Gould Crushes At Louisville Again

Georgia Gould (Luna) owned the Derby City Cup this weekend in Louisville. The rest of the field literally ate her dust. Meredith Miller (CalGiant) won the battle for second with Laura Van Gilder (C3 Athletes Serving Athletes) taking third. Gould leads the Greenware Gran Prix of Cyclocross with 4 races to go.

Miller is Serious About Pink

Throughout the month of October, Meredith Miller and her teammate Teal Stetson-Lee have been sporting a pink California Giant/Specialized kit. The color has meaning. Back in the spring, team director Anthony Gallino asked Miller if she wanted to wear pink for the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “It’s for a good cause and I like pink…

Racing Against Compton

When you see Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) line up for a UCI cross race in the US, you can be sure of two things, first she will attack and second she will get away from the field to win. She did it in December to win her sixth US National cyclocross title, and she did…

Miller Claims First UCI Win At Gloucester

After coming in second on Saturday, Meredith Miller (CalGiant) replied “Not let Laura come around me in the end” when asked what she would do differently. Though she laughed when she answered, she all business on day 2 of the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester. With two laps to go, she took a solo…

Van Gilder Takes Gloucester

The Great Brewers Gran Prix of Cyclocross came down to a duel between two roadies, Laura Van Gilder (C3 Athletes) and Meredith Miller (CalGiant). With two laps to go, the duo was off the front to battle it out with Miller taking the lead, knowing that she had to try and drop sprinter Van Gilder.…

Powers Crushes USGP Opener

What a ride from Jeremy Powers of the Cannondale presented by Cyclocrossworld.com team at the first race of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. His teammate, US National Cross Champion Tim Johnson who finished second,  described it as “perfect”. See photo gallery. Taking the holeshot, Powers led from the start to the finish, bunny…

CalGiant Ready For Cross

On a beautiful Northern California evening, Cal Giant/Specialized presented their 2010-11 Cyclocross team to a very enthusiastic crowd of fans and friends at Spokesman Bicycles in Santa Cruz. Team Director Anthony Gallino introduced each rider and Specialized representatives Matt Jespersen and Andrew Frasca talked about the Team issue SRAM Powered S-works Carbon Crux and Alloy…

the week that was

News from the week ending July 9. Bad news from Univest Grand Prix and Tour de Toona. Two new riders, Amaël Moinard and Greg Van Avermaet to BMC. CalGiant Cross Team. Canada’s long-list for Elite Women and U23 Men for Worlds.

Frustration for CalGiant at Joe Martin

When talking with Anthony Gallino, Director of the California Giant Specialized squad, at the end of the Joe Martin Stage Race, one word came up time and again, frustration. The team went from defending Andrew Talansky‘s lead to having him in 40th place after being penalized one minute for “prolonged drafting off of a vehicle”…

Tour of the Gila Press Conference

Video of the pre-race press conference at the Tour of the Gila with Levi Leipheimer (Mellw Johnny’s), Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis), Ben Day and Phil Zajicek (Fly V Australia), Shelley Evans (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12), Katheryn Curi Mattis (Webcor Builders), Carmen Small (Colavita/Baci), ALison Powers (Team VBF), Merdith miller (TIBCO/To The Top). Chat with Andrew Talansky (CalGiant)

Rejuvenated CalGiant Ready for the Season

At the San Dimas Stage, CalGiant Specialized unleashed what Directeur Sportif Anthony Gallino called his “secret weapons” while at training camp earlier this year, Australian Mountain Bike National Champion Sid Taberlay and U23 rider Andrew Talansky. “I had fun, it was good.” said Taberlay who finished second overall at eight seconds from the overall winner…

As far as it will go for Cody Kaiser

What a difference a few weeks make for US Cyclocross National Champion, 17/18, Cody Kaiser. “It feels pretty good. Right now, it’s just another USGP but I’m sure it will change once I get the jersey on.” replied the laid-back California Giant/Specialized rider when I asked him what he was feeling when he put on…