Butler Claims First Victory Of The Season At Chicago CX

Finally, it was a long time coming for Sue Butler (River City Bicycles) who after multiple podiums claimed her first victory of the cross season on the first day of 2012 at the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution. And she didn’t pick an easy day to do it by any means, with blustery winds,…

Annis Solos To Win Chicago New Year’s Resolution Race

There really wasn’t any doubt as far as the Elite Women’s winner at the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution race. New Englander Sally Annis (crossresults.com p/b JRAcycles) simply powered away from her competitor early in the race and then proceeded to ride strongly and almost flawlessly in the muddy conditions for the win at…

Van Gilder Sweeps Cycle-Smart International

It was on for the start and the attacks didn’t stop in the Elite Women’s race on day 2 of the 20th Cycle-Smart International. A modified course with longer power straighaways, one less steep runup and wind led to a strong group splintering off on the first lap. The first riders then attacked each other,…