CalGiant/Specialized's Meredith Miller in all pink at 2011 Boulder Cup

Miller’s pink! Raffle

Meredith Miller‘s pink! online raffle kicked off this week, the grand finale to her fundraising efforts. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized Cyclocross Team was garbed in head-to-toe pink kit in October. Miller also works to raise funds as she did previously to support her favorite breast cancer organization,…

Miller Is Pretty In Pink In October

For the third consecutive year, Meredith Miller will race on the California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized Cyclocross Team in head-to-toe pink garb in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. In all started in 2010 when team director Anthony Gallino proposed the idea to Miller and then teammate Teal Stetson-Lee. “It’s been very cool wearing…

Small, Potent Cross Team For CalGiant/Specialized

California Giant Berry Farms has sponsored a cycling team for twelve years, starting with road and added cross a few seasons back with resounding success. And they are back. The California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized is back with a strong mix of youth and experience in their cross team to tackle what promises to be an…

Catching With Huffman At l’Avenir

Six under-23 riders for the USA are contesting the seven-day Tour de l’Avenir, the final and toughest event of the UCI Under-23 Nations’ Cup, in France this week. The race started Sunday, August 26 and continues until Saturday, September 1. Four riders, Ian Boswell, Nathan Brown, U23 national road champion Rob Bush and Larry Warbasse…

Evan Huffman (CalGiant) finished 20th at the 2011 SRAM Tour of the Gila TT

Meet Evan Huffman

Yesterday at the Merco Cycling Classic time trial in a stacked field that included some of the top time trialists of the United States, youngster Evan Huffman of CalGiant/Specialized pulled off an upset, surprising everyone by setting the fastest time over the 12-mile course. “I’m definitely excited, I’m a little bit surprised that I finished…

Compton Wins Her Eighth National Championship

The outcome was never really in doubt at the Elite/u23 women’s race at the USA Cyclocross National Championships earlier today. Katie Compton (Rabobank-Giant) powered away on the first lap and rode smoothly to claim her eighth national championship in a row.  The big story of the day was the great ride put in by her…

McDonald Crushes U23 Cross Nationals

There are no other words to describe what Zach McDonald (Rapha Focus) did at the USA Cyclocross National Championships on Saturday. He dropped everyone early on in the race, pushed the pace for the next four laps to cross the finish line with over two minutes on second place. What was going through his mind…

Owen wins 7th Junior Title

Logan Owen (Team Redline) made it seven junior national titles in a row when he dominated the Men Junior 17/18 race at the USA Cyclocross National Championships on Thursday. “It was great, I felt smooth on the course, I was making sure to pit every lap and get a clean bike so nothing broke down.…

Hall Solos To Win Her Second National Cross Title

On a sunny and almost balmy day at the USA Cyclocross National Championships, Gina Hall (CalGiant) didn’t let her last row start deter from going for the Stars and Stripes in the Masters 45-49 race. “I had a last row start so I was very concerned about being able to move through the field, so…

Nash Dominates USGP

Making it look easy, Katerina Nash (Luna) took the second victory of the weekend at the Deschutes Brewery Cup and completed her domination of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross to also take the overall title. “It’s never easy. I try to keep my serious game on. You’ll never see me walk across the…

Nash Solos To Win Dusty USGP In Bend

It took a bit longer than usual but in the end, Katerina Nash (Luna) shook off her rusty legs, after a month off from racing, to claim another solo win at day one of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. As we discussed yesterday, the dusty and dry…

Miller Talks USGP Bend

Miller Talks USGP Bend

Meredith Miller (CalGiant) shares her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Just off a string of four victories, Miller has finished on the podium for the last two years of the USA National Cyclocross…

Talking Bike Fits With Specialized

Tis the season! The time when riders head in to get fitted on their new bikes in preparation for the 2012 road season. Last weekend, the CalGiant riders made their way to SBCU aka Specialized Bike Components University, where the five new team members went through the BG Fit process which includes measurements off and…