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…

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.

Kupfernagel – It Will Be A Big Party

With four rainbow jerseys in her closet, German Hanka Kupfernagel (Itera-Stevens) knows what it takes to win the Cyclocross World Championships (actually make that five as Kupfernagel also won the Road World Championships Time Trial in 2007). And she hopes to repeat this Sunday at St Wendel in Germany. But Kupfernagel also knows that she’ll…

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…

It All Comes Down To Worlds for Page

Another weekend of ups and downs for American cross racer Jonathan Page (Planet Bike). On Saturday, Page raced at the front and finished 5th Kasteelcross Zonnebeke but then bad luck, once again, at the Hoogerheide World Cup. Page was in the main chase group behind Zdenek Stybar (Telenet-Fidea) who was off the front when he…

5 Elite Men Named To US Cross Worlds Team

In the not a surprise department, USA Cycling announced the Elite Men name to the U.S. National Team for the 2011 UCI Cyclocross World Championships. The Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com trio Jeremy Powers, Tim Johnson and Jamey Driscoll with Jonathan Page and Ryan Trebon will be racing in St. Wendel, Germany, January 29-30.  It is the…

Canada Names Team For Cross Worlds

The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) announced today the six cyclists who will be representing Canada at the 2011 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, held January 29-30, 2011 in St. Wendel, Germany. (See USA Names Elite Women, U23 & Junior For Cross Worlds) Canada’s team at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships has two riders with previous participation…

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.

USA Names Elite Women, U23 & Junior For Cross Worlds

USA Cycling announced the first round of nominations to the United States National Team for the 2011 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, slated for January 29-30 in St. Wendel, Germany. Thirteen athletes have been named to the elite women’s, U23 men’s, and junior men’s squads based on their performances over the last cyclo-cross season.  Nominations to…

Elite Women, U23 and JR Men named for US Cross Worlds Team

USA Cycling has announced the first round of nominations to the United States National Team for the 2010 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in Tabor, Czech Republic, Jan. 30-31. Five athletes were named to each of the elite women’s, U23 men’s and junior men’s squads based on competitive performances over the course of the last year.…