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Asheville tourism officials chase Haute Route bicycling race

Asheville tourism officials chase Haute Route bicycling race

Asheville tourism and sports officials are pushing the city as a sports tourism destination.

by August 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Consider ditching the car as Strive Not to Drive Week arrives May 12

Consider ditching the car as Strive Not to Drive Week arrives May 12

Strive Not to Drive Week is expanding to include events in Haywood and Henderson counties this year.

by May 8, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
UnitedHealthCare Professional Cycling event to bring star riders to Asheville

UnitedHealthCare Professional Cycling event to bring star riders to Asheville

The premier U.S. professional cycling team will be in Asheville Dec. 5-15 for training camp. There’s also a public event Dec. 8 at The Orange Peel.

by November 24, 2014 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
Bicyclists get close-up tours of farms in Cycle to Farm event, which is expanding beyond Asheville

Bicyclists get close-up tours of farms in Cycle to Farm event, which is expanding beyond Asheville

Cycle to Farm this year will offer metric century distance rides in Black Mountain, Sandy Mush, Chapel Hill and Greenville, S.C.

by January 23, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Lauren Tamayo/Photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville Citizen-Times: Hometown Olympic medalist Tamayo will go for gold again

Track cyclist Lauren Tamayo, a 2012 London Olympic silver medalist, has announced she’ll try to make it to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

by July 30, 2013 1 comment Asheville sports
Asheville to host USA Cycling Collegiate Road national championships in 2015-16

Asheville to host USA Cycling Collegiate Road national championships in 2015-16

The event will give Asheville’s bicycling scene a huge boost.

by June 27, 2013 0 comments Asheville sports
Girls Gone Outdoors blog: Asheville bicyclist is racing in Tour de France

Girls Gone Outdoors blog: Asheville bicyclist is racing in Tour de France

Karen Chavez of the Asheville Citizen-Times reports that Brent Bookwalter, who lives in Asheville with his wife, is a pro cyclist and teammates with Cadel Evans, the 2011 Tour de France champ.

by June 26, 2013 0 comments Asheville sports
Lauren Tamayo/Photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville Olympic cyclist Lauren Tamayo to keynote Junior Achievement luncheon

Tickets are available to the March 19 event at UNCA’s Kimmel Arena.

Fast Lane Electric Bikes opens in Asheville’s River Arts District

More action in the River Arts District. Congrats to loyal readers Fur and Kathy on their new shop: Hey Jason, We just wanted to drop a line to let you know about our new store opening in the RAD. Fast Lane Electric Bikes is an electric bicycle shop co-owned by long time Ashvillians Fur Banks and Kathy Watson located just[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 2 comments Asheville News

With gas prices so high, why not Strive Not to Drive when it returns May 21-25

Gas prices today are in $3.80-a-gallon territory. Timing could be better for this. Press release here: Strive Not to Drive began 21 years ago as “Bike to Work Day,” with the goal of encouraging bicycle commuting in Buncombe County. Over the years, as concerns have grown about air quality, traffic congestion and the consequences of physical inactivity, the event has[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 1 comment Asheville News

Asheville in running to host USA Cycling National Championships

Press release here: Asheville has been selected as one of three finalist to host the 2014 and 2015 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships, USA Cycling announced Wednesday. The three potential host cities are Asheville, N.C. (Biltmore Estate), Austin, Texas (Zilker Park) and Boulder, Colo. (Valmont Bike Park). The Sports Commission submitted a proposal to USA Cycling in late October with[Read More…]

by December 14, 2011 0 comments Asheville News

Cranksgiving Alleycat Race in Asheville

Something about bicycling, drinking and Thanksgiving here in this video, titled Cranksgiving Alleycat Race. Please follow and like us:

by December 5, 2011 0 comments Streets of Ashvegas

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