One On One With Amy Dombroski

In 2011 American Amy Dombroski made the big decision to move and live to Belgium for the cross season, a season of highs and lows and lessons learned for the diminutive 24-year old from Vermont. And she is not done with her season with one final race coming up this weekend, final GVA race in…

One On One With Zach McDonald

Don’t let the seemingly lackadaisical attitude (or the hairy legs) from the youngest member of the Rapha Focus Cyclocross team fool you, he is serious about his racing just as he is serious about his schooling. And there’s the rub for the 20-year old (almost 21) Zach McDonald who might soon be facing a tough…

Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) pre-riding the Koksijde Worlds Course on Wednesday morning

Powers – “it’s a bit of a crapshoot”

There’s one more race on the schedule to close out USA Cyclocross National Champion Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) most successful season ever, and it’s the big one, the World Championships this weekend on the tough sandy course in Koksijde. The race is held on the same course where he finished 31st at last November’s World Cup.

Cypress Gorry (Whole Athlete) corners at day 2 of Cincy3

Getting to Know Cypress Gorry

The first thing that many notice about American Cypress Gorry (Whole Athlete/Specialized) are the dreads but there’s a lot more to the 18-year old from Arizona who will be representing the USA at the World Cyclocross Championships next weekend in Koksijde, Belgium. One could say that it was pre-destined that he would become a bike…

One On One With Adam Myerson

What can be said about Adam Myerson, road and cross racer, race promoter series organizer, coach, that hasn’t already said? Never shy to express himself, Myerson shares many of his thoughts and emotions through twitter which sometimes generates criticism. After his road team, Team Mountain Khakis p/b Smartstop, had a successful season, Myerson jumped right…

The gunk was sticking everywhere on the bikes

Working The Pit With Mike Heenan

Last Sunday at the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution the pit became a battleground, where the mechanics were fighting to get the mucky, thick, icy mud off the bikes, in freezing temperatures in a timely fashion to return a (somewhat) clean bike to their racers. It was brutal. While a few of the bigger…

One On One With Chris Jones

A roadie first, Chris Jones, of Team Rapha Focus, is no slouch at cross racing. Forced off his bike at the beginning of the cross season due to an injury sustained at the Tour of Britain, he came back strong in the latter part of the cross season. One such race was Friday night at…

Mission Accomplished For Etheridge

It was mission accomplished for single speeder Craig Etheridge (Raleigh) when he crossed the line in second place on Sunday’s Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. “It’s been amazing.” Etheridge told podiuminsight after his eighth and final podium at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. “It’s been exactly what I’ve always thought should happen…

Berden Talks USGP And More

Belgian Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) will be starting his final two cross races in the United States this weekend at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. He gave us his opinion of the dry and dusty course after pre-riding on sunny Friday afternoon. Berden, also takes about the…

Butler Talks USGP Bend

Butler Talks USGP Bend

Sue Butler (River City Bicycles) shares her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Oregon-resident Butler is looking forwards to racing in front of her home crowd even if the conditions are completely different to…

Miller Talks USGP Bend

Miller Talks USGP Bend

Meredith Miller (CalGiant) shares her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Just off a string of four victories, Miller has finished on the podium for the last two years of the USA National Cyclocross…

Antonneau Talks USGP Bend

Antonneau Talks USGP Bend

Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) says “Don’t hit the rocks” while sharing her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Antonneau won her U23 National title on the same course last year, but under very different conditions,…

Summerhill Talks USGP Bend

Summerhill Talks USGP Bend

Danny Summerhill (Garmin-Cervelo) shares his thoughts on the on the Deschutes Brewery Cup course for the fourth and final weekend of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross.  Summerhill was pre-riding the course which presents completely different conditions to last year’s Nationals where he won the U23 National Championships for the second year in a…