Berden Wins Tactical Boulder Cup

Finally. That was the word that Belgian Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) said after crossing the line with his arms up. He finally won a cross race this year. And it wasn’t easy. The Boulder Cup race at the new Valmont Bike Park was a battle of tactics between the top seven riders at the race…

Compton Does It Again At Boulder Cup

USA Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) continued to dominate the American cross racing scene with another solo victory. In front of an very enthusiastic home crowd, Compton took the win at the Boulder Cup at the newly opened Valmont Bike Park.

Trebon Solos To Win Colorado Cross Classic

Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) continues to show great form as he took another win, this time he solo’ed to claim the Colorado Cross Classic after dropping US Cross Champion Todd Wells (Specialized) with less than four laps to go. Wells held on to second and a resurgent Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) took third. The course had mostly…

Compton Easily Wins Colorado Cross Classic

Reigning and seven-times US National Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) did it again at the Colorado Cross Classic, another solo win for the champion in her hometown. Third after the holeshot, Compton took the over the front on the first lap, applied pressure and was able to solo away for the win. French National…

Kabush Looking For Sponsor

One of the most successful riders on the North American mountain bike circuit with 75 career medals and 16-times US National XC wins, Canadian Geoff Kabush found out today that Rocky Mountain will be not be continuing as one of his co-title sponsors for 2012. He announced it to the world with a single tweet…

Cincinnati’s 333 Plan

3 UCI races, 3 unique venues, 3 National Champions – that’s the 333 Plan. The oldest UCI weekend in the Midwest, the Cincy3 November 4-6 weekend is delivering three days of full fields and world class talent on 3 unique world-class race venues. Highlight videos.

Lindine Dominates Downeast as Smith Doubles Up

In the wake of yesterday’s mud-fest, racing today at the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend in New Gloucester, Maine was fast and furious. With precious UCI points on the line, the stars of New England cyclocross were out in force. The course once again featured the sweeping turns and undulating terrain of Pineland Farm, while the creative…

Meredith Miller CalGiant) finished 3rd at USGP day one Planet Bike Cup

One-On-One With Meredith Miller

After finishing on the podium of three UCI cross races in the United States, American Meredith Miller (California Giant/Specialized) traveled to the Czech Republic to race in the first two World Cups of the season. Her goal is to get points and to make onto Team USA for the World Championships held in Koksijde, Belgium…

McNicholas, Smith Win Muddy Downeast

Conditions dominated at the first day of the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend at Pineland Farm in New Gloucester, Maine. A week of heavy rain topped by two dry days meant the low-lying course had plenty of time to go from soup to bog. Early in the day, racers had been forced to run long sections of…

Mani – Learning To Win Again

That win at Spooky Cross on Saturday night was a long time coming for French National Cyclocross Champion Caroline Mani. 279 days long to be exact since she won Le Tricolore in Lanarvily. “Yesterday I was thinking, oh I really need to learn again how to win, because it’s nice to have a good race…

Shimano NEPCX – Midseason report

Halfway through the inaugural Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge, it’s clear why some of the top racers in the world have set their targets on New England’s professional series. As the Shimano Series lays its foundation on the heritage of cyclocross in New England it was only natural that first weekend…