Clarification of USA Cycling stance on UCI Rule 1.2.019

April 9, 2013

 

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This episode is a one-of-a-kind live roundtable discussion with many prominent individuals within the mountain biking world to determine what needs to be done with USA Cycling's current policies

 

They share some very honest discussion about their thoughts, the current situation, and what they would like to see change to benefit everyone involved, including juniors all the way up to masters.

 

If you are a mountain biker or anyone who enjoys cycling, you need to listen.

 

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USA Cycling response on Cyclingnews

Scott Tedro - Owner of Team Sho-Air and Chairman of US Cup

Ty Kady - Manager of Team Sho-Air

Austin McInerny - Executive Director of NICA

Mike McCormack - Director - Breck Epic

Jason Sager - Team Jamis

Kevin Forrester - Director - Tatanka 100

Burke Swindlehurst - Director - Crusher in the Tushar

Carlos Perez - Event Coordinator Levi's GranFondo

Jason Ranao - SOCAL Endurance

Mitch Hoke - Kenda/Felt Pro Mountain Bike Team

Tom Coleman - Wobble-Naught Laser Precision Bike Fitting

 

April 5, 2013

 

This is a very special episode of The Dirt. Drew was joined by Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski and Macky Franklin to host a forum to discuss the latest USA Cycling statement regarding UCI Rule 1.2.019.

 

Justin Lindine and Scott Tedro called in during the show to discuss what is going on, what can be done, and more.

 

Help to make a change by commenting on USA Cycling's Facebook Page!

 

Stay tuned for follow up shows on this topic as it proceeds.

 

 

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Comments

  • TH (Monday, April 08 13 09:36 am EDT)

    Nothing in the opinion says anything about this applying only to pros.

  • Ben (Monday, April 08 13 10:21 am EDT)

    It only applies to those with UCI/international license.

    "Originally, this was described as only affecting those UCI-licensed riders on UCI teams. The UCI has subsequently clarified that the rule extends to ALL UCI-licensed riders, even those not associated with a UCI team. This rule only pertains to those riders holding an international/UCI license."

  • TK (Monday, April 08 13 02:58 pm EDT)

    While events like Breck-Epic/Whiskey are effected, you could at least argue those events have UCI/USAC options even if they are not needed. On the Enduro side, there is obviously a growing global demand for races. However, the UCI decided not to go that route so I do not even think a Enduro race could get a permit regardless. At top events like Trans-Provence, you have WC DH/XC/Cross riders all together. Great interview with Sven & Chris Ball here: http://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/Exclusive-Interview-Chris-Ball-Leaves-UCI,4574/Slideshow,0/sspomer,2

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