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.…

The Importance of the Pit Strategy

When the course turns to muck which sticks to your bike making it heavier and heavier, getting a clean bike become of prime importance and the work of the mechanics during the race comes to the forefront. “The pit strategy and trying to get a clean bike, that was a big part of it.” said…

Miller Triumphant In the Muck At JingleCross

Sunday’s big race at JingleCross, the all important C1 race, became a race of who would make the less mistakes on the muddy and course especially after everyone already had two days of tough racing in their legs. In the end, Meredith Miller (CalGiant) was able to overcome a few bobbles, including a bad bike…

Invincible Compton Dominates Zolder

Touch conditions, crashes, nothing stopped American Katie Compton (Planet Bike) from dominating the Zolder World Cup. Her fourth World Cup win this season hoisted her to the top of the standings. After a quick start, the seven-time and reigning US National Champion was at the front, her usual spot, and putting time into her competitors.…

Another level for Mo Bruno-Roy

Current leader of the USA Cycling National cross calendar, NECCS and MAC Series, Maureen “Mo” Bruno-Roy (MM Racing p/b Seven) has upped her level of fitness this year, and the results show it. So far this season, she has won four UCI races and finished top 3 in five others, all the while keeping a…

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…