McConneloug and Driscoll take Cycle-Smart International II

On a glorious day in Northampton MA, with blue skies and warm temperatures, both Mary McConneloug (Kenda/Seven/NoTubes) and Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) soloed to victory at the 19th annual Cycle-Smart International, making it back-to-back wins for McConneloug. The oldest UCI cross race in the United States also marked the tenth round of the Verge New England…

Powers and McConneloug win in Northampton

Under clear blue skies, Local boy Jeremy Powers of Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com did his family and friends proud, taking the win at 19th annual Cycle-Smart International in Northampton MA, the 9th round of the Verge NECCS.  Powers attacked the other rider in the lead group, his teammate Jamey Driscoll, in the final hundred meters to savor the…

Compton and Powers sweep UCI3 weekend

While Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) continued her domination in the final race Cincinnati UCI3 Cyclocross Festival, the Cincinnati UCI3 Harbin Park presented by Biowheels and United Dairy Farmers, it was “battle royale” in the men’s race. Jeremy Powers (Cannondale/Cyclocrossworld.com) and Ryan Trebon (KONA) went head to head, or is that mano a mano, for most of the race. Each marking the other until the final turn when Powers hit it and sprinted to victory making it a sweep for the 3-race series. With Photos.

Van Gilder is back for more

After 18 seasons of racing and winning on the road, American Laura Van Gilder took up cross racing in 2008, where she managed to have quite a rookie season with a 4th place ride at Nationals and a top 20 finish at the world championships. She’s back at it again in 2009, starting off her…