Posted on 06. Oct, 2013 by Cynthia.
If there was ever a question, the Providence Cyclocross Festival clearly asserted itself this year as the biggest race in United States cyclocross. The festival includes three days of racing and other cycling-related activities in Providence, Rhode Island, including a newly added day of racing on Friday. This weekend closes out New England’s Holy Week [...]
Posted on 04. Oct, 2013 by Cynthia.
The grand finale of New England’s Holy Week of Cyclocross will explode with fast-paced action this weekend, October 4th, 5th, and 6th, at the Providence Cyclocross Festival. This newly expanded event is truly a festival of cyclocross, with new singlespeed races, Madison team races, and fat tire races on Friday, October 4th. Prior to Friday’s [...]
Posted on 03. Oct, 2013 by lyne.
Terrible news today. Amy Dombroski was killed during a training ride when she was hit by a truck. Though still young, only 26 years old, Dombroski was paving the way to Europe for female cyclocross racers when she moved to Belgium in 2011. Amy loved to race her bike, share stories on her well-written blog [...]
Posted on 03. Oct, 2013 by pressrelease.
The Holy Week of Cyclocross rolled forward Wednesday night with The Night Weasels Cometh, the most serious “fun night race” this side of Starcrossed. Fans were treating to an eclectic mix of pro riders hunting for midweek training and easy money, aggressive and enthusiastic junior racers, and masters racers up past their bedtime, on the [...]
Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by lyne.
Sue Butler was forced to make the tough decision to retire from racing, a decision she announced in her blog today. “Someone was quoted once saying something like this, “Only Champions retire, the rest of us quit.” Well, today, I am officially ‘quitting’. I am making the decision for the love of the sport. What [...]
Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by pressrelease.
What appeared to be a passing line of light showers turned into an all-day fun-in-the-mud drenching at the Zipp OVCX Series Race #2, St. Mary’s Child Center CX, in Indianapolis. Ryan Knapp (Pony Shop) proved untouchable from the whistle, finessed his bike through slick off camber hairpins and held a 20 second gap to the [...]
Posted on 29. Sep, 2013 by lyne.
Photo gallery from Todd Prekaski of day two of the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester, first round of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge
Posted on 29. Sep, 2013 by Cynthia.
Today marked the second and final day of the 15th annual Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester, the race nicknamed “The New England World Championships,” due in large part to the serious contingent of world-class athletes who show up to race here. Hosts Essex County Velo and race promoter Paul Boudreau orchestrated a masterpiece for [...]
Posted on 28. Sep, 2013 by lyne.
Photo gallery from Todd Prekaski of day one of the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester, first round of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge
Posted on 28. Sep, 2013 by Cynthia.
Today marked the first day of a weekend of racing at Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester at the seaside Stage Fort Park in Gloucester, MA, drawing teeming crowds to cheer on the world-class racers. A far cry from last year’s muddy slogfest, the first day of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented [...]