Cross Impressions

Where did the season go? Here we are on the eve of the last big weekend of racing this season, the finale of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross in Bend, Oregon.  So much has happened since our last Impressions: Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) crashed violently on the second day in Louisville which forced him…

Cross Impressions After Two Months

One month into the cross season and the third weekend of both the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) is upon us. Pretty much everyone is in Louisville to check out the course in preparation for 2013 World Championships. And it’s a fun long course, with a combination of technical and power sections. On…

Cross Impressions After One Month

One month into the cross season and on the eve the second weekend of both the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) and Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge (NEPCX), it’s time to go over what happened and what didn’t happen. First, the facts. A total of 14 UCI races over…

Fourth Impressions

After the first 20-day trip to Belgium to cover cross races, I really couldn’t pass up going to the Cyclocross World Championships now could I? So after a short rest at home in California,  I embarked on another – shorter – trip to Europe, starting with the final World Cup in Hoogerheide, Netherlands and culminating…