Van Paassen Wins CrossVegas

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…

Compton Wins Her Eighth National Championship

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…

Louisville Is Definitely A World Caliber Course

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…

Antonneau Surging Up

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…

Compton Continues To Dominate USGP

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…

Compton Crushes Day One at USGP Derby City Cup

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…

Photos – Cincinnati3 Cross Clinics

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…

Compton Does It Again At Boulder Cup

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.

Craig Claims First Even Cross Single Speed Title

Dressed in what he called his single-speed shorts, daisy duke style, 2008 mountain bike Olympian Adam Craig (Rabobank Giant) blew away the competition in front of his hometown crowd to earn the first-ever singlespeed national title. Third-place finisher Aaron Bradford (Specialized-Onsite Ultrasound) rode out front for the first couple of laps before Craig was able…