News regarding USA Cycling official Craig Heywood
News regarding USA Cycling official Craig Heywood
/ February 21, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Some tough news to pass along to our cycling community. Craig Heywood, one of our own, has hit a bump in the road… He is a great WCA official, contributing greatly to the Tues practice crits and Thursday TTs. He makes a great contribution to our sport, let’s show him some support in return! Additional information can…

2014 Road Schedule Posted
2014 Road Schedule Posted
/ February 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

The 2014 Road schedule has been posted.

Nominations sought for WCA Secretary position
/ January 6, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Voting will take place at this Sunday’s annual team manager meeting for the position of WCA Secretary. If you are interested in the position, or would like to nominate someone, please email board president Bob Schallhorn. The WCA Secretary’s primary responsibilities are recording meeting minutes and coordinating the website advertising. This is a great opportunity for one of you teams out…

Annual team manager meeting scheduled
/ January 6, 2014 0 COMMENTS

The annual team manager meeting has been scheduled for 2PM on Sunday, January 12, at the Delafield Brewhaus.   View Larger Map

Cyclocross banquet scheduled
Cyclocross banquet scheduled
/ December 16, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Mark your calendars for Friday, February 7th for the end of season and overall series awards party at the Delafield Brewhaus.  Come out and celebrate (and heckle) the series overall winners, hang out with your cyclocross friends, and tell your best stories from the season! The party will be similar to last year.  Party from 5-9, dinner…

A note about the cyclocross State Championships
/ December 4, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Gear up for a cold one at Dretzka Park for the Badger Cross Wisconsin CX State Championships. Located just off of HWY 145 on 124th Street, this race promises to bring fast, fun, and competitive racing to Milwaukee, WI. Set on a little known park this event will have hills and straights, off-camber action, and plenty of chicane’s to…

Psychological skills, coaching, and performance of cyclo-cross athletes
Psychological skills, coaching, and performance of cyclo-cross athletes
/ October 17, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Article and photo by Grant Harrison, M.S. Exercise and Sport Science Cyclo-cross is one of the most unique cycling disciplines there are. It could be muddy, snowy, sandy, hilly, rocky, and potentially all within the same race. Also common is the need to traverse parts of the course on foot, bike in hand. The overall look,…

“Rising from Ashes” at the Milwaukee Film Festival
“Rising from Ashes” at the Milwaukee Film Festival
/ October 3, 2013 0 COMMENTS

The Wisconsin Cycling Association and the Colavita cycling team are co-sponsoring a film titled “Rising from the Ashes” at the Milwaukee Film Festival. Screening dates are Tuesday October 1, Friday October 4, and Wednesday October 9. From the MFF website: This incredibly inspiring tale of perseverance and hope follows the wildly improbable Rwandan national cycling…

Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Injuries
/ August 28, 2013 0 COMMENTS

By Aaron Goldberg, MD, FAAEM Shoulder injuries are among the most common race ending injuries.  They often involve surgical intervention and time off the road, wrecking a season.  Peraud and Renshaw were two of the victims this year.  Even a minor grade I acromioclavicular (AC) joint injury can force the cyclist off the road for…

The Role of the Team Mechanic, part 1
/ July 10, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Author: Chris Kreidl The first step in becoming a race mechanic is attending the annual Bill Woodul1 clinic at USA Cycling. It’s a multi-day event consisting of classroom and “field” work culminating in a pass/fail exam, and only upon completing the clinic and passing that exam can one receive their USA Cycling Mechanics License. Going into…