Cyclist Greg LeMond to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his bipartisan legislation to award a Congressional Gold Medal to American cyclist Greg LeMond has passed the House and the Senate and was signed by the President into law on December 4.  LeMond is the first cyclist to receive...

1996 Inductee “Eddie B” Borysewicz has passed

Edward “Eddie B” Borysewicz has passed away. The Polish coach died at the age of 81 on November 17, 2020 in a hospital in Drezdenko, in Lubuskie Province. “Eddie B” is one of the most important cycling coaches in the history of the 20th...

U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces Four 2020 Inductees

DAVIS, Calif. (July 6, 2020) – Four legends of American cycling have been voted into the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. The Class of 2020 inductees are: Jeff Pierce (Modern Road & Track Competitor), Marianne Martin (Veteran Road & Track Competitor), Leigh...

Hearts of Lions Excerpt

Excerpt from “Hearts of Lions: The History of American Bicycle Racing” By Peter Joffre Nye Second edition (University of Nebraska Press) When American Cycling Was Disney Land “The past is never dead. It isn’t even past.” —William Faulkner Like musicians...

Vince Menci, First Curator of the US Bicycling Hall of Fame, Dies at 92

By Peter Joffre Nye Hall of Fame inductee Vincent F. Menci passed away on March 4, 2020 at the age of 92. As curator of the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame for its first twenty years, Vince Menci traveled widely to meet men and women who had played leading roles in racing...