Hump Day News

A quickie news hit for Wednesday: Rock Racing denied UCI Pro Continental Status. Keir Plaice joining Dutch team. MAC finale Capital Cross Classic providing equal payous for Elite Women. And some silliness with JibJab

Bruno-Roy and Powers top USAC

With only two events left on the calendar, Maureen Bruno-Roy (MM Racing/Seven) and Jeremy Powers (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) lead the USA Cycling cross NRC. UCI Rankings update: Katie Compton (Planet Bike) still in the lead.

On Tap: Bay State Cyclocross and Jingle Cross Rock

Five UCI cross races on tap this weekend, the 2-day/2-race Bay State Cyclocross in Sterling, Massachussetts and the 3-day/3-race Jingle Cross Rock in Iowa City, Iowa. Rounds 11 and 12 of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series (NECCS), the Bay State Cyclocross looms heavily over the heads of the series leaders as only one…

One more time for Johnson and Dombroski in Southampton

They did it again. The boys in green swept another podium and another weekend. Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com’s Tim Johnson won the battle against his own teammate Jeremy Powers to take back-to-back wins at Whitmore Landscaping Super Cross Cup in Southampton NY. Jamey Driscoll was third to make it another sweep. Amy Dombroski (Schlamm-Clement-Mootry) sweeps weekend with Georgia Gould (Luna) in second and Kelli Emmett (Giant MTB) in third.

On Tap: Whitmore’s Landscaping Super Cross Cup

Two of America’s cyclocross series combine for a two-day throwdown in the Hamptons this weekend. The two-day Whitmore’s Landscaping Super Cross Cup is part the MAC Series and is the finale of the North American Cyclocross Trophy (NACT) series.

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Mr consistency Tim Johnson

Hot and cold, those words or similar were uttered many times while describing  Tim Johnson‘s weekend at the USGP Mercy City Cup  but Johnson doesn’t see it that way. “I got second yesterday.” said  Johnson after his win on Sunday. In Saturday’s race, the Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com rider finished second to KONA’s Ryan Trebon in a muddy…

Catching up with Ryan Trebon

In a fierce competition where the leader’s jersey has changed shoulders at almost every race, KONA’s Ryan Trebon re-took the lead in the USGP with a 26-point advantage on his closest competitor Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) after the New Jersey races this weekend. The finale of the series will be in Portland, Oregon the weekend before…

Johnson and Nash solo at Mercer Cup II

Solo wins were the words of the day. The expected west-east battle on day 2 of the USGP Mercer Cup didn’t happen as Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) powered away from the field in the first lap to take another solo win.  Yesterday’s winner Ryan Trebon (KONA) had a terrible start  and battled to move from twentieth…

Trebon and Nash win muddy Mercer Cup

After some entertaining trashtalking on twitter, we finally had the battle between east coast and west coast in today’s USGP Mercer Cup p/b Knapps Cyclery in New Jersey. West coast came out victorious in round one as Ryan Trebon (KONA) dropped Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) with two laps to go to take the win. The pair…

On tap: USGP Mercer Cup

With only one month to go before the US Cross National Championships, the rivalries are heating up and the battles for the overall in the USGP series could not be tighter. Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) and Ryan Trebon (KONA) are tied on points going into the third of four weekends in New Jersey for the U.S…