Archive for September, 2009

USAC Cross Standings

Posted on 30. Sep, 2009 by .

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A quick look at the five races that were held last week and the current standings in the USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Racing Calendar. Dan Timmerman (Richard Sachs-RMG Watches-Radix) swept this year’s Green Mountain Cyclocross Weekend and took the lead in the 2009 Verge New England Championship Cyclo-cross Series (NECCS). Timmerman took advantage of his [...]

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On Tap: USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships

Posted on 30. Sep, 2009 by .

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The 2009 USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships are taking place right now at the Home Depot Center Velodrome in Carson, Calif. on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills and will conclude on October 4th. More than 300 elite cyclists from across the United States, including rising stars, as well as 2012 Olympic [...]

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Worlds Recap

Posted on 29. Sep, 2009 by .

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A quick recap of how the North American cyclists fared at the 76th World Championships UCI Road World Championships which were held in Mendrisio, Switzerland, from Wednesday 23 September  in Mendrisio, Switzerland. The competition started with the 33.2 km Men U23 Time Trial won by Jack Bobridge of Australia earned the U23 men’s world title [...]

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USGP #1 – Planet Bike Cup Day 2 Video

Posted on 29. Sep, 2009 by .

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Vervecken wins and Compton crushes at Day 2 of USGP Planet Bike Cup

Posted on 28. Sep, 2009 by .

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Old Man Power. Three-time World Champion Erwin Vervecken (Revor Baboco)  used his wiles to claim victory in Sun Prairie Wisconsin on Sunday, the second and final day of Planet Bike Cup, the first weekend of the USGP.  The Belgian sat on the leaders throughout the race, seemingly in trouble as he yo-yoed behind US Cross [...]

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Strangler’s Hill runup

Posted on 27. Sep, 2009 by .

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Sights and Sounds from USGP #1

Posted on 26. Sep, 2009 by .

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Jeremy Powers (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) powered to the win and US Cross Champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike) crushed it at the first race of the USGP – Planet Bike Cup in Sun Prairie WI. Read what Powers, 3x World Champion Erwin Vervecken (Revor Baboco), Jonathan Page (Bike Planet), US Cross Champion Ryan Trebon (KONA), Compton, Luna’s Katerina Nash and Georgia Gould had to say. Tons of photos.

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On Tap: USGP #1 – Planet Bike Cup cross

Posted on 26. Sep, 2009 by .

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New to the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross in 2009, the Planet Bike Cup kicks off the Series today and tomorrow at one of the most popular venues of the Wisconsin Cycling Association Series: Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. Cyclocross races have been held at Angell Park Speedway since 2003 and this year’s [...]

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Van Gilder is back for more

Posted on 26. Sep, 2009 by .

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After 18 seasons of racing and winning on the road, American Laura Van Gilder took up cross racing in 2008, where she managed to have quite a rookie season with a 4th place ride at Nationals and a top 20 finish at the world championships. She’s back at it again in 2009, starting off her [...]

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Sights and Sounds from CrossVegas

Posted on 24. Sep, 2009 by .

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A crowd estimated, by the organizers, to be almost 10,000 spectators, filled the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex in Las Vegas for the third edition of CrossVegas. With the largest international field of cyclocross racers ever assembled in the U.S. competing, the anticipated international battle of America versus the world never developed. Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale/Cyclocrossworld) captured [...]

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