Top Riders Announced For Gateway Cross Cup

Following the launch of the International professional cyclocross season in Las Vegas, the top athletes in the sport are preparing to compete at the inaugural Gateway Cross Cup, Wednesday, September 21st at Heman Park in University City, Missouri. A first for the region, athletes from across the United States and Europe will be competing for…

Bazin and Dombroski Solo to Victory in Vermont

The UCI racing season in New England kicked off today at the Green Mountain Cyclocross Weekend in Williston, Vermont. The calendar is packed this season and the first victories were taken by local hero Amy Dombroski (Crankbrothers Race Club) and visiting Frenchman Nicolas Bazin (Team Big-Mat Auber 93). The sun was bright at the Catamount…

Anthony Wins Univest Grand Prix Doylestown Criterium

Jesse Anthony of Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth was the catalyst for a relentless Univest Grand Prix Doylestown Criterium, winning the race, the sprinters jersey, and the overall weekend title after attacking, staying away for multiple laps, and taking the sprint out of a decimated field Sunday. Anthony outsprinted Jackie Simes (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Robin Carpenter (BikeReg.com)…

Roth Wins Univest Grand Prix In Three-Up Sprint

Canadian Ryan Roth of Team SpiderTech powered by C10 capped an aggressive team race at the Univest Grand Prix Saturday, winning from a three-man sprint after counter-attacking once teammate François Parisien was caught after a 75-mile breakaway. Roth flew up the right side of the downhill into an uphill finish, out-kicking Americans Frank Pipp (Bissell…

Hanson’s Secret For Dollar Handups

For Ken Hanson, of the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda team, CrossVegas was about having fun and collecting dollar handups. With no UCI points, Hanson started in 83rd position and after his saddle came lose on the first lap, he decided that it was time to have a good time. For the next four laps, he…

CrossClash At Interbike

High noon. Perfect time for a duel between Johnson and Powers. The corral was the Circulus, a 132-foot circumference (40.2m), 45-degree wooden mini-velodrome from Portland Design Works, installed at the Sands Expo & Convention Center during Interbike. Anyone that follows North American cyclocross knows that after years of racing on the same team, that Jeremy…

Van Der Haar Sprints For The Win At CrossVegas

The raucous crowd at the Men’s Elite race at CrossVegas was treated to a show of tactics when top American and European stars traded blows. In the end, a youngster snatched the victory. Current under23 Cyclocross World Champion Lars van der Haar (Rabobank) took the win a very tight three-way sprint that came down to…

Nash Easily Repeats as CrossVegas Champion

Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) easily repeated as the CrossVegas winner. She and team mate Georgia Gould separated themselves from the field early on. Nash then lifted her tempo and maintained a significant lead for most of the race. “Georgia and I were working together keeping the gap,” stated Nash. “Perhaps I was keeping a…

An Exceptional Year For Gilbert

When he came to Québec, Belgian National Champion Philippe Gilbert (Omerga Pharma Lotto) was on the hunt for six UCI points in order to re-claim the top of the WorldTour standings. Simply said Gilbert wants to be number one. Not only did Gilbert get those points, but he finished the weekend with one victory and…

Veilleux Had The Best Legs Of His Season

Canadian David Veilleux was all smiles a few minutes after he crossed the line at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal only four seconds from the winner. On a tough course, the 23-year old Europcar rider survived all attacks and accelerations to stay with the main contenders. “I am very, very satisfied. I had the…