Cross News

How about a quick round-up of some cross news. UCI Cross Rankings. Four Americans in the top 15 of the Elite Men and Elite Women UCI Cross rankings that came out today. World Champion Zdenek Stybar (Fidea Cycling Team) is still on top with the three Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com riders leading the USA: Tim Johnson…

Johnson and Dallaire Win in Ohio

Card and Halloran Take OH State Championship Jerseys Thanksgiving weekend saw one of the largest Elite fields of the year in the Zipp OVCX Tour presented by Papa John’s. Thirty Elite Men from seven states lined up for the start of the Buckingham Financial John Bryan Classic, which also served as the Ohio State Championships.…

Cyclocross Race Helping Kids in Need

It’s Thanksgiving Holiday in America, and here’s something that cyclocross racers should be thankful for, and something they can do about it. Imagine you’re scared, hungry, confused and have no real safe place to live. Imagine also that you’re only four years old. Where would you turn? Dr. Frank Troiano, an Indianapolis Internist and Gastroenterologist,…

Engleman To Direct Nature Valley Pro Ride Teams

Michael Engleman, former professional racer and head of the U.S. Women’s Cycling Development Program, will serve as head coach for the Nature Valley Pro Ride teams in 2011. Engleman has worked with some of America’s most successful riders, including Kristin Armstrong, Mara Abbott, Amber Neben and Mari Holden. He raced 10 years as a professional…

18 ProTeams Include Garmin-Cervélo, RadioShack, HTC & BMC

The UCI finally announced the list of teams registered in the first division, known as ProTeams, for 2011. The USA will have 4 teams at the highest level, Garmin-Cervélo, RadioShack, HTC & BMC and both Geox-TMC (Spain) and Cofidis Le Crédit en ligne (France) were denied ProTeams status and relegated to ProContinental. That means that…

New Team For 2011: Primal/MapMyRIDE Professional Women’s Racing p/b BH Bikes

A new women’s team, the Primal/MapMyRIDE Professional Women’s Racing powered by BH Bikes, joins the peloton in 2011: the Primal/MapMyRIDE Professional Women’s Racing p/b BH Bikes. Primal Wear, a leading designer and manufacturer of branded and custom cycling apparel, today announced the official launch of Primal/MapMyRIDE Professional Women’s Racing powered by BH Bikes. The formation…

Rule Changes From USA Cycling

The USCF Board of Trustees met Nov. 6 to discuss and vote on proposed rule changes for the 2011 road, track and cyclo-cross season. While numerous items were introduced by the Trustee representatives, the most significant legislation passed was the addition of a singlespeed national championship category for cyclo-cross and a rewrite of the rules…

Gould, Johnson Lead USGP

With one weekend and two races to go in the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Georgia Gould (Luna) has a solid hold on the overall while Tim Johnson (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) leads in tight race with his teammate Jeremy Powers