Gould On Rubber Chickens And More

Remember that time that Georgia Gould (Luna) raced with a rubber chicken? How about two? You know that these stories and more will be told about the Olympian bronze medalist, cross racer and fan favorite around a few beers. And let’s not forget the time she raced with a mustache or the #heckleme campaign. For…

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…

Gould, Berden Win Inaugural Sea Otter Cyclocross

No need to heckle Georgia Gould (Luna) any longer after she pulled out two wins on the same day at Sea Otter Classic. The first one, the important one, was in the cross-country race which she then followed up with a victory at the first ever cyclocross race. She even had time to enjoy a…

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…

Compton Does It Again At Boulder Cup

USA Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) continued to dominate the American cross racing scene with another solo victory. In front of an very enthusiastic home crowd, Compton took the win at the Boulder Cup at the newly opened Valmont Bike Park.

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…

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…

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,…

Gould, Johnson Lead USGP

With one weekend and two races to go in the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Georgia Gould (Luna) has a solid hold on the overall while Tim Johnson (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) leads in tight race with his teammate Jeremy Powers