Tag Archives: neccs
Posted on 06. Nov, 2010 by lyne.
It was a question of who made the less mistakes at Day 1 of the 20th annual Cycle-Smart International. Whomever could navigate the course cleanly with its run-up, ride-up, off-camber descents, power sections, technical sections with roots, sandpit, all divided on two levels, would take the win. The number one ranked women in the world, [...]
Posted on 03. Nov, 2010 by Cynthia.
This weekend, Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts will host the 20th annual Cycle-Smart International, rounds 5 and 6 of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series Presented by Cycle-Smart. In keeping with years past, the organizers of the oldest UCI race in North America are taking full advantage of the terrain at Look Park with its fast grass with Velcro-like turns, the tight woods section on the upper level, fast descents with tricky lines and challenging run-ups.
Posted on 26. Oct, 2010 by Cynthia.
Sunday’s fourth round of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series saw the best competition of this year’s series to date. The podiums of three of the marquee races came down to bunch sprints, much to the delight of an enthusiastic crowd. For a second day, New Gloucester, Maine’s Pineland Farms’ scenic landscape played host [...]
Posted on 22. Oct, 2010 by Cynthia.
The Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series presented by Cycle-Smart returns from a few weeks break with the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend at scenic Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine. With clear skies expected, a repeat of last year’s mudfest is not in the cards, but the racing will be top notch. Despite many of the [...]
Posted on 29. Nov, 2009 by Cynthia.
For a second day, Mary McConneloug (Kenda/Seven/NoTubes) and Jeremy Powers (Cannondale/cyclocrossworld.com) were on top of the podiums for Verge NECCS round twelve. With perfect late-fall New England weather and an exciting new spin on a classic course, racers and spectators left Sterling today with an appreciation for the hard work and passion that goes into [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2009 by Cynthia.
Some very impressive performances came from all sides, elite and amateur, men and women in Sterling, Massachusetts for the eleventh round of the Verge New England Cyclo-Cross Series. Mary McConneloug (Kenda/Seven/NoTubes) dominated the elite women while Jeremy Powers (Cannondale/cyclocrossworld.com) was on top of the elite men, taking his seventh UCI win of the season. Photos by Dave McElwaine.
Posted on 27. Nov, 2009 by lyne.
Five UCI cross races on tap this weekend, the 2-day/2-race Bay State Cyclocross in Sterling, Massachussetts and the 3-day/3-race Jingle Cross Rock in Iowa City, Iowa. Rounds 11 and 12 of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series (NECCS), the Bay State Cyclocross looms heavily over the heads of the series leaders as only one [...]
Posted on 11. Nov, 2009 by lyne.
Maureen Bruno-Roy (MM Racing/Seven) leads the USA Cycling cross standings and the MAC and NECCS Series in the UCI Elite Women’s category. As for the men, Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com teammates Jamey Driscoll & Jeremy Powers are tied on the USAC standings, Dan Timmerman (Richard Sachs-RGM) leads tight NECCS race and Valentiz Scherz leads MAC.
Posted on 05. Nov, 2009 by lyne.
Two UCI cross races on tap this weekend in the US, the Cycle-Smart International I & II, held at Look Park in Northampton, MA. The 19th edition of the race comprises rounds nine and ten of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series. With over twenty years of cyclocross experience between them, course designers JD [...]