US Cross Nationals Moves To January in 2012

It’s been talked about but it’s finally official. After this year, the US Cross National Championships will be held in the first week of January starting in 2012. Also, the event was awarded to Madison, Wisconsin for 2012 and 2013. The change of schedule is essential for the cross scene to continue to flourish and…

Powers Takes Over USGP Lead

The battle continues between the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com teammates for the leader’s jersey at the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Halfway through the series, Jeremy Powers is back in the lead tied on points with Tim Johnson, again. “Yeah, it’s crazy.” Johnson smiled. After the first weekend of the series, the Planet Bike Cup…

Change of Date & Venue For NACT Finale

Faced with the loss of the venue for the final race weekend of the North American Cyclocross Trophy Series the directors have selected Bay State Cyclocross as a replacement. The annual Sterling Mass weekend of racing scheduled November 27-28 will serve as the 4th and final weekend of NACT action that will decide overall series…

Canada Bidding For 2015 Road Worlds

In September, the possibility of hosting the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Quebec City was first talked about, publicly that is, prior to the first ever ProTour race held in North America, the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec.  Well, it’s now official Canada, via the Canadian Cycling Association has initiated the bid process to…

On Tap: USGP Derby City Cup

Oh it’s on at the Derby City Cup in Louisville KY this weekend, for the second stop in the hotly contested Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. In both the Elite Men and U23 Men overall standings, the top 2 riders are tied on points and the Elite Women’s race is wide open with leader Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) sitting the race out. Includes video highlights of Madison weekend.

Miller is Serious About Pink

Throughout the month of October, Meredith Miller and her teammate Teal Stetson-Lee have been sporting a pink California Giant/Specialized kit. The color has meaning. Back in the spring, team director Anthony Gallino asked Miller if she wanted to wear pink for the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “It’s for a good cause and I like pink…

Neben and Miller To High Road Sports

High Road Sports has added American riders Amber Neben and Amanda Miller its 11-rider 2011 women’s team. Amber Neben is a former World Time Trial Champion and US National Road Champion, a two-time winner of the Tour de l’Aude, and represented the USA in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, while Amanda Miller is known to…

Bikes Not Bombs Joins Cycle-Smart

Pro road and cyclo-cross racer Adam Myerson and Cycle-Smart have added an unusual name to their jerseys – Bikes Not Bombs. Adam has granted this Boston-based nonprofit a free sponsorship to promote the organization’s local youth bicycle programs and international development work. In a meeting with Bikes Not Bombs staff, Adam explains: “Cycling as a…

Sam Smith and Jeremy Powers Take You Behind The Barriers

2009 USA Cycling number one ranked cyclocross racer Jeremy Powers is proud to announce a new collaboration with legendary cyclocross documentarian Sam Smith entitled “Behind the Barriers.” Powers and Smith have set out to provide behind-the-scenes access to the world of professional cyclocross that has never been seen before. What is most revolutionary about Behind…

Host Cities for 2011 Amgen Tour of California

The 2011 Amgen Tour of California will visit 15 Host Cities for official stage starts and finishes, while other cities along the route also will have the opportunity to witness the excitement of elite professional cycling. Stages for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California include: Stage 1: Sunday, May 15 – South Lake Tahoe to…