Road Cycling Blogs

Q&A with Evan Huffman, 2016 Amgen Tour of California King of the Mountain Winner

Jul 05, 2016 / Visit Mammoth Staff

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the best climber at this year’s AMGEN Tour of California spent time training at the Mammoth Lakes Crib. Evan Huffman (Rally Cycling) did his home state proud with a monster ride in the challenging 2nd stage and put a stranglehold on the polka... MORE

Q&A with Toms Skujins, Stage 5 Winner, Amgen Tour of California

Jun 21, 2016 / Visit Mammoth Staff

  Toms Skujins (Cannondale Pro Cycling Team) stayed with us at the Mammoth Lakes Crib looking for an edge in his preparations for the 2016 AMGEN Tour of California. A surprise stage winner in the 2015 ATOC, Skujins has had his fair share of success in the the Golden state.... MORE

Q&A with Crib Alumni Katie Hall

Apr 19, 2016 / Lara Kaylor

In addition to the Mammoth Lakes Crib reopening for the 2016 season this month, one of our favorite crib alumni, pro cyclist Katie Hall (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team), is off to a huge start. Katie won her first General Classification (GC) race earlier this year, topping the podium at the... MORE

Big Ride Times Two

Aug 05, 2015 / Visit Mammoth Staff

To say Sunday is a day of rest for most Mammoth Gran Fondo participants is a forgone conclusion. Most rode 102.6 miles the day before, battling 6,463 vertical feet of climbing and divebombing more than a vertical mile of alpine descents. All of this at the Eastern Sierra altitude, where... MORE

Rhae Shaw is Ready to Take on the Tour of California

May 06, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Rhae Shaw is a self-proclaimed smiley goofball, but don’t let that fool you. She’s also a serious competitor when she’s on two wheels. The former Ironman-triathlete switched to professional road cycling in 2011 and even though she might have started late in competitive cycling, her list of results reads like... MORE

Jon Hornbeck’s Journey to Road Cycling

Apr 23, 2015 / Visit Mammoth Staff

It’s 1:15 pm on a Thursday in early April and Jon Hornbeck is hungry. The 25 year-old pro cyclist is hungry to prove himself to his new race squad, the most prestigious domestic team in the the US: Hincapie Racing Team. He’s hungry to grow his coaching and cycling camps/events business, Fast... MORE

Newly Married Athletes Return to the Mammoth Lakes Crib

Jan 21, 2015 / Visit Mammoth Staff

Newlyweds Rowan and Mike Torckler visited Mammoth Lakes recently, but it wasn’t a starry-eyed honeymoon that brought them here. Mike is a professional road cyclist who was taking advantage of Mammoth Lakes’ Endurance Crib for the second summer in a row. MORE

The Best Routes for Pedaling on Pavement in the Eastern Sierra

Jan 21, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Winding mountain roads with little traffic provide ample routes for pedaling around the Eastern Sierra on a road bike. If the altitude doesn’t take your breath away, the scenery most definitely will. MORE