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...

New Book Reveals 1890s Women Cyclists Competing Nationwide

Book Review By Peter Joffre Nye WOMEN ON THE MOVE: The Forgotten Era of Women’s Bicycling Racing By Roger Gilles. 360 pp. 31 photos. University of Nebraska Press. American cycling, like art, has evolved through many crucial periods, and Roger Gilles brings back to...

Hall of Fame Museum Holiday Hours

The USBHOF museum will be closed on Wednesdays during the holidays. The schedule is: • Saturday, Dec. 22: Open 10 am to 2 pm. Model trains running 11 am to 1 pm • Wednesday, Dec. 26: CLOSED • Saturday, Dec. 29: Open 10 am to 2 pm. Model trains running 11 am to 1 pm •...