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WVU Weekend

Mar 23, 2009
The App State Cycling Team made the long drive to Morgantown, West Virginia for a full and important weekend of racing. The action started Saturday morning with an individual time trial featuring a large climb on an otherwise very fast course. Amanda Gilbert was able to edge out a Pfieffer rider, gaining the team valuable points in the Women's A race. Mark Woodall brought home a solid second place in Men's C, and Nick Inabinet brought home the expected win in Men's B. Likewise, Jacob Florence...

ASU Race Weekend

Mar 19, 2009
Well, it looks like details on our home race are finalized, so get excited! We'll need as many volunteers as we can get, and ASU students race for free, so try to make it to as much of the weekend as you can. The flyer can be found here. Saturday will feature a road race and team time trial out in Todd, with the road race containing a significant climb and the TTT being flat and fast. Sunday will wrap up the weekend with the second annual Boone Mall crit. We'll start organizing rides to check...

Thanks to our 2009 Sponsors!

Mar 16, 2009
The sponsors page has been down this semester so we wanted to take a minute and thank all of our sponsors here. With our paltry school funding, the ASU Cycling Team truly could not function or compete without the support of our sponsors. Please look through our sponsor list below, visit the websites, and patronize their businesses. THANK YOU! Sledgehammer Charlies' Boone Bike and Touring Black Cat Burrito Employee Benefit Advisors, Inc. First Carolina Insurance Agency...

William & Mary!

Mar 12, 2009
With the Start of Spring break the Mountaineers headed to the coast of Williamsburg. Day 1 started with the an ITT where Rachel led us out with an impressive 7th. Nick in the C field showed up, finished up the competition, then Cat'ed up. Jacob and Mark also showed their true colors (red, white & blue) and unleashed top ten finishes in the A and B field. Day 2, The Mountaineers showed up with paddles in hand to spank the competition. In the C race Mark Blitzkrieged the field in a come from...

Road Season Begins

Feb 13, 2009
Appalachian State Cycling took off from Boone this afternoon, setting out for the first ACCC Road races of the season. The weekend is being hosted by our friends at NC State University. The weekend will see a Road Race in Chatham County on Saturday and a Criterium on Centennial Campus on Sunday. If you are in the Raleigh area, definitely come out to Centennial Campus Sunday morning to cheer for your App State cyclists! Races start at 8 am and will run consecutively all day. Check back here...

National Champions Once Again

Dec 15, 2008
The Appalachian State Cycling Team traveled to Kansas City, Missouri this past week to compete in the cyclocross national championships. While several riders raced in a variety of different races, the highlight of the weekend came on the last day, when the Black and Gold (and Muddy) Train brought home the DII Team title. Noah Niwinksi was the highest finishing male on the team at eighth, with Ariel Leath just barely missing the podium in sixth. A full race report can be found on our blog. Be on...

reloading and gearing up for another national championship

Nov 10, 2008
The Appalachian State Cycling Team is currently working hard to prepare for Cyclocross National Championships in Kansas City, Missouri in just over a month. The Black and Gold train will be competing on December 14th for their second National Champion team title for the year. This year will be particularly challenging as the national championships fall right in the middle of final exams. With a more-than-full squad of men and a potentially full women's team, dedicated mechanics and pit bikes,...

We Are National Champions!

Oct 27, 2008
This past weekend, the App State Cycling Team traveled to Banner Elk to compete in the 2008 MTB National Championships. After three epic days of racing, the 8 man, 3 woman squad walked away with two individual wins as well as the 2008 DII Team National Championship! Full Results for all events and team standings are posted here. Also, check out the USA Cycling National Championships article . Finally, photos from days two and three of Nationals will be up later today in the Pics section....

make that two!

Oct 25, 2008
"Moto" Mike Thomas won the DII downhill race - that's another national champion. Way to go Mike!!!

ONE DOWN...

Oct 24, 2008
Congratulations to Rebecca Tomaszewski! She won today's cross country race, and is the first rider to win an individual national title for Appalachian. With impressive results in all the races so far, the weekend is already off to a great start. Additionally, in Men's XC Alex Hannah came in 5th, Ryan Fawley came in 7th, Alex Ryan came in 14th, and Michael Koballa rounded out the top 25. In Women's XC, Amanda Gilbert and Bethany Carter fought hard for 26th and 27th, respectively. More results -...
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