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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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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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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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Elle Anderson, USA Cycling's ProCX women's points leader, wins day one of Baystate Cyclocross Weekend - photo by Russ Campbell

Anderson, Powers Take Wins on a Challenging First Day of Baystate CX Weekend

Posted on 30. Nov, 2013 by .

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Baystate Cyclocross weekend, Rounds 9 & 10 of the Verge New England Cyclocross Series, stands out as one of the toughest cyclocross courses in the country, drawing top-notch racers from around the country to test themselves against Baystate’s challenging terrain. Notorious course designer Tom Stevens weaves together difficult off-camber stretches, barely rideable punchy climbs, and [...]

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The women's blazingly fast start last year, with Kemmerer taking the hole shot - photo by Todd Prekaski

Verge New England Cyclocross Series continues at Baystate CX

Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by .

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The legend of Baystate Cyclocross graces Sterling, MA this weekend for Rounds 9 and 10 of the Verge New England Cyclocross Series. This classically brutal New England course, crafted by renowned course designer Tom Stevens, challenges racers with off-camber sections, punchy climbs, and twisting corners. Arriving to meet the challenge will be top-notch racers from [...]

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One more for the winningest bike racer in the US! Laura Van Gilder takes the sprint - photo by Todd Prekaski

Van Gilder, Milne Win on Day Two of 23rd Annual Cycle-Smart International

Posted on 03. Nov, 2013 by .

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World-class athletes paid the respect that is rightly due to the oldest UCI cyclocross race in the US today by bringing top-level racing to the course at day two of the 23rd edition of the Cycle-Smart International. In rounds 5 & 6 of the prestigious Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge and [...]

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Crystal Anthony (Optum P/B Kelly Benefit Strategies) takes the win - photo by Todd Prekaski

Anthony, Gagné Win Day One of 23rd Annual Cycle-Smart International

Posted on 02. Nov, 2013 by .

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Racers in 14 categories took to a newly re-designed course on first day of racing at the 23rd annual Cycle-Smart International today. The oldest UCI cyclocross race in the country is rounds 5 & 6 of the prestigious Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge, and rounds 7 & 8 of the Verge [...]

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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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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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