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McDonald Chases Back To 12th At U23 Cross Worlds

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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While three riders at the front of the race were locked in a battle for the rainbow stripes, American Zach McDonald was also in a battle, one against time. After a bad start, McDonald put in an amazing surge to move up from the mid 30s in the field to ultimately cross the line in 12th place at the U23 Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde, Belgium on Saturday afternoon.

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Powers – “it’s a bit of a crapshoot”

Posted on 25. Jan, 2012 by .

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There’s one more race on the schedule to close out USA Cyclocross National Champion Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) most successful season ever, and it’s the big one, the World Championships this weekend on the tough sandy course in Koksijde. The race is held on the same course where he finished 31st at last November’s World Cup.

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Behind THE Barriers Episode 15

Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by .

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The last race of the 2011 calendar year, and the first race of 2012 took Jeremy Powers and Behind THE Barriers to frozen Chicago for the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution. It was the final test of the legs before the National Championships taking place just one week later. Behind THE Barriers’ 15th episode […]

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Behind THE Barriers Episode 14

Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 by .

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In Episode 14 of Behind THE Barriers’ second season, Jeremy Powers continues his stay in Bend, Oregon for the second day of the USGP Deschutes Brewery Cup where any result will crown him the overall champion for the second year in a row.

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Powers Is The US National Champion

Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 by .

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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, […]

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McDonald Crushes U23 Cross Nationals

Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 by .

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There are no other words to describe what Zach McDonald (Rapha Focus) did at the USA Cyclocross National Championships on Saturday. He dropped everyone early on in the race, pushed the pace for the next four laps to cross the finish line with over two minutes on second place. What was going through his mind […]

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Johnson, Powers And Trebon Talk Nationals

Posted on 06. Jan, 2012 by .

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Only three days until the best American cyclocross races battle it out for the Stars and Stripes at the USA Cyclocross National Championships on Sunday in Verona, Wisconsin. There are four strong favorites coming into the race, Jeremy Powers (Rapha Focus), Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt), Tim Johnson (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) and Jonathan Page (Planet Bike). Defending champion Todd […]

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Behind THE Barriers Episode 12

Posted on 02. Jan, 2012 by .

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After two wins at the USGP Derby City Cup, Behind THE Barriers needed to hit the road quickly. Episode 12 takes a break from the racing action and catches up with Jeremy in Scotts Valley, California, where Easton and Giro call home.

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Trebon Sweeps Chicago CX Weekend

Posted on 02. Jan, 2012 by .

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It’s official Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) is back, he announced loud and clear with his win on day two for a sweep of the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution weekend. His leg is recovered and his fitness is good after seven weeks away from racing but the way he won on Sunday was completely different. […]

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Trebon Returns With A Bang At Chicago CX

Posted on 01. Jan, 2012 by .

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Everyone knew that the course with its straightaways and slow heavy mud, a power course, was fitted Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt)’s skills perfectly but no one knew if the leg was okay. Well, Trebon answered that question with a bang on New Year’s Eve at the Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution race. The tall rider […]

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