Archive for November, 2011

Behind Behind THE Barriers with Sam Smith

Posted on 17. Nov, 2011 by .

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The innovative Behind THE Barriers web series broke new ground last year when Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) showed that there is a lot more than racing  at cyclocross races.  Powers along with producer/director Sam Smith started off to do only a few episodes but they were so well-received that Powers & Smith ended up covering almost [...]

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Gould – “It just made my sucking so enjoyable, as enjoyable as sucking can be”

Posted on 16. Nov, 2011 by .

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“You have to get to the pit because your bike needs a rider change.” “Just think – they used to write magazine articles about you.” These and many more gems were screamed this weekend to Georgia Gould (Luna) at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. It was all part of the #heckleme campaign that [...]

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Antonneau Surging Up

Posted on 15. Nov, 2011 by .

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Reigning US U23 National Champion Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) has been on a tear lately, finishing top 10 in 11 UCI races including her second place this past Sunday at USGP Derby City Cup. With the deepest and strongest field so far this year, 19-year old Antonneau was able to outsmart and out-sprint three of the [...]

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Behind THE Barriers Episode 8

Posted on 15. Nov, 2011 by .

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For the first time ever, Behind THE Barriers crosses the Atlantic Ocean! Season 2 Episode 8 follows Jeremy Powers and the Rapha-Focus crew to Plzeň, Czech Republic for the first World Cup on the UCI Calendar.

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Trebon Grits His Teeth At Louisville

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by .

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If a Most Courageous jersey was awarded at Sunday’s Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup, it would have to have gone to Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt). Going into the second race in Louisville, Trebon was all set for a re-match with Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) but then disaster struck a few hours before the [...]

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Powers Sweeps Louisville, Takes Over USGP Lead

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by .

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Once again, Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) was duking it out at the front of a cross race, but this time it was against US Cross Champion Todd Wells (Specialized) at day two of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup.  On Saturday, Powers had been locked in a duel with Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) [...]

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Compton Continues To Dominate USGP

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by .

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Another race, another win for Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) who once again solo’ed to the win on the second day of Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup. Some changes were brought to Sunday’s course, the uphill sandpit was made more difficult with a sloping, off-camber tilt to it, a new 180 before [...]

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Photos – PIR Cross Crusade

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by .

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Photos from Nick Fochtman of shiftfocusphoto of Cross Crusade #8 at Portland International Raceway

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Photos – Men USGP Derby City Cup Day Two

Posted on 13. Nov, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery from men’s day two at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup in Louisville, KY.

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Photos – Women USGP Derby City Cup Day Two

Posted on 13. Nov, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery from women’s day two at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup in Louisville, KY.

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