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Popham Culture: Macon must become more bike-friendly

Popham Culture: Macon must become more bike-friendly

Anything worthwhile deserves protecting. I think most rational people could agree with that. Quality of life is inarguably worthwhile.  The cities that are usually rated with the highest quality of life are generally also rated the most cycling friendly cities in the world.   Because of this, I conclude that there is likely a correlation between cycling and quality of life. [Read More...]

(Alex Lockwood / Cluster Staff) Cycling's Andrew Lockwood hits the pavement (far left) in a pileup early in the Men's B category race.

SECCC Championships rolls through Macon

With the highest turnout in Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference history, Mercer Cycling successfully hosted the final race of the spring road season with a time trial, criterium and road race over the course of Saturday and Sunday.

by Apr 27 0 comments Sports
(Alex Lockwood / Cluster Staff)  Mercer Cycling aims to finish high atop the standings during this coming weekend’s Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Championship to be held in Macon. Saturday afternoon, the criterium event will be held around Tattnall Square Park with racing starting at 12 p.m. The championship will be the final collegiate race for Andrew Lockwood (second from left) and Elizabeth Lee (far right) while youngsters Kevin Roberts (far left) and Gabe Denes (second from right) will vie top finishes to build on for next season.

Mercer Cycling team to host regional cycling championship

Growth comes slowly. The Mercer Cycling team will be the first to tell you that. The upcoming weekend, the culmination of their hard work and training efforts will come to a head in Macon as they host this year’s edition of the 2011 Southeastern Collegiate Cycling (SECCC) Championship.

by Apr 13 0 comments Sports
(photo courtesy of VeloNews.com) Despite how cool Bahati looks on his bike, the difference between how I view him and how a non-cycling fan views him simply boils down to perspective.

The Third Half

I don’t like to think that I’m jaded against stardom and status, but when I get to meet a professional athlete of any sport, I rarely ask for an autograph anymore and sometimes will ask for a picture. A handshake and a conversation will suffice for me. Just to know that they’re human and perhaps extremely talented at their profession is enough for me. It’s a matter of perspective.

(photo courtesy of Mercer Cycling) Gabe Denes' yellow machine cruised to victory in a rain-soaked race in Dalton last weekend.

Denes win in Dalton, cycling team preps for SECCC Championship

He’s just going darn fast these days. Gabe Denes finally broke through with a Criterium win in Dalton for Mercer’s first crit win of the season.

by Mar 30 0 comments Sports
A customer at Rodeo Beach shops for boots Monday at the company's new retail location in Mercer Village.

Rodeo Beach opens in Mercer Village

A new outdoor clothing and supply store opened in Mercer Village earlier this month in the storefront previously occupied by The Bike Store.

by Feb 23 0 comments News