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Buckingham Financial Ohio State Cyclocross Championships This Weekend

Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 by .

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The Buckingham Financial Ohio State Cyclocross Championships take place this Sunday, November 28 at John Bryan State Park near Dayton, Ohio. The event is part of both the Zipp OVCX Cyclocross Tour presented by Papa John’s and the CapCity Cyclocross Series. As with all state championship races on the Zipp OVCX Tour, the Buckingham Financial [...]

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Gatch’s Tight Ship

Posted on 04. Nov, 2010 by .

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Ohio’s John Gatch may be one of the most qualified people to take command of the organization of a cyclocross race in all of North America. Gatch has decades of experience at the top levels of cycling, including stints as a mechanic on Lance Armstrong’s Team Motorola and as Technical Director for the Tour Dupont [...]

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Storm The Greens: Kendall, Dallaire, Frankenstein & The Cheerleader

Posted on 03. Nov, 2010 by .

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Halloween is supposed to be for kids, and about 50 Junior competitors, almost one-fifth of the total entry, descended on the old River Road Country Club for the Papa John’s Storm the Greens, round nine of the Zipp OVCX Tour presented by Papa John’s. Junior riders Ian McShane, Ben Glover, and Nolan McQueen from Louisville’s [...]

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Champion System MAC Season Update

Posted on 03. Nov, 2010 by .

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This Saturday’s non-UCI First State Velo Sport Xross at Fair Hill Maryland looms large in the Champion System MAC Series as the Elite Men’s and Women’s points leaders both have the opportunity to mathematically clinch season championships. But any points drama missing from the pro classes is more than made up for in MAC’s amateur [...]

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Promoters Upping the Ante in the Midwest

Posted on 29. Oct, 2010 by .

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A friendly and informal game of one-upsmanship between promoters is pushing the Zipp OVCX Tour presented by Papa John’s to new levels of quality and fun, and could be benefiting all types of bike racing and riding in the three-state Ohio Valley region. And it’s enjoyable to watch the creativity develop in this relatively young [...]

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Champion System MAC’s New Jersey Weekend

Posted on 27. Oct, 2010 by .

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The signature run-up of the Champion System MAC Series is back, and it only seems bigger than last year. The Amphitheater of Pain at Beacon Cyclocross has been a staple of the Champion System MAC Series for nearly a decade, and it will again be the centerpiece of the first day of a UCI and [...]

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Van Gilder, Anthony Sweep Granogue

Posted on 18. Oct, 2010 by .

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To celebrate the 10th edition of what has been called the toughest cross race in North America, the Delaware Cyclocross Coalition of Delaware (DCCoD) changed this year’s Granogue Cyclocross, part of the Champion System MAC Series, to a two day format. Close to 1250 racers signed on to partake in the celebration that is DCCoD’s [...]

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Knapp and Dallaire Take Tour de Louisville

Posted on 06. Oct, 2010 by .

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Beautiful weather and a revised courses greeted cyclocross racers and spectators as the Zipp OVCX Tour presented by Papa John’s made it’s first of several trips to Louisville this year for the Tour de Louisville on Sunday. The race which is held annually at Fisherman’s Park rather than the more-frequented Eva Bandman or Champions Parks. [...]

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Competitive Fields at UCI3 Int’l Cyclocross Fest

Posted on 05. Oct, 2010 by .

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With on-line registration for Cincinnati’s UCI3 Cyclocross Festival closing at midnight Tuesday, festival organizers are gearing up for the biggest day of registration for the year. As of lunch time Monday, over 1,100 entries from across the United States and beyond have already been received and the list of Elite racers vying for the $27,000 [...]

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Class-Swapping On-Tap for This Weekend’s WhirlyBird Cross

Posted on 25. Sep, 2010 by .

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Despite Davide Frattini’s (Team Hudz/Subaru) two wins at the Charm City ‘Cross in Baltimore, Valentin Scherz leads the Elite Men’s point standings for the Champion System MAC Series as he continues his quest for his second straight MAC title heading into this weekend’s WhirlyBird Cross. Scherz also leads the U23 Category with his Cyfac-Champion System [...]

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