Andrew Talansky – back to basics

After a year with the Continental squad Amore e Vita, 21-year old Andrew Talansky is returning to basics for 2010, joining the California Giant/Specialized team, one of five U23 riders in the rejuvenated Elite Amateur squad. You might remember Talansky as the lone chaser behind Daniel Holloway at the Philadelphia International Championships for lap after…

The Road to Worlds with Jeremy Powers

In Episode #6 recorded Friday evening January 15, 2010, Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com’s Jeremy Powers talks about his last two races in Belgium, his return home to Massachusetts for a short break and going cold-turkey as far as coffee. He also compares cross courses between Europe and the US and fans after the incident with Niels Albert.

An eye-opening experience for Joseph Schmalz

For 19-year old Joseph Schmalz, racing cross in Europe was “definitely the hardest racing I’ve ever done, the most challenging”. He came back richer from the experience having pushed himself and his skills to compete with the top riders. “That was definitely an eye-opener, it was tough it was really really tough.” The KCCX/Verge rider…

BMC Racing Team Awarded UCI Wild Card For 2010

The BMC Racing Team learned Monday it has been granted Wild Card status for the 2010 season by the International Cycling Union (UCI). The decision by the UCI’s license committee earns the U.S.-registered professional continental team the right to be invited to races on both the UCI ProTour schedule and the Historic Monuments of Cycling…