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La Clásica Has Arrived

La Clásica Has Arrived

It’s been a strange start to the season, with more of the same uncertainty that the cycling world carried through 2020 as a result of the pandemic. Despite much of the men’s team arriving in Europe ready to race, Rally Cycling’s planned January training camp was delayed due to the lack of early races. But now, finally, just around the corner is the Clásica de Almería on Sunday, February 14, an early-season sprint test on the southern coast of Andalusia, Spain.

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Olivia Ray Bags First Win of 2021

Olivia Ray Bags First Win of 2021

When Olivia Ray told the team that she was to begin her season on January 23 at the UCI Gravel and Tar la Femme road race, she was asked what her prospects were Her response? "Hmm winning it! I'm confident in my training and ability that I can pull it off." 

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Kyle Murphy's Winter Riding Tips

Kyle Murphy's Winter Riding Tips

"I've spent years perfecting my winter riding routine and thought it was a good time to show you behind the curtain. Even if you don't experience snow as often as I do in Vermont, there are some really important things you should consider before heading out on your next ride."

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From California to Spain, training camp goes abroad

From California to Spain, training camp goes abroad

Cycling has been forced to evolve during the pandemic. Navigating the ever-changing landscape is full of challenges but Rally Cycling's men's team is preparing the best way they know how for the 2021 season: a training camp to get the legs strong and strengthen the bonds of camaraderie.

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Rob Britton Spreads Coffee, Beer (and fun) to Victoria Cyclists

Rob Britton Spreads Coffee, Beer (and fun) to Victoria Cyclists

With the racing calendar suddenly looking blank in May 2020, long-time rider Rob Britton decided to use his platform to encourage local people to get outside and ride. 

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Trusting the Process - How Goal Setting Helps Pro Athletes Achieve

Trusting the Process - How Goal Setting Helps Pro Athletes Achieve

What makes athletes successful? How do you reach the elite level of a sport? What does it take to compete against the best in the world, and how can us ‘regular’ people without a supercharged VO2 max and tiny body fat percentages take those same techniques and apply them to our lives?

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14 Things With Ryan Anderson - Changing Gears

14 Things With Ryan Anderson - Changing Gears

The likeable Canadian was there when Scott Zwizanski won the Vuelta Ciclista al Uruguay in 2009 as Kelly Benefit Strategies / Medifast, he soared to the podium at the USA Pro Challenge and the Tour of Alberta under the Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies banner, and was a vital cog in the team's European expansion as Rally Cycling. In his final "Things With" interview, we roll back the tape on his storied career. 

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13 Things With Georgia Gould

13 Things With Georgia Gould

We talk with Georgia Gould, former pro mountain biker, Olympic bronze medalist, and advocate for gender equality who is now an integral cog in the logistical machine that runs Rally Cycling. 

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12 Things With Eric Wohlberg

12 Things With Eric Wohlberg

From becoming a Commonweath champ to a dalliance with medical organ modeling and his quest to become a YouTube sensation, we sat down with Rally Cycling's very own Derek Zoolander, team director Eric Wohlberg. 

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The Pinnacle of Bike Racing - a Tour of Flanders Preview

The Pinnacle of Bike Racing - a Tour of Flanders Preview

The Rally Cycling women are making their final preparations for the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, a fitting finale to what has been a unique and memorable season.  

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10 More Things With Bob Gregorio, Mechanic Extraordinaire

10 More Things With Bob Gregorio, Mechanic Extraordinaire

In part two of our chat with Bob Gregorio, we talked about his first Tour de France, touring through Central America, and his advice for achieving your dreams.

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Murphy Ends Men's Season on a High ES

Murphy Ends Men's Season on a High ES

Rally Cycling's Kyle Murphy brought the men's season to a close in fine style on Monday, winning the sprint for second place in the Preuba Villafranca-Ordiziako Klasika. 

