Powers Dominates Cincy3 Day One

There’s no other way to call it but dominance for Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) on day one of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival. With seven laps to go, Powers was solo off the front of the tough course at Devou Park, never really in trouble, keep a solid gap to the lone chaser behind him to take…

Compton Solos To Another Win At Cincy3 Day One

US Cyclocross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) claimed another solo win, this time at Devou Park, at the Darkhorse Cyclo-Stampede International on day one of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival. The course, with its bowl-like terrain, was tough once again, with a lot of climbing, and barely any flats. And to make it even more interesting,…

Photos – Cincinnati3 Cross Clinics

Neither rain, not setting sun would stop students from taking in the lessons from US Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) and Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) on Thursday evening. The students gathered at 5pm at Harbin Park, site of the third race of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival, to learn everything from remounts and dismounts, riding through…

Cycle-Smart International Kicks Off

After a month’s break, the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge is back in action, this time at beautiful Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts. The 21st edition of the Cycle-Smart International is already the biggest the race has ever been with nearly 1400 racers pre-registered as well as a new-for-2011 expo and…

CalGiant Bolsters Roster for 2012 Road Season

California Giant Berry Farm’s/Specialized announced that brothers Yannick and Robin Eckmann, Stephen Leece and Sam Bassetti have signed onto the 2012 road team. Ranging in age from 17 to 20 years old, the four espoir riders bolster the existing squad for the upcoming season. “We’re excited to bring in four more young up-and-coming riders.” Team…

FCS|Rouse Roster for 2012

Early in September, FCS announced the merger of its Elite Women’s Cycling Team and Rouse Bicycles’ Elite Women’s Cycling Team to create the FCSΙRouse Cycling Team, which is expected to be a strong contender in the women’s peloton on the National level in 2012. Chris Cornetto, owner of Rouse Bicycles, will be managing the team,…

Hincapie Sportswear, BMC and Holowesko Partners Create Professional U23 Continental Team

Hincapie Sportswear, BMC and Holowesko Partners have expanded their support of development cycling by creating a professional Under 23 development team for the 2012 racing season. The new BMC-Hincapie Sportswear Team is registered with USA Cycling as a UCI continental team and is the official development program for the BMC Racing Team. “I strongly believe…

Berden Wins Tactical Boulder Cup

Finally. That was the word that Belgian Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) said after crossing the line with his arms up. He finally won a cross race this year. And it wasn’t easy. The Boulder Cup race at the new Valmont Bike Park was a battle of tactics between the top seven riders at the race…