Van Gilder, Gagné Win Ellison Cross Day One

On one side, the savvy sprinter with over 300 victories on the road, Laura Van Gilder and on the other side, the mudder, the technical racer, Maureen Bruno Roy; both have claimed multiple podiums at cross races over the years. The two engaged in a tactical battle for the victory on Ellison Cross earlier today.…

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,…

Van Gilder Atop Of Another Sweep At HPCX

The C3 Athletes Serving Athletes trio did it again at stop #8 of the Champion System MAC Series, the Highland Park Cyclocross. Laura Van Gilder, DeeDee Winfield and Arley Kemmerer hit the gas from the gun, creating a separation on the first lap with only Kristin Gavin (Team CF) able to catch on the train. …

Winfield Leads Sweep At Beacon Cross

When the three C3 Athletes Serving Athletes teammates showed up at the start line dressed in White Stormtroopers kits, it was a sure thing that the smackdown was coming in the Elite Women’s race at Beacon Cross. The favorite going into the race was definitely on Champion System MAC Series leader Laura Van Gilder who…

Gould Crushes At Louisville Again

Georgia Gould (Luna) owned the Derby City Cup this weekend in Louisville. The rest of the field literally ate her dust. Meredith Miller (CalGiant) won the battle for second with Laura Van Gilder (C3 Athletes Serving Athletes) taking third. Gould leads the Greenware Gran Prix of Cyclocross with 4 races to go.

Gould Crushes At Louisville

“I was fired up for racing and I just wanted to go out and make it hard.” Georgia Gould (Luna) said after day 1 of the Derby City Cup presented by Papa John’s Pizza in Louisville. And that’s exactly what she did, riding smoothly through the sandpit, avoiding the chaos behind and powered away from…

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…

Miller Claims First UCI Win At Gloucester

After coming in second on Saturday, Meredith Miller (CalGiant) replied “Not let Laura come around me in the end” when asked what she would do differently. Though she laughed when she answered, she all business on day 2 of the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester. With two laps to go, she took a solo…

Van Gilder Takes Gloucester

The Great Brewers Gran Prix of Cyclocross came down to a duel between two roadies, Laura Van Gilder (C3 Athletes) and Meredith Miller (CalGiant). With two laps to go, the duo was off the front to battle it out with Miller taking the lead, knowing that she had to try and drop sprinter Van Gilder.…

Cliff-Ryan Wins Glencoe GP

Although it as a small field in the pro/1/2 women’s race, the racing was aggressive with multiple breaks forming in the 60-minute crit. Straight from the start, riders from the three big teams, Colavita/Baci, TIBCO/To The Top and Team VBF, took turns at the front of the field upping the pace to try and get…

Hot Racing At St Francis Tulsa Tough

Amanda Miller (TIBCO/To The Top) soloed to victory after a late race attack at the Blue Dome Criterium. Last year’s omnium winner Brad Huff (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda) took the bunch win in the men’s race, the opener of St Francis Tulsa Tough.

Compton and Johnson win Cross Nationals

Domination, wall of people, noise, drums, technical course, duels, light and shadows, triumph and heartbreak – all at the final races of the US Cyclocross National Championships. Planet Bike’s Katie Compton won her sixth consecutive National Championship and Tim Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) his third. Photo Gallery of Elite Men and Elite/U23 Women’s races.

One more time for Johnson and Dombroski in Southampton

They did it again. The boys in green swept another podium and another weekend. Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com’s Tim Johnson won the battle against his own teammate Jeremy Powers to take back-to-back wins at Whitmore Landscaping Super Cross Cup in Southampton NY. Jamey Driscoll was third to make it another sweep. Amy Dombroski (Schlamm-Clement-Mootry) sweeps weekend with Georgia Gould (Luna) in second and Kelli Emmett (Giant MTB) in third.

McConneloug and Driscoll take Cycle-Smart International II

On a glorious day in Northampton MA, with blue skies and warm temperatures, both Mary McConneloug (Kenda/Seven/NoTubes) and Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) soloed to victory at the 19th annual Cycle-Smart International, making it back-to-back wins for McConneloug. The oldest UCI cross race in the United States also marked the tenth round of the Verge New England…

Powers and McConneloug win in Northampton

Under clear blue skies, Local boy Jeremy Powers of Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com did his family and friends proud, taking the win at 19th annual Cycle-Smart International in Northampton MA, the 9th round of the Verge NECCS.  Powers attacked the other rider in the lead group, his teammate Jamey Driscoll, in the final hundred meters to savor the…

Compton and Powers sweep UCI3 weekend

While Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) continued her domination in the final race Cincinnati UCI3 Cyclocross Festival, the Cincinnati UCI3 Harbin Park presented by Biowheels and United Dairy Farmers, it was “battle royale” in the men’s race. Jeremy Powers (Cannondale/Cyclocrossworld.com) and Ryan Trebon (KONA) went head to head, or is that mano a mano, for most of the race. Each marking the other until the final turn when Powers hit it and sprinted to victory making it a sweep for the 3-race series. With Photos.