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…

Compton Wins Day One USGP in Louisville

One of the deepest and largest elite women’s field, at 53 riders, took the start of the race at Eva Bandman Park for day one of the USGP Derby City Cup on Saturday. Maybe the largest. Some simply wanted to experience the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships course but most were racing hard, to get…

Cyclocross In April – Good or Bad?

Last weekend, for the first time ever in its 22 years, a cyclocross race was held at the Sea Otter Classic and the question that I asked a few of the competitors after the race was simply: was it good or bad to race cross in April? Does it make any sense? “It’s cross it’s…

Nash Dominates USGP

Making it look easy, Katerina Nash (Luna) took the second victory of the weekend at the Deschutes Brewery Cup and completed her domination of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross to also take the overall title. “It’s never easy. I try to keep my serious game on. You’ll never see me walk across the…

Nash Solos To Win Dusty USGP In Bend

It took a bit longer than usual but in the end, Katerina Nash (Luna) shook off her rusty legs, after a month off from racing, to claim another solo win at day one of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. As we discussed yesterday, the dusty and dry…

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…

Nash Sweeps Planet Bike Cup

The rain poured down for hours on Sun Prairie making the Planet Bike Cup course a greasy, slippery mudfest especially the off-camber sections and the uphills where traction was a problem. But the conditions didn’t stop Katerina Nash (Luna) from sweeping the weekend races as she once again soloed to the win at the second…

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…

Sweet Solo Win For Pierce At Tour de Nez

In front of an enthusiastic crowd, Amber Pierce (Diadora-Pasta Zara) soloed to win the Tour de Nez, which for the first time was on the NRC for women. A sweet win in her hometown of Reno, Nevada was made even sweeter by the way she did. Planning a counter-attack after a prime sprint, Pierce took…

Luna Riders Dominate Stanley Portland Cup

Katerina Nash, Georgia Gould and Amy Dombroski completed a total Luna podium on the second day of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Stanley Portland Cup. The three Luna team mates were off the front from the start of the race. Nash then put some distance into second place and USGP overall winner Gould,…

Johnson and Nash solo at Mercer Cup II

Solo wins were the words of the day. The expected west-east battle on day 2 of the USGP Mercer Cup didn’t happen as Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) powered away from the field in the first lap to take another solo win.  Yesterday’s winner Ryan Trebon (KONA) had a terrible start  and battled to move from twentieth…

Trebon and Nash win muddy Mercer Cup

After some entertaining trashtalking on twitter, we finally had the battle between east coast and west coast in today’s USGP Mercer Cup p/b Knapps Cyclery in New Jersey. West coast came out victorious in round one as Ryan Trebon (KONA) dropped Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) with two laps to go to take the win. The pair…

Nash and Trebon take over USGP lead

The defending USGP champions Katerina Nash (Luna Chix) and Ryan Trebon (KONA) took the win and the Series Leader’s jerseys at Day One of the USGP Derby City Cup in Louisville, Kentucky. Nash rode away from the field to solo to victory while Trebon fought until the end taking a 2-up sprint against Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) for the win.