Tag Archives: ben berden
Posted on 15. Nov, 2012 by lyne.
Belgian Ben Berden (Raleigh-Clement) has been battling at the front of many cross races this season, claiming two victories and six top 3 finishes in 17 races so far. “My worst result is sixth place so that’s pretty good, one race I didn’t finish because I had a mechanical. My season is better than last [...]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by lyne.
Last weekend, for the first time ever in its 22 years, a cyclocross race was held at the Sea Otter Classic and the question that I asked a few of the competitors after the race was simply: was it good or bad to race cross in April? Does it make any sense? “It’s cross it’s [...]
Posted on 25. Apr, 2012 by lyne.
No need to heckle Georgia Gould (Luna) any longer after she pulled out two wins on the same day at Sea Otter Classic. The first one, the important one, was in the cross-country race which she then followed up with a victory at the first ever cyclocross race. She even had time to enjoy a [...]
Posted on 10. Dec, 2011 by lyne.
Belgian Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) will be starting his final two cross races in the United States this weekend at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. He gave us his opinion of the dry and dusty course after pre-riding on sunny Friday afternoon. Berden, also takes about the [...]
Posted on 31. Oct, 2011 by lyne.
Finally. That was the word that Belgian Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) said after crossing the line with his arms up. He finally won a cross race this year. And it wasn’t easy. The Boulder Cup race at the new Valmont Bike Park was a battle of tactics between the top seven riders at the race [...]
Posted on 16. Oct, 2011 by lyne.
The Cross After Dark series finale was a game of tactics in a winner take all scenario at Saturday night’s SpookyCross. The duel was on between Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) and Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) who were off the front within three laps of the fast course in dry and warm conditions. But the two were [...]
Posted on 04. Oct, 2011 by lyne.
As the 2011 cyclocross season gathers steam on both sides of the Atlantic, expect to see a new face at the head of American cyclocross races as Belgian veteran, Ben Berden, has announced that he will tackle the full US calendar via the following press release. Bringing a decade and a half of experience in [...]