Knoxville will soon be swarming with bicyclists competing in the USA Cycling Pro Road Race & Time Trial National Championships. What better excuse to assemble a special bikes issue? Meet cross-country cyclist Andre Block, pro racer/UT English major Stephen Bassett, some of the top racers coming to Knoxville, plus our lists of ways to socialize on your bike.
The USA Cycling Pro Road Race & Time Trial National Championships, June 24-25:
• Where (and how) to watch bike racers at Knoxville’s USA Cycling Pro Road Race
• American riders to watch in this year’s USA Cycling Pro Road Race
• UT student Stephen Bassett travels the globe as a pro cyclist
• Liberal Andre Block and conservative Jonathan Williams are biking a 3,200-mile Unity Ride across America
• Socializing on two wheels: community rides and faces
• Knoxville area bike clubs
• The origins of Knoxville’s bicycling
• Jack Neely: My life as a two-wheeled contrarian
• The Mercury Guide to Knoxville-Area Bike Shops
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