I Heart The 90’s!

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The 1990s have garnered infamy in professional cycling… and having raced in that decade, I can firmly testify that such infamy is well deserved. Professional cycling was the Wild West back then; financially, organizationally, medically… It was a time of honor among thieves at best and downright insanity at worst.

The mid-1990s were probably the worst time to be a professional rider with none of the charm and gentlemanly behaviour of earlier eras and all of the commercial pressure of later eras. Combs in the back pockets? Sharing cigarettes in races? Forget about it. This was the dawn of the age of big-money sponsor and big-money contracts.

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We go where Eagles Dare!

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Inspirational!!!

Merckx Monday: We Heart Eddy!

Checkout these new GSC patches based on Scott Bell’s tattoo that was originally drawn by Speck Osterhout!!! Bryce Oprandi at The Martlet Tattoo helped us interpret it into the patch you see here. All patches were made in the US by Falls Creek Outfitters!

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Jandd for Mash!

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These look great!!!

Track Worlds in Los Angeles this weekend!

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The Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Los Angeles marks the first World Cup race in the United States since 2008. Competition takes place at the VELO Sports Center at the StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, Calif., and will feature more than 200 riders competing in both individual and team events for men and women. The races scheduled: Sprint (men & women), Keirin (men & women), Scratch (15 km men & 10 km women), Madison (30 km men & 20 km women), Individual Pursuit (women), Team Pursuit (women), Omnium (men), and the Team Sprint (men & women). The Los Angeles event is the final major competition before the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, to be held in Hong Kong on April 12-16.

The weekend’s racing will feature members of Team USA’s silver-medal winning Women’s Team Pursuit lineup from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert and Jennifer Valente. The trio also helped the U.S. win gold in the event at the 2016 World Championships. Before competing in Rio, Dygert was named best young rider at the 2016 Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease™ Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM.

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