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JETCycling – Junior Women Development Team to Race in Italy this Summer

Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by .

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On a warm Monterey morning, three JETCycling junior riders; Milliegoat Tanner (15), Laurel Rathbun (16), Marta Morris (15) lined up to compete in this year’s Sea Otter Classic Junior Female Road Race. The fourth team member, Claire Van Ekdom was unable to make the trip. Rathbun finished 5th in a field full of talented 17-18 […]

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Vanderkitten-Focus Turn Disappointing News into Motivating Force

Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 by .

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Recently, Jono Coulter, Technical Director, Vanderkitten-Focus, received disappointing news. His team did not receive an invite to the inaugural Exergy Tour. Coulter and his Vanderkitten-Focus team reached out to their fans via Twitter and Facebook. The team acknowledged their disappointment and embraced the support of their fans. Twitter: “Grateful for amazing support from VK fans […]

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Ben Jacques-Maynes is hoping the worst year of his life is behind him (part 2)

Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by .

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Ben Jacques-Maynes has been through the worst year of his life when  serious complications hit one after anothe following a broken collarbone at the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Complications led by a bone infection finally diagnosed five months after that fateful crash in May.  Jacques-Maynes is still recuperating and now fighting stomach issues brought […]

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Stu Thorne – The Man Behind Cyclocrossworld.com

Posted on 06. Mar, 2012 by .

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Almost every weekend during the cross season, you can find Stu Thorne working on a bike, paying attention to detail and making everything run smoothly, or as smooth as possible, for his Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com team. A high pressure environment where a small mistake can cost his rider a victory, and yet he seems to […]

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Ben Jacques-Maynes is hoping the worst year of his life is behind him

Posted on 03. Mar, 2012 by .

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The weariness of spirit and body was evident in Ben Jacques-Maynes‘ lean face when we sat down to chat on a sunny and warm morning last week. The 33-year BISSELL Pro Cycling rider has been through the worst year of his life, with serious complications including a bone infection and setbacks hitting one after another […]

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Meet Evan Huffman

Posted on 03. Mar, 2012 by .

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Yesterday at the Merco Cycling Classic time trial in a stacked field that included some of the top time trialists of the United States, youngster Evan Huffman of CalGiant/Specialized pulled off an upset, surprising everyone by setting the fastest time over the 12-mile course. “I’m definitely excited, I’m a little bit surprised that I finished […]

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One On One With Amy Dombroski

Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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One On One With Zach McDonald

Posted on 10. Feb, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Miller – “I really have no idea what to expect.”

Posted on 25. Jan, 2012 by .

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With an unknown course awaiting her, Meredith Miller (CalGiant/Specialized) is not willing to set any public goals – yet – for the upcoming Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde, Belgium this weekend.

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Powers – “it’s a bit of a crapshoot”

Posted on 25. Jan, 2012 by .

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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.

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