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World Cup #2 – Tabor

Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by .

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The second round of the UCI Cyclocross World Cup will be held in Tabor, Czech Republic on the former World Championships course at the banks of the Lužnicí river, south of town. For many riders the race in Tabor is the perfect opportunity to make up for their less successful race in Valkenburg and get [...]

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Petrov Stuck with Haley Early by Kent Baumgardt

Juniors Break Through in OVCX Elite at John Bryan; Focus Turns to Sunday’s Storm Eva Bandman Halloween Race

Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by .

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They may be juniors in age, but now they’re among the top elite riders in OVCX.  With the previous week’s winners, Ryan Knapp and Mackenzie Woodring, taking the week off, the young guns of OVCX fought hard and claimed the podiums under the falling leaves and crispy air of John Bryan State Park, east of [...]

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Gateway Cross Cup

Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by .

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In addition to the other world class events occurring in St. Louis over Halloween Weekend, professional cyclocross racing returns Saturday and Sunday, October 26th and 27th  at the 3rd Annual Gateway Cross Cup at Heman Park in University City, Missouri. The only event of its type in the region, athletes from across the United States [...]

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World Cup #1 – Cauberg Cyclocross

Posted on 19. Oct, 2013 by .

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The slopes of the legendary Cauberg Hill,  where Amstel Gold Race finishes provides some steep climbs and gnarly descents for the first World Cup of the cyclocross season tomorrow at the Cauberg Cyclocross in the Netherlands.  The elite women’s and elite men’s race will be streamed live on the UCI youtube channel. The 2.65-km course, [...]

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Large women's field with equal payout offered at OVCX #4 - photo by Kent Baumgardt

OVCX Crowns Knapp and Woodring at Caesar’s Ford CX

Posted on 16. Oct, 2013 by .

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Wearing their respective Caesar Crowns on the podium, Ryan Knapp (Pony Shop) and Mackenzie Woodring (Foundry Cycles) raced to wins at the Zipp OVCX race #4 at Caesar’s Ford Park. The race course wound through the concert bowl, natural rock outcroppings, parking lot and access roads of an old theater complex.  According to race promoter [...]

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Rain shrouds the finish at OVCX Gun Club Cross - photo by Kent Baumgardt

Knapp, Woodring Win Muddy OVCX Gun Club Cross

Posted on 09. Oct, 2013 by .

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Derailleur hangers snapped.  Disc brakes disintegrated.  Still hundreds turned out in raingear and rubber boots and stepped out from their team tents to race, cheer and heckle at Zipp OVCX Series Race #3, Gun Club Cross, in Cincinnati this past weekend.   According to Weather.com, between Saturday and race day Sunday, Cincinnati received a deluge [...]

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The Cat 4's were treated to the best visibility of the day on the switchbacked course at Ski Ward - photo courtesy Night Weasels Cometh

Lindine, Miller Triumph In The Dark at Night Weasels Cometh

Posted on 03. Oct, 2013 by .

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The Holy Week of Cyclocross rolled forward Wednesday night with The Night Weasels Cometh, the most serious “fun night race” this side of Starcrossed.   Fans were treating to an eclectic mix of pro riders hunting for midweek training and easy money, aggressive and enthusiastic junior racers, and masters racers up past their bedtime, on the [...]

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The pits were busy at OVCX #2 St Mary's - photo by Kent Baumgardt

Knapp and Woodring Master OVCX Mud

Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by .

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What appeared to be a passing line of light showers turned into an all-day fun-in-the-mud drenching at the Zipp OVCX Series Race #2, St. Mary’s Child Center CX, in Indianapolis.  Ryan Knapp (Pony Shop) proved untouchable from the whistle, finessed his bike through slick off camber hairpins and held a 20 second gap to the [...]

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Chloe Dygert (Midwest Devo) won OCVX Bloomington Elite Women's race - photo by Kent Baumgardt

Knapp and Dygert Take OVCX Lead into Indy Sunday

Posted on 26. Sep, 2013 by .

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Touted as one of the best courses last season, Ryan Knapp (Pony Shop) and Chloe Dygert (Midwest Devo) take their Zipp OVCX Series leads into Sunday’s race #2 at Ft. Harrison State Park in Indianapolis.  The race is a fundraiser for the kids at St. Mary’s Child Center (SMCC) who feed, educate and provide a [...]

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Curtis White (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) in the lead group during his first weekend of UCI Elite racing - photo by Todd Pekaski

Gallery: Green Mountain Cyclocross Weekend Day Two

Posted on 15. Sep, 2013 by .

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Photo gallery from Todd Prekaski of day two of the Green Mountain Cyclocross Weekend, part of the Verge New England Cyclocross Series (NECXS)

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