Hoogerheide World Cup

In their last race wearing the rainbow stripes before next weekend’s World Championships, Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) and Marianne Vos (Nederland Bloeit) repeated their wins on last year’s World Worlds course in tremendous style in the World Cup round in Hoogerheide, the Netherlands. The race was the finale of the 2009-2010 UCI Cyclocross World Cup presented…

Compton and Johnson win Cross Nationals

Domination, wall of people, noise, drums, technical course, duels, light and shadows, triumph and heartbreak – all at the final races of the US Cyclocross National Championships. Planet Bike’s Katie Compton won her sixth consecutive National Championship and Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) his third. Photo Gallery of Elite Men and Elite/U23 Women’s races.

Wells, Nash win Portland Cup

Showing that last weekend’s hat trick at Jingle Cross was definitely not a fluke, Specialized’s Todd Wells outsprinted Jeremy Powers (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) to take the win at day 1 of STANLEY Portland Cup. Luna’s Katerina Nash took her fifth solo USGP win but Amy Dombroski (Schlamm-Clement-Primus Mootry) came a close second. Canadian Cross Champion Alison Sydor (Rocky Mountain-Maxxis) won the 2-up sprint for third.

On Tap: USGP Stanley Portland Cup

East coast vs West Coast at the finale of the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross is on this weekend with the STANLEY Portland Cup held at the Portland International Raceway.  Weather predictions call for a dry and cold day on Saturday which should make it fast, fast, fast – and we’ll be there, follow along…

McConneloug and Powers On Top at Bay State

Some very impressive performances came from all sides, elite and amateur, men and women in Sterling, Massachusetts for the eleventh round of the Verge New England Cyclo-Cross Series. Mary McConneloug (Kenda/Seven/NoTubes) dominated the elite women while Jeremy Powers (Cannondale/cyclocrossworld.com) was on top of the elite men, taking his seventh UCI win of the season. Photos by Dave McElwaine.

On Tap: Bay State Cyclocross and Jingle Cross Rock

Five UCI cross races on tap this weekend, the 2-day/2-race Bay State Cyclocross in Sterling, Massachussetts and the 3-day/3-race Jingle Cross Rock in Iowa City, Iowa. Rounds 11 and 12 of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series (NECCS), the Bay State Cyclocross looms heavily over the heads of the series leaders as only one…

One more time for Johnson and Dombroski in Southampton

They did it again. The boys in green swept another podium and another weekend. Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com’s Tim Johnson won the battle against his own teammate Jeremy Powers to take back-to-back wins at Whitmore Landscaping Super Cross Cup in Southampton NY. Jamey Driscoll was third to make it another sweep. Amy Dombroski (Schlamm-Clement-Mootry) sweeps weekend with Georgia Gould (Luna) in second and Kelli Emmett (Giant MTB) in third.

On Tap: Whitmore’s Landscaping Super Cross Cup

Two of America’s cyclocross series combine for a two-day throwdown in the Hamptons this weekend. The two-day Whitmore’s Landscaping Super Cross Cup is part the MAC Series and is the finale of the North American Cyclocross Trophy (NACT) series.

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Johnson and Nash solo at Mercer Cup II

Solo wins were the words of the day. The expected west-east battle on day 2 of the USGP Mercer Cup didn’t happen as Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) powered away from the field in the first lap to take another solo win.  Yesterday’s winner Ryan Trebon (KONA) had a terrible start  and battled to move from twentieth…

Trebon and Nash win muddy Mercer Cup

After some entertaining trashtalking on twitter, we finally had the battle between east coast and west coast in today’s USGP Mercer Cup p/b Knapps Cyclery in New Jersey. West coast came out victorious in round one as Ryan Trebon (KONA) dropped Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) with two laps to go to take the win. The pair…

On tap: USGP Mercer Cup

With only one month to go before the US Cross National Championships, the rivalries are heating up and the battles for the overall in the USGP series could not be tighter. Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) and Ryan Trebon (KONA) are tied on points going into the third of four weekends in New Jersey for the U.S…

McConneloug and Driscoll take Cycle-Smart International II

On a glorious day in Northampton MA, with blue skies and warm temperatures, both Mary McConneloug (Kenda/Seven/NoTubes) and Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) soloed to victory at the 19th annual Cycle-Smart International, making it back-to-back wins for McConneloug. The oldest UCI cross race in the United States also marked the tenth round of the Verge New England…

Scherz and Gavin Win MAC Wayne Scott XROSS

It was an unusual weekend for cross racing in the Mid-Atlantic region: crisp and cold, but sunny and dry. This made for a very fast course at the Maryland’s Fair Hill Natural Resource Area’s fairground for First State Velo Sport’s annual Wayne Scott Memorial Xross, round seven of the 2009 MAC Series. A rare race…

Powers and McConneloug win in Northampton

Under clear blue skies, Local boy Jeremy Powers of Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com did his family and friends proud, taking the win at 19th annual Cycle-Smart International in Northampton MA, the 9th round of the Verge NECCS.  Powers attacked the other rider in the lead group, his teammate Jamey Driscoll, in the final hundred meters to savor the…

On Tap: NECCS Cycle-Smart International

Two UCI cross races on tap this weekend in the US, the Cycle-Smart International I & II, held at Look Park in Northampton, MA. The 19th edition of the race comprises rounds nine and ten of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series. With over twenty years of cyclocross experience between them, course designers JD…