On Tap: USGP New Belgium Cup

Some serious hot racing in some cold conditions for the third weekend of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross in Fort Collins CO this weekend. For the first time, the series heads to Colorado for some altitude racing at The New Belgium Cup, and for finally mud and snow, conditions that most have not…

Luke Keough Makes It Two At Cycle-Smart International

Taking advantage of a bobble, Luke Keough (Champion Systems p/b Keough Cyclocross) took off flying from the 3-rider lead group and soloed to victory at 20th Cycle-Smart International. That made it a sweep for the 19-year old Keough who is younger than the oldest running UCI cross race in the US.  Twenty-five seconds later,  race…

Van Gilder Sweeps Cycle-Smart International

It was on for the start and the attacks didn’t stop in the Elite Women’s race on day 2 of the 20th Cycle-Smart International. A modified course with longer power straighaways, one less steep runup and wind led to a strong group splintering off on the first lap. The first riders then attacked each other,…

Top 10 At Surf City CX

Friend Steve Anderson to the rescue for this week’s top 10 list. We had to have costumes with Halloween happening last weekend, and luckily for us Steve was there to capture the images at the first race of the Surf City Cyclo-X series in Northern California.

On Tap: 20th Cycle-Smart International

This weekend, Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts will host the 20th annual Cycle-Smart International, rounds 5 and 6 of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series Presented by Cycle-Smart. In keeping with years past, the organizers of the oldest UCI race in North America are taking full advantage of the terrain at Look Park with its fast grass with Velcro-like turns, the tight woods section on the upper level, fast descents with tricky lines and challenging run-ups.

Buerkle and Dombrowski Notch Wins At All Hallows Cross

Haymarket Bicyles-SEAVS continued its domination of the top podium spot at BikeReg.com MABRAcross series races with several victories at Saturday’s All Hallows Cross. Race organizer Pax Velo offered Mid-Atlantic cyclocross racers a challenging course, and mother nature pitched in with a perfect day. In its second year, All Hallows Cross featured several course changes that…

Scherz Makes It Two At HPCX

Once again this weekend a flat tire impacted the finish of the Elite Men’s race. With a bit more than one lap to go, the deal seemed to be sealed for Luca Damiani (Kenda p/b GearGrinder) who was solo at the front with more than 20 seconds on his closest chaser Valentin Scherz (Cyfac-Champion System…

Van Gilder Atop Of Another Sweep At HPCX

The C3 Athletes Serving Athletes trio did it again at stop #8 of the Champion System MAC Series, the Highland Park Cyclocross. Laura Van Gilder, DeeDee Winfield and Arley Kemmerer hit the gas from the gun, creating a separation on the first lap with only Kristin Gavin (Team CF) able to catch on the train. …

Scherz Wins Beacon Cross In Sprint

It all came down to a sprint in the Elite Men’s Beacon Cross race, stop #7 of the Champion System MAC Series. A group of five riders came into the final lap together with series leader Valentin Scherz (Cyfac-Champion) and Adam Myerson(Cycle-Smart) watching each other and taking turns at the front. Another Adam, this one…

Winfield Leads Sweep At Beacon Cross

When the three C3 Athletes Serving Athletes teammates showed up at the start line dressed in White Stormtroopers kits, it was a sure thing that the smackdown was coming in the Elite Women’s race at Beacon Cross. The favorite going into the race was definitely on Champion System MAC Series leader Laura Van Gilder who…