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Getting to Know Cypress Gorry

Posted on 20. Jan, 2012 by .

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The first thing that many notice about American Cypress Gorry (Whole Athlete/Specialized) are the dreads but there’s a lot more to the 18-year old from Arizona who will be representing the USA at the World Cyclocross Championships next weekend in Koksijde, Belgium. One could say that it was pre-destined that he would become a bike [...]

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No Major Changes To UCI Cross Rankings

Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 by .

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The are only eight spots per row at the start of a UCI cyclocross race and those spots are determined by UCI standings. With the World Championships coming up, the next World Cup is of prime importance to try and move up a row. Let’s see where the American and Canadian riders stand with only [...]

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Behind THE Barriers Episode 14

Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 by .

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In Episode 14 of Behind THE Barriers’ second season, Jeremy Powers continues his stay in Bend, Oregon for the second day of the USGP Deschutes Brewery Cup where any result will crown him the overall champion for the second year in a row.

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USA Cycling Names Cyclocross World Championships Team

Posted on 13. Jan, 2012 by .

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The roster of 18 elite, U23 and junior athletes that will represent the United States at the 2012 UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde, Belgium on Jan. 28-29 were announced by USA Cycling today.

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Compton, Powers Top Americans In UCI Standings

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by .

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Belgian Champion Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet) is back on top of the updated UCI Cyclocross standings following the National Championships held this past weekend. Newly crowned USA Cyclocross Champion Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) remains the top American in the standing in 11th with Tim Johnson (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) holding in 17th. Following the end of the US cross season, [...]

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Photos – USA CX National Championships Elite Men

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by .

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Photo gallery of the Elite Men race of the USA Cyclocross National Championships

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Photos – USA CX National Championships Elite Women

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by .

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Photo gallery of the Elite Women race of the USA Cyclocross National Championships

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Four To Represent Canada At Cross Worlds

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by .

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The four cyclists who  will be representing Canada at the 2012 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, held January 28-29, 2012 in Koksijde, Belgium were announced by the Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) today. Canada’s team at the 2012 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships has two riders with previous experience at World Championships. Both Craig Richey of Smithers, BC [...]

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Powers Is The US National Champion

Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 by .

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Finally Jeremy Powers (Rapha Focus) won the USA Cyclocross National Championships in Madison today. He came into the pavement surrounded by a wall of sound from the crowd and raised in arm in victory. Finally, after years of coming close but never getting the Stars and Stripes – until now. The emotions came pouring out, [...]

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Compton Wins Her Eighth National Championship

Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 by .

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The outcome was never really in doubt at the Elite/u23 women’s race at the USA Cyclocross National Championships earlier today. Katie Compton (Rabobank-Giant) powered away on the first lap and rode smoothly to claim her eighth national championship in a row.  The big story of the day was the great ride put in by her [...]

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