Promoters Upping the Ante in the Midwest

A friendly and informal game of one-upsmanship between promoters is pushing the Zipp OVCX Tour presented by Papa John’s to new levels of quality and fun, and could be benefiting all types of bike racing and riding in the three-state Ohio Valley region. And it’s enjoyable to watch the creativity develop in this relatively young…

Change of Date & Venue For NACT Finale

Faced with the loss of the venue for the final race weekend of the North American Cyclocross Trophy Series the directors have selected Bay State Cyclocross as a replacement. The annual Sterling Mass weekend of racing scheduled November 27-28 will serve as the 4th and final weekend of NACT action that will decide overall series…

Kemmerer and Dombrowski Dominate Raucous DCCX

Arley Kemmerer (C3-Athletes Serving Athletes) and Joe Dombrowski (Haymarket Bicycles-SEAVS) rode away from the competition to victories at the DCCX cyclocross race, race five in the BikeReg.com MABRAcross series, in Washington, D.C. Both riders had their teammates—and race favorites—face mechanical issues, opening the way to dominating wins on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement…

Canada Bidding For 2015 Road Worlds

In September, the possibility of hosting the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Quebec City was first talked about, publicly that is, prior to the first ever ProTour race held in North America, the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec.  Well, it’s now official Canada, via the Canadian Cycling Association has initiated the bid process to…

Annis Repeats As Myerson Scores First UCI Win

Sunday’s fourth round of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series saw the best competition of this year’s series to date. The podiums of three of the marquee races came down to bunch sprints, much to the delight of an enthusiastic crowd. For a second day, New Gloucester, Maine’s Pineland Farms’ scenic landscape played host…

Annis and McNicholas Take Top Step in Maine

In New Gloucester, Maine this afternoon, top racers from the northeast came together to contest the third round of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series Presented by Cycle-Smart. A stark contrast from last year’s mud and rain, competitors were greeted by crisp autumn air and a technical course suited to riders with better handling…

Wicks, Dallaire Win Bloomingtoncross

Barry Wicks and Nikki Dallaire both brought their ‘A’ games to ensure that Bloomingcross, the 6th stop of the oh-so-popular ZIPP OVCX series was more than a sandwich filler! Situated between the UCI3 weekend in Cincinnati and the USGP in Louisville, the Bloomingcross event in Bloomington Indiana always had the potential as a rest weekend…

Nieters and Buerkle Extend Winning Streaks At Hyattsville CX

In its second year, and first in the BikeReg.com MABRAcross Series, Hyattsville CX exceeded all expectations. Close to 400 racers enjoyed sunny skies, a festival environment, and lung searing, high-octane racing. Magruder Park in Hyattsville, Maryland, once again played host to a course that attracted the Mid-Atlantic’s speed freaks but still had enough tricky twists…

Neben and Miller To High Road Sports

High Road Sports has added American riders Amber Neben and Amanda Miller its 11-rider 2011 women’s team. Amber Neben is a former World Time Trial Champion and US National Road Champion, a two-time winner of the Tour de l’Aude, and represented the USA in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, while Amanda Miller is known to…

Bikes Not Bombs Joins Cycle-Smart

Pro road and cyclo-cross racer Adam Myerson and Cycle-Smart have added an unusual name to their jerseys – Bikes Not Bombs. Adam has granted this Boston-based nonprofit a free sponsorship to promote the organization’s local youth bicycle programs and international development work. In a meeting with Bikes Not Bombs staff, Adam explains: “Cycling as a…