Miller Looking To Crack Top 10 At Worlds

American Meredith Miller (CalGiant) was all smiles at the end of the Hoogerheide World Cup where she finished 12th. “Much better today, much better for my head.” she smiled right after crossing the finish line on Sunday. Her last trip to race cross in Europe was, well, a disaster. A disappointing result at the Kalmthout…

It All Comes Down To Worlds for Page

Another weekend of ups and downs for American cross racer Jonathan Page (Planet Bike). On Saturday, Page raced at the front and finished 5th Kasteelcross Zonnebeke but then bad luck, once again, at the Hoogerheide World Cup. Page was in the main chase group behind Zdenek Stybar (Telenet-Fidea) who was off the front when he…

Scherz Talks Hoogerheide

U23 Swiss rider Valentin Scherz gives us his thoughts on the 2010 Hoogerheide World Cup course. Scherz had just finished his pre-ride on Saturday afternoon, the day prior to the race. Scherz is no stranger to US fans as he raced and won the 2010 Champion System MAC Series this year. He is just returning…

Craig Richey – A Man With a Plan

“The plan for this season is race to learn and then next season is race to win.” In a nutshell that’s the 18-month plan for  Craig Richey (cylocrossracing.com) of Smitters, British Columbia. The plan also included going all in. “I worked up until Starcrossed so I didn’t have any time to really train and prep…

Miller Talks Belgium And Worlds

Video. On a beautiful sunny day in California, Meredith Miller (CalGiant) chats about her cross racing in Belgium where she faced some difficulties and her preparation for the Cyclocross World Championships to be held in Sankt Wendel, Germany at the end of the month. Along with her teammate Cody Kaiser, Miller will be returning to Europe to contest the final World Cup in Hoogerheide and then Worlds.

Dillman Surprised Himself In Belgium

“I’m surprised. I’m just so excited, I couldn’t be happier, if go to Worlds or if I don’t go to Worlds I’m still happy.” said a muddy but happy Drew Dillman (Red Zone Cycling) after the Grote Prijs Sven Nys on January 1st. In one of the toughest races in extremely difficult conditions that included…

McDonald Skating the Flats To The Front

“I’m definitely super-stoked with how I was riding, it’s been awhile since I was up there, it’s been a couple of years. I’ve never been actually in the group too I’ve always been dangling in the back.” a muddy Zach McDonald (Rapha-Focus) said after the U23 GVA Azencross race. A strong ending for McDonald to…

Nys – “Shit happens.”

Shit happens alright and it seems to be happening a lot for 7-time and reigning Belgian Champion Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet). It happened at the GVA Azencross in Loenhout.  On the final lap just as he was getting ready for his sprint against Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus), the Cannibal (as he is called in the Belgian press)…

Getting To Know Jeremy Ferguson

While many have picked either Zach McDonald (Rapha-Focus) or reigning U23 US National Cross Champion Danny Summerhill (Felt-Holowesko Partners) as the favorites but Jeremy Ferguson (California Giant/Specialized) is coming to the race to win. “I think top 3 is doable but I’m going there to win for sure.” Ferguson said a few days ago. The…

Hanscom – The Woman Behind The Series

The Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross is coming to its exciting finale at the Stanley Portland Cup. The series has offered up exciting racing in all its categories over four different venues, starting off in Madison WI, then Louisville KY and a new venue Fort Collins CO. One of the people that have been working hard behind the scenes is Joan Hanscom, the Series Event Director.