Competitive Fields at UCI3 Int’l Cyclocross Fest

With on-line registration for Cincinnati’s UCI3 Cyclocross Festival closing at midnight Tuesday, festival organizers are gearing up for the biggest day of registration for the year. As of lunch time Monday, over 1,100 entries from across the United States and beyond have already been received and the list of Elite racers vying for the $27,000…

Team Type 1: New Contracts, New Season

Team Type 1 announces the signing of Slovenian rider Jure Kocjan and Italian Andrea Grendene for the 2011 season as the squad increases its European profile ahead of an expansion into the Pro Continental ranks. Kocjan, whose full name is pronounced Yuri Kosyan, is a 6-year veteran of the professional peloton, and comes to Team…

Clinic-o-rama At UCI3

Clinics by Parbo, Cameron and the Comptons Precede UCI3 Festival Though technically a three-day festival of cyclocross, Cincinnati’s UCI3 Festival actually stretches to a fourth day with clinics preceding the actual racing. Clinics at two race locations will take place on Thursday, October 7, the day before racing gets underway. They will be led by…

Tuft Says Worst Day Of My Life

Canadian cyclist Svein Tuft of Langley, BC, finished 26th in the Men’s Time Trial at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, in what he describes as the “worst day of my life.” Tuft, the current and multiple Canadian Champion in Time Trial, completed the course in 1 hour 3 minutes 4 seconds, almost…

NACT Rolls Into Gloucester

After a great start in the Northwest the North American Cyclocross Trophy (NACT) series rolls into the Northeast this weekend for 2 days of racing in Gloucester Mass. at the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester. What’s the best description of the Gran Prix of Gloucester? Take a dramatic harbor front park at the height…

Van Gilder and Lindine Take Victories at Nor’easter ‘Cross

Laura Van Gilder (C3/Athletes Serving Athletes) and Justin Lindine (bikereg.com/Joe’s Garage/Scott) powered their way to wins at Nor’easter ‘Cross presented by Smartwool and Cycle-Smart on Saturday. This first-year UCI race at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, New Hampshire took full advantage of the terrain by mixing two challenging climbs, several off-camber descents, two run-ups and two…

Canadian Team For Worlds

Today, Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) revealed the 13 riders that will represent Canada at the UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, from September 29 to October 3, 2010. After a breakthrough year, Ryder Hesjedal has decided not to race at Worlds and Michael Barry, the fourth Canadian in the ProTour ranks, is recovering from…

Roberts, Lowe to Pegasus Sports

Two new riders to Pegasus Sports, the organisation behind the aspiring Australian ProTour cycling team,  to further boost its roster and its ProTour credentials for season 2011. Buoyed by the announcement that Robbie McEwen and Svein Tuft will be joining the team in 2011, Pegasus Sports CEO Chris White confirmed the addition to the team…

Ride Fast, It’s a Panther Stampede!

Organizers of greater Cincinnati’s UCI3 Cyclocross Festival have announced a new title sponsor for the three-day Festival’s first day of competition. According to Nick Tinsler of Darkhorse Racing, the organizers have reached an agreement with Panther Expedited Services of Seville, Ohio to become the title sponsor of the Cyclo-Stampede UCI race at Devou Park in…