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Van Paassen Wins CrossVegas

Posted on 20. Sep, 2012 by .

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Both races of the 2012 edition of CrossVegas, America’s first UCI C1 ranked cyclocross event of the season, finished with a dominating show of force from riders who claimed their first ever CrossVegas victory. In the women’s event, it was Dutchwoman Sanne Van Paassen (Rabobank-Giant), who sprung with half a lap to go to take [...]

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Compton Wins Her Eighth National Championship

Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 by .

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The outcome was never really in doubt at the Elite/u23 women’s race at the USA Cyclocross National Championships earlier today. Katie Compton (Rabobank-Giant) powered away on the first lap and rode smoothly to claim her eighth national championship in a row.  The big story of the day was the great ride put in by her [...]

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Louisville Is Definitely A World Caliber Course

Posted on 19. Nov, 2011 by .

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Last weekend, everyone was curious to see if the new course at the Eva Bandman Park in Louisville could deliver a high quality, world championship-level course for the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross weekend. And boy did the Louisville 2013 folks deliver. “Definitely world caliber, definitely one of the hardest courses we’ve done in [...]

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Antonneau Surging Up

Posted on 15. Nov, 2011 by .

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Reigning US U23 National Champion Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) has been on a tear lately, finishing top 10 in 11 UCI races including her second place this past Sunday at USGP Derby City Cup. With the deepest and strongest field so far this year, 19-year old Antonneau was able to outsmart and out-sprint three of the [...]

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Compton Continues To Dominate USGP

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by .

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Another race, another win for Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) who once again solo’ed to the win on the second day of Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup. Some changes were brought to Sunday’s course, the uphill sandpit was made more difficult with a sloping, off-camber tilt to it, a new 180 before [...]

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Compton Crushes Day One at USGP Derby City Cup

Posted on 12. Nov, 2011 by .

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The expected showdown between Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross leader Katerina Nash (Luna) and Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) just didn’t happen instead Compton did was she does best, go to the front and power away. Another solo win, another C1, for the US National Champion Compton at day one of the Derby City Cup [...]

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Compton – “I’m just good at it, I can’t explain it”

Posted on 07. Nov, 2011 by .

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Reigning and seven-times US Cyclocross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) swept the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival again this past weekend. Though she dominates the races, soloing to the win each time, Compton will say that it’s not easy especially on Sunday’s hard course at Harbin Park. “Today was hard. Today was really hard, all the climbing, [...]

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Compton – “the course kind of pushes back”

Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 by .

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Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) took another solo win at day one of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival, but she waited a bit longer before making her solo move. With a tough course, and two more days of racing, Compton did not want to go in too deep. Reactions from Compton following her win.

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Photos – Cincinnati3 Cross Clinics

Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 by .

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Neither rain, not setting sun would stop students from taking in the lessons from US Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) and Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) on Thursday evening. The students gathered at 5pm at Harbin Park, site of the third race of the Cincinnati3 Cyclocross Festival, to learn everything from remounts and dismounts, riding through [...]

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Compton Does It Again At Boulder Cup

Posted on 31. Oct, 2011 by .

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USA Cross Champion Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) continued to dominate the American cross racing scene with another solo victory. In front of an very enthusiastic home crowd, Compton took the win at the Boulder Cup at the newly opened Valmont Bike Park.

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