U.S. Cycling names final women’s road team for Rio Olympics

On Thursday, USA Cycling announced three riders who will be joining Megan Guarnier on the road team for the Olympic Games in Rio. While Guarnier, who is currently atop the UCI Women’s WorldTour, will be the leader, she’ll have strong support in Kristin Armstrong, a two-time gold medalist in the Olympic time trial. Current hour record-holder Evelyn Stevens and superb climber Mara...
Via Excelle Sports
11 days ago

American rider Evelyn Stevens sets cycling's hour record

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Evelyn Stevens of the U.S. shattered one of cycling's most revered marks - the hour record - by riding just under 30 miles Saturday at the Olympic Training Center Velodrome. Wearing the skinsuit of her Boels-Dolmans trade team, Stevens covered 47.98 kilometers and more than 143 laps on the 333-meter track. She passed the unified mark of 46.833 kilometers...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

American star Evie Stevens to attempt world hour record

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Olympic cyclist Evelyn Stevens will attempt to break the world hour record later this month when she takes to the recently renovated velodrome at the U.S. Olympic training center. The distance traveled in an hour is one of the most hallowed challenges in cycling. But only in the past two years, since the UCI modernized and simplified rules for an attempt...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Valiant Stevens falls to sixth in Worlds TT

It was a valiant effort but in the end Evelyn Stevens (United States) was simply outgunned and outmuscled in the women’s elite time trial at the UCI Road World Championships in Richmond Virginia. The American came home in sixth place, 26 seconds down on winner Linda Villumsen (New Zealand) on a course that wasn’t ideally suited to her characteristics. “I’m bummed but I...
Via Cycling News
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Stevens: We can’t race the women’s road race as individuals

There’s little doubt that the US women’s team head towards the World Championships road race on Sunday with one of the most complete and competitive teams in the competition. Although they lack a previous winner in the race they have a dynamic squad of riders consisting of Allie Dragoo, Megan Guarnier, Evelyn Stevens, Shelley Olds, Coryn Rivera, Lauren Stephens, and Tayler Wiles...
Via Cycling News
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

News shorts: Police recover Stevens' world championship bike

Richmond police recover Steven's stolen time trial bike Less than 24 hours after a thief walked off with a Specialized Shiv time trial bike belonging to American Evelyn Stevens at the UCI Road World Championships, the local Richmond police have recovered the machine and returned it to its rightful owner. The Richmond PD announced the find on Twitter, writing, "The stolen bicycle...
Via Cycling News
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Thief nabs Evelyn Stevens' time trial bike at Worlds

Less than 48 hours before the start of the UCI Road World Championships team time trial, where Evelyn Stevens is aiming to become the only woman to have participated in all four gold-medal winning teams, a thief has walked off with her Specialized Shiv race bike. A man police describe as being between 30 and 45 year old, and weighing around 190 pounds, walked off with the time trial...
Via Cycling News
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Americans make statement with Tour of New Zealand sweep

MASTERTON, New Zealand (AP) Tayler Wiles led an American sweep at the Tour of New Zealand on Sunday, holding off Megan Guarnier and Evelyn Stevens to win the five-stage women's road race. Another member of Team USA, Lauren Hall, captured the final stage in a sprint finish for her third stage win. Australian riders Georgia Baker and Emily Collins were second and third. The dominance...
Via Associated Press
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Brennauer of Germany wins world time trial

PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) Lisa Brennauer of Germany claimed her second gold medal in three days at the road cycling world championships after winning the individual time trial on Tuesday. Brennauer finished the 29.5-kilometer (18.3-mile) route to and from Ponferrada in 38 minutes, 48 seconds. Ukraine's Anna Solovey took silver at 18 seconds behind, while Evelyn Stevens of the United...
Via Associated Press
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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