Paskenta Gravel

Paskenta Gravel

Celebrating the gravel section of the Paskenta stage at the 2014 Chico Stage Race

Chico Stage Race – Criterium

Winner of the time trial earlier the same morning, Julie Cutts (Velo Sports Group) put in a solo attack on the final lap to win the Downtown Chico Criterium, final stage of the Chico Stage Race. Shoshauna Laxson (Trek Red Truck) was second and Eileen Mazzochette (Metromint), third. Joanna Dahl (Metromint) won the overall with…

Chico Stage Race – River Road Time Trial

Julie Cutts (Velo Sports Group) won the River Road time trial, stage two of the Chico Stage Race on Sunday morning with a time of 23:03 on the 10-mile course. Jane Despas (Pinnacle-Reactor) was second at 35 seconds and Sara Headley (TIBCO), third at 49 seconds. USA National Champion Tom Zirbel (Optum) was the fastest…

Chico Stage Race – Paskenta Road Race

The break made it to the line in both the men’s and women’s stage – the Paskenta Road Race – at the Chico Stage Race today. Will Routley (Optum) took the win and took over the leader’s jersey. His teammate Mike Friedman was second and Max Jenkins (Marc Pro-Strava) was third. Joanna Dahl (Metromint) won…

Spencer Petrov takes the win at Brookside - photo by Kent Baumgardt

OVCX Eyes Turn Towards Europe and Colorado as Petrov, Dygert Clinch Series Wins

With a combination of snow, ice, and mud, the OVCX Series Finale in Indianapolis provided the perfect cap to a season that tested riders in all conditions.  Brookside Cross Cup began 13 years ago in almost identical conditions.   The race at Brookside Park, sponsored by SRAM, BGI, Flat 12/Shamrock Cycles, and Bier Brewery, solidified the…

KK Santos takes to the front at OVCX Promotion CX Lexington by Kent Baumgardt

Santos, Petrov Hot In OVCX Lexington Ice Storm

An overnight ice storm in Lexington extended the “Did Not Start” lists in all categories.  Those who chose to brave the slick roads to the Zipp OVCX Series’ Commonweath Eye Surgery Promotion Cross race presented by Lexington’s Crankworks Bicycles were greeted with a crisp crust of ice on top of 3-4 inches of mud.  Bikes…

Shawn Milne wins the race and with it the Shimano NEPCX Series - photo by Meg McMahon

Kemmerer, Milne Top NBX Day Two; Shimano NEPCX and Verge NECX Series Leaders Crowned

The second day of the NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross marked the historic conclusion of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross series as well as the Verge New England Cyclocross Series, North America’s top amateur series. Racers fought the final battles in epic season-long wars for the win in categories all day long, including extraordinarily…

Emma White, thrilled with her first UCI win - photo by Todd Prekaski

White, Lindine Notch Victories at Day One of NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross

Goddard Park in Warwick, Rhode Island was the stage for a full day of exciting racing at the NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross, where racers raved about the redesigned course. Matt Bodziony and his crew created a fast, technical course, what Emma White (Cyclocrossworld.com) today called “a thinking race,” involving many of the park’s unique…