Archive for December, 2013

Spencer Petrov takes the win at Brookside - photo by Kent Baumgardt

OVCX Eyes Turn Towards Europe and Colorado as Petrov, Dygert Clinch Series Wins

Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by .

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With a combination of snow, ice, and mud, the OVCX Series Finale in Indianapolis provided the perfect cap to a season that tested riders in all conditions.  Brookside Cross Cup began 13 years ago in almost identical conditions.   The race at Brookside Park, sponsored by SRAM, BGI, Flat 12/Shamrock Cycles, and Bier Brewery, solidified the […]

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KK Santos takes to the front at OVCX Promotion CX Lexington by Kent Baumgardt

Santos, Petrov Hot In OVCX Lexington Ice Storm

Posted on 10. Dec, 2013 by .

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An overnight ice storm in Lexington extended the “Did Not Start” lists in all categories.  Those who chose to brave the slick roads to the Zipp OVCX Series’ Commonweath Eye Surgery Promotion Cross race presented by Lexington’s Crankworks Bicycles were greeted with a crisp crust of ice on top of 3-4 inches of mud.  Bikes […]

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The chase was on: Noble, Van Gilder, and Birch try to reel in White and Kemmerer - photo by Meg McMahon

Gallery: NBX GP of Cyclocross Day Two

Posted on 09. Dec, 2013 by .

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Photo gallery from Meg McMahon of day one of the NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross

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Shawn Milne wins the race and with it the Shimano NEPCX Series - photo by Meg McMahon

Kemmerer, Milne Top NBX Day Two; Shimano NEPCX and Verge NECX Series Leaders Crowned

Posted on 09. Dec, 2013 by .

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The second day of the NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross marked the historic conclusion of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross series as well as the Verge New England Cyclocross Series, North America’s top amateur series. Racers fought the final battles in epic season-long wars for the win in categories all day long, including extraordinarily […]

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A set of logs were one of several features forcing most riders off their bikes - photo by Todd Prekaski

Gallery: NBX GP of Cyclocross Day One

Posted on 07. Dec, 2013 by .

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Photo gallery from Todd Prekaski of day one of the NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross

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Emma White, thrilled with her first UCI win - photo by Todd Prekaski

White, Lindine Notch Victories at Day One of NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross

Posted on 07. Dec, 2013 by .

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Goddard Park in Warwick, Rhode Island was the stage for a full day of exciting racing at the NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross, where racers raved about the redesigned course. Matt Bodziony and his crew created a fast, technical course, what Emma White (Cyclocrossworld.com) today called “a thinking race,” involving many of the park’s unique […]

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The Elite men through a sandy run-up - photo by Todd Prekaski

NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross hosts Shimano NEPCX & Verge NECX Series Finales

Posted on 06. Dec, 2013 by .

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The NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross closes out the monumental 2013 cyclocross season this weekend in Warwick, Rhode Island. Two days of racing December 7 & 8 serve as the finales of both the amateur Verge New England Cyclocross Series and the Elite Shimano New England Cyclocross Series, promising exciting competitions throughout both days as […]

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The Elite men's field was strong today - photo by Russ Campbell

Gallery: Baystate CX Day Two

Posted on 01. Dec, 2013 by .

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Photo gallery from Russ Campbell of day two of the Baystate Cyclocross Weekend

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This technical off-camber run-up early in the lap caused difficulties at the beginning of both Elite races - photo by Russ Campbell

Anthony, Durrin Claim Victories in Epic Conditions at Baystate CX Day Two

Posted on 01. Dec, 2013 by .

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Weather, unpredictable and ever-changing, featured prominently in today’s race at Baystate Cyclocross. Early morning racers faced not only a treacherously icy course, but also black ice on roads in the surrounding area causing a delayed start for the first race. As a light rain fell, the icy dirt softened to greasy mud, creating increasing challenges […]

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