Full Speed Ahead at World Cycling Centre

first_img Related The UCI’s World Cycling Centre (WCC) in Switzerland has signed a new four-year agreement with bike components company Full Speed Ahead (FSA).The World Cycling Centre (WCC), which houses the headquarters of the International Cycling Union, Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), is a high-level coaching and training centre. Designed for riders, coaches and cycling managers, the WCC has been given the label ‘Olympic Training Centre’ by the IOC.Under this sponsorship agreement, which runs from 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2016, FSA will provide the WCC with handlebars, stems and crank sets for the trainees’ road, track and mountain bikes. In addition, the FSA brand Vision will supply time trial aerobars for the young athletes training in Aigle, Switzerland.The first delivery of components has already arrived at the centre, ready for the 2013 intake of trainees and the beginning of the next Olympic cycle.“We are extremely fortunate to have the support of this major international company,” said WCC Director Frédéric Magné. “This agreement takes us through to Rio 2016 and hopefully we will see some of our trainees performing at the Olympics with FSA and Vision products.”Full Speed Ahead, whose European headquarters are located in Busnago, Italy, is one of the cycling industry’s leaders in the production of high range products for bicycles. The company also sponsors numerous professional road and mountain bike teams.www.uci.chwww.fullspeedahead.comlast_img read more

Hobby Lobby plans new store in Merriam; future of Mission location in doubt

first_imgA rendering of the new Hobby Lobby store submitted to Merriam.Mission will be gaining one big sales tax generator when Walmart moves from Roeland Park to the Gateway project, but it appears it could be losing another one as Hobby Lobby makes plans for a new store in Merriam.Register to continuelast_img

Hancock Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Sexual Abuse/Exploitation of Minor Charges

first_imgHancock’s trial is set for the week of April 18. Alexander: “Thirteen counts related to the possession and distribution of images of child sexual exploitation.” On February 3, the Alaska Bureau of investigation asked that anyone with information regarding potential victims of Hancock to contact Soldotna Investigator Vince Peronto at 907-260-2709. He faces a potential sentence of two to 99 years in jail on each of the 13 counts of child pornography if convicted. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Soldotna resident and former Peninsula Martial Arts teacher Michael Dean Hancock pleaded not guilty to various charges of sexual abuse of a minor and unlawful exploitation of a minor in Kenai court Thursday.center_img In Kenai, Hancock faces 20-99 years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000 for First Degree Sexual Abuse of a minor. For the charges of Second Degree Sexual Abuse and Unlawful Exploitation of a Minor he faces up to ten years in prison and a fine of $100,000 each. Originally he was indicted by an Anchorage Grand Jury on January 14 according to Assistant Attorney General Adam Alexander… Hancock was indicted by a Kenai Grand Jury on February 3 for one count of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the First Degree, one count of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Second Degree, and three counts of Unlawful Exploitation of a Minor.last_img read more