Archive for December, 2013
Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by pressrelease.
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 […]
Posted on 10. Dec, 2013 by pressrelease.
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 […]
Posted on 09. Dec, 2013 by Cynthia.
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 […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2013 by Cynthia.
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 […]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2013 by Cynthia.
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 […]
Posted on 01. Dec, 2013 by Cynthia.
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 […]