Archive for December, 2011

Powers vs Johnson, A Compelling Duel At Day One Of USGP Bend

Posted on 11. Dec, 2011 by .

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The day that many, if not all, US cross fans were waiting for finally happened today in Bend, Oregon – the Jeremy Powers vs Tim Johnson showdown and the battle between friends and former teammates turned out to be compelling drama.  The duel came down to a final sprint to the line where Powers, of [...]

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Nash Solos To Win Dusty USGP In Bend

Posted on 10. Dec, 2011 by .

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It took a bit longer than usual but in the end, Katerina Nash (Luna) shook off her rusty legs, after a month off from racing, to claim another solo win at day one of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. As we discussed yesterday, the dusty and dry [...]

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Berden Talks USGP And More

Posted on 10. Dec, 2011 by .

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Belgian Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) will be starting his final two cross races in the United States this weekend at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. He gave us his opinion of the dry and dusty course after pre-riding on sunny Friday afternoon. Berden, also takes about the [...]

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Butler Talks USGP Bend

Posted on 10. Dec, 2011 by .

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Sue Butler (River City Bicycles) shares her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Oregon-resident Butler is looking forwards to racing in front of her home crowd even if the conditions are completely different to [...]

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Miller Talks USGP Bend

Posted on 10. Dec, 2011 by .

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Meredith Miller (CalGiant) shares her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Just off a string of four victories, Miller has finished on the podium for the last two years of the USA National Cyclocross [...]

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Antonneau Talks USGP Bend

Posted on 10. Dec, 2011 by .

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Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) says “Don’t hit the rocks” while sharing her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Antonneau won her U23 National title on the same course last year, but under very different conditions, [...]

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Summerhill Talks USGP Bend

Posted on 09. Dec, 2011 by .

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Danny Summerhill (Garmin-Cervelo) shares his thoughts on the on the Deschutes Brewery Cup course for the fourth and final weekend of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross.  Summerhill was pre-riding the course which presents completely different conditions to last year’s Nationals where he won the U23 National Championships for the second year in a [...]

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Wells Talks USGP Bend

Posted on 09. Dec, 2011 by .

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Troy Wells (Team Clif Bar Cyclocross) shares his thoughts on the Deschutes Brewery Cup course for the fourth and final weekend of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross.

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Powers Talks USGP Bend

Posted on 09. Dec, 2011 by .

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Jeremy Powers (Rapha Focus) shares his thoughts on the Deschutes Brewery Cup course for the fourth and final weekend of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross.

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Cross Impressions

Posted on 09. Dec, 2011 by .

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Where did the season go? Here we are on the eve of the last big weekend of racing this season, the finale of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross in Bend, Oregon.  So much has happened since our last Impressions: Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) crashed violently on the second day in Louisville which forced him [...]

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