Clinic-o-rama At UCI3

Clinics by Parbo, Cameron and the Comptons Precede UCI3 Festival Though technically a three-day festival of cyclocross, Cincinnati’s UCI3 Festival actually stretches to a fourth day with clinics preceding the actual racing. Clinics at two race locations will take place on Thursday, October 7, the day before racing gets underway. They will be led by…

Tuft Says Worst Day Of My Life

Canadian cyclist Svein Tuft of Langley, BC, finished 26th in the Men’s Time Trial at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, in what he describes as the “worst day of my life.” Tuft, the current and multiple Canadian Champion in Time Trial, completed the course in 1 hour 3 minutes 4 seconds, almost…

NACT Rolls Into Gloucester

After a great start in the Northwest the North American Cyclocross Trophy (NACT) series rolls into the Northeast this weekend for 2 days of racing in Gloucester Mass. at the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester. What’s the best description of the Gran Prix of Gloucester? Take a dramatic harbor front park at the height…

Eckmann Aims For Podium At Cross Worlds

There was another sweep this weekend at Planet Bike Cup, Yannick Eckmann, now riding for Hot Tubes, came out all barrels firing in the Men Jr 17/18 races. On both days, he caught and passed the Masters 45+ field that had started 30 seconds prior and went on to solo to victory. The defending USGP…

Knee Is Better For Compton, Time To Race

When 6-time and reigning US National Champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) lined up at the start of the first race of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross, she barely had any training rides in her legs for the past month. Compton was forced off her bike following a crash on the Mountain Bike World…

Team Canada Ready For Road Worlds

The Canadian Road Cycling team has arrived in Melbourne, Australia, to compete in the 2010 UCI Road World Championships from Wednesday September 29 to Sunday October 3. The team landed “down under” last week, and have been preparing for this major cycling event with training races, course familiarisation, public events and team building exercises to…

Van Gilder and Lindine Take Victories at Nor’easter ‘Cross

Laura Van Gilder (C3/Athletes Serving Athletes) and Justin Lindine (bikereg.com/Joe’s Garage/Scott) powered their way to wins at Nor’easter ‘Cross presented by Smartwool and Cycle-Smart on Saturday. This first-year UCI race at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, New Hampshire took full advantage of the terrain by mixing two challenging climbs, several off-camber descents, two run-ups and two…

Johnson Leads 1-2 Punch And Takes Over USGP Lead

Once again, the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com attacked and attacked hard on the second day of the Planet Bike Cup, the first weekend of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. In a reverse from Saturday’s race, US National Champion Tim Johnson flew away from the field to win solo while his teammate Jeremy Powers also…

Compton Sweeps Planet Bike Cup

6-time and reigning US National Champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) continued to dominate the US cross scene on day 2 of Planet Bike Cup, the first of four weekends of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Once again, on a sunny Sunday afternoon in Sun Prairie WI, she escaped solo to claim back-to-back victories,…

Powers Crushes USGP Opener

What a ride from Jeremy Powers of the Cannondale presented by Cyclocrossworld.com team at the first race of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. His teammate, US National Cross Champion Tim Johnson who finished second,  described it as “perfect”. See photo gallery. Taking the holeshot, Powers led from the start to the finish, bunny…