Building skills at EuroCrossCamp

Discipline. Sportsmanship. Integrity. Leadership. Every day Director Geoff Proctor focuses on a character skill for the eighteen riders at the EuroCrossCamp house in Belgium. “Are you disciplined enough to be able to get your engine started before a race? Are you disciplined in how you eat? Are you disciplined in how you stick to your…

The Road to Worlds with Jeremy Powers #4

Episode #4 where Jeremy recalls fond memories of Christmas past including a sweet go-cart and his first bikes. We then move on to discuss his first race in Middelkerke, the Belgian kybosh, Sven Nys, his race day preparation and his approach to calories and beer, We finish up with his plan for the upcoming World Cup in Zolder.

Talking Team VBF with Lisa Hunt

A new women’s team is emerging from the structure established by the ValueAct Capital Women’s Pro Cycling Team, led by Team Director Lisa Hunt aka The Huntress. Team VBF will be racing their bikes to win races and raise funds for breast cancer research, and to also spread the word about cycling. “It’s almost a…

Road to Worlds with Jeremy Powers

In the third installment of the series recorded during a stopover on Jeremy Power’s trip to Belgium, we talk about his trip ninja-style, his busy season, his plan for the first few days in Belgium, his enjoyment of meeting and talking to fans and get answers to questions from fans.

Welcome back Jonathan

After racing in Europe, Jonathan Page is back in the United States on the hunt for another Stars and Stripes. The 33-year old has won three times before, in 2002, 2003 and 2004, and wants to win it again. Page is a rare breed of American racers as cross is his day job, the way…

Interview: Tim Johnson – riding the wave

What a season for Tim Johnson of the dominant Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com team. After an early season shoulder injury, he’s racked up 10 UCI wins this season, won the overall at NACT and is going into US Cross National Championships as one of the favorites. The next big race is of course the USA Cyclocross National Championship…

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…

Interview: Chris Jones – not bad for a roadie

Peruse the cross results this year and the name Chris Jones (Champion Systems) pops up in the top 10 of the USGP  and a few others races. Noteworthy was CrossVegas where Jones along with eventual winner Jamey Driscoll escaped early on and kept the star-studded field at bay.  The 30-year American is better known in…

Another level for Mo Bruno-Roy

Current leader of the USA Cycling National cross calendar, NECCS and MAC Series, Maureen “Mo” Bruno-Roy (MM Racing p/b Seven) has upped her level of fitness this year, and the results show it. So far this season, she has won four UCI races and finished top 3 in five others, all the while keeping a…

Interview: Jesse Anthony on the comeback trail

After stellar seasons coming up through the ranks in the cross world, racking up 7 US National titles as a junior and U23, expectations were high for Jesse Anthony (Jamis Bikes) this season. Some might be disappointed in seeing the results so far but not so for the 24-year old from Beverly, Massachussetts. 2009 was…

Katie Compton aiming for the gold

Current US Cross Champion Katie Compton of Planet Bike makes no bones about it, she’s going for the rainbow jersey this year. Her goal is to win the Cross World Championship to be held in Tabor, Czech Republic at the end of January. “I’m so close to having a World Championship and I really want…

Driscoll counting on his boys in green to defend USGP lead

The boys in green came out of the Louisville races with another win, more podium finishes and the USGP lead halfway through the series. Somewhat surprisingly, the leader’s jersey is not on defending champion Tim Johnson’s back but on his young teammate’s, Jamey Driscoll who is tied on points in a battle with US Cross Champion Ryan Trebon of the KONA squad.