The Road to Worlds with Jeremy Powers #8

Finale, episode #8 recorded February 2nd. Canondale-Cyclocrossworld.com’s Jeremy Powers talks about his race at Worlds where he did not achieve his desired goal and learning from his season. Also on the menu are his thoughts on Worlds coming to Louisville KY in 2013, his favorite swear word, the return of the ‘hawk and lots more. We conclude with what makes him happy.

BMC Off To A Great Start

After years of an aggressive but linear progression, the BMC Racing team is making a huge leap with the addition of World Champion Cadel Evans, three-time US National Champion George Hincapie 2008 world champion Alessandro Ballan in its quest to race at the Tour de France in 2011, if not earlier. The riders made their…

As far as it will go for Cody Kaiser

What a difference a few weeks make for US Cyclocross National Champion, 17/18, Cody Kaiser. “It feels pretty good. Right now, it’s just another USGP but I’m sure it will change once I get the jersey on.” replied the laid-back California Giant/Specialized rider when I asked him what he was feeling when he put on…

The Road to Worlds with Jeremy Powers #7

A few days after the US Cyclocross National Championships, Jeremy Powers and his Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com teammate Jamey Driscoll flew to Europe for their 6-week training and racing period before the World Championships to be held in the Czech Republic on Jan 31 2010. On a regular basis, Jeremy shares the good, the bad and everything in…

The Keoughs – bike racing 24×7

Browse the results of road and cross races, and one name pops up, Keough. Five brothers, Jake, Nick, Luke, Jesse and Ian have been making a name for themselves in the cycling world. Ranging in age from 22 to 12, they live and train together and are coached by the oldest Jake. “They’re pretty close,…

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…

Zirbel waits, riding the wave of support

On December 27, Tom Zirbel announced that his A sample from the USA Professional Time Trial Championships tested positive for exogenous DHEA.  Zirbel has proclaimed his innocence and is confident that he will find the answers. Following his notification, Zirbel hired Paul Scott to make sure that protocol was followed when his B sample was…