Trebon Wins Tactical SpookyCross

The Cross After Dark series finale was a game of tactics in a winner take all scenario at Saturday night’s SpookyCross. The duel was on between Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) and Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) who were off the front within three laps of the fast course in dry and warm conditions. But the two were…

Mani Solo’s To Nab SpookyCross

French National Champion Caroline Mani jokingly made a cut-throat gesture to Sue Butler (River City Bicycles) on the start line on Saturday night. Was she really joking however?  Mani simply never gave a chance to her competitors at SpookyCross, the finale of the Cross After Dark series. Mani claimed the holeshot and quickly hit the…

Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) finished 9th at USGP Planet Bike Cup day two

One-On-One With Jeremy Powers (part 2)

American cross racer Jeremy Powers took the leap this year to headline the Rapha-Focus after four successfully years on the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com and in the first month of racing, the 28-year old has shown that he’s come into his own. He has handled the mantle of being team captain all the while under the…

Jelly Belly p/b Kenda Back For Two More Years

The longest running title sponsor in US cycling is back for more. The Jelly Belly Candy Company will continue to sponsor the UCI Continental Men’s team through the end of 2013. Also renewing sponsorships are presenting sponsor Kenda Tires, Bicycle sponsor Focus, apparel sponsor Pactimo, and long-time eyewear and helmet sponsor Rudy Project. “I’m excited…

Sam Smith filming for Behind the Barriers

One-On-One With Jeremy Powers

American cross racer Jeremy Powers took the leap this year to headline the Rapha-Focus after four successfully years on the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com and in the first month of racing, the 28-year old has shown that he’s come into his own. He has handled the mantle of being team captain all the while under the…

One-On-One With Helen Wyman (part two)

Part two of our conversation with Cyclocross British National Champion Helen Wyman (KONA/FSA) continues with the World Championships on a “savage” course in Koksijde, Belgium. Her aim is to podium, or better. In her dry wit, Wyman tackles the differences in racing and living in the United States compared to Europe, spectators. And we had…

Cross Impressions After One Month

One month into the cross season and on the eve the second weekend of both the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) and Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge (NEPCX), it’s time to go over what happened and what didn’t happen. First, the facts. A total of 14 UCI races over…

One-On-One With Helen Wyman

British Cyclocross Champion Helen Wyman started her season in the US to showcase her sponsor KONA/FSA Factory team, and get some good racing in with her target of a podium at the World Championships still ahead of her. In the end, the 30-year old rider won every race she entered, making it nine out of nine…

Wellens And Peeters On VT4

Flemish commercial television channel VT4 followed Belgian riders Bart Wellens and Rob Peeters (Telenet-Fidea) during their trip to the USA, which included a visit to Louisville to see the site for the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships and their race at USGP Planet Bike Cup. The following video was aired prior to the Kalmthout cross race…