Nash Sweeps Planet Bike Cup

The rain poured down for hours on Sun Prairie making the Planet Bike Cup course a greasy, slippery mudfest especially the off-camber sections and the uphills where traction was a problem. But the conditions didn’t stop Katerina Nash (Luna) from sweeping the weekend races as she once again soloed to the win at the second…

CrossClash At Interbike

High noon. Perfect time for a duel between Johnson and Powers. The corral was the Circulus, a 132-foot circumference (40.2m), 45-degree wooden mini-velodrome from Portland Design Works, installed at the Sands Expo & Convention Center during Interbike. Anyone that follows North American cyclocross knows that after years of racing on the same team, that Jeremy…

One-on-One With Tim Johnson

With the US cyclocross season starting with a bang at CrossVegas tonight, it was more than time to catch up with Tim Johnson of the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com team and see what he’s been up to. After years of racing both road and cross seasons, the 34-year old rider put the road aside to focus…

Nicole Duke Joins Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com

The Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com Professional Cyclocross Team has added the final piece to its puzzle, adding Masters National Champion Nicole Duke to the team. After a breakout season in 2010, Duke will eye continued domestic success, while also dipping her toe in international waters. Duke, a Florida native, originally from Boulder, Colorado, joins Swiss…

Johnson Wants Better

“As Americans we get a lot of shit, complaining about the rankings. What did I get today, 15th, 16th?I’m ranked 15th in the world, perfect. I want better, I really want better.” Tim Johnson said after he crossed the finish line in 16th place at the Hoogerheide World Cup. Earlier this cross season, the Americans…

Perfection For Wells, Heartbreak For Powers

What a finale in Bend for the US Cyclocross National Championships. Perfection and heartbreak in the same race. Perfection for Todd Wells (Specialized) who claimed his third Stars-and-Stripes jersey. He previously won in 2001 and 2005. And for 2010, Wells adds cyclocross to his national titles in cross country and short track mountain biking. “It’s…

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…

USGP King Powers Talks About His Victory

It was a long time coming and a hard-fought duel to the heart pounding end for Jeremy Powers (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) but he pulled out the overall win at the Greenware Gran Prix of Cyclocross along with 4 individual USGP wins. Earlier this year, I asked him, repeatedly, if he could chase down his teammate…

Powers Delivers The Goods In Portland

It was a knock down, drag out nail-biter of a race to close out the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Two riders, Jeremy Powers and Tim Johnson, friends and teammates on the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com, were tied on points and whomever finished first would win the overall. The two were locked in battle for…

Gould, Johnson Lead USGP

With one weekend and two races to go in the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Georgia Gould (Luna) has a solid hold on the overall while Tim Johnson (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) leads in tight race with his teammate Jeremy Powers

Johnson Dominates New Belgium Cup

By the third lap, USGP leader Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) had dispatched all his competitors on his way to a dominant solo win at Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross New Belgium Cup. Lap after lap, he attacked the course increasing his lead to 40 seconds by the time he crossed the line high-fiving the boisterous…

Kabush Best In Fort Collins

The Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com streak has been broken at the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross and it took a Canadian to do it.  Geoff Kabush (Rocky Mountain-Maxxis) was obviously the strongest at the muddy, slippery New Belgium Cup race today where he took his first cross win since 2005. “It’s been a frustrating couple…