Youth Movement At CalGiant/Specialized

Last year, a rejuvenation took place for the elite amateur squad California Giant/Specialized and what a success it was with breakthrough rider Andrew Talansky. For its tenth year of existence, the team has continued with the youth trend and has taken the mantle of being a development team. “That’s the whole transition over the last…

Meet John Bennett

There are always multiple stories that emerge from a stage race and the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic was no exception. One obvious one was the BISSELL domination. Another one was the smart racing of John Bennett of the California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized team. Only on his second year of racing of the road, the…

BISSELL Sweeps Merco Opener

The BISSELL team dominated the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic opener, the 82-mile Merced Immigration District Road Race today. After scoping out the first two laps of the new 12.5-mile loop and grabbing KOM points, the team hit and stacked the 11-rider break with 6 riders. On the final lap, another surge and five riders,…

Kaiser Talks Worlds

Team USA’s Cody Kaiser (CalGiant) talks about the 2011 Cyclocross World Championships course in St Wendel, Germany and more on Friday morning, one day before his U23 race.  In his first year as a U23 racer, Kaiser pre-rode the course on Thursday afternoon and is going into the Worlds with no pressure.

Miller Looking To Crack Top 10 At Worlds

American Meredith Miller (CalGiant) was all smiles at the end of the Hoogerheide World Cup where she finished 12th. “Much better today, much better for my head.” she smiled right after crossing the finish line on Sunday. Her last trip to race cross in Europe was, well, a disaster. A disappointing result at the Kalmthout…

Miller Talks Belgium And Worlds

Video. On a beautiful sunny day in California, Meredith Miller (CalGiant) chats about her cross racing in Belgium where she faced some difficulties and her preparation for the Cyclocross World Championships to be held in Sankt Wendel, Germany at the end of the month. Along with her teammate Cody Kaiser, Miller will be returning to Europe to contest the final World Cup in Hoogerheide and then Worlds.

Queen Katie Wins Her Seventh National Cross Title

Favorite going into the race, reigning US National Cyclocross champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike) added a seventh title to her unbeaten streak. “It’s National Championships, I love winning, I’m glad I got a seventh. Every year is special, every year is hard, it’s a good day. I’m happy.” a smiling Compton said seconds after the…

Getting To Know Jeremy Ferguson

While many have picked either Zach McDonald (Rapha-Focus) or reigning U23 US National Cross Champion Danny Summerhill (Felt-Holowesko Partners) as the favorites but Jeremy Ferguson (California Giant/Specialized) is coming to the race to win. “I think top 3 is doable but I’m going there to win for sure.” Ferguson said a few days ago. The…

Luna Riders Dominate Stanley Portland Cup

Katerina Nash, Georgia Gould and Amy Dombroski completed a total Luna podium on the second day of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Stanley Portland Cup. The three Luna team mates were off the front from the start of the race. Nash then put some distance into second place and USGP overall winner Gould,…