The Season Begins

Dear Sponsors and Supporters, On April 1, the LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized teams came together for their annual training camp in sunny Southern California. The camp consisted of 8 men and 5 women, lasted twelve days, and focused on strength-training in the hills around Ventura, team building and strategic/tactical comprehension. New Team Directors Chris Daggs and Joe Holmes were also in … Continued

2021 Team Update

Dear Sponsors and Supporters, LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized is proud to announce our talented team for 2021. The program will continue to support high level junior men, junior women and U-23 women. The team will again be led by Roy Knickman and Ryan Kelly with George Chester, Joe Holmes and Chris Daggs assisting with director duties. Continuing riders with the team are: Olivia Cummins, Luke Feuerhelm, Kayla Hankins, Gabrielle Lehnert, Summer Moak, Kaia Schmid, Colby Simmons, Ava Sykes, Noah … Continued

A Great Start For 2020

The riders of LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized started their successful 2020 campaign with Valley of the Sun Stage Race in Arizona (2/14-16), followed by the Tour of the Southern Highlands in Georgia, (2/28-3/1). Valley of the Sun Stage Race No doubt our early season preparations contributed to both the men’s and women’s teams stellar outcomes during the first two … Continued

Preparing for 2020

Off-Season Planning The staff and riders of LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized have been busy during the off-season working toward the goal of another successful season in 2020 and having an even bigger impact on the development of our young riders. Here is an update on the team’s activities over the last month. Early in the month … Continued

World Championships

History Made In Yorkshire Last week select members of the LUX / Sideshow p/b Specialized team earned the right to represent the U.S. at the 2019 World Championships and our riders made history in Yorkshire England. Four men and three women from our organization participated in their prospective Championship Road Races. For the men the … Continued

Watersley Ladies Challenge/Keizer der Juniors/2019 Road World Championships

2019 Road World Championships   USA Cycling announced the cyclists that will represent the United States in the 2019 World Championships, which is scheduled for September 22-29, in Yorkshire, England. LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized riders received four of the five men’s positions and three of the five women’s positions for the Juniors. Quinn Simmons, Michael Garrison and Zoe … Continued

Grand Prix Rüebliland/Tour de DMZ

Last week two groups of LUX riders represented the United States on two continents—Europe and Asia. Grand Prix Rüebliland In Europe, Team USA (Quinn Simmons, Matthew Riccitello, Michael Garrison, Luke Lamperti, Gianni Lamperti and Magnus Sheffield (Hot Tubes)) competed in the Grand Prix Rüebliland, a four-stage UCI 2.1 stage race in Lenzburg, Switzerland. Stage 1 … Continued

Colorado Classic

Colorado Classic   This past week the Women’s Program took center stage with the team’s participation in the Colorado Classic (Steamboat Springs, CO). With nearly 100 of the world’s best female racers competing, the women of LUX-Flexential showed why they deserved to be a part of this UCI 2.1 event–the largest women’s professional race in the United States. … Continued

New World Champions & European UCI Stage Race Wins

New World Champions This weekend was an epic win for LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized. Attending the Junior World Track Cycling World Championships in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, Zoe Ta-Perez and Megan Jastrab (Rally/UHC) rode away with the gold at the Madison World Championship!   Ronde des Vallées UCI Stage Race Win In France, the team again saw success at Ronde … Continued

European Update and Leadville 100 Heroics

European Update This weekend part of LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized continued their European racing campaign at Aubel-Thimister-Stavelot, a 3 day, 4 stage 2.1 UCI stage race in Belgium. The guys continued with the high standard the team has come to represent, taking 2nd place in the Team Time Trial by less than one second behind AG2R’s junior team and positioning … Continued