Powers Clinches Day One USGP Derby City Cup

The duel continued between Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) and Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) at the opener of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup in Louisville, KY.  Escaping from a select group on the second, the pair pushed each other’s limit for the next six laps, never able to ditch the other one.  The…

Compton Crushes Day One at USGP Derby City Cup

The expected showdown between Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross leader Katerina Nash (Luna) and Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) just didn’t happen instead Compton did was she does best, go to the front and power away. Another solo win, another C1, for the US National Champion Compton at day one of the Derby City Cup…

One-On-One With Ryan Trebon

American cross racer Ryan Trebon launched his own team, the eponymous L&T Sports, with his friend, mechanic and road manager Dusty Labarr. With Felt on board as a co-sponsor, Trebon raced mountain bike and road events this season, with a focus on getting ready for cross. And he started the season off with a bang,…

Cross Impressions After Two Months

One month into the cross season and the third weekend of both the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) is upon us. Pretty much everyone is in Louisville to check out the course in preparation for 2013 World Championships. And it’s a fun long course, with a combination of technical and power sections. On…

Keough – Next year Is Going To Be Huge

Luke Keough (Champion System p/b Keough cyclocross) did it again at the Cycle-Smart International this past weekend. The 20-year old picked his first and second UCI wins of the cross season to sweep, for the second year in a row, the races in Northampton, MA. The victories put him on top of the Shimano New…

Powers Blazes To Win Cincy3 Harbin Park

“All guns blazing” is what Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) said he would do for the third and final race of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival and that’s exactly what he did. With his fast start, Powers took the holeshot and led the field onto the tough Harbin Park course. A grassy course made spongier with rains earlier…

Compton Sweeps Cincy3

The third and last day of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival brought a challenge to all the riders, a tough course made even tougher by the spongy grass with some muddy spots after rains a few days early. But that’s not all, a long course with uphills, downhills and a tough sandpit traversed twice tested all…