Champion System MAC Season Update

This Saturday’s non-UCI First State Velo Sport Xross at Fair Hill Maryland looms large in the Champion System MAC Series as the Elite Men’s and Women’s points leaders both have the opportunity to mathematically clinch season championships. But any points drama missing from the pro classes is more than made up for in MAC’s amateur…

Scherz Makes It Two At HPCX

Once again this weekend a flat tire impacted the finish of the Elite Men’s race. With a bit more than one lap to go, the deal seemed to be sealed for Luca Damiani (Kenda p/b GearGrinder) who was solo at the front with more than 20 seconds on his closest chaser Valentin Scherz (Cyfac-Champion System…

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. …

Scherz Wins Beacon Cross In Sprint

It all came down to a sprint in the Elite Men’s Beacon Cross race, stop #7 of the Champion System MAC Series. A group of five riders came into the final lap together with series leader Valentin Scherz (Cyfac-Champion) and Adam Myerson(Cycle-Smart) watching each other and taking turns at the front. Another Adam, this one…

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…

Van Gilder, Anthony Sweep Granogue

To celebrate the 10th edition of what has been called the toughest cross race in North America, the Delaware Cyclocross Coalition of Delaware (DCCoD) changed this year’s Granogue Cyclocross, part of the Champion System MAC Series, to a two day format. Close to 1250 racers signed on to partake in the celebration that is DCCoD’s…

Class-Swapping On-Tap for This Weekend’s WhirlyBird Cross

Despite Davide Frattini’s (Team Hudz/Subaru) two wins at the Charm City ‘Cross in Baltimore, Valentin Scherz leads the Elite Men’s point standings for the Champion System MAC Series as he continues his quest for his second straight MAC title heading into this weekend’s WhirlyBird Cross. Scherz also leads the U23 Category with his Cyfac-Champion System…

Charm City: Second Verse Same As The First?

Sunny skies, dry, fast racing and a technical parcours greeted 1200 Champion System MAC racers for the Charm City Cross Weekend held at historic Druid Hill Park in the heart of Baltimore, Maryland. The park, one of the oldest in America, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, and the Charm City Cross weekend has…

Keough, Van Gilder Roar At Nittany Lion Cross

Over 500 entries descended on the grounds surrounding the famous Trexlertown Velodrome at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center on September 11 for the Nittany Lion ‘Cross, the opening race for both the Champions System MAC Series and the worldwide UCI Cyclocross Calendar. In a rare experimental format switch, the UCI Women and Men were moved…

UCI Cross Starts At T-Town

For the first time in history, the UCI cyclocross season will begin in the United States as the Nittany Lion Cross kicks-off both the UCI and Champion System MAC season on September 11 at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, Pennsylvania.

Prize $ Equality in MAC Cross

The Champion System MAC Cyclocross Series has announced a radical increase of the Women’s prizes at every event of this year’s 11-race series. Effective immediately and starting with the UCI Nittany Lion Cross in Trexlertown Pennsylvania on September 11, every race in the Champion System MAC Series will pay equal prize money to the top…

New Title Sponsor for MAC Cross Series

With just one month remaining until officially kicking off the 2010/2011 international cyclocross season in Pennsylvania on September 11, the Mid-Atlantic Championship Cyclocross Series (better known as MAC) has announced a new title sponsorship with Champion System Sportswear, a leader in custom technical custom apparel. The 11-race series, which stretches from the tip of New…

Big Makeover for MAC’s 2010 Cross Schedule

It’s that time of year when cyclocross series start announcing their autumn programs. And, as usual, the well-organized MAC Cyclocross on America’s Eastern Seaboard is one of the first to publish a confirmed race schedule; a schedule sees the biggest makeover in many years for the venerable organization. The biggest news on the MAC tour…

Weekend cross recap

Break is over. Cross season started this weekend, with the first four UCI races on the 2009/2010 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar: Star-Crossed and Rad Racing in Washingston State and Nittany Lion and Charm City in the Mid-Atlantic.