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Compton Wins Her Eighth National Championship

Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 by .

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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 [...]

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McDonald Crushes U23 Cross Nationals

Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 by .

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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 [...]

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Owen wins 7th Junior Title

Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 by .

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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. [...]

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Hall Solos To Win Her Second National Cross Title

Posted on 05. Jan, 2012 by .

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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 [...]

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Cal Giant CX – USGP Finale In Bend

Posted on 19. Dec, 2011 by .

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The California Giant/Specialized CX Team heads to Bend, Or, for the fourth and final round of the USGP of Cyclocross. The double header brought warmth the first day and near freezing temps the second!

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Nash Dominates USGP

Posted on 11. Dec, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Nash Solos To Win Dusty USGP In Bend

Posted on 10. Dec, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Miller Talks USGP Bend

Posted on 10. Dec, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Talking Bike Fits With Specialized

Posted on 08. Dec, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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A Closer Look At Team USA Selection Criteria For Cross Worlds

Posted on 30. Nov, 2011 by .

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Only a few more UCI races remain in the USA leading into the USA Cyclocross National Championships in early January, and the hunt  is on to get as many UCI points as possible, not only to get good starting position in Madison, but for some, to get selected for Team USA for the Cyclocross World [...]

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