Alison Powers (Now and Novartis) blitzed her way to the win

The best defense is a good offense for Powers

Known to race aggressively, the NOW and Novartis for MS team will now have to switch gears and go on the defense to protect Alison Powers‘ yellow jersey at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. “That’s going to be interesting for us because we have the mentality of racing hard, going for stages but now we have…

Gould On Rubber Chickens And More

Remember that time that Georgia Gould (Luna) raced with a rubber chicken? How about two? You know that these stories and more will be told about the Olympian bronze medalist, cross racer and fan favorite around a few beers. And let’s not forget the time she raced with a mustache or the #heckleme campaign. For…

Berden – “my season is better than last year”

Belgian Ben Berden (Raleigh-Clement) has been battling at the front of many cross races this season, claiming two victories and six top 3 finishes in 17 races so far. “My worst result is sixth place so that’s pretty good, one race I didn’t finish because I had a mechanical. My season is better than last…

Powers – “I definitely found the flow”

Reigning US champion Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) notched another win, another C1 win, on Saturday’s USGP Derby City Cup at Eva Bandman Park. This one was important because the race was a dry-run of the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships coming up in February. Powers’ goal for his first view of the course was to find…

Compton Wins Day One USGP in Louisville

One of the deepest and largest elite women’s field, at 53 riders, took the start of the race at Eva Bandman Park for day one of the USGP Derby City Cup on Saturday. Maybe the largest. Some simply wanted to experience the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships course but most were racing hard, to get…

Compton Sweeps, Driscoll Takes Day 3 of Cincy3 CX Festival

Wearing National Champion stripes, Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) pulled off a sweep of Ohio on day 3 of the Cincy3 Cyclocross Festival p/b Reece-Campbell and United Dairy Farmers. While Ryan Trebon (Cannondale/CyclocrossWorld) notched wins on the technical courses the first two days, it was teammate Jamey Driscoll who attacked through the barriers on the…