Compton Does It Again In Ohio

Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) dominated once again, powering away solo to win day 2 of Cincinnati’s UCI3 International Cyclocross Festival. Laura Van Gilder (C3 Athletes Serving Athletes) won the 2-rider battle for second on Sue Butler (Hudz-Subaru).

Sam Smith and Jeremy Powers Take You Behind The Barriers

2009 USA Cycling number one ranked cyclocross racer Jeremy Powers is proud to announce a new collaboration with legendary cyclocross documentarian Sam Smith entitled “Behind the Barriers.” Powers and Smith have set out to provide behind-the-scenes access to the world of professional cyclocross that has never been seen before. What is most revolutionary about Behind…

Trebon Takes First Win Of Season At Devou Park

Finally. Not only did Ryan Trebon (Kona) get his first win of the season but along with his teammate Barry Wicks he delivered a 1-2 for his Kona team at the Panther Stampede presented by Darkhorse Racing, day 1 of the UCI1 Cincinnati Cyclocross Festival. “It’s been awhile.” Trebon said about finally winning. After seeing…

Compton Delivers At Hot Day 1 Of UCI3

With six-time and reigning US National Champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike) in the race, the battle quickly moved on to the rest of the podium. Yep, Compton remains undefeated in the US as she soloed to win at Panther Stampede presented by Darkhorse Racing, day 1 of the UCI1 Cincinnati Cyclocross Festival. It was a…

Host Cities for 2011 Amgen Tour of California

The 2011 Amgen Tour of California will visit 15 Host Cities for official stage starts and finishes, while other cities along the route also will have the opportunity to witness the excitement of elite professional cycling. Stages for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California include: Stage 1: Sunday, May 15 – South Lake Tahoe to…

Top 10 At Gloucester

No, not another ranking of the cross racers, but rather a top 10 list from the Great Grewers Gran Prix of Gloucester. Every week, following a weekend of cross racing, the judges (or whomever happens to be at the beer tent) will put together to create a list based on a completely subjective choice and…

Team Type 1: New Contracts, New Season

Team Type 1 announces the signing of Slovenian rider Jure Kocjan and Italian Andrea Grendene for the 2011 season as the squad increases its European profile ahead of an expansion into the Pro Continental ranks. Kocjan, whose full name is pronounced Yuri Kosyan, is a 6-year veteran of the professional peloton, and comes to Team…

Miller Claims First UCI Win At Gloucester

After coming in second on Saturday, Meredith Miller (CalGiant) replied “Not let Laura come around me in the end” when asked what she would do differently. Though she laughed when she answered, she all business on day 2 of the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester. With two laps to go, she took a solo…

Powers Wins Round One At Gloucester

After hearing so much about the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester, I was really looking forwards to the race and boy I was not disappointed. Glorious venue, absolutely beautiful weather – well okay mud would have made it perfect – and some hard bike racing. Oh and a beer truck! Really what more do…

Van Gilder Takes Gloucester

The Great Brewers Gran Prix of Cyclocross came down to a duel between two roadies, Laura Van Gilder (C3 Athletes) and Meredith Miller (CalGiant). With two laps to go, the duo was off the front to battle it out with Miller taking the lead, knowing that she had to try and drop sprinter Van Gilder.…

Clinic-o-rama At UCI3

Clinics by Parbo, Cameron and the Comptons Precede UCI3 Festival Though technically a three-day festival of cyclocross, Cincinnati’s UCI3 Festival actually stretches to a fourth day with clinics preceding the actual racing. Clinics at two race locations will take place on Thursday, October 7, the day before racing gets underway. They will be led by…

Tuft Says Worst Day Of My Life

Canadian cyclist Svein Tuft of Langley, BC, finished 26th in the Men’s Time Trial at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, in what he describes as the “worst day of my life.” Tuft, the current and multiple Canadian Champion in Time Trial, completed the course in 1 hour 3 minutes 4 seconds, almost…