Tag Archives: Gateway Cup

Gateway Cup Race Report


It’s always special going home. But going home for four days of crit racing is tough to beat. After last year’s success at Gateway Cup, Labor Day in the Lou was always circled as the end of my 2014 road season. With work obligations and crashes reducing my fitness to a nearly non-existent level, on the bike expectations were low as I flew ... Read More »

Gateway Cup Day 4


The fourth and final day of the Gateway Cup featured the most exciting course of the weekend: a ten corner quasi figure eight crit. On this challenging course Team Sixcycle-RK&O closed out the weekend with yet another great result. Check out Matthew Vandivort’s race report and video of the entire race below. Gateway Cup – Day 1: Tour de Lafayette ... Read More »

Gateway Cup: Day 3


After taking the win on Friday night and another podium on Saturday, Team Sixcycle-RK&O went into day three of the Gateway Cup with Roger Parmelee in the leaders jersey and the goal of scoring another result. In the end it may not have been the precise result the squad was looking for, but it was another great race for the ... Read More »

Gateway Cup: Day 2


After opening the Gateway Cup with a big win at the Tour de Lafayette, Team Sixcycle-RK&O partook in some classic Saint Louis cuisine – Imo’s Pizza – and prepared for the second day of racing. While racing under the lights on Friday provided some modest relief from the heat wave that had settled over Saint Louis, there would be no such ... Read More »

Gateway Cup: Day 1


While Team Sixcycle-RK&O traditionally ends its road season in the mountains of Vermont at the Green Mountain Stage Race, this year the squad sent several riders to the Staenberg Group Gateway Cup in Saint Louis to end the season with a long weekend of racing comprised of four crits, including one under the lights and one incredible ten corner figure eight ... Read More »

The Lou: Bicycling in Saint Louis


Bicycling in Saint Louis: Team Sixcycle-RK&O journeyed far and wide for the Thanksgiving weekend with team rider Matthew Vandivort posting this report from his hometown of Saint Louis, Missouri. The Lou: Bicycling in Saint Louis by Team Sixcycle-RK&O’s Matthew Vandivort There is something special about going home – and after many years the journey from LGA to STL feels like second ... Read More »