Archive for October, 2013

The runup is waiting at Cycle-Smart International

23rd Annual Cycle-Smart International Takes Place This Weekend

Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 by .

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The legendary Cycle-Smart International, the longest-running UCI-sanctioned cyclocross race in the US, marks its 23rd year this weekend on November 2 & 3. CSI, started by Adam Myerson in 1991 when he was just 19 years old, is a storied race with a history that parallels that of New England Cyclocross itself. Its growth through [...]

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Women's Elite Start by Kent Baumgardt

Juniors Haunt Podium at Zipp OVCX Storm Eva Bandman CX

Posted on 30. Oct, 2013 by .

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As the Zipp OVCX Series rolls toward this weekend’s Toyota Cincy 3 CX Festival (UCI C2/C1/C2) and the following week’s MudFund Derby City Cup, juniors continue to dominate the Elite races. 15-year old Spencer Petrov (Sophisticated Living p/b Bob’s Red Mill) and 16-year old Chloe Dygert (Midwest Devo) stood atop the Halloween themed podium Sunday [...]

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A long time coming, Miller cracks Top 10 At Cyclocross World Cup

Posted on 28. Oct, 2013 by .

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Last Saturday, Meredith Miller finally cracked the top 10 at a UCI Cyclocross World Cup when she finished a strong sixth in Tabor, Czech Republic.  Since the start of her cyclocross racing career five years ago, the California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized rider’s highest finish had been 11th, twice in 2012. “Wow, I’m super stoked to [...]

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Gateway Cross Cup day two - photo by Matt James

Gallery: Gateway Cross Cup Day Two

Posted on 27. Oct, 2013 by .

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Photo gallery from Matt James of day two of the Gateway Cross Cup.

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Elle Anderson (California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized) wins day two of Gateway Cross Cup -photo by Matt James

Anderson Wins, Berden Doubles Up at Day Two of Gateway Cross Cup

Posted on 27. Oct, 2013 by .

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Day two of the 2013 Gateway Cross Cup moved out from under the lights of Saturday’s race and in to the golden sunlight of a picturesque Midwest Sunday afternoon. A revision to the course delivered a more technical circuit, but one that was still lightning fast for the elite women and men that tackled the [...]

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Gateway Cross Cup day one - photo by Matt James

Gallery: Gateway Cross Cup Day One

Posted on 27. Oct, 2013 by .

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Photo gallery from Matt James of day one of the Gateway Cross Cup, second round of the Cross After Dark Series

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Gateway Cross Cup day one - photo by Matt James

Berden, Miller Win Day One of Gateway Cross Cup

Posted on 27. Oct, 2013 by .

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The third year of the Gateway Cross Cup, part of the Cross After Dark Series, saw a date change and a second day of racing added to its new weekend position. Moved from the early season midweek slot of the previous years, the race brought a bigger field than years past and the bone dry [...]

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Compton, van der Haar Win Tabor World Cup

Posted on 26. Oct, 2013 by .

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USA Cyclocross Champion Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) attacked early and held on to small gap to win her 17th Cyclocross World Cup of her illustrious earlier today in  Tabor, Czech Republic. Proving that his victory in last week’s World Cup in Cauberg, Lars van der Haar (Rabobank Development Team) took the victory in the [...]

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World Cup #2 – Tabor

Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by .

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The second round of the UCI Cyclocross World Cup will be held in Tabor, Czech Republic on the former World Championships course at the banks of the Lužnicí river, south of town. For many riders the race in Tabor is the perfect opportunity to make up for their less successful race in Valkenburg and get [...]

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Petrov Stuck with Haley Early by Kent Baumgardt

Juniors Break Through in OVCX Elite at John Bryan; Focus Turns to Sunday’s Storm Eva Bandman Halloween Race

Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by .

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They may be juniors in age, but now they’re among the top elite riders in OVCX.  With the previous week’s winners, Ryan Knapp and Mackenzie Woodring, taking the week off, the young guns of OVCX fought hard and claimed the podiums under the falling leaves and crispy air of John Bryan State Park, east of [...]

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