Archive for October, 2013

Gateway Cross Cup

Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by .

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In addition to the other world class events occurring in St. Louis over Halloween Weekend, professional cyclocross racing returns Saturday and Sunday, October 26th and 27th  at the 3rd Annual Gateway Cross Cup at Heman Park in University City, Missouri. The only event of its type in the region, athletes from across the United States […]

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Women's podium: Marianne Vos wins, Katie Compton second and Nikki Harris third.

Vos, Van der Haar win First World Cup

Posted on 20. Oct, 2013 by .

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History was made at the first World Cup of the cyclocross season, the Cauberg Cross, when Lars van der Haar (Rabobank) soloed to the victory in Valkenburg -not only was the first major win for the 22-year old since he petitioned to move up to the elite men’s field but the young Dutch rider did […]

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Van Gilder, Gagné Win Ellison Cross Day One

Posted on 19. Oct, 2013 by .

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On one side, the savvy sprinter with over 300 victories on the road, Laura Van Gilder and on the other side, the mudder, the technical racer, Maureen Bruno Roy; both have claimed multiple podiums at cross races over the years. The two engaged in a tactical battle for the victory on Ellison Cross earlier today. […]

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World Cup #1 – Cauberg Cyclocross

Posted on 19. Oct, 2013 by .

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The slopes of the legendary Cauberg Hill,  where Amstel Gold Race finishes provides some steep climbs and gnarly descents for the first World Cup of the cyclocross season tomorrow at the Cauberg Cyclocross in the Netherlands.  The elite women’s and elite men’s race will be streamed live on the UCI youtube channel. The 2.65-km course, […]

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Large women's field with equal payout offered at OVCX #4 - photo by Kent Baumgardt

OVCX Crowns Knapp and Woodring at Caesar’s Ford CX

Posted on 16. Oct, 2013 by .

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Wearing their respective Caesar Crowns on the podium, Ryan Knapp (Pony Shop) and Mackenzie Woodring (Foundry Cycles) raced to wins at the Zipp OVCX race #4 at Caesar’s Ford Park. The race course wound through the concert bowl, natural rock outcroppings, parking lot and access roads of an old theater complex.  According to race promoter […]

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Rain shrouds the finish at OVCX Gun Club Cross - photo by Kent Baumgardt

Knapp, Woodring Win Muddy OVCX Gun Club Cross

Posted on 09. Oct, 2013 by .

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Derailleur hangers snapped.  Disc brakes disintegrated.  Still hundreds turned out in raingear and rubber boots and stepped out from their team tents to race, cheer and heckle at Zipp OVCX Series Race #3, Gun Club Cross, in Cincinnati this past weekend.   According to Weather.com, between Saturday and race day Sunday, Cincinnati received a deluge […]

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Luna's Katerina Nash affixed a sticker to her fork to remember Amy Dombroski - photo by Meg McMahon

Gallery: Providence Festival of Cyclocross Day Two

Posted on 07. Oct, 2013 by .

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Photo gallery from Meg McMahon of day two of the Providence Cyclocross Festival, second round of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge

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The Elite men stampede onto the race course - photo by Todd Prekaski

Berden Wins, Nash Sweeps Providence Cyclocross Festival

Posted on 07. Oct, 2013 by .

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New England’s Holy Week of Cyclocross came to a spectacular close on Sunday, as racers battled for dominance on the second day of the Providence Cyclocross Festival. Record numbers of racers participated in – categories of racing, including six amateur, junior, and masters categories that are part of the season-long Verge New England Cyclocross Series. […]

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The lead group forms as the crowds look on. Compton, Nash, Anderson, and Wyman - photo by Todd Prekaski

Gallery: Providence Festival of Cyclocross Day One

Posted on 06. Oct, 2013 by .

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Photo gallery from Todd Prekaski of day one of the Providence Cyclocross Festival, second round of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge

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Many riders participated in the lap of silence for Amy Dombroski - photo by Todd Prekaski

Powers, Nash take wins at Providence Festival of Cyclocross

Posted on 06. Oct, 2013 by .

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If there was ever a question, the Providence Cyclocross Festival clearly asserted itself this year as the biggest race in United States cyclocross. The festival includes three days of racing and other cycling-related activities in Providence, Rhode Island, including a newly added day of racing on Friday. This weekend closes out New England’s Holy Week […]

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