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All In for Super Sunday

All In for Super Sunday

This Sunday sees Rally Cycling's men and women line up for two epic, historic one-day races, Paris-Tours and Gent-Wevelgem, figuratively bringing the team together in the season's final act.  

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12 Things With Legendary Mechanic Bob Gregorio

12 Things With Legendary Mechanic Bob Gregorio

What a lot of people don't know about Bob is that he was an early innovator in mountain biking or what they referred to it as in the 70s, "ballooning". In the first part of his "Things With" interview, Bob explains how he went from turning heads on the bike to turning wrenches for the legendary 7-Eleven team

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Women Gear up for Historic Run at Classics

Women Gear up for Historic Run at Classics

Rally Cycling's women team is looking ahead to an aggressive Classics campaign, with the team receiving unprecedented invites to four historic races. The quartet of one-dayers, including two monuments, will take place over the next four weeks beginning with Belgium's Brabantse Pijl on October 7 and wrapping up with the first-ever women's Paris-Roubaix in France on October 25.  

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Team Bounces Back in Volta a Portugal's Queen Stage

Team Bounces Back in Volta a Portugal's Queen Stage

In a race that has already taken its toll on the team, Rally Cycling was able to bounce back on the queen stage of the Volta a Portugal and move Keegan Swirbul up the general classification. 

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14 Things With CFO Meagan Hazzout

14 Things With CFO Meagan Hazzout

In this edition of 'Things With' we sit down with CFO Meagan Hazzout, a former Little 5 rider, and financial whizz, who switched from the corporate hustle and bustle of one of the world's largest firms to help Rally Cycling grow into what they are today.

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13 Things With Sara Poidevin

13 Things With Sara Poidevin

Fresh from strong performances in the Tour de l'Ardèche and Trophée des Grimpeuses, we caught up with Poidevin in advance of her third elite outing wearing the jersey of Team Canada

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Team Signs Keegan Swirbul as Stagiaire

Team Signs Keegan Swirbul as Stagiaire

Keegan Swirbul comes with a backstory. From junior world champion in skiing and uploading parkour videos to the internet, to being scouted by Axel Merckx and getting offered a spot on Axeon without ever having raced a road bike, to then riding on Floyd Landis' team and taking GC top tens in the Tour of Utah, Tour de Beauce and Tour of the Gila - it's been a wild ride and he's only 25. 

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16 Things With Worlds-Bound Kirsta Doebel-Hickok

16 Things With Worlds-Bound Kirsta Doebel-Hickok

We caught up with Krista Doebel-Hickok about her feelings headed into her first Worlds, plus her switch from long-distance running to the bike, and some of the key moments in here career so far. 

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Zukowsky Wins Climbing Competition at Paris-Camembert

Zukowsky Wins Climbing Competition at Paris-Camembert

Rally Cycling's French Canadian, Nickolas Zukowsky, flew the coup on Tuesday during France's Paris-Camembert to win six of the seven climbs on offer during the 194 km race. The performance eanred him the win in the MC (Montagne General) competition after over 160 km in the breakaway. 

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Mannion, Swirbull Overcome Chaos in Portugal with GC Top 10s

Mannion, Swirbull Overcome Chaos in Portugal with GC Top 10s

The GP Torres Vedras - Trofeu Joaquim Agostinho concluded with a strong final showing from Gavin Mannion, ably supported in the finale by new recruit Keegan Swirbull. The latter produced a stellar performance in the closing kilometers to catch back onto the leading group after an untimely mechanical that necessitated a bike change. 

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Hosking Wins GP Isbergues FR

Hosking Wins GP Isbergues FR

Chloe Hosking, Rally Cycling's Aussie powerhouse sprinter, delivered a historic victory today in the GP Isbergues. 

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Mannion Sixth in Trofeu Joaquim Agostinho Opener

Mannion Sixth in Trofeu Joaquim Agostinho Opener

On the first stage of the two-day Trofeu Joaquim Agostinho, Rally Cycling's general classification specialist, Gavin Mannion, rode to an impressive sixth-place finish and preserved his hopes of a strong overall result. 

