Lewis Re-Ups At HTC-Highroad

Craig Lewis, who at the tender age of twenty five, has been a pro for six years, will ride his seventh, hopefully his lucky seventh, year, with his squad of the previous three, HTC-Highroad. Lewis, who has proven himself a rider who can support sprinters on the flats and still ride at the front in…

Races Heat Up as NECCS Finale Approaches

As the end of another great season approaches, New England’s best racers will head to the NBX GP of Cross in Warwick, Rhode Island for the traditional finale of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series presented by Cycle-Smart. This year’s event will play host to some of the tightest races in the history of…

Top 10 From BASP And More

This week’s Top 10 was inspired by the Golden Gate Park Cyclocross, race #4 of the Bay Area Super Prestige Series. A muddy deep boggy area gave rise to some wicked rooster tails.  I added some from earlier races et voila, Top 10 Rooster Tails.

Cross News

How about a quick round-up of some cross news. UCI Cross Rankings. Four Americans in the top 15 of the Elite Men and Elite Women UCI Cross rankings that came out today. World Champion Zdenek Stybar (Fidea Cycling Team) is still on top with the three Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com riders leading the USA: Tim Johnson…

Johnson and Dallaire Win in Ohio

Card and Halloran Take OH State Championship Jerseys Thanksgiving weekend saw one of the largest Elite fields of the year in the Zipp OVCX Tour presented by Papa John’s. Thirty Elite Men from seven states lined up for the start of the Buckingham Financial John Bryan Classic, which also served as the Ohio State Championships.…

Cyclocross Race Helping Kids in Need

It’s Thanksgiving Holiday in America, and here’s something that cyclocross racers should be thankful for, and something they can do about it. Imagine you’re scared, hungry, confused and have no real safe place to live. Imagine also that you’re only four years old. Where would you turn? Dr. Frank Troiano, an Indianapolis Internist and Gastroenterologist,…

Engleman To Direct Nature Valley Pro Ride Teams

Michael Engleman, former professional racer and head of the U.S. Women’s Cycling Development Program, will serve as head coach for the Nature Valley Pro Ride teams in 2011. Engleman has worked with some of America’s most successful riders, including Kristin Armstrong, Mara Abbott, Amber Neben and Mari Holden. He raced 10 years as a professional…

18 ProTeams Include Garmin-Cervélo, RadioShack, HTC & BMC

The UCI finally announced the list of teams registered in the first division, known as ProTeams, for 2011. The USA will have 4 teams at the highest level, Garmin-Cervélo, RadioShack, HTC & BMC and both Geox-TMC (Spain) and Cofidis Le Crédit en ligne (France) were denied ProTeams status and relegated to ProContinental. That means that…