2012-2013 Cycling News

  • Oswald claims national title, paces Bobcats at Road Nationals
    May 03, 2013
    OGDEN, Utah --- Spencer Oswald (Dubuque, Iowa) joined a long list of national championship riders at Lees-McRae College this past weekend, winning the individual time trial to lead the Bobcat cycling team to a strong eighth-place finish at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships.
  • Bobcats dominate field at Cobra-Tornado Spring Classic
    April 06, 2013
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- The Lees-McRae College cycling team dominated the field at the Cobra-Tornado Spring Classic this past weekend, winning six of the 11 races in which they were entered. Zac Felpel (Willow St., Pa.) and Katherine Shields (Salisbury, N.C.) both turned in strong performances for the Bobcats, each picking up an individual win to go along with an additional top five finish.
  • Talansky finishes second at Paris-Nice, wins Best Young Rider
    March 11, 2013
    NICE, France --- Former Lees-McRae College cyclist Andrew Talansky closed out Paris-Nice in style on Sunday, finishing second overall and just 55 seconds behind general classification winner Richie Porte to earn the white jersey as the best young rider.
  • Former LMC cyclist Talansky ready to lead Garmin-Sharp at Paris-Nice
    March 01, 2013
    The WorldTour makes its first foray into Europe at Paris-Nice, with a 2.9km prologue time trial kicking off the eight-day race on Sunday, and Andrew Talansky (Garmin-Sharp) is ready. Now entering his third year at the WorldTour level, all spent with the Garmin organisation, the 24-year-old American faces the first test of a season in which he expects to make his Tour de France debut in July.
  • Tour of Qatar stage 1: Bookwalter holds off peloton for win
    February 05, 2013
    A typically windswept day of racing at the Tour of Qatar ended with a surprise winner as Brent Bookwalter (BMC) claimed victory on stage 1 to Dukhan Beach. The American was part of a three-man group which forged clear in the finale, and then defied the odds and a block headwind to fend off the peloton.
  • Werner repeats as national champion, Bobcats place third at Cyclo-cross Nationals
    January 14, 2013
    MADISON, Wis. --- Kerry Werner (Birdsboro, Pa.) successfully defended his 2012 championship at USA Cycling Collegiate Cyclo-Cross Nationals this weekend, crossing the finish line ahead of the field to lead the Lees-McRae College cycling team to a strong third-place performance.
  • Bobcats finish fourth at Mountain Bike Nationals
    October 22, 2012
    Angel Fire, N.M. --- Kerry Werner (Birdsboro, Pa.) finished third in the individual omnium to lead the Lees-McRae College cycling team to a strong fourth-place performance at the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships this past weekend.
  • Perley wins national title
    September 27, 2012
    BEND, Ore. --- Bradford Perley has been racing mountain bikes for a long, long time. And now after all those races the Kennebunk High grad (Class of 2007) can call himself a national champion.