The Elite men through a sandy run-up - photo by Todd Prekaski

NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross hosts Shimano NEPCX & Verge NECX Series Finales

The NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross closes out the monumental 2013 cyclocross season this weekend in Warwick, Rhode Island. Two days of racing December 7 & 8 serve as the finales of both the amateur Verge New England Cyclocross Series and the Elite Shimano New England Cyclocross Series, promising exciting competitions throughout both days as…

This technical off-camber run-up early in the lap caused difficulties at the beginning of both Elite races - photo by Russ Campbell

Anthony, Durrin Claim Victories in Epic Conditions at Baystate CX Day Two

Weather, unpredictable and ever-changing, featured prominently in today’s race at Baystate Cyclocross. Early morning racers faced not only a treacherously icy course, but also black ice on roads in the surrounding area causing a delayed start for the first race. As a light rain fell, the icy dirt softened to greasy mud, creating increasing challenges…

Elle Anderson, USA Cycling's ProCX women's points leader, wins day one of Baystate Cyclocross Weekend - photo by Russ Campbell

Anderson, Powers Take Wins on a Challenging First Day of Baystate CX Weekend

Baystate Cyclocross weekend, Rounds 9 & 10 of the Verge New England Cyclocross Series, stands out as one of the toughest cyclocross courses in the country, drawing top-notch racers from around the country to test themselves against Baystate’s challenging terrain. Notorious course designer Tom Stevens weaves together difficult off-camber stretches, barely rideable punchy climbs, and…

The women's blazingly fast start last year, with Kemmerer taking the hole shot - photo by Todd Prekaski

Verge New England Cyclocross Series continues at Baystate CX

The legend of Baystate Cyclocross graces Sterling, MA this weekend for Rounds 9 and 10 of the Verge New England Cyclocross Series. This classically brutal New England course, crafted by renowned course designer Tom Stevens, challenges racers with off-camber sections, punchy climbs, and twisting corners. Arriving to meet the challenge will be top-notch racers from…

Antonneau in Marian University Kit leads by Kent Baumgardt

Antonneau, Dillman Heat-Up Frozen OVCX Race at Indy Cycloplex

With a biting wind and temperatures that didn’t make it past the mid 20’s, wins by Kaitie Antonneau (Marian University) and Andrew Dillman (Marian University) capped off a frozen day of Zipp OVCX Series racing presented by Mathew’s Bicycles and Sun King Brewing at the home of Marian University and the Major Taylor Velodrome. While…

Ryan Trebon (Cannondale p/b cyclocrossworld.com) is closing the gap

Riding vs Running At Derby City Cup

What’s faster between riding or running the limestone steps at Derby City Cup? This past Saturday as the elite men’s race was heating up at the front, Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) hit the stairs first and chose to ride up while Ryan Trebon (Cannondale pb cyclocrossworld.com) dismounted and run up. At the end, the two were…

Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) sweeps Derby City Cup. Elle Anderson and Meredith Miller (Cal Giant) were second and third

Compton, Powers Win on Day Two of the Mudfund Derby City Cup

Day two of the Mudfund Derby City Cup ran under sunny skies and offered yet another thrilling day of racing in the 2013 World Championship venue. Road racing standout Amanda Miller (Tibco/To the Top) charged off the line to take the hole shot.  Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) put in another patented attack on the…

Compton, Trebon Win on Day One of the Mudfund Derby City Cup

Katie Compton returned to Louisville for the first time since the 2013 UCI Cyclocross World Championships and showed the world her form is coming on strong while Ryan Trebon got the elusive win at Eva Bandman Park. Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) attacked on the first lap and never looked back. She left behind her an…

One more for the winningest bike racer in the US! Laura Van Gilder takes the sprint - photo by Todd Prekaski

Van Gilder, Milne Win on Day Two of 23rd Annual Cycle-Smart International

World-class athletes paid the respect that is rightly due to the oldest UCI cyclocross race in the US today by bringing top-level racing to the course at day two of the 23rd edition of the Cycle-Smart International. In rounds 5 & 6 of the prestigious Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge and…

Men's Elite Podium Cincy 3 Harbin Day 3 by Joe Bellante

Nash, Johnson Win Cincy3 CX Festival Finale

Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) and Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) wrapped up three days of UCI racing in the Cincinnati metro area with their second wins of the weekend at Harbin Park during the final day of the Toyota Cincy3 CX Festival presented by Cincinnati Cyclocross, United Dairy Farmers, Zipp and Reece-Campbell, Inc. A high pressure…

Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) and Katerina Nash (Luna) - photo by Kent Baumgardt

Compton, Johnson Win Cincy3 CX Festival Day Two

With temperatures dipping into the low 50’s and a soft chilly wind Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) and Tim Johnson (Cannondale/Cyclocross World) tamed the mud, a 130 foot sand section and the LED-lit barriers to win at Kings CX. It was day two of the Cincy3 CX festival and a stop of Cross After Dark…