This One Feels Right For Powers At USGP

Once again, Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) crossed the finish line first at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross in Bend, Oregon earlier today but today, there was no early celebration snafu like yesterday’s win. Powers was alone when he crossed the line after dropping Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com), double pumping his first before grinning ear to…

Nash Dominates USGP

Making it look easy, Katerina Nash (Luna) took the second victory of the weekend at the Deschutes Brewery Cup and completed her domination of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross to also take the overall title. “It’s never easy. I try to keep my serious game on. You’ll never see me walk across the…

Nash Solos To Win Dusty USGP In Bend

It took a bit longer than usual but in the end, Katerina Nash (Luna) shook off her rusty legs, after a month off from racing, to claim another solo win at day one of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. As we discussed yesterday, the dusty and dry…

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…

Keough, Smith Stage Upsets at NBX

The final weekend of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge kicked off with a bang as two of the best races of the season were decided by a wheel’s width. Perfect weather, with light breezes and temperatures in the high-40s and clear skies were over Goddard Park in Warwick, Rhode Island…

The Importance of the Pit Strategy

When the course turns to muck which sticks to your bike making it heavier and heavier, getting a clean bike become of prime importance and the work of the mechanics during the race comes to the forefront. “The pit strategy and trying to get a clean bike, that was a big part of it.” said…