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Posted on 06. Nov, 2011 by jeffrey.
The 21st edition of the Cycle-Smart International wrapped up today under bright skies with high intensity racing. The sixth race in the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series saw the same winners as Saturday, with Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) and Luke Keough (Champion Systems p/b Keough Cyclocross) taking big UCI victories, but the races [...]
Posted on 05. Nov, 2011 by jeffrey.
For the first time in what feels like ages, bright and sunny skies were overhead for UCI cross racing in New England. Racers came in force to the 21st annual Cycle-Smart International at Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts. This race, one of the four jewels in the crown of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross [...]
Posted on 23. Oct, 2011 by jeffrey.
In the wake of yesterday’s mud-fest, racing today at the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend in New Gloucester, Maine was fast and furious. With precious UCI points on the line, the stars of New England cyclocross were out in force. The course once again featured the sweeping turns and undulating terrain of Pineland Farm, while the creative [...]
Posted on 22. Oct, 2011 by jeffrey.
Conditions dominated at the first day of the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend at Pineland Farm in New Gloucester, Maine. A week of heavy rain topped by two dry days meant the low-lying course had plenty of time to go from soup to bog. Early in the day, racers had been forced to run long sections of [...]
Posted on 20. Oct, 2011 by jeffrey.
Halfway through the inaugural Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge, it’s clear why some of the top racers in the world have set their targets on New England’s professional series. As the Shimano Series lays its foundation on the heritage of cyclocross in New England it was only natural that first weekend [...]
Posted on 15. Oct, 2011 by jeffrey.
With New England’s Holy Week comfortably in the rearview mirror, the Verge New England Cyclo-Cross Series takes a weekend off before taking on the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend at Pineland Farm in New Gloucester, Maine. As in years past, the Verge Series has brought out some of the strongest competition in the country in all types [...]