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Doebel-Hickok Podiums Belgian Climbers' Classic

Doebel-Hickok Podiums Belgian Climbers' Classic

Kirsta Doebel-Hickok took an impressive podium spot in the Trophée des Grimpeuses today after some incredible support work from teammate Chloe Hosking

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16 Things With Patrick McCarty

16 Things With Patrick McCarty

Men's team director Patrick McCarty has been in Europe since the season restart. After directing the team to two stage wins at the Tour de Savoie Mont Blanc courtesy of Gavin Mannion, he's been bouncing around between Italy, Spain, and France as the 2020 season heats up. We spoke with McCarty as part of our "Things With" interview series to find out more about the man from Texas and how he's found himself on the road full-time since retiring from bike racing. 

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The Band is Back Together

The Band is Back Together

Rally Cycling is on the verge of an epic quartet of races that will see the men's and women's rosters reunited on the start-line of a bike race for the first time since 2019

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12 Things With Andy Bajadali, Team Director

12 Things With Andy Bajadali, Team Director

A former professional mountain biker and road racer turned DS extraordinaire. Bajadali spent the last five years of his racing career with our team before retiring in 2012 when we were Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies. As part of our "Things With" interview series, we're getting to know the players that contribute to our overall success. 

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Hosking Ends Ardèche on a High

Hosking Ends Ardèche on a High

Chloe Hosking's won the final stage of the Tour de L'Ardèche to cap off an incredible week of racing for the team, which leaves the Ardèche with two stage wins, the other coming on stage 5 courtesy of Leigh Ann Ganzar, six stage top-10's, seventh overall for Sara Poidevin, and the intermediate sprint jersey for Emma White. 

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Franz Soars to Ardèche Podium

Franz Soars to Ardèche Podium

The Tour de L'Ardeche's final day of climbing was animated by a Rally Cycling-led breakaway that at one point reached an eight-minute advantage over the peloton. Their lead was good enough.

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Leigh Ann Ganzar Wins Stage Five of Tour de L'Ardèche

Leigh Ann Ganzar Wins Stage Five of Tour de L'Ardèche

Crosswinds laid waste to the peloton on stage five of the Tour de L'Ardèche and Rally Cycling emerged from the ensuing chaos with a stage win and a podium, and improved general classification position, and a leader's jersey in the 'rush' intermediate sprints classification. 

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Doebel-Hickok Summits for Seventh in Mont-Lozère

Doebel-Hickok Summits for Seventh in Mont-Lozère

Krista Doebel-Hickok climbed to an impressive seventh-place finish on stage 4 of the Tour de L'Ardeche after her teammate Sara Poidevin's epic breakaway attack was reeled in with just one kilometer remaining. 

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Hosking Podiums Sprint Finish in Ardèche

Hosking Podiums Sprint Finish in Ardèche

Chloe Hosking finally got the bunch sprint she has been waiting for at the Tour de L'Ardèche and finished in third place on stage 3, while Emma White retained her purple jersey as the leader of the intermediate 'rush' sprints classification. 

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Mannion Earns Top 10 Overall at Coppi e Bartali

Mannion Earns Top 10 Overall at Coppi e Bartali

A frenetic finale with attacks flying from the gun brought a successful but tough Coppi e Bartali to a close for Rally Cycling. Gavin Mannion was the team's top finisher taking 10th on the final stage and moving into the 10th spot on general classification as well

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White, Poidevin Deliver as Ardèche Hits the High Mountains

White, Poidevin Deliver as Ardèche Hits the High Mountains

The Tour de L'Ardèche is known as one of the toughest races on the women's calendar and today's stage did not disappoint. Sara Poidevin came across the line in ninth after some massive time gaps were created along the hilly parcours, which tackled five categorized climbs

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Poidevin Seventh in Ardèche Opener, White Takes Purple Jersey

Poidevin Seventh in Ardèche Opener, White Takes Purple Jersey

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