Scherz Makes It Two At HPCX

Once again this weekend a flat tire impacted the finish of the Elite Men’s race. With a bit more than one lap to go, the deal seemed to be sealed for Luca Damiani (Kenda p/b GearGrinder) who was solo at the front with more than 20 seconds on his closest chaser Valentin Scherz (Cyfac-Champion System…

Van Gilder Atop Of Another Sweep At HPCX

The C3 Athletes Serving Athletes trio did it again at stop #8 of the Champion System MAC Series, the Highland Park Cyclocross. Laura Van Gilder, DeeDee Winfield and Arley Kemmerer hit the gas from the gun, creating a separation on the first lap with only Kristin Gavin (Team CF) able to catch on the train. …

Scherz Wins Beacon Cross In Sprint

It all came down to a sprint in the Elite Men’s Beacon Cross race, stop #7 of the Champion System MAC Series. A group of five riders came into the final lap together with series leader Valentin Scherz (Cyfac-Champion) and Adam Myerson(Cycle-Smart) watching each other and taking turns at the front. Another Adam, this one…

Winfield Leads Sweep At Beacon Cross

When the three C3 Athletes Serving Athletes teammates showed up at the start line dressed in White Stormtroopers kits, it was a sure thing that the smackdown was coming in the Elite Women’s race at Beacon Cross. The favorite going into the race was definitely on Champion System MAC Series leader Laura Van Gilder who…

Promoters Upping the Ante in the Midwest

A friendly and informal game of one-upsmanship between promoters is pushing the Zipp OVCX Tour presented by Papa John’s to new levels of quality and fun, and could be benefiting all types of bike racing and riding in the three-state Ohio Valley region. And it’s enjoyable to watch the creativity develop in this relatively young…

US Cross Nationals Moves To January in 2012

It’s been talked about but it’s finally official. After this year, the US Cross National Championships will be held in the first week of January starting in 2012. Also, the event was awarded to Madison, Wisconsin for 2012 and 2013. The change of schedule is essential for the cross scene to continue to flourish and…

Powers Takes Over USGP Lead

The battle continues between the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com teammates for the leader’s jersey at the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Halfway through the series, Jeremy Powers is back in the lead tied on points with Tim Johnson, again. “Yeah, it’s crazy.” Johnson smiled. After the first weekend of the series, the Planet Bike Cup…

Change of Date & Venue For NACT Finale

Faced with the loss of the venue for the final race weekend of the North American Cyclocross Trophy Series the directors have selected Bay State Cyclocross as a replacement. The annual Sterling Mass weekend of racing scheduled November 27-28 will serve as the 4th and final weekend of NACT action that will decide overall series…

Kemmerer and Dombrowski Dominate Raucous DCCX

Arley Kemmerer (C3-Athletes Serving Athletes) and Joe Dombrowski (Haymarket Bicycles-SEAVS) rode away from the competition to victories at the DCCX cyclocross race, race five in the BikeReg.com MABRAcross series, in Washington, D.C. Both riders had their teammates—and race favorites—face mechanical issues, opening the way to dominating wins on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement…

Canada Bidding For 2015 Road Worlds

In September, the possibility of hosting the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Quebec City was first talked about, publicly that is, prior to the first ever ProTour race held in North America, the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec.  Well, it’s now official Canada, via the Canadian Cycling Association has initiated the bid process to…

Annis Repeats As Myerson Scores First UCI Win

Sunday’s fourth round of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series saw the best competition of this year’s series to date. The podiums of three of the marquee races came down to bunch sprints, much to the delight of an enthusiastic crowd. For a second day, New Gloucester, Maine’s Pineland Farms’ scenic landscape played host…