Katerina Nash (Luna) easily wins Cross Vegas

Nys, Nash Win CLIF Bar Cross Vegas

Cyclocross World Champion Sven Nys  put on a clinic  to claim the win at the CLIF Bar Cross Vegas to the delight of the cheering crowd lining the course at the Desert Breeze Complex.  Katerina Nash easily won the elite women’s race  to become the only race to win the even three times. Nys Flies…

Powers Solos To Win At CrossVegas

U.S. National Champion Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) continued where he left off last year by taking a decisive win to claim his first ever CrossVegas on Wednesday night. “That was a hard day. I’ve been thinking about that for about a month now and to finally pull it off, it feels really, really good. ” Powers…

Van Paassen Wins CrossVegas

Both races of the 2012 edition of CrossVegas, America’s first UCI C1 ranked cyclocross event of the season, finished with a dominating show of force from riders who claimed their first ever CrossVegas victory. In the women’s event, it was Dutchwoman Sanne Van Paassen (Rabobank-Giant), who sprung with half a lap to go to take…

Hanson’s Secret For Dollar Handups

For Ken Hanson, of the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda team, CrossVegas was about having fun and collecting dollar handups. With no UCI points, Hanson started in 83rd position and after his saddle came lose on the first lap, he decided that it was time to have a good time. For the next four laps, he…

Van Der Haar Sprints For The Win At CrossVegas

The raucous crowd at the Men’s Elite race at CrossVegas was treated to a show of tactics when top American and European stars traded blows. In the end, a youngster snatched the victory. Current under23 Cyclocross World Champion Lars van der Haar (Rabobank) took the win a very tight three-way sprint that came down to…

Nash Easily Repeats as CrossVegas Champion

Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) easily repeated as the CrossVegas winner. She and team mate Georgia Gould separated themselves from the field early on. Nash then lifted her tempo and maintained a significant lead for most of the race. “Georgia and I were working together keeping the gap,” stated Nash. “Perhaps I was keeping a…

CLIF BAR Becomes Title Sponsor For CrossVegas

The nation’s biggest cyclocross race, CrossVegas, has taken CLIF BAR as its first title sponsor. The original energy bar made with organic ingredients, CLIF BAR is increasing its annual participation from supporting to title sponsor in a multi-year deal concluded recently. As a result, the 5th annual international cyclocross race scheduled for Wednesday, September 14…

Telenet Fidea Cycling Team to Cross After Dark

Two-time cyclocross World Champion Bart Wellens will begin his 2011 cyclocross season in the U.S. by racing the opening two rounds of the new Cross After Dark national cyclocross series. Wellens and his Telenet Fidea teammate Rob Peeters, both of Belgium, will make U.S. cyclocross debuts at Cross After Dark Race 1, CrossVegas on September…

Nash, Mourey Top CrossVegas

Under a full moon, with the lights of Las Vegas shimmering in the distance, Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) and Francis Mourey (FDJ) took the win in on Wednesday night in what could be the last CrossVegas. The two races could not have been different with the winner in the women’s race self-evident while it…

Stacked Field For CrossVegas

CrossVegas organizer Brook Watts sounded like a Las Vegas odds maker as he described the field that he has managed to bring together for the September 22nd race. “The winners of the CrossVegas titles are going to come from the best field ever assembled in America. Whether you break it out by national champions attending…