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Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 by lyne.
Finally Jeremy Powers (Rapha Focus) won the USA Cyclocross National Championships in Madison today. He came into the pavement surrounded by a wall of sound from the crowd and raised in arm in victory. Finally, after years of coming close but never getting the Stars and Stripes – until now. The emotions came pouring out, [...]
Posted on 09. Oct, 2011 by lyne.
Jonathan Page (Planet Bike p/b Blue) is quite happy with the move of the USA Cyclocross National Championships to January. You see it works perfectly for the American that relocated with his family to Belgium seven years ago in order to pursue the racing dream. “It’s actually better for me. For me, if I can [...]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2011 by lyne.
The Belgians were praying for rain and boy did it get it for Sunday’s race in Sun Prairie, WI. The day started off with rain and more rain turning the Sun Planet Bike Cup course in a mudfest and then the sky opened again just as the men’s 60-minute race started. And Belgian Bart Wellens [...]
Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
Another weekend of ups and downs for American cross racer Jonathan Page (Planet Bike). On Saturday, Page raced at the front and finished 5th Kasteelcross Zonnebeke but then bad luck, once again, at the Hoogerheide World Cup. Page was in the main chase group behind Zdenek Stybar (Telenet-Fidea) who was off the front when he [...]
Posted on 24. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
In both the Women and Elite Men’s World Cup races at Hoogerheide in the Netherlands, the winner chase down the break and soloed to the win. American Katie Compton (Planet Bike) continued her undefeated streak in the World Cup races, making it five for five.
Posted on 30. Dec, 2010 by lyne.
A case of deja-vu all over again in the men’s race at the GVA Azencross. The huge crowd was massed all over the course, sometimes five deep in not more, to watch the battle. With the Belgian Championships coming up the crowd was watching for a duel between Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) and Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet). [...]
Posted on 13. Dec, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 14. Nov, 2010 by stephanie.
Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) grabbed the lead early and held on to it to easily to win the second day of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross New Belgium Cup. “The course was a little different today,” stated Compton. “I could apply more power and I felt better today. I did not make as [...]
Posted on 14. Nov, 2010 by lyne.
Video of the press conference at Day 1 of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross New Belgium Cup in Ft Collins, CO. With winner Katerina Nash (Luna), 2nd place Katie Compton (Planet Bike) and 3rd place Georgia Gould (Luna). Note that video was shot in very low light but the ladies were quite entertaining.
Posted on 13. Nov, 2010 by stephanie.
On an extremely muddy course, the win came down to a sprint between Luna’s Katerina Nash and US Champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens). With a few hundred feet to the finish, Nash powered ahead of Compton for the New Belgium Cup win. “It was all about peddling as hard as I could to the finish. [...]