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 1996 into law on December 4.  LeMond is the first cyclist to receive...

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...