Powers Dominates Cincy3 Day One

There’s no other way to call it but dominance for Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) on day one of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival. With seven laps to go, Powers was solo off the front of the tough course at Devou Park, never really in trouble, keep a solid gap to the lone chaser behind him to take…

Compton Solos To Another Win At Cincy3 Day One

US Cyclocross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) claimed another solo win, this time at Devou Park, at the Darkhorse Cyclo-Stampede International on day one of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival. The course, with its bowl-like terrain, was tough once again, with a lot of climbing, and barely any flats. And to make it even more interesting,…

Photos – Cincinnati3 Cross Clinics

Neither rain, not setting sun would stop students from taking in the lessons from US Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) and Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) on Thursday evening. The students gathered at 5pm at Harbin Park, site of the third race of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival, to learn everything from remounts and dismounts, riding through…

Cycle-Smart International Kicks Off

After a month’s break, the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge is back in action, this time at beautiful Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts. The 21st edition of the Cycle-Smart International is already the biggest the race has ever been with nearly 1400 racers pre-registered as well as a new-for-2011 expo and…

Berden Wins Tactical Boulder Cup

Finally. That was the word that Belgian Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) said after crossing the line with his arms up. He finally won a cross race this year. And it wasn’t easy. The Boulder Cup race at the new Valmont Bike Park was a battle of tactics between the top seven riders at the race…

Compton Does It Again At Boulder Cup

USA Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) continued to dominate the American cross racing scene with another solo victory. In front of an very enthusiastic home crowd, Compton took the win at the Boulder Cup at the newly opened Valmont Bike Park.

Trebon Solos To Win Colorado Cross Classic

Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) continues to show great form as he took another win, this time he solo’ed to claim the Colorado Cross Classic after dropping US Cross Champion Todd Wells (Specialized) with less than four laps to go. Wells held on to second and a resurgent Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) took third. The course had mostly…

Compton Easily Wins Colorado Cross Classic

Reigning and seven-times US National Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) did it again at the Colorado Cross Classic, another solo win for the champion in her hometown. Third after the holeshot, Compton took the over the front on the first lap, applied pressure and was able to solo away for the win. French National…

Cincinnati’s 333 Plan

3 UCI races, 3 unique venues, 3 National Champions – that’s the 333 Plan. The oldest UCI weekend in the Midwest, the Cincy3 November 4-6 weekend is delivering three days of full fields and world class talent on 3 unique world-class race venues. Highlight videos.

Lindine Dominates Downeast as Smith Doubles Up

In the wake of yesterday’s mud-fest, racing today at the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend in New Gloucester, Maine was fast and furious. With precious UCI points on the line, the stars of New England cyclocross were out in force. The course once again featured the sweeping turns and undulating terrain of Pineland Farm, while the creative…

McNicholas, Smith Win Muddy Downeast

Conditions dominated at the first day of the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend at Pineland Farm in New Gloucester, Maine. A week of heavy rain topped by two dry days meant the low-lying course had plenty of time to go from soup to bog. Early in the day, racers had been forced to run long sections of…

Mani – Learning To Win Again

That win at Spooky Cross on Saturday night was a long time coming for French National Cyclocross Champion Caroline Mani. 279 days long to be exact since she won Le Tricolore in Lanarvily. “Yesterday I was thinking, oh I really need to learn again how to win, because it’s nice to have a good race…

Trebon – “Better than the Ryan of old”

Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) came into the fourth and final race of the UCI series Cross After Dark with a chance at taking the overall with series leader Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) racing in Europe. But he wasn’t the only one, Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) also had his eye on the overall win. With Berden leading Trebon…