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Popham Culture: Macon must become more bike-friendly

Popham Culture: Macon must become more bike-friendly

Jonathan Popham

November 2, 2011

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 conclu...

SECCC Championships rolls through Macon

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

alockwood

April 27, 2011

  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. With nearly 155 riders and 23 schools in tow, Saturday morning’s time trial was delayed by a...

Mercer Cycling team to host regional cycling championship

(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.

alockwood

April 13, 2011

  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. The ...

The Third Half

(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.

alockwood

April 13, 2011

  Perspective is everything. I realized this after meeting one of my favorite athletes last weekend at a national cycling race in Anniston, Ala. You’ve probably not heard of him, but Rahsaan Bahati is one of the best Criterium cycling champions in the United States today. His organization,...

Denes win in Dalton, cycling team preps for SECCC Championship

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

alockwood

March 30, 2011

  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. Denes’ finish on his highlighter yellow Specialized S-Works machine was only one of many top results for the Mercer Cycling during the past month or racing. In early March,...

Rodeo Beach opens in Mercer Village

A customer at Rodeo Beach shops for boots Monday at the company's new retail location in Mercer Village.

alockwood

February 23, 2011

A customer at Rodeo Beach shops for boots Monday at the company's new retail location in Mercer Village. [nggtags gallery=rodeo,wordpress,...] A new outdoor clothing and supply store opened in Mercer Village earlier this month, making it the latest addition to the neighborhood's burgeoning retail s...

'Le Train de Mercer' looks dominant in Swamp Classic

(MercerCycling.blogspot.com) MU's Kevin Roberts had a fantastic opening weekend at the Swamp Classic alongside his four teammates.

Garret McDowell

February 23, 2011

(MercerCycling.blogspot.com) MU's Kevin Roberts had a fantastic opening weekend at the Swamp Classic alongside his four teammates. After several months off, Mercer’s cycling team has returned to competition with the SECCC season officially beginning the first weekend of February. A middle of...

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