy in southwest Portland faces a major threat.