Podium for Men U23 of Day 2 of Derby City Cup, race #4 of US Gran Prix of cyclocross (USGP). Winner Travis Livermon (Cannondale), 2nd Dave Hackworthy (Ridley), 3rd Jack Hinkens (Ridley). Hackworthy is U23 USGP leader with 4 races to go.
The boys in green came out of the Louisville races with another win, more podium finishes and the USGP lead halfway through the series. Somewhat surprisingly, the leader’s jersey is not on defending champion Tim Johnson’s back but on his young teammate’s, Jamey Driscoll who is tied on points in a battle with US Cross Champion Ryan Trebon of the KONA squad.
The addition of two new ProTour races in Canada have forced some changes to the UCI America Tour Calendar: moving the US Pro three weeks down, and shifting the Tour of Missouri earlier. Also, the UCI road races to be held in USA and Canada in 2010.
Hump Day News: Terry McGinnis, Team Type 1 2010 roster, yahoo cycling, USA Cycling Cyclo-cross NRC standings, Boulder Cup moved, Empire Cyclocross canceled.
Halfway through the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross, there’s another tight race for the series lead. This past weekend, Robin Eckmann (Clif Bar) and Cody Kaiser (CalGiant) battled for the jersey in the Men’s Jr 17-18 series. Going into the Derby City Cup, Kaiser had won the two previous races with Eckmann finishing second both…
The sun shone down on the Verge NECCS Sunday in New Gloucester, but the mud hung like a black cloud over the head of many racers. Maureen Bruno-Roy (MM Racing p/b Seven Cycles) and Dan Timmerman (Richard Sachs/RGM/Radix), on the other hand, had great days in the saddle, each doubling up on the weekend and extending their series leads.
Katerina Nash (Luna) and Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) put on a show of force at Day 2 of the U.S Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup p/b Papa John’s. Nash increased her lead while Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) finished second to become the new USGP leader halfway through the series.
Men’s Elite podium ceremony of Day 2 of Derby City Cup of the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) in Louisville, KY. Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com sweeps podium with Tim Johnson soloing to the win, Jamey Driscoll in second and Jeremy Powers third. Driscoll is new leader in the USGP series with two weekends to go. Canadian Cross Champ Geoff Kabush (Rocky Mountain-Maxxis) gets Most Aggressive. Oh and a kiss too.
The defending USGP champions Katerina Nash (Luna Chix) and Ryan Trebon (KONA) took the win and the Series Leader’s jerseys at Day One of the USGP Derby City Cup in Louisville, Kentucky. Nash rode away from the field to solo to victory while Trebon fought until the end taking a 2-up sprint against Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) for the win.
Czech native Katerina Nash of the Luna Chix team has two major objectives this year, defending her US Gran Prix of Cyclocross title and racing in the World Cyclocross Championship in her home country. “This is my first year where I’m doing the World Championships so I want to be ready all the way until…
Coming up this weekend: the USGP of Cyclocross Derby City Cup presented by Papa John’s Pizza 1 & 2 in Louisville KY, and the Downeast Cyclocross Day 1 and Day 2 in New Gloucester ME. KONA duo vs Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com trio in Louisville and I’ll be there.
The battle in the Men’s and Women’s Elite races should be raging at this weekend’s US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) races in Louisville KY but other competitions should also be heating up. And one of them is the Men’s 17-18 Junior’s. Current leader is 18-year Cody Kaiser (CalGiant-Specialized)
This morning the host cities for 2010 Amgen Tour of California were announced via an orchestrated marketing campaign on twitter launched by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Lance Armstrong, three-time champion Levi Leipheimer, Dave Zabriskie and George Hincapie each posted information about one or two stages, and also committed to racing in the event held in May 16-23.Updated with info from followup press conference.
Hump day news: Recap of cross races over the weekend: Granoque, Wissahickon, Toronto and CrossCrusade. NACT, MAC Standings. Katie Compton leads UCI Cross Rankings. Road news about Chicago and Greenville. And more.
Mention cyclocross to Jeremy Powers of the Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com team and you’ll get a quick reaction: his frequent smile gets bigger and more awesome’s get peppered in the conversation. While he loves all things cycling, the 26-year old has an obvious passion for cyclocross.
Here we go, the first draft of the men’s 2009-2010 Transfer-o-rama. Pretty sparse so far, tell me what you’ve got! Oh and as always, take these with a grain salt.
Last week, USA Cycling published the 2010 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) with 27 events total, where 15 are criteriums and 8 are multi-day stage rages. Last year, the initial NRC had 34 events, but as races were canceled throughout the year, only 26 events were finally completed. The 2010 includes 8 men’s-only and 2 women’s-only events.
A few days after finishing her mountain bike season, Georgia Gould of Team Luna Chix, started off her cyclocross racing season with a third place at CrossVegas. After finishing third twice at the first US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) weekend in Madison the following weekend, Gould had planned to return home for a bit…
Team Rubicon-ORBEA, presently known as Land Rover-ORBEA; Benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation, a first year UCI continental team, is in search of a title sponsor. Rubicon’s two-year partnership with Land Rover will end December 31st, 2009.
Video of day3 of the Cincinnati UCI3 Cyclocross Festival. While Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) continued her domination in the final race, the Cincinnati UCI3 Harbin Park presented by Biowheels and United Dairy Farmers, it was “battle royale” in the men’s race. Jeremy Powers (Cannondale/Cyclocrossworld.com) and Ryan Trebon (KONA) went head to head, or is that…