Behind Behind THE Barriers with Sam Smith

The innovative Behind THE Barriers web series broke new ground last year when Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) showed that there is a lot more than racing  at cyclocross races.  Powers along with producer/director Sam Smith started off to do only a few episodes but they were so well-received that Powers & Smith ended up covering almost…

Powers Sweeps Louisville, Takes Over USGP Lead

Once again, Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) was duking it out at the front of a cross race, but this time it was against US Cross Champion Todd Wells (Specialized) at day two of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup.  On Saturday, Powers had been locked in a duel with Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt)…

Photos – Cincinnati3 Cross Clinics

Neither rain, not setting sun would stop students from taking in the lessons from US Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) and Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) on Thursday evening. The students gathered at 5pm at Harbin Park, site of the third race of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival, to learn everything from remounts and dismounts, riding through…

Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) finished 9th at USGP Planet Bike Cup day two

One-On-One With Jeremy Powers (part 2)

American cross racer Jeremy Powers took the leap this year to headline the Rapha-Focus after four successfully years on the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com and in the first month of racing, the 28-year old has shown that he’s come into his own. He has handled the mantle of being team captain all the while under the…

Sam Smith filming for Behind the Barriers

One-On-One With Jeremy Powers

American cross racer Jeremy Powers took the leap this year to headline the Rapha-Focus after four successfully years on the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com and in the first month of racing, the 28-year old has shown that he’s come into his own. He has handled the mantle of being team captain all the while under the…

CrossClash At Interbike

High noon. Perfect time for a duel between Johnson and Powers. The corral was the Circulus, a 132-foot circumference (40.2m), 45-degree wooden mini-velodrome from Portland Design Works, installed at the Sands Expo & Convention Center during Interbike. Anyone that follows North American cyclocross knows that after years of racing on the same team, that Jeremy…

@JeremyPowers and 140 Characters

Jeremy Powers is that unique professional cyclist who competes both during the road season for the Jelly Belly Cycling Team presented by Kenda and in the 2011 cyclocross season for the Rapha-Focus Cyclocross Team. Powers had a very successful 2010. Not only did he win the overall jersey at the Green Mountain Stage Race during…

Powers Announces 2nd Annual GrandFUNdo

Cyclocross racer Jeremy Powers is leading cyclists through Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley with one goal in mind: fundraising. Powers and long-time friends Alec Donahue and Mukunda Feldman are hosting the second annual GrandFUNdo on July 30th to raise money for their J.A.M. Fund. This event covers 65 miles in one of the most scenic areas of…

Exceptional Day At Worlds For Page

“I had an exceptional day, I really did.” American Jonathan Page said at the end of the Cyclocross World Championships. On great form, Page made the selection into the lead group when bad luck, yes more bad luck for the 34-year old, in the form of a flat. A bike change, and the chase was…

Johnson Wants Better

“As Americans we get a lot of shit, complaining about the rankings. What did I get today, 15th, 16th?I’m ranked 15th in the world, perfect. I want better, I really want better.” Tim Johnson said after he crossed the finish line in 16th place at the Hoogerheide World Cup. Earlier this cross season, the Americans…