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…

Trebon Sweeps SpookyCross

Once again, the fight for the top step quickly came down to two men at day two of the Spooky Cross weekend in Irvine, California. Except that this time it was Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) and US Cross National Champion Todd Wells (Specialized) who were duking it out for the victory. Wells took the holeshot but…

Cal Giant/Specialized CycloCross Team Presentation

Cal Giant/Specialized presented their 2011-12 Cyclocross team to a very enthusiastic crowd of fans and friends at Spokesman Bicycles in Santa Cruz. Team Director Anthony Gallino introduced each rider. The 2011-12 team will be Cody Kaiser (El Dorado Hills, CA), Meredith Miller (Fort Collins, CO), Justin Robinson (Santa Cruz, CA), Teal Stetson-Lee (Durango, CO), and…

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.

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.

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…

Kaiser leads USGP JR 17-18 in tight race

Halfway through the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross, there’s another tight race for the series lead. This past weekend, Robin Eckmann (Clif Bar) and Cody Kaiser (CalGiant) battled for the jersey in the Men’s Jr 17-18 series. Going into the Derby City Cup, Kaiser had won the two previous races with Eckmann finishing second both…