Gould On Rubber Chickens And More

Remember that time that Georgia Gould (Luna) raced with a rubber chicken? How about two? You know that these stories and more will be told about the Olympian bronze medalist, cross racer and fan favorite around a few beers. And let’s not forget the time she raced with a mustache or the #heckleme campaign. For…

Berden – “my season is better than last year”

Belgian Ben Berden (Raleigh-Clement) has been battling at the front of many cross races this season, claiming two victories and six top 3 finishes in 17 races so far. “My worst result is sixth place so that’s pretty good, one race I didn’t finish because I had a mechanical. My season is better than last…

Powers – “I definitely found the flow”

Reigning US champion Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) notched another win, another C1 win, on Saturday’s USGP Derby City Cup at Eva Bandman Park. This one was important because the race was a dry-run of the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships coming up in February. Powers’ goal for his first view of the course was to find…

Compton Sweeps, Driscoll Takes Day 3 of Cincy3 CX Festival

Wearing National Champion stripes, Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) pulled off a sweep of Ohio on day 3 of the Cincy3 Cyclocross Festival p/b Reece-Campbell and United Dairy Farmers. While Ryan Trebon (Cannondale/CyclocrossWorld) notched wins on the technical courses the first two days, it was teammate Jamey Driscoll who attacked through the barriers on the…

US Champion Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) wins Cincy3 Day 1 - photo by VeloVivid

Trebon, Compton Solo To Win Day 1 of Cincy3 CX Festival

Ryan Trebon (Cannondale/CyclocrossWorld) and Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross) soloed early to take their wins at the Cyclo-Stampede across the Ohio River from downtown Cincinnati in Covington Kentucky’s Devou Park. While it took Trebon five laps to break free, Compton turned the screws to pull away from Katerina Nash (LUNA) in three laps. The race of…

A Closer Look At UCI Standings

Yesterday, the UCI issued the first Cyclocross Rankings of the 2012/13 season. These rankings are of prime importance as they dictate the position of rider on the start grid of UCI races. Time to take a close look (once again) at how they are calculated. Last season, the UCI not only returned to a 12-month…

Compton, Powers Top Americans In UCI Standings

The first UCI Ranking of the 2012/2013 cyclocross season was released today. Strong off his win at the first World Cup Belgian Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb-Revor) remains on top of the elite men’s ranking while World Champion Marianne Vos (Rabobank) is still on top of the elite women’s classification. The UCI is using a rolling 12-month…

Anthony Sweeps, Craig Surprises At Downeast CX

The sun shone on the second day of the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend, changing the nature of the course for the Elite racers during the fourth Verge New England Cyclocross Series race of 2012. While the racers earlier in the day faced slik mud at every turn, the course had dried significantly by the afternoon. Spectators…

Anthony, Lindine Win Muddy Day One at Downeast CX

The second weekend of racing in the 2012 Verge New England Pro Cyclocross Series started today in New Gloucester, Maine, where racers faced an exceptionally challenging course. The rain fell hard the night before the racers took to the course at Pineland Farms, ensuring Downeast Cyclocross would live up to its muddy reputation. On redesigned…