One On One With Adam Myerson

What can be said about Adam Myerson, road and cross racer, race promoter series organizer, coach, that hasn’t already said? Never shy to express himself, Myerson shares many of his thoughts and emotions through twitter which sometimes generates criticism. After his road team, Team Mountain Khakis p/b Smartstop, had a successful season, Myerson jumped right…

Johnson, Powers And Trebon Talk Nationals

Only three days until the best American cyclocross races battle it out for the Stars and Stripes at the USA Cyclocross National Championships on Sunday in Verona, Wisconsin. There are four strong favorites coming into the race, Jeremy Powers (Rapha Focus), Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt), Tim Johnson (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) and Jonathan Page (Planet Bike). Defending champion Todd…

Sone Resists To Pressure To Win National Cross Title

With two laps to go in the Masters Women 40-44 race at the USA Cyclocross National Championships, Linda Sone (Cycle-Smart) was feeling the pressure at the front. You could see it in her face as she tried to push the pace in the greasy corners to hold the gap to a chasing Kimberly Flynn (Scenic…

Walker Wins Fourth National Title In Nail-Biting Finale

Mid-way through the USA Cyclocross National Championships, it looked like Kris Walker (Conender) had another Masters Women 50-54 title in the bag. The defending champion had a substantial gap hovering around 30 second on a lone chaser until two things happened, Walker – as did her chaser – had to contend with traffic on the…

Hall Solos To Win Her Second National Cross Title

On a sunny and almost balmy day at the USA Cyclocross National Championships, Gina Hall (CalGiant) didn’t let her last row start deter from going for the Stars and Stripes in the Masters 45-49 race. “I had a last row start so I was very concerned about being able to move through the field, so…

The gunk was sticking everywhere on the bikes

Working The Pit With Mike Heenan

Last Sunday at the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution the pit became a battleground, where the mechanics were fighting to get the mucky, thick, icy mud off the bikes, in freezing temperatures in a timely fashion to return a (somewhat) clean bike to their racers. It was brutal. While a few of the bigger…

Bradford Wins SingleSpeed Stars and Stripes

The win and the title came down to bunny hopping the barriers at the men’s singlespeed race at the USA Cyclocross National Championships earlier today. On the final lap, two men were battling at the front, Aaron Bradford (Bay11/HRS/Rocklobster) and JT Fountain, both had taken turns at the front throughout the race while in the…

Trebon Sweeps Chicago CX Weekend

It’s official Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) is back, he announced loud and clear with his win on day two for a sweep of the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution weekend. His leg is recovered and his fitness is good after seven weeks away from racing but the way he won on Sunday was completely different.…

Butler Claims First Victory Of The Season At Chicago CX

Finally, it was a long time coming for Sue Butler (River City Bicycles) who after multiple podiums claimed her first victory of the cross season on the first day of 2012 at the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution. And she didn’t pick an easy day to do it by any means, with blustery winds,…

Trebon Returns With A Bang At Chicago CX

Everyone knew that the course with its straightaways and slow heavy mud, a power course, was fitted Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt)’s skills perfectly but no one knew if the leg was okay. Well, Trebon answered that question with a bang on New Year’s Eve at the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution race. The tall rider…

Matter Vs Rapha Focus

With cheers of ‘go Brian’ heard around the golf course, Brian Matter (Gear Grinder) found himself in battle for the podium with one and then two Rapha-Focus teammates on Saturday’s Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution. Though the Wisconsin-resident was definitely the crowd favorite, he was not able to match the 1-2 punch thrown at…