James, Dillman Win OVCX #1 – Huber Apple Cross

Reminiscent of a sector at Paris Roubaix, visibility was down to three bike lengths during the start of most races at Huber’s Apple Cross, the Zipp OVCX series opener held on a working apple farm, vineyard and restaurant just outside of Louisville. Nearly 500 racers participated across all categories. When the dust settled on the…

Johnson and Dallaire Win in Ohio

Card and Halloran Take OH State Championship Jerseys Thanksgiving weekend saw one of the largest Elite fields of the year in the Zipp OVCX Tour presented by Papa John’s. Thirty Elite Men from seven states lined up for the start of the Buckingham Financial John Bryan Classic, which also served as the Ohio State Championships.…

Cyclocross Race Helping Kids in Need

It’s Thanksgiving Holiday in America, and here’s something that cyclocross racers should be thankful for, and something they can do about it. Imagine you’re scared, hungry, confused and have no real safe place to live. Imagine also that you’re only four years old. Where would you turn? Dr. Frank Troiano, an Indianapolis Internist and Gastroenterologist,…

Gatch’s Tight Ship

Ohio’s John Gatch may be one of the most qualified people to take command of the organization of a cyclocross race in all of North America. Gatch has decades of experience at the top levels of cycling, including stints as a mechanic on Lance Armstrong’s Team Motorola and as Technical Director for the Tour Dupont…

Wicks, Dallaire Win Bloomingtoncross

Barry Wicks and Nikki Dallaire both brought their ‘A’ games to ensure that Bloomingcross, the 6th stop of the oh-so-popular ZIPP OVCX series was more than a sandwich filler! Situated between the UCI3 weekend in Cincinnati and the USGP in Louisville, the Bloomingcross event in Bloomington Indiana always had the potential as a rest weekend…

Knapp and Dallaire Take Tour de Louisville

Beautiful weather and a revised courses greeted cyclocross racers and spectators as the Zipp OVCX Tour presented by Papa John’s made it’s first of several trips to Louisville this year for the Tour de Louisville on Sunday. The race which is held annually at Fisherman’s Park rather than the more-frequented Eva Bandman or Champions Parks.…

PUR Ride With Kids @ 3 CX Events

The Kings CX Weekend on September 18 and 19 is kick-off weekend for the influential Zipp OVCX Cyclocross Tour. This year, the race in Deerfield Township in suburban Cincinnati will also be part of a new grass-roots ride series called the “PUR (pronounced “pure”) Ride With Kids Series” sponsored by PUR Water Filters. Designed as…