Compton Wins Her Eighth National Championship

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…

Antonneau Talks USGP Bend

Antonneau Talks USGP Bend

Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) says “Don’t hit the rocks” while sharing her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Antonneau won her U23 National title on the same course last year, but under very different conditions,…

Antonneau Surging Up

Reigning US U23 National Champion Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) has been on a tear lately, finishing top 10 in 11 UCI races including her second place this past Sunday at USGP Derby City Cup. With the deepest and strongest field so far this year, 19-year old Antonneau was able to outsmart and out-sprint three of the…

Queen Katie Wins Her Seventh National Cross Title

Favorite going into the race, reigning US National Cyclocross champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike) added a seventh title to her unbeaten streak. “It’s National Championships, I love winning, I’m glad I got a seventh. Every year is special, every year is hard, it’s a good day. I’m happy.” a smiling Compton said seconds after the…

Racing Against Compton

When you see Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) line up for a UCI cross race in the US, you can be sure of two things, first she will attack and second she will get away from the field to win. She did it in December to win her sixth US National cyclocross title, and she